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Aly de Groot is an award winning contemporary fibre artist from Darwin, Northern Australia . Her woven forms made from marine debris including ghost nets and fishing line have been immortalised in bronze as a series of monumental public sculptures in idyllic seaside locations across Darwin, including a pair of large dancing Jellyfish at East Point, A Mother and Calf Dugong at Dripstone Cliffs and a series of migratory shore birds at Lee Point.  Her distinctive artworks and jewellery designs embody the importance of  celebrating and protecting  the animals and plants prevalent in the Top End, many of which,  are sometimes hidden and dangerous, but always beautiful.

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‘Aly takes the traditions of basket making and weaving then drags them kicking and screaming into strange new places’

– Art Nation, ABC TV, March, 2011

Aly de Groot is an award winning contemporary fibre artist from Darwin, Northern Australia who takes the tradition of basket-making into exciting new places. Her woven forms made from marine debris including ghost nets and fishing line have been immortalised in bronze as a series of monumental public sculptures in idyllic seaside locations across Darwin, including a pair of large dancing Jellyfish at East Point, A Mother and Calf Dugong at Dripstone Cliffs and a series of migratory shore birds at Lee Point.  Her distinctive artworks and jewellery designs emphasise the importance of  celebrating and protecting  the animals and plants prevalent in the Top End, many of which,  are sometimes hidden and dangerous, but always beautiful.

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