wangga/wanggaga | Exhibition Opening Night


Join us for opening night of our 2022 Sharehouse Resident Curator, Asha Southcombe’s, final exhibition: Jayda Wilson | wangga/wanggaga

In English, Wangga (Gugada) and Wanggaga (Wirangu) translate to: language, to speak or to send a message. Bringing these words that translate the same in English together, deepens the understanding of the richness and relevance of language embedded in country. Although Gugada and Wirangu are neighboring countries on the Far West Coast of South Australia, the language differs.

Through mediums of installation, print and sound, the work in this exhibition documents Jayda’s journey of reclaiming language as a Gugada and Wirangu woman. By exploring the differences and connections between linguistics and identity, their work highlights individuality within Aboriginality, and the influence of an imposed colonial language on the process of learning their mother tongue.

Jayda’s Instagram: @jyduhh
Asha’s Instagram: @ashasouthcombe

We acknowledge that the land Carclew stands on, where this event takes place, is the traditional land of the Kaurna people, and we respect their spiritual relationship with their country.

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Hero Image Description:
Jayda Wilson, Wir-english, 2022, archival photographs, text, 29.70 x 20.99 cm
Archival Photograph reference: Wilson. N, 2003, Our Identity is our History and Our Future, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission, Kaurna Yerta


This event is accessible with accessible toilets and all activities all happening on the ground floor of Carclew House. There will be no use of strobe lighting at this event. Check our website for more information.

Unfortunately dogs are not permitted on Carclew Grounds.

Smoking is not permitted on Carclew Grounds. Patrons are asked to leave the premises to smoke. Please note this also includes vaping.

Lost property will be taken inside the house to the Reception desk. If you have lost a personal belonging, please speak with the Front of House staff at reception. After the event, please contact or call 61 8 8267 5111.

There will be no cloak room on site for the storage of patrons personal belongings.


Parents and guardians are advised that filming and photography of the event may be taking place, and recognisable images/footage of minors may feature on Carclew’s social media platforms after the event.

Should you wish for a minor in your care to not be filmed or photographed whilst at the event, please email or speak with the gate staff upon your arrival to the event.

Getting to Carclew is easy, no matter your mode of transport. If you are coming by bicycle, there is a bike rack within the on grounds car park to lock it up in. Street parking is available on Jeffcott Street and Strangways Terrace. Buses 98C, 235, 238 and 239 all stop in front of Carclew at Stop 3 Jeffcott St – West Side or Buses 98A, 271, 273 and 974 stop at Stop 3 Jeffcott St – East Side.