Group Exhibition: Weapons for the soldier
 - Art Collector

Tony Albert with Vincent Namatjira, ‘Australia’s Most Wanted Armed with a Paintbrush’, 2018. Archival pigment print on paper, 100 x 100cm Courtesy: the artist and Sullivan + Strumpf, Sydney.

  A major exhibition bringing together 41 important Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists in Australia who have made new work to examine complex and varied responses to weaponry, warfare, and their connection to protecting land and country. ‘Weapons for the soldier’ is the first Anangu-curated exhibition involving non-Indigenous artists. Twenty seven of the artists are from the art centres of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunyjatjara (APY) Lands. The 14 invited artists are some of Australia’s most important Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists. ‘Weapons for the soldier’ will foster dialogue around multi-geographical and multigenerational fights for land, Country and freedom experienced by Australians, both Indigenous and non-Indigenous, as well as the Indigenous experience in Australian military history.

Exhibition opens: Sunday 11 November 2018

Exhibition closes: 4 February 2019             

Location: Hazelhurst Arts Centre, 782 Kingsway, Gymea, NSW 2227

Website: Hazelhurst.com.au                            

Phone: (02) 8536 5700                             

Email: Hazelhurst@ssc.nsw.gov.au


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