Murray Bridge North School - Silk & Wood Screens

In 2004 Artists Lynn Elzinga-Henry, Suzi Windram were commissioned to work with students to create a work in silk that reflected the cultural diversity of the students' backgrounds. Students consulted their parents and grandparents and shared the information gathered with the artists. The artists then searched for iconography that could reflect or represent each identified cultural group. The unifying element for the piece is the Murray River or Murrundi to give it its traditional Ngarrindjeri name.

Silk Screens MBNS
Silk Screens MBNS
Vietnam - Water Dragon
Vietnam - Water Dragon
China Han Dragon - Turkey Boat
China Han Dragon - Turkey Boat
Italy Griffin - Philippines Hibiscus
Italy Griffin - Philippines Hibiscus
India - Henna painted hands.
India - Henna painted hands.
Ngarrindjeri - Ponde
Ngarrindjeri - Ponde
Screens 1
Screens 1
Screens 2
Screens 2
Panel 1
Panel 1