26 MAY – 9 JUL
SHARING STORIES FOUNDATION & LIZ THOMPSON
SharingStories Foundation supports communities in holding and sharing cultural knowledge and stories through dynamic Digital Storytelling Programs. This exhibition offers deep insight into relationship with Country and culture through vibrant, multi-media forms produced by the Wägilak Community of North-East Arnhem Land and links to local stories. Liz Thompson’s photographs from her A Song for Country series, also produced with the Wägilak community, are part of the 2017 Head On Photo and Guringai Festival.
Image detail: Liz Thompson, Jeremy Cameron painting his brother Miko with the Gandjalala (Sugarbag Hunter) design at Weemol, NT.
26 MAY – 9 JULY
INSTRUMENTAL: CHUCK BRADLEY
Instrumental features photographic studies of the instruments of some of Australia’s most influential and celebrated rock musicians, along with stories that illuminate the deep connection between the players and their ‘tools of trade’. Guitars, keyboards, drums, amps, harmonicas and more are assembled with ephemera to create evocative visual narratives. Contributing musicians include Jimmy Barnes, Col Joye, Rob Hirst, Reg Mombassa, Jim Moginie, Ian Moss, Deborah Conway, Buzz Bidstrup, Don Walker, Harry Vanda, Iva Davies, Tim Ferris and Lindy Morrison. Curated by Ross Heathcote.
Image detail: Oboe, Iva Davies, Icehouse, 2016.