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Raquel Ormella: I hope you get this

May 26, 2018 - March 22, 2020

Raquel Ormella, Wealth for Toil I (2014). Synthetic polymer paint, hessian, cotton, metallic thread, ribbon, 220 x 270 cm. Courtesy and © the artist and Milani Gallery, Brisbane.

 

This exhibition brings together a selection of new and recent work by one of Australia’s leading contemporary artists, Raquel Ormella.

The survey exhibition will include work from a wide variety of media, and particularly draw on her experimental textile works. The exhibition explores key themes that Ormella has consistently developed in her work: social and environmental activism; human and animal relationships; nationalism and national identity.

These recurrent interests are brought together by a consistent engagement with the artist’s voice. Rather than being the site of authority, Ormella’s voice simultaneously expresses an aspiration for connection, while remaining uncertain about whether the communication will work.

A NETS Victoria and Shepparton Art Museum touring exhibition, curated by Rebecca Coates and Anna Briers.

Dates and Venues:

Shepparton Art Museum: 26 May – 12 August 2018

Horsham Regional Gallery: 13 October – 9 December 2018

Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery: 18 January – 24 March 2019

Drill Hall Gallery: 19 April – 09 June 2019

Noosa Regional Gallery: 22 June – 28 July 2019

Penrith Regional Gallery and the Lewers Bequest: 30 November – 22 March 2020

Details

Start:
May 26, 2018
End:
March 22, 2020

Gallery Name

Shepparton Art Museum
Phone:
+61 3 5832 9861
Email:
art.museum@shepparton.vic.gov. au
Website:
sheppartonartmuseum.com.au

Details

Start:
May 26, 2018
End:
March 22, 2020

Gallery Name

Shepparton Art Museum
Phone:
+61 3 5832 9861
Email:
art.museum@shepparton.vic.gov. au
Website:
sheppartonartmuseum.com.au