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Savanhdary Vongpoothorn: Space YZ at Campbelltown Arts Centre

Savanhdary Vongpoothorn has recreated work from her time in art school for Space YZ, the current exhibition at Campbelltown Arts Centre, curated by Daniel Mudie Cunningham. The exhibition features 88 artists who are alumni of the former Western Sydney University art school (formerly known as University of Western Sydney).

Space YZ
Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown, NSW
Thursday, 7 January – Sunday, 14 March 2021

David Keeling: Stranger at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

An important survey exhibition of David Keeling’s work is currently on at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG). Curated by Jane Stewart, David Keeling: Stranger brings together more than 70 works by Keeling, completed from the 1980s through to 2020 and is the fourth in the TMAG exhibition series Living Australian Artists.

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery have produced an impressive publication to accompany David Keeling: Stranger exhibition. Contact their bookshop on (03) 6165 7070 to secure a copy.

David Keeling: Stranger
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart
until Sunday, 14 February 2021

Know My Name at National Gallery of Australia

Know My Name, The National Gallery of Australia’s gender equity initiative is now on. Access the extensive program of exhibitions & events and discover commissions, creative collaborations, publications and partnerships here. ⁠⠀
Niagara Galleries wholeheartedly supports this initiative, which aims to enhance the understanding of women artist’s contribution to Australia’s cultural life. Niagara artists included in the initiative are: Brenda L. Croft, Julie Dowling, Fiona Foley, Pat Larter, Helen Maudsley, Lena Nyadbi and Savanhdary Vongpoothorn. ⁠⠀

Read more about Know My Name in The Sydney Morning Herald, The Conversation, ABC news, Artshub and The Canberra Times and visit the official Know My Name site here.

Brenda L. Croft was a panellist in Alternate Histories, a conference that is part of Know My Name. Watch it here. Croft’s portrait Matlilda was discussed by Genevieve Grieves during Where to now?, which can be accessed here.

Know My Name
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Part One: until 4 July 2021
Part Two: opens in late July 2021

Helen Wright: Dobell Australian Drawing Biennial

Real worlds: Dobell Australian Drawing Biennial 2020 presents the work of eight contemporary Australian artists who create extraordinary new worlds through their complex and inventive drawing practices. Helen Wright‘s work is now showing alongside Martin Bell, Matt Coyle, Nathan Hawkes, Danie Mellor, Peter Mungkuri, Becc Ország and Jack Stahel in the Biennial. Hear from curator Anne Ryan and watch a walk through of the exhibition here.

Helen Wright joined Jack Stahel and Yumi Stynes for Art After Hours Online last month. Watch the conversation here. In addition, Wright recently contributed to Art Gallery of New South Wales’ Look magazine, with the article The Art That Made Me. Read the article here. Read more about the Biennial here.

Real worlds: Dobell Australian Drawing Biennial 2020
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
until Saturday, 7 February 2021

Brenda L. Croft: Still in my mind

Still in My Mind. Gurindji location, experience and visuality – an exhibition curated by Brenda L. Croft – is on display at Geraldton Regional Art Gallery throughout February. Through primarily audio visual media, the exhibition explores the lasting impact of the Gurindji Walk-Off, an important event in Australian history, with powerful resonances within contemporary Australia.

Still in My Mind: Gurindji location, experience and visuality
Geraldton Regional Art Gallery
1 Februrary – 7 March 2020

February 10th, 2020

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