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Current Exhibitions: 

People Like Us

| OPENING NIGHT 4 AUGUST 2017 | 6-8PM | ON SHOW 4 AUG - 7 OCT 2017 |

People Like Us captures universal aspects of the contemporary human condition in film, animation, digital and interactive art. In a diverse collection of recent new media works by Australian and international practitioners, the exhibition also reveals the many experimental technologies being deployed by artists as they comment on issues confronting us in the 21st century.

A National Exhibitions Touring Support Australia exhibition developed by UNSW Galleries and toured by Museums & Galleries of NSW. The National Touring Initiative is supported by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its principal funding body, and by the Visual Arts and Crafts Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, State and Territory Governments.

Image: Angela Mesiti, Rapture (silent anthem), 2009, Single channel video, colour. 10 minutes, 10 seconds. Courtesy the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery.

Yagu Gurlbarl (Big Secret): New Works From Julie Dowling

| OPENING NIGHT 4 AUGUST 2017 | 6-8PM | ON SHOW 4 AUG - 21 OCTOBER 2017 | 

The Geraldton Regional Art Gallery in partnership with Yamaji Art are proud to present the latest works from renowned West Australian artist Julie Dowling. Curated by Charmaine Green, Yagu Gurlbarl presents an exploration by Dowling into the compensation for stolen wages, and reparations for slavery in Indigenous communities. The exhibition will be officially opened by Dr Carol Dowling.

Since her first solo exhibition at Fremantle Arts Centre in 1995, Dowling has earned a substantial national and international reputation as an artist of extraordinary vision. Her work has been exhibited extensively in Australia and overseas, notably at Art Fair Cologne in 1997, Beyond the Pale: Contemporary Indigenous Art, 2000 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, and the RAKA AWARD: Places that name us, The Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne, 2003.

Image: Julie Dowling, Aunty Violet, 2017. Acrylic, Red Ochre and mica gold on canvas. Courtesy of the artist

 

Upcoming Exhibitions

WORLDLINE

|  OPENING 27 OCTOBER 2017 | 6:00-8:00PM | ON SHOW UNTIL 2 DECEMBER

Worldine presents eight West Australian emerging artists with regional roots exploring how the geography of our movements in time can be translated into spatially mapped memories.

Spanning a range of artistic disciplines from photography, film, painting to installation, Worldline promises to be an exciting survey of fresh talent on the West Australian arts scene, questioning why so many people from regional backgrounds become interested in the arts, and why do they also go on to be especially successful in the arts?

Image: Isabelle Osborne. Untitled (detail), 2017. Analogue Photograph on Archival Inkjet Print

GENESIS

|  OPENING NIGHT 27 OCTOBER 2017 | 6:00-8:00PM | ON SHOW UNTIL 2 DECEMBER

Genesis is your yearly survey of the best and brightest graduating Visual Art students in Geraldton. An annual barometer of what our youth are thinking and feeling, the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery is proud to celebrate the influential role of visual art in the development of individual identities.

Image: Isabelle Perks. Amalgamation. 2017 Graphite on paper.