Curators Siying Zhou and Ashley Perry.
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“I’m drawn to the unassuming ordinariness of the everyday.” With a solo show at Linden New Art, Honor Freeman creates exquisite, tactile ceramic objects, often crafting domestic items like bars of soap and buckets. We asked her 20 quick questions—everything from creating and mourning, to her favourite colour to work with.
There’s a meditative, otherworldly quality to Rae Begley’s photographs, which are moving for their depiction of diverse, geological landscapes. View, in pictures, Begley’s On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing now showing at Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf.
Bush Diwan takes as its departure point the remarkable life of Siva Singh. A Punjabi Sikh from India who migrated to Benalla in 1897, Singh left an immense legacy with his community leadership and civil rights activism. Five women artists at Benalla Art Gallery celebrate Singh’s life, alongside addressing wider social points.
In 1966 in the Northern Territory, 200 Gurindji workers pushed forward the land rights movement in Australia. Known as the Wave Hill Walk-Off, the strike protested Aboriginal land dispossession and worker exploitation. Now, Still in My Mind at Hervey Bay Regional Gallery and Gatakers Artspace examines this significant moment.
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