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Presented by Salamanca Arts Centre
and part of the Ten Days on the Island Festival 2011

Curated by Colin Langridge

Salamanca Arts Centre’s
Major Curated Exhibition for 2011

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.

Featured Artists

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

On Tour

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

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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