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Group Exhibition: Just Not Australian

September 18 - November 8

Installation view of Tony Albert: Visible at the Queensland Art Gallery, 2019. Featuring exotic OTHER (2009/2018). Photo: Natasha Harth, QAGOMA. Courtesy: the artist and Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney.

Just Not Australian presents Australian practitioners at the forefront of national debate and practice. Drawing together 20 artists from diverse cultural backgrounds, their differing ideas and perspectives on nationhood coexist within this timely thematic show. Showcasing the common sensibilities of satire, larrikinism and resistance so as to present a broad exploration of race, place and belonging, Just Not Australian interrogates what it means to be Australian at this challenging point in time. This exhibition was developed just prior to the official 250th anniversary celebrations for Captain Cook’s first voyage to Australia. This is an opportunity to engage critically with this moment in Australia’s colonial history and to examine the meaning of ‘arrival’ as a continuum within this country that has seen ongoing immigration historically and contemporaneously.

Featured artists include: Abdul Abdullah, Hoda Afshar, Tony Albert, Cigdem Aydemir, Liam Benson, Eric Bridgeman, Jon Campbell, Karla Dickens, Fiona Foley, Gordon Hookey, Richard Lewer, Archie Moore, Vincent Namatjira, Nell, Joan Ross, Tony Schwensen, Raquel Ormella, Ryan Presley and Soda Jerk.

The gallery is open and practicing COVID-19 social distancing measures. You can book a free ticket online here.

Details

Start:
September 18
End:
November 8

Gallery Name

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
Phone:
+61 2 6670 2790
Email:
tweedart@tweed.nsw.gov.au
Website:
artgallery.tweed.nsw.gov.au

Venue

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
2 Mistral Rd
Murwillumbah South, NSW Australia
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Details

Start:
September 18
End:
November 8

Gallery Name

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
Phone:
+61 2 6670 2790
Email:
tweedart@tweed.nsw.gov.au
Website:
artgallery.tweed.nsw.gov.au

Venue

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
2 Mistral Rd
Murwillumbah South, NSW Australia
+ Google Map