Thea Anamara Perkins:N.Smith Gallery 9 Jun - 3 Jul 2021 Shimmer seeks to explore the contemporary experience of being a First Nations person. The title is inspired by a public Arrernte women’s ceremony shared by very senior knowledge-holder MK Turner OAM. The lyrics are 'altyerre ayenge alhelharrke-parrkaye' which translates to 'I am a woman and I am shimmering.' Not only...
James Tylor: Nguya – The Australian Smallpox PandemicsMonash Gallery of Art 29 May - 29 Aug 2021 Nguya – The Australian Smallpox Pandemics explores the smallpox epidemics in Australia in the late 18th and the early 19th century. The series comprises landscape photographs from Warrang/Sydney, down the Murray Darling River and the South East coastline to Tarntanya/Adelaide following the historical path of the small pox epidemic across...
Kyra MancktelowN.Smith Gallery 6 - 31 Jul 2021 Each applying a unique and distinct aesthetic, Continuous/Unbroken Bonds investigates long-lasting legacies of colonialism, asking questions such as how we remember and how we acknowledge traumatic histories. The exhibition will include two installations of new work by each artist. Interested? Dylan and Kyra are busy making work for their show,...
& Dylan Mooney:
Continuous / Unbroken Bonds.
Kai Wasikowski:N.Smith Gallery 3 - 28 Aug 2021 The Subjunctive Mood is a new body of work that continues Kai’s interest in the history of national parks and settler conservation movements. Particularly, how photography has been used to promote environmentalist legacies through the colonial lens of universality. Kai’s series of photographs were taken during a trip to China...
The Subjunctive Mood.
Jordan Azcune:N.Smith Gallery 31 Aug - 25 Sep 2021 Strategising Camp to speak over the brink of ostracism, utilising the lens of queer faith is where Jordan’s expertise arise. His wax cast arches and plains of eroded and pored topography are suffused with a haphazard blotching of pigmented shades. Balancing both chance and contrived composition, Jordan plots out optic...
James Tylor:N.Smith Gallery 5 - 30 Oct 2021 Broken Hill is situated along the Barrier Range in western New South Wales on Barkindji (Wiljakali) country. An active mine since 1885, it was once the largest natural deposit of lead, silver, and zinc in the world. Today the mine is near dormant with the land around it left devastated...
Economics of Minerals.
Casey Chen:N.Smith Gallery 2 - 27 Nov 2021 Behind each work lies a historical reference or two, skillfully paired with allusions to popular culture and gnarly throwbacks. This is Casey’s first commercial exhibition since graduating from NAS in 2020 and his solo show at Bathurst Regional Gallery in early 2021. Interested? Casey's busy making work for his show,...
Jamboree of Whacky Ideas.
Opening Exhibition:N.Smith Gallery 4 - 6 Jun 2021 N.Smith Gallery is proud and super excited to introduce you to the work of the gallery's represented artists: Jordan Azcune, Tom Blake, Casey Chen, Neva Hosking, Kyra Mancktelow, Dylan Mooney, Thea Anamara Perkins, Rebecca Selleck, James Tylor, & Kai Wasikowski.