My Country, I still call Australia Home: Contemporary Art from Black Queensland

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Image: Vernon AH KEE, Australia b. 1967, 'Annie Ah Sam' 2008, Charcoal, crayon and synthetic polymer paint on canvas. The James C Sourris, AM, Collection. Gift of James C Sourris, AM, through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation 2012. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program. Collection: Queensland Art Gallery

My Country, I still call Australia Home: Contemporary Art from Black Queensland

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Works by Queensland Indigenous artists from the Queensland Art Gallery’s extensive Collection.  The exhibition examines the associations and interpretations Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists have to country (land and nation) and features more than 25 works by 20 artists.

 

The exhibition includes artworks from the Gallery's holdings of Indigenous Australian painting, sculpture, fibre art, prints and photography which explore the history, contemporary issues and geographic country of Queensland’s Indigenous peoples.

 

‘My Country, I Still Call Australia Home: Contemporary Art from Black Queensland’ is a touring exhibition developed by the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art.

 

Curator's Talk: 5.30pm - 6.30pm, Friday 10 June 2016

Official exhibition launch: 6.30pm, Friday 10 June 2016

 

 

On display during NAIDOC Week:  3 - 10 July 2016