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Flinders Street Gallery

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61 Flinders Street
Surry Hills, NSW 2010
02 93805663 www.flindersstreetgallery.com

November 2019

Exhibition : Poka Francis – Mountain Carver from PNG

November 21 @ 11:00 am - December 21 @ 6:00 pm
Flinders Street Gallery, 61 Flinders Street
Surry Hills, NSW 2010
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Poka Francis lives in the village of Koranigle, in Simbu Province, in the mountainous highlands of Papua New Guinea. When he was young, Poka had a vision of a man, and later a woman, walking stifly through the forest, their feet making a strange 'tik tok tik tok' sound. They were not real humans, but beings made of wood. Then he awoke and pondered his dream. Sometime later he collected wood and began carving some figures. Among the first of…

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