Materials: Jute Twine
Dimensions: 13.5 cm x 56 cm
About the Maker: Jessika Spencer is a Wiradjuri woman from the Sandhills of Narrungdera (Narrandera), New South Wales. For over the past decade she has resided on beautiful Ngunnawal/ Ngambri country, where she currently creates her art.
Being an Indigenous woman, culture and art go hand in hand. They are intertwined and are an ongoing source of inspiration for her. Through her varied art forms, Jessika explores her cultural identity. She does this via photography, poetry, writing, activism and both contemporary and traditional weaving.
Jessika is a qualified photographer with years of experience in creating visual imagery, portfolios, exhibitions, collaborating with the local community, and travelling for her artistic work.
Jessika is a First Nations weaver, writer and activist.