Footscray Community Arts

Mitch Mahoney & Donna Blackall: Weaving Sustainable Culture

Boon Wurrung artist Mitch Mahoney and Yorta Yorta artist Donna Blackall present Weaving Sustainable Culture.


Event Details



Culminating in the form of canoes and woven fishing nets, these eco-sculptures were built by over 200 community members during educational workshops with the artists.

The sculptures, in consultation with Elders and First Nations designers and environmental scientists, will pilot the revegetation of the Maribyrnong River as a way to increase biodiversity and reconnect local communities with Indigenous culture and sustainable practice.

Who: Mitch Mahoney and Donna Blackall

What: A collection of canoes and woven fishing nets

When: Our opening hours – Monday to Friday: 9.30am – 5.00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10am – 4pm. This exhibition is also accessible after-hours

Where: Footscray Community Arts Rose Garden

Cost: Free!

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