A Fish out of Water
Photographer: Elle Norgard
BINDJAREB ART AWARD 2017
& Award Recipients 2013 – 2016 Retrospective
Exhibition dates: Thursday 29 June - Sunday 30 July
Official award presentation - Monday 3 July 5pm (NAIDOC flag raising ceremony at 4.30pm)
An exhibition of invited contemporary Nyungar artists presenting a showcase of culturally significant artworks that reflect the world’s oldest living culture. This award is to recognize the contribution made by Indigenous artists and to promote appreciation and understanding of the rich indigenous culture of South West of Australia.
Invited artists: Sharyn Egan, Lorraine Woods, Kerrie-Anne Kearing, Ben Pushman, Gloria Kearing, Troy Bennell, Maitland Hill, Peta Ugle - Meena, Corey Ugle - Baker and Norma MacDonald
This is an exhibition of new works created specifically for this acquisitive award that contributes to a growing City of Mandurah Indigenous art collection, alongside a retrospective of previous year’s winners.
Wearable Art Mandurah 2017
Official opening Sa turday 5 August at 6pm
Exhibition dates: Friday 4 August – Sunday 3 September
The Wearable Art Exhibition has emerged from the innovative Common Threads Wearable Art competition and performance that commenced in 2011 as part of Stretch Arts Festival Mandurah. This show has developed from a small fashion show into an international wearable art competition and performance that offers a new exciting experience for textile practitioners and audiences.
The exhibition is an opportunity for artists to showcase their creative skills by producing extravagant, revolutionary, provocative works of art for the body. The AMAG Gallery will be exhibiting the award winners and the Contemporary Arts Spaces Mandurah (CASM) will exhibit other entrants.