Poetic Moments

Dyarrbabangunbuni ngimagay
We will never grow weary or let our fire burn out
Burawangunla, naminmawawingun dara
Let’s move upward and show our teeth
~ 'The Wounded Brave' by Joel Davison

Taronga Zoo Sydney plays host to MUSE @ Taronga – an outdoor exhibition featuring contemporary and traditional installation-based artworks created by environmentally driven and emerging First Nations artists.

We have connected First Nations eco-inspired poets for MUSE @ Taronga, which will showcases the stories, poems visual art of 10 First Nations artists via contemporary and traditional art-making processes. Artworks being are displayed in the grounds of the Zoo in celebration of NAIDOC’s 2019 theme: Voice. Treaty. Truth.