CreatorReece FlandersTitleRiver ConnectionsDate2022MediumAcrylic on compressed fibre cement (CFC)DimensionsH. 2000mm x W. 1000mm x D. 20mmArtist StatementMy Artwork is called River connections, it is a representation of how our Country is all connected by rivers. Represented in this painting is the Nymboida River along with elements of wildlife & the people that would have lived and relied on this resource for our way of life.
The river also has a double meaning, it is shaped like a tree which is a symbol of life & the environment around our rivers.
Also shown are koala & kangaroo tracks as a representations of the story from the Nymboida area about how the kangaroo got his tail.Specific Place Accession NumberP2023.2.1Access AdviceFor research purposes only. No reproduction without permission of City of Coffs Harbour.
Representing the Bagawa clan on Gumbaynggirr country, this painting is of the Nymboida River system and the tracks of its wildlife. Acrylic on compressed fibre cement (CFC).
Part of the Gumbaynggirr Art Trail at Yarrila Place. The trail showcases a collection of six artworks, created by Gumbaynggirr artists, representing each of the six clan groups on Gumbaynggirr country – Bagawa, Garby, Garlambirla, Yurrunga, Ngambaga and Gambalamam.
This immersive experience invites visitors to embark on a cultural journey through Gumbaynggirr Country while guiding them through Yarrila Place, from its ground floor to the rooftop terrace.