Migration Memories
Robinvale perspectives


Rose Kirby: An Indigenous perspective


Flowers made with feathers

Flowers made with feathers by Rose Kirby. Photograph: Pip Deveson, 2007.

Rose Kirby’s feather flowers which she makes from her memory of her mother’s craft, express the resilience of Indigenous people in the face of colonisation. For Rose the significance of their meaning and her skill became stronger as people responded to seeing them on display.