With Secrecy and Despatch - Art Collector

Genevieve Grieves, Remember, film still from time-lapsed video 2016. Courtesy: Campbelltown Arts Centre

 An exhibition commemorating the 200th anniversary of The Appin Massacre.

In collaboration with the local Dharawal community, Campbelltown Arts Centre has engaged curators Tess Allas (Australia) and David Garneau (Canada) to produce the exhibition With Secrecy And Despatch.

Reflecting the countries parallel colonial histories, the exhibition includes newly commissioned works by six leading Aboriginal Australian artists; Vernon Ah Kee, Julie Gough, Tony Albert, Frances Belle Parker, Dale Harding and Genevieve Grieves, and four First Nations Canadian artists; Cheryl L’Hirondelle, Adrian Stimson, Marianne Nicolson and Jordan Bennett.

  Exhibition opens: 6pm, Friday 8 April 2016
Exhibition closes: 12 June 2016
Location: Campbelltown Arts Centre, 1 Art Gallery Rd Campbelltown NSW 2560
Contact: 02 4645 4100
Website: www.campbelltownartscentre.com.au

About Campbelltown Arts Centre
Campbelltown Arts Centre is the South West Sydney region’s major cultural venue and cultural services provider. The Centre services an audience market and community that spans Campbelltown, Camden and Wollondilly Local Government Areas.

Campbelltown Arts Centre (C-A-C) was opened in June 2005 following a capital development program undertaken by Campbelltown City Council in partnership with the NSW State Government to redevelop the City Bicentennial Art Gallery (established in 1988) into a contemporary multidisciplinary arts centre.

Campbelltown Arts Centre consists of exhibition spaces, workshop and studio spaces, a 180-seat performance studio, residency apartment, Sculpture Garden, Japanese Garden, amphitheatre and café.

The core focus of Campbelltown Arts Centre is to develop and deliver innovative high quality contemporary arts programs that maximise opportunities and avenues for communities to engage with contemporary, multi-arts practice. The Centre’s program encompasses all forms of the visual, performing, literary and new media arts.

C-A-C aims to engage, inspire and respond to the issues of the region's communities through the production of contemporary cultural programs.

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