Artist Spotlight: Brenda L. Croft

Brenda L. Croft, Matilda (Ngambri), 2019 inkjet print (from original tintype, wet plate collodion process) on archival paper, 111 x 140cm

Brenda L. Croft has a number of upcoming projects including an exhibition and projection project with Sydney Festival in January 2023. In Dyin Nura (Women’s Place), commanding portraits by Croft will be projected across Old Government House, Parramatta. Supported by Lendlease, evenings of music and performance will feature from the 19-22 January. In addition, Croft’s exhibition Naabami (thou shall/will see): Barangaroo (army of me), will feature on the headland at Barangaroo from 5-29 January and at The National 4, at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

Read more about Sydney Festival in Broadsheet and Australian Arts Review.

In addition, Brenda L. Croft’s work also features in the 20th-Century galleries Rehang exhibition at Art Gallery of New South Wales and the nationally touring exhibition Still in my mind: Gurindji location is currently on at The Drill Hall Gallery, ANU. A range of public programs will be held at The Drill Hall Gallery from the 13-14 December 2022. Details can be found here.

Brenda L. Croft has been named as the 2023 – 2024 Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Chair of Australian Studies at Harvard University, USA. Professor Croft will be the first First Nations woman academic to take up the prestigious position at Harvard. Read more here.

Dyin Nura (Women’s Place)
Old Government House, Parramatta, Sydney
19-22 January 2023

Naabami (thou shall/will see): Barangaroo (army of me)
Barangaroo, Sydney
5-29 January 2023

20th-Century galleries Rehang exhibition
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Still in my mind: Gurindji location
The Drill Hall Gallery, ANU, Acton, Canberra
until 18 December 2022
public programs 13-14 December 2022

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