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The Tartan Fleck

An international collaboration between the South West Capes of Western Australia and Scotland. This Art Project is telling stories of shared journeys, land people and communities past and present.

  • Venue:Margaret River Cultural Center

Details

  • Venue:Margaret River Cultural Center

Description

The Tartan Fleck started as a visual celebration of the contributions of Scottish migrants to the rural South West Capes of Western Australia. Capturing the tales of Scottish Western Australians who have helped to shape the life of this area from its colonial roots to the present day.

 

The Tartan Fleck brings together the talents of Scottish artist Chrissie Heughan, with 12 local wineries to produce paper from grapevine cane. Providing a unique canvas for 12 talented regional artists, who through their works trace the ‘tartan influence’ of the South West Capes’ from past and present.

 

As conversations grew so did local interest with more and more people and places raising their hands to join the Tartan Fleck Project. The exhibition expanded to include:

  • Artists talks
  • Workshops
  • Cultural Talks
  • Kilt call outs
  • Newspaper interview
  • A Burn’s Supper Night *Margaret River Style

Location

SCOOP