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The Van Diemonians :
A Catalogue of Hobartian Mythology

Nicola Gower Wallis

A collection of works on paper
and an interactive installation
of folding wooden frames,
reimagining Tasmanian mythology
through local stories.

Friday 14 – Sunday 23 June 2019
Sunday – Thursday 10:00am – 4:00pm
Friday & Saturday 10:00am – 10:00pm

Thursday 13 June 2019, 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Saturday 15 June 2019 @ 11:00am


Presented by Salamanca Arts Centre and Dark Mofo.

Salamanca Arts Centre presents the works of Nicole Gower Wallis, recipient of the Salamanca Arts Centre Emerging Artist Scholarship (awarded in November 2018).

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About the Artist

Nicola Gower Wallis

With a primary interest in storytelling, the work of Nicola Gower Wallis is an exploration of the way we relate to our surrounding environment through narrative and myth.

Originally from Hobart, Nicola moved to Brisbane at a young age, before returning later to undertake a Bachelor’s degree of Fine Arts at the University of Tasmania. This re-acquaintance with an environment once so familiar, has been a particular focus in recognising the way we connect to certain landscapes, and the glorification we allocate to the places considered our own.


Image Credits : Nicola Gower Wallis
Key Image: Franklin Square.
Additional Images: Ice Cream Wars / Government House / The Crash ? Railway Fountain.

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