Group Exhibition: Black Mist Burnt Country - Art Collector

Paul Ogier, One Tree, 2010, carbon pigment on rag paper, 94 x 117cm. Courtesy of the artist and Glasshouse Regional Gallery,


Black Mist Burnt Country is a national touring exhibition of artworks by over 30 Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists commemorating the British atomic tests in Australia in the 1950s. Selected from public and private collections the exhibition features artworks from the past seven decades: Included are Albert Tucker, Arthur Boyd, Ian Howard, Pam Debenham, Toni Robertson, Rosemary Laing among Aboriginal artists such as Jonathan Kumintjarra Brown, Judy Watson, Hilda Moodoo, Yvonne Edwards and others. Presenting works across the mediums of painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography, new media and music, while exploring the varied perspectives and creative approaches of artists from post-WWII modernists to present-day artists. Black Mist Burnt Country exhibition revisits the history of the British atomic test program at Maralinga, Emu Field and Montebello Islands and examines the impact on people and land, as well as its on-going legacies.


Exhibition Opens: 6pm-8pm, Friday 8 September 2017
Exhibition Closes: 12 November 2017
Location: Glasshouse Regional Gallery, Corner of Clarence and Hay Streets, Port Macquarie NSW 2444
Contact: +61 2 6581 8888
Website: www.glasshouse.org.au/Regional-Gallery
Email: info@glasshouse.org.au
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