Blaxland Centre, 21 Blaxland Crescent Griffith ACT
Rather than simply relegating the voice to mere sound, in Seeing voices the voice comes to us in many utterances and instances. It is linguistic, cultural, social, gendered, human and post-human. In this regional touring exhibition the voice is explored as a visual, political and material entity.
Examining the poetics, textures and vernacular languages of Mexico City are 12 artists who have lived or worked there, participating in the mutual transformation of the city.
Harold Thomas, the artist who designed the Australian Aboriginal flag in 1971, has been declared the overall winner of the 33rd Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award.
“The redback spider, she’s so fierce looking and so beautiful,” says Barton, who sees the surreal RED as a celebration of raw female power. “She’s really a weapon, so she speaks to me aesthetically.”
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