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Long Gallery & Sidespace Gallery

SAC 2011 Annual Commissioned Curated Major Exhibition

dis-covery is an exhibition that broaches three ideas: island life, artistic romanticism and romantic ideas of islands and island culture. Curator Colin Langridge has selected artists whose works reveal aspects of islands and island culture and that provide a critique of romantic notions of the island.

The artists all have lived on islands and have made artworks that reveal how they have experienced something beyond the brief island experience of the tourist or visitor. The exhibition will present both new and existing artworks.

Curator: Colin Langridge
Artists: Lindsay Seers (UK), Samuel Tupou, Sanja Pahoki, Tim Silver, Brian Robinson, Raymond Arnold, Diane Allison, Amanda Shone, Shigeyuki Kihara, Serena Giovanna Stevenson and Tony Whincup (Aotearoa/New Zealand)

Touring Dates:

·   Devonport Regional Gallery (TAS) 25 March – 1 May 2011
·   Goulburn Regional Gallery (NSW) 27 July – 27 August 2011
·   Tamworth Regional Gallery (NSW) 13 March  13 April 2013

Part of Ten Days on the Island 2011.

This project is supported by CAST, Gordon Darling Foundation, LARQ, NETS, KickArts, Djumbunji Press, Hobart City Council and Arts Tasmania.


Image Credit: Artwork by Diane Allison. Photograph by Craig Opie.

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