Part of the 2019 VAMFF Arts Program.
Suite 15, Level 1, 12 Collins Street Melbourne VIC 3000
In the group show Void, curator Emily McDaniel from the Kalari Clan of the Wiradjuri nation in central New South Wales invoked the void as a space occupied by Indigenous knowledge, stories and meaning.
Nothing is what it used to be in the group show Just Not Australian. This is probably just as well, since the cultural artefacts that form much of the show’s raw material are not always pretty.
An exhibition with a focus on how Tasmanian Aboriginals were depicted by colonial-era artists during the time of The Black War in the 1800s, The National Picture reveals the lasting impact visual art can have on our understanding of history.
Celebrities are our sun gods and we don’t really need to see them brought down to our level by ill-advised forays into art. I, for one, accept my celebrity overlords but I’d prefer them to stay where they are.
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