1 – 17 December 2023

karu kin is a BE. Collective special project led by Grace Dlabik as part of a BLAK C.O.R.E Mordant Family Fellowship at the University of Melbourne. Connecting indigenous women and non-binary folk through clay making using memory, embodiment, nurture, nourishment and connection. karu kin invites you to view the cyclical nature of the materials used in this project, from raw clay, and traditional practices, to shared experiences within community.

Participants of this project include Kaiit Waup, Aminata Diallo, Leilani Turner, Leilani Fuimaono, Kara Kupe, and Tavao Fa’avae-Eli.

Curated by Grace Dlabik. 

Generously supported by the Mordant Family. 

To learn more about BLAK C.O.R.E click here.

To share your experiences with karu kin, click here


Free Entry

Wednesday – Sunday
11am – 5pm



Image credit: Photograph by Dan Elborne.

Buxton Contemporary acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the unceded land on which we work, learn and create, the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung and Bunurong peoples, and the wider Kulin Nations. We acknowledge their continuing care for Country and recognise that Australia’s First Peoples art and cultural practices have thrived here for millenia.