Piper is also the current Victorian NAIDOC committee chairperson and a former project officer and curator for Museums Victoria. Her many previous projects include the exhibition Ganbu Yalingbu, Ngulu-Bulok ‘One Day, Many Voices’which commemorated the 1967 referendum.
“Congratulations to Stacie who will build on her experience and expertise to date to curate a landmark exhibition of First Peoples art at TarraWarra in 2021,” said Martin Foley, minister for Creative Industries. “Yalingwa is about significantly raising the profile of First Peoples art in Victoria, especially by South East Australian artists. It’s also about providing significant new, career-boosting opportunities to both curators and artists.”
Director of the TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria Lynn, said, “The depth and breadth of the Yalingwa initiative is visionary, supporting the creating, curating and exhibiting of First Peoples arts in Victoria.”