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The Whale artwork

Explore the Humpback Whale Art by Indigenous Artist Harry Pitt, Adorning the Entry Wall of UOW Science Space

Today's opening Hours: 10am - 4pm
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Responsibility (Whale)

The Humpback whale is nature’s most peaceful giant and one of the most mob orientated creatures. Collectively they are stranger together. Their relationships with each other is a responsibility based on protection and survival. They are a symbol of community and family. Their engagement with and co-existence of each other, reminds us all of the beauty and power of maintaining positive relationships.

Artist biography

Harry Pitt is a local Indigenous artist. He’s a proud Torres Strait Islander and Fijian man from Darnley Island on the Torres Straits. Harry has completed a Bachelor of Creative Arts, majoring in Visual Arts and Design at the University of Wollongong and is a proud member of Woolungah Indigenous Centre community.