Celebrating Culture: Contemporary Indigenous art

Monday, 20 May 2019 | 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Kent Morris, Boonwurrung St Kilda Sulphur crested Cockatoo 2017
2 May–28 July

Works by contemporary Indigenous artists are featured in this exhibition which examines themes of identity, colonisation, personal history, community and the diversity and richness of a significant cultural heritage.

Contemporary Indigenous experiences and cultural practices are investigated through a compelling selection of paintings, photography, drawings, mixed-media, video and installations by Brook Andrew, Tony Albert, Hannah Bronte, Michael Cook, Gali Yalkarriwuy Gurruwiwi, Hayley Millar-Baker, Kent Morris, Vincent Namatjira, Wayne Quilliam, James Tylor and Vicki West on loan from public art museum collections, private collections and private galleries.

Curator: Diane Soumilas

Programmed in association with National Reconciliation Week, the 2019 Glen Eira Storytelling Festival and NAIDOC Week.

Artist’s floor talks

Hayley Millar-Baker and Kent Morris
Friday 28 June at midday
Join artists Hayley Millar-Baker and Kent Morris for an engaging discussion about their creative practice and the works in the exhibition.

Wayne Quilliam
Friday 5 July at midday
Join leading Indigenous photographer, cultural advisor and Adjunct Professor, Design and Social Context, Media and Communication, RMIT University Wayne Quilliam for a discussion about indigenous storytelling and his creative practice.

Kent Morris
Boonwurrung (St Kilda) Sulphur crested Cockatoo 2017
Archival print. 120 x 80 cm. Edition of eight
Courtesy of the artist and Vivien Anderson Gallery

 

Gallery hours

Monday to Friday, 10am–5pm.
Weekends, 1pm–5pm.
Closed public holidays.

The Gallery is wheelchair accessible.
There is also accessible parking in the car park.
Public transport: tram route 64, bus route 623

Location

Glen Eira City Council Gallery, corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield 3162  View Map

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