Haigh's Shooting Star Range
07 Aug 2019
Introducing the Haigh’s Chocolates Shooting Star Gift Range
Haigh’s Chocolates have partnered with contemporary Aboriginal artist, Gavin Wanganeen to create a very special collection in support and celebration of Aboriginal culture through art.
Gavin's artwork features on the new limited-edition gift range with chocolates presented in collectable tinware and specially designed gift boxes. It features one of Gavin's favourite Haigh’s chocolates, the Dark Quandong, among other decadent selections such as Milk & Dark Scorched Almonds, Pastilles and Native Quartet Box.
Packaging inspired by art
Gavin’s work is modern and invigorating, while staying true to his heritage and experience as an Indigenous Australian. Through his paintings, Gavin explores his ancestral links, recreating memories and capturing the beauty of his grandfather’s country.
This work, entitled Shooting Star, tells the story of home. Imagine you are positioned at the highest point in the universe, looking down through the stars to home. There are shooting stars burning across the night sky below, highlighting your journey and your connection to where you belong. Everyone’s interpretation of home is different. For Gavin, home is his grandfather’s land on the West Coast of South Australia.
Gavin’s art, like his sporting career, is heavily influenced by his respect for his grandfather and his Kokatha heritage. Passion, creativity and a strong sense of community all influence his work.
The limited edition collection is now available in-store, located