10 regional shows to see this summer
From an intriguing exhibition on baroque masters to a show ostensibly all about dogs, here’s our curated list of regional offerings to see throughout the country this summer.
It’s a Horror Show
Horror is where the marginalised can see themselves—as a horror-themed exhibition at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art reveals.
Unboxing the cultural impact of sneakers
Sneakers are a cultural phenomenon made up of paradoxes. Some see them as an accessible and inclusive force in fashion that serve as an outlet of self-expression for many; yet to others they are a symbol of out-of-control consumerism. Two Queensland exhibitions are embracing these dualities, though from contrasting angles: Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street at HOTA on the Gold Coast, and Torsion at Brisbane’s Metro Arts.
Making waves at the Fremantle Biennale
The fourth Fremantle Biennale looks toward the ocean and beyond, making use of the city’s varied environments and shared histories. The program features over 70 events and 80 artists, including an immersive installation by Taloi Havini.
Making history with Vincent Namatjira
Vincent Namatjira was the first Aboriginal artist to win the Archibald Prize for his portrait of AFL player Adam Goodes in 2020. This painting, among his wider oeuvre, is showing for his first survey at the Art Gallery of South Australia.
Kandinsky makes the abstract emotional
The Art Gallery of New South Wales’s Kandinsky is the largest showcase of the modernist’s work ever to be exhibited in Australia. What makes his abstract expressionism endure?