Magda Wegrzyn: Error Strategy, The inaugural World Heritage Artist in Residence Exhibition - Art Collector

Courtesy: the artist and Michael Reid Sydney

Magda Wegrzyn from Torun, Poland was selected to participate in the inaugural World Heritage Artist in Residence Program and will present her body of work Error Strategy in the Blue Mountains City Art Gallery. Her body of work is based on Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson’s exploration and crossing of the Blue Mountains area and its twofold consequences: The achievement of successfully navigating extremely challenging terrain and finding access to new land for agricultural purposes on the one hand and the dispossession of the traditional owners of the land and destruction of their culture on the other.

Exhibition opens: 29 July 2016
Exhibition closes: 11 September 2016
Location: Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, 30 Parke Street, Katoomba NSW 2780
Contact: 02 4780 5410
Website: http://bluemountainsculturalcentre.com.au

About Blue Mountains Cultural Centre
Opened 17 November 2012, the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre features the Blue Mountains City Art Gallery and World Heritage Exhibition which is devoted to education about the distinctive environment, history and culture of the Blue Mountains region. The Cultural Centre is co-located with the new Katoomba Library.

The Cultural Centre showcases innovative, diverse, distinctive and creative cultural programs for enjoyment by residents of, and visitors to, the Blue Mountains.

Built on the highest point in Katoomba with panoramic views of the World Heritage area, it links the main shopping precinct on Katoomba Street through enhanced pedestrian connections.

Being the first publicly owned and managed, purpose designed facility of the arts to be constructed in the Blue Mountains, it is expected that the development will significantly contribute to the improvement of the economic health and cultural vitality of the Blue Mountains and the surrounding regions.

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