Umbrella at CIAFJuly 8, 2017
13 – 16 July 2017
2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the landmark Native Title Act, as well as the untimely passing of Eddie Koiki Mabo, whose activism helped change Australia for the better for future generations. In celebration of this momentous event, Umbrella will be presenting at CIAF a preview of some of the works being presented in a forthcoming touring exhibition, Legacy: Reflections on Mabo. Curated by Gail Mabo and Jonathan McBurnie, the exhibition is set to launch on Mabo Day 2019, the exhibition will bring together Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists in the spirit of reconciliation, and celebrates a complex man for complex times.
The CIAF display will feature the work of Arone Meeks, Ian Kaddy, Toby Cedar, Obery Sambo, Tommy Pau and Gail Mabo.