Event held on November 27

Country In Mind

Provided by: Moreton Bay Regional Council - Caboolture Regional Art Gallery

Event runs from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Daily, until 27/11/2021
To Be Held At

Moreton Bay Regional Council - Caboolture Regional Art Gallery

Address: 4 Hasking Street, Caboolture QLD 4510

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About the Event


The art of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is a modern vibrant expression of many Indigenous nations. Representation of Country is full of associative information connecting the past, present and future which always begins with Country in mind.

Drawn mostly from the University of the Sunshine Coast Art Collection, the exhibition focuses on work from the central desert, the Kimberley to the northwest, Arnhem Land and the offshore islands in the far north. It explores the continuum among communities who make work about Country while also delving into the idiosyncrasies of individual artistic expression.

A USC Art Gallery exhibition curated by Christopher Bassi.

Image credit: Esther Giles Nampitjinpa, Untitled, 2012. Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen, 183.0 x 244.0cm USC Art Collection, Acquired 2016. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gift Program by Craig Edwards, in recognition of the tireless efforts of Jan Edwards, teacher and mother. © Esther Giles Nampitjinpa/Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd. Photo: Carl Warner.