The TERRA within is a major exhibition exploring the themes impact and survival in relation to the 250th anniversary of Cook’s voyage to the east coast of Australia, featuring powerful artworks by more than 30 Indigenous artists.
It addresses the impacts of the past 250 years of colonisation and celebrates the survival of the oldest living culture in the world. Drawing from artists across Australia, with a particular focus on South Coast voices, this exhibition brings together traditional and contemporary art, exploring the multitude of experiences and perspectives of this significant anniversary. It acknowledges the trauma, brings new and different voices to light and provides a place to celebrate the continuation of culture, knowledge and connection to country. Artists include Gordon Hookey, Karla Dickens, Fiona Foley, Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Johnny Bulun Bulun and Amala Groom.
The gallery is open and practicing COVID-19 social distancing measures.