Premier League Round 7 v Garville crt 4
Come along and support Contax Premier League teams as they take to the court in our amazing Indigenous Uniform on 2 June. Purchase tickets
Indigenous Round is a special time for us as a club, we could not be prouder of all this uniform design and all it means to us. Included below is the meaning of our Uniform designed in collaboration with the amazing artist Rickelle Perris.
The Indigenous rounds provide us with the opportunity to share our club’s values, history and commitment to reconciliation. The design of the dress shows that each of the teams within Contax are inter-connected and that they are representing a strong, supported and long history of STRONG and COMPETITIVE WOMEN playing the sport we love.
Richelle painted an amazing story on canvas for Contax which was uplifted with her guidance to our Indigenous uniform. This is the meaning of the artwork and her story. Thank you again Richelle, so very proud and thankful for you to bring this story to life in our Indigenous Uniform.
Artwork Titled – Connecting – My Club, My Culture.
This piece was design in collaboration with Contax Netball Club in wanting to depict a sense, a style and design that represents and shows the club’s values, history and commitment to reconciliation.
The design shows that each of the teams within the club are inter-connected and that they are representing a strong, supported and long history of strong and competitive women playing Netball. The design also shows that no matter how big, small, white or black, Contax is a home for those who love the sport, the culture and who are fighting for a better future for the next generations.
About Rickelle Peris
Rickelle Peris is a young aspiring Aboriginal artist from the Northern Territory, with a proud bloodline that streams from the Larrakia Nation in Darwin and Warramungu in Tennant Creek from her father, and Gija and Yawuru from the Kimberly’s in Northern Western Australia from her mother.
For the past 12 years, Rickelle has been living in Adelaide, attending boarding school before pursuing Tertiary education at the University of South Australia.
With a unique combination of traditional and modern contemporary design, her artworks represent both Larrakia (Saltwater) and Warramungu (desert).
Through her artwork, Rickelle is sharing her story, artistic ability and her connection to her culture through a modern platform that combines her culture and her love for sports to an audience who is willing to listen, learn and journey with her in a more reconciled future.