HUNTER RED: Re(A)d Earth - Art Collector

Damian Smith 'Arrellah' (video still detail), 2014.Digital video (with Kate Duhamel, duration 3:12mins), acrylic paint on canvas. Courtesy the artist and San Jose Museum of Art CA, USA.

  Connection to Country remains central and enduring in Aboriginal culture regardless of the complexities entrenched by government policies since colonisation, this exhibition presents contemporary Aboriginal artists’ perspectives on this connection and acknowledges ‘reading’ of the earth as elemental for Aboriginal people. The exhibition further explores contemporary Aboriginal artists ongoing knowledge and cultural practice, without compromise to modern technique or audience.

A gallery project curated by Donna Biles-Fernando and developed in consultation with the Aboriginal Reference Group.

A Hunter Cultural Collective project with partners Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Maitland Regional Art Gallery, Newcastle Art Gallery and The Lock-Up.


Exhibition opens: Sunday, 27 May 2018
Exhibition closes: 22 July 2018
Location: Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, First Street, Booragul NSW 2284
Contact: (02) 49 210382
Website: artgallery.lakemac.com.au


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