Maree Clarke — River Reed Necklace
Maree Clarke is a Mutti Mutti, Yorta Yorta, BoonWurrung/Wemba Wemba woman, curator, and artist. Clarke is a multidisciplinary artist renowned for her work in reviving South-eastern Aboriginal Australian art practices.
These wearable necklaces prepared with river reeds have been made and worn by Aboriginal people across many nations.
Based on large scale works for exhibitions, Maree’s reed necklaces come from a long tradition of ritual and ceremony.
Materials: hand-cut river reed, twine