Celebrating Culture: Contemporary Indigenous art

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.

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.

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

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