Border Crossings

2 March 2016

Location

SASA Gallery
Kaurna Building
City West Campus

About

Border Crossings (Ireland/Australia) brings together curators and visual artists from Ireland and Australia who work across the disciplines of sculpture, installation and performance to respond to cross-cultural issues surrounding the legacy of colonialism & the challenges of reconciliation that are relevant to both countries. All of the participating artists engage with serious issues in discursive, poetic, poignant & whimsical ways.

Exhibition overview

Artists: Michelle Browne, Julie Gough, Sandra Johnston,
Sue Kneebone, Yhonnie Scarce & Dominic Thorpe

Curators: Mary Knights & Michelle Browne

Assistant Curator: Ursula Halpin

Exhibition launch:
6pm Wednesday 2 March 2016

Residency/installation:
Monday 1 - Friday 19 February 2016

SASA Gallery exhibition open:
Monday 22 February - Friday 18 March 2016

Galway Art Centre (Ireland) exhibition open:
July 2016

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Press

Artlink Magazine
https://www.artlink.com.au/articles/4448/border-crossings-28ireland-australia29/

ABC Radio National
http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/awaye/memory-and-forgetting:-border-crossings/7234514

Presented by

The SASA Gallery & Hawke European Union Centre this exhibition brings together curators and contemporary artists from Ireland and Australia to investigate cross-cultural issues surrounding ethnic conflict, the legacy of colonialism and the challenges of reconciliation that are relevant to both countries.

Partners: Hawke European Union Centre, Trinity Long Room Hub, Dublin, Culture Ireland, Helpmann Academy British Council, Arts SA, Warlukurlangu Artists & Galway Arts Centre.

Part of the Adelaide Festival of the Arts Vernissage Program and the Adelaide Fringe Festival.                                           

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