Don’t Define Me Official Opening Event

On behalf of Barengi Gadjin Land Council Aboriginal Corporation, Horsham Regional Art Gallery would like to invite you to the official opening of Don’t Define Me.

For centuries there has been Western views that have tried to define what theAboriginal Woman is supposed to be. For years we’ve been overlooked as thedecision makers, the providers, nurturers, and warriors.Always searching for ways to explain what manydon’t understandYet here we stand defiant, as pinnacles thattower above and beyond the reach of any definition

Don’t Define Me is an exhibition that celebrates women of the Wotjobaluk, Jaadwa, Jadwadjali, Wergaia and Jupagalk peoples.

Featured artists: Nagl (Auntie) Annie Nikkelson, Elisha Douglas, Gail Harradine, Kelly Koumalatsos, Kira Marks-Lovett, Kristie Witt, Ngal (Auntie) Titta Secombe, Tracey Rigney, Ngal (Auntie) Tracey Wise, Tiffany Retallick, Kayla Kennedy. 

Don’t Define Me is supported through the Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund through Regional Arts Australia, administered by Regional Arts Victoria. Additional financial support from Barengi Gadjin Land Council Aboriginal Corporation and Horsham Regional Art Gallery.

Food and drink will be served at this event.

Image: Gail HARRADINE, As Close to Being Free as Us Mob Will Ever Get  2022, photographic print on rag paper. Courtesy of the artist.

Event Information


23 February 2024 -
23 February 2024


6pm - 8pm


Horsham Regional Art Gallery
First Floor Gallery
80 Wilson Street
Horsham VIC 3400




Attendance is free, but registrations are essential.



The Horsham Town Hall and Horsham Regional Art Gallery acknowledge the traditional lands of the Wotjobaluk, Jaadwa, Jadawadjali, Wergaia and Jupagulk people. We pay respect to their Elders, past, present and emerging.