FREMANTLE ARTS CENTRE

1 Finnerty Street, Fremantle

Open 7 days, 10am – 5pm, Free Entry

T 9432 9555

fac.org.au

fac@fremantle.wa.gov.au

Revealed Exhibition

8 Apr – 21 May

 

The Revealed Exhibition features works by more than 75 of the best new and emerging WA Aboriginal artists, showcasing the diverse and vibrant state of contemporary Aboriginal art.

with recurring fleshy forms, symbols, architectural features and humanoid figures.

Victor Burton, Nyiirnkajarra, 2016,

46 x 61cm, acrylic on canvas

image courtesy of the artist and Spinifex Hill Studios, Port Hedland

Jess Johnson: Hex Nemesis

27 May — 16 Jul

 

Jess Johnson (AUS/USA) transforms the gallery with a wallpaper and video installation based on the densely patterned and constructed worlds in her drawings, populated with recurring fleshy forms, symbols, architectural features and humanoid figures.

 

Jess Johnson, Municipal Wurm, 2015, gouache, pen, fibre-tipped markers on paper,

43.8 x 33.8cm. Private collection, Melbourne. Image courtesy and copyright of the artist

 

Orange: Sannyas in Fremantle

Until – 21 May

 

Orange: Sannyas in Fremantle revisits a highly controversial period in Fremantle’s social history, presenting a range of contemporary responses to the spectacular events surrounding the emergence of the Sannyasins in the 1980s. Artists include Poppy van Oorde-Grainger, Joshua Webb, Bevan Honey, Joseph London, David Brophy and Loren Holmes. Orange is co-curated by artist and Sannyasin child Sohan Ariel Hayes and Fremantle Arts Centre Curator Dr Ric Spencer.

 

Warp

Presented as part of the Revelation Perth International Film Festival and curated by Amy Marjoram (VIC), Warp explores the way our increasingly screen-dominated lives are affecting our perception of reality. Artists include Tom Blake (WA), Ellen Broadhurst (WA), Dale Buckley (WA), Lou Hubbard (VIC), Georgie Mattingley (VIC), Michael Meneghetti (VIC), Georgie Roxby Smith (VIC) and Andrew Varano (WA).

 

 

 

 

Georgie Roxby Smith, 99 Problems [WASTED], 2014, GTAV intervention, 4 mins 45 secs (continuous loop)

Claire Robertson: Far From Here

In a video installation of cinematic proportions, Claire Robertson leads the viewer through large-scale, multi-channel projections that capture uninhabited fly-in fly-out mining camps of the Pilbara Region. Far From Here was originally developed for Next Wave Festival 2016.

 

Claire Robertson, Far From Here, 2016, still from video. Image courtesy of the artist

 

Trevor Bly & Patrick Doherty: One street from happiness

One street from happiness is an exhibition of experimental prints and paintings by WA urban artists Trevor Bly and Patrick Doherty which explores ideas of locality, identity, spirituality and historical conflict.

 

Marcus Beilby: Sightings

Drawn from the City of Fremantle Art Collection, Sightings brings together a body of new paintings and artworks by Fremantle realist Marcus Beilby

 

 

Marcus Beilby, The Sugarbabies (detail), 2015, oil paint on canvas, 97 x 99cm. Image courtesy of the artist

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