Thursday, 5 March 2015

Wear a bonnet - Living art installation

Contact: Dr Christina Henri, Cascades Female Factory Historic Site
p: 0407 575 018   e:

Date: Sunday 10 May     RSVP:  1 May 2015
Location: Hobart

Intended Audience: students/teachers/parents/community in general

Sunday 10 May 2015 10.00am 'Wear a Bonnet - Living Art Event', Outside Henry Jones Art Hotel, Hunter St, Hobart. Aerial photography of 000's of men, women and children wearing bonnets. Participants are asked to wear black clothing and a cloth bonnet.

Christina happy to visit schools, speak with students & staff tell the female convict story and discuss her 'Roses from the Heart' Memorial that remembers 25,566 convict women's lives through the symbolism of a cloth bonnet.

Christina will supply bonnets for embellishment for participating students. Resulting photos to be part of the permanent 'Roses from the Heart' memorial cultural tourism attraction in Tasmania.

The Lord Mayor of Hobart, Alderman Sue Hickey will welcome participants.

The event will end by 11.30.

To register with Christina Henri Email: