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.
Artists: Michelle Browne, Julie Gough, Sandra Johnston,
Sue Kneebone, Yhonnie Scarce & Dominic Thorpe
Curators: Mary Knights & Michelle Browne
Assistant Curator: Ursula Halpin
6pm Wednesday 2 March 2016
Monday 1 - Friday 19 February 2016
SASA Gallery exhibition open:
Monday 22 February - Friday 18 March 2016
Galway Art Centre (Ireland) exhibition open:
ABC Radio National
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.