Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori, Nyinyilki, 2010. Synthetic polymer paint on linen, 200 x 470 cm. Courtesy: the artist, The Estate of Sally Gabori and Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne.
Sea Change Tree Change Changing Together is Alcaston Gallery’s major group commercial exhibition by artists noting their personal experience of Climate Change in Australia. It also includes significant paintings from memory by highly collectable artists Sally Gabori and Ginger Riley and released for the first time by their Estates to elaborate on the changing times of land and sea. The exhibition addresses themes of how life was, the impact of climate change on subsequent generations, rising sea levels and temperatures, the dying Great Barrier Reef, pollution in water sources and the demise of sea life.
Other artists include: Judy Holding, Nonggirrnga Marawili, Delvene Cockatoo-Collins, Caleb Hall, Guykuda Mununggurr, Idris Murphy, Jasmine Targett, Delissa Walker and artists from Pormpuraaw.
The opening night will be attended by the featured artists and the family of late Sally Gabori. Exhibiting artist Jasmine Targett will speak on her work with the United Nations for the Climate and Art Session at the International Conference on Climate Services (ICCS-6) to be presented at the forthcoming 2020 global climate change summit in India.