Exhibition AAMU, Utrecht, Januari 13 till June 9 2013
Storytelling is as old as humanity and exists in all cultures. It is an important way to pass knowledge and values on from generation to generation, but it is also a source of entertainment. The original inhabitants of Australia have a rich tradition of passing on stories. Because writing is not part of their culture, stories are crucial to Aboriginal..
Video on new work made in response to the Pitt Rivers Museum’s historic photograph collection from Australia
In We Bury Our Own leading contemporary Aboriginal artist Christian Thompson presents a ground-breaking new body of work, consisting of eight large photographic self-portraits and a video installation, made in response to the Pitt Rivers Museum’s historic photograph collection from Australia.
Christian is one..
AAMU, Museum for Contemporary Aboriginal Art, June 21-December 9, 2012
In Outsider / Insider: The art of Gordon Bennett the AAMU will present a selection from the wide-ranging oeuvre of Gordon Bennett, who is regarded as one of Australia’s most significant contemporary artists. Gordon Bennett (1955) has had over sixty solo exhibitions and his work was shown at the Biennales of..