Bundanon

Mari Hirata

Art Forms: Jewellery, Photography, Visual Art

Residency Year: 2018

Lives / Works: Gold Coast, Australia

Mari Hirata is a visual artist. Born in Yokohama, Japan, and immigrating to Australia in 1992, her work often draws on aesthetics and sensibilities of traditional Japanese art and design.

Mari Hirata used her time at Bundanon to research and develop a new series of photographic works and wearable art pieces/small sculptures inspired by the local landscape.

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Bundanon acknowledges the Wodi Wodi and the Yuin, of the South Coast region, and recognises their continuous connection to culture, community and Country.

In Dharawal the word Bundanon means deep valley.

This website contains names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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