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Published on 15 April 2019

Celebrating Culture: Contemporary Indigenous Art exhibition

Celebrating Culture: Contemporary Indigenous Art will be on display in Council’s Gallery from Thursday 2 May to Sunday 28 July.

Celebrating Culture: Contemporary Indigenous Art will be on display in Council’s Gallery from Thursday 2 May to Sunday 28 July.

Works by contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait 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, Janet Fieldhouse, 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.

The exhibition is programmed in association with National Reconciliation Week, the 2019 Glen Eira Storytelling Festival and NAIDOC Week.

Free floor talks by artists Hayley Millar-Baker and Kent Morris will be held on Friday 28 June at 12pm. Indigenous photographer and RMIT University Adjunct Professor Wayne Quilliam will also present a floor talk Friday 5 July at 12pm. Both floor talks will be held in Council’s Gallery.

For further information about the exhibition or public programs, visit www.gleneira.vic.gov.au/gallery or contact Council’s Service Centre on 9524 3333.

 

 


 

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