EXHIBITIONS / Birds & Language

20 November - 13 February 2022

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Exhibition opening Friday 19 November 6.30pm

Curated by Madeleine Kelly, this exhibition brings together Australian artists who explore the language of birds. The works are speculative; they suggest a radically different approach to understanding and presenting the colours, forms, sounds and behaviours of birds and reimagining humanity’s relationship with non-human life.


Artists Glenn Barkley, Barbara Campbell, Fernando do Campo, Eugene Carchesio, Ashley Eriksmoen, Emily Floyd, Liam Garstang, Danie Mellor, NOT, Bilinyarra Nabegeyo, Djawida Nadjongorle, Raquel Ormella, Debra Porch, Marie Celine Porkalari, Joan Ross, Laurens Tan, Hollis Taylor, John Tonkin, Jenny Watson, Louise Weaver and John Wolseley



For public programs go to Artists Talks & Events


Image: (detail) Louise Weaver, Golden Snipe 2010, hand crocheted lambswool over, taxidermied Australian Snipe (Gallinago hardwickii), Australian red cedar (Toonaciliata), cotton perlé crochet thread, cotton embroidery thread, felt, gold leaf 26.5 x 22.5
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