Portrait of John Bulunbulun, 2007
Acrylic and ochre on canvas
John Bulunbulun & Zhou Xiaoping
This exhibition tells the story of the ancient trade in sea cucumbers (trepang).
Combining historical artefacts, paintings, maps and photographs with new works to tell the story of the Aboriginal and Asian contact around the trepang (sea cucumber) trade from the early 18th Century to the early 20th Century.
Featuring contemporary works including cross-cultural collaborations of traditional Chinese and Australian designs.