Our Metro Mob 09

Our Metro Mob 09

Brenton McKenna, Burning Retribution, 2009, digital painting/photoshop

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 05.08.09

Gallery: Tandanya – National Aboriginal Cultural Institute
Dates: 17.07.09 : 04.10.09
Location: 253 Grenfell Street, Adelaide

Tandanya is proud to present the ‘Our Metro Mob’ exhibition for 2009 as part of the SALA Festival Program.

The ‘Our Metro Mob’ exhibition features Adelaide based Aboriginal emerging and established artists showcasing contemporary, vibrant, modern pieces from artists with backgrounds spanning from across Australia’s many diverse language groups.

This exhibition explores artists’ experiences and notions of Aboriginal culture, demonstrated through creative interpretations and visual representation by emerging and talented participants. The exhibition comprises of ten (10) local artists utilising mediums such as acrylics and ochre. It also includes jewellery made from materials such as bones, stones and quills. These works encapsulate identity, connectedness and provide meaning for the artists Aboriginality and give the viewer insight into story, concepts and celebration of Australian Indigenous culture and art.

The SALA Festival provides a platform for South Australian artists to take part in events all over SA. It provides the chance to exhibit art, whilst providing pathways through community involvement and collaboration.

In conjunction to Our Metro Mob, the Adelaide Festival Centre in the Artspace will be showcasing SA regional based Aboriginal artists in their Our Mob exhibition.

URL: http://www.tandanya.com.au/ed45/our-metro-mob-2009/


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Contact Details

Gallery: Tandanya – National Aboriginal Cultural Institute
Contact: Philip Watkins
Email: tandanya@tandanya.com.au
Telephone: +61 8 8224 3200
Address: 253 Grenfell Street Adelaide Adelaide 5000 SA

 

Our Metro Mob 09

Ian Willding, Oracle of Light, 2002, acrylic on canvas

Our Metro Mob 09

Nikki Carrabetta, Lizard Dreaming, acrylic on canvas

 

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