My Country, I Still Call Australia Home: Contemporary Art from Black Australia

Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) | Free admission

‘My Country, I Still Call Australia Home: Contemporary Art from Black Australia’ is the Gallery’s largest exhibition of contemporary art by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to date.

Art Exhibition previously on at Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) in Brisbane precinct, Queensland, Australia.
From Saturday 01 June 2013 to Monday 07 October 2013

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Published by GAGOMA on Friday 28 June 2013.
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The exhibition examines the strengths of the Gallery’s holdings and explores three central themes — presenting Indigenous views of history (My history), responding to contemporary politics and experiences (My life), and illustrating connections to place (My country).

From paintings and sculptures about ancestral epicentres to photographs and moving-image works that interrogate and challenge the established history of Australia, to installations responding to political and social situations affecting all Australians, the thread that binds these artists is their collective desire to share their experiences and tell their stories.