'Islands in Between' highlights the diversity and ever-evolving nature of contemporary Indonesian art; navigating the binaries of ‘local’ and ‘foreign’, ‘modern’ and ‘traditional’, and investigating the ‘in-between’.
Del Kathryn Barton's 'The Highway is a Disco' reveals the artist’s imaginative and deeply sensuous world, where ornately decorated species – both human and animal – are rendered in seductive line and colour.
At times, Franck Gohier's works are inadvertent portraits of his hometown, Darwin. ‘a thousand miles from everywhere’ surveys two decades of an artistic practice that is indelibly linked to the former frontier town.
'All we can’t see: Illustrating the Nauru Files’, with the support of The Guardian, Human Rights Watch and Yellow House Sydney aims to demonstrate, in creative protest, the human axiological crisis of Australia’s offshore detainment hellholes.
In 'Information Discharge Systems', Tony Garifalakis continues his interest in doing away with the prescribed meaning of an image. But this time, in place of black spray cans, the computer is his weapon of choice.
In 2018 we celebrate 40 years of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. The not-for-profit organisation hosts an infamous annual parade through the city and promotes a number of concurrent events between 16 February and 4 March.
There is an imposing force evident in the artworks of Derek O’Connor. It arrives at speed and in vivid colour to arrest your attention. With vital alarm, his painterly events compel the eye to action, immediately establishing a visceral relation between the artist and the viewer.
‘TARNANTHI’ presents over 40 commissioned pieces by artists and art centre collectives; inhabiting multiple spaces in the gallery, giving insight into the richly diverse practices from as far-east as the Torres Strait to the APY Lands northwest of South Australia and beyond.