Yours & Owls
Exhibition: While Locality Falls Country Endures: Being & Belonging In Aboriginal Art Tickets
12:30pm, Sat 1st October, 2016
Wollongong City Gallery, NSW
At the BlueScope Gallery
Paintings depicting country by Indigenous artists from Papunya, Yuendumu, Utopia, Hermannsburg, Bathurst and Melville Islands in the Northern Territory and the East Kimberley and Balgo Hills in Western Australia, and the New South Wales South Coast.
Artist, curator and academic Garry Jones contemplates the meaning of Country for Aboriginal Australians as expressed in contemporary art practices, and as seen in Country. It will consider the ways in which Aboriginal concepts of Country contrast with Western concepts, and why contemporary Aboriginal art has been critical in advancing mainstream understanding of the enduring relations Aboriginal people have with the land.