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VIOLENT SALT | CELEBRATION AND CURATORS’ TALK

5 June 2021 - 5 June 2021


2-4pm
Free
Bookings essential via Eventbrite


Join co-curators Yhonnie Scarce and Claire Watson for a celebration and discussion of the Artspace Mackay Touring Exhibition, Violent Salt.


There will be a Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony, Auslan interpretation, speeches and refreshments.


Violent Salt discusses issues surrounding racism and discrimination against First Nations peoples and minority groups as well as the lack of respect for, and desecration of culture and the natural environment.


Violent Salt invites artists to speak their truths about these experiences and offers an opportunity for understanding and connection, whilst seeking to celebrate and honour Australia’s unique multiculturalism and landscape.


Violent Salt features works by Abdul Abdullah (NSW), Vernon Ah Kee (QLD), Richard Bell (QLD), Daniel Boyd (NSW), Megan Cope (QLD), Karla Dickens (NSW), S.J. Norman (VIC) Yhonnie Scarce (VIC/SA) and Jemima Wyman (QLD).


Please note, this exhibition contains sensitive content that may not be suitable for all viewers. Please use your discretion or ask our friendly gallery staff for more information.


Image: Karla Dickens, Quartered 2017, Mixed media Mackay Regional Council Art Collection


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