John Paiwan – Talking Earth
29 January - 28 February
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This exhibition presents a series of landscape paintings (including reimagined landscapes) by Townsville-based artist John Paiwan. Through his use of ochre, Paiwan “uses the earth to draw the earth” as a representation of living memory.
Image: John Paiwan, In the beginning (detail), 2009, ochre on board, 35 x 35 x 25cm.
Exhibitions Launch Friday 29 January 2021:
Bookings will be made available here in mid-late January 2021.
Robyn Glade-Wright & Barbara Dover’s Disquiet: Ecological Anxieties & Transformation is also on display during this exhibition period 29 January – 28 February 2021.