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Patterns of Connection

High Country

  • Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, Straightening the spears at Ilyingaungau, 1995

Patterns and Connection takes its title from an artwork by Leah King Smith, Patterns of Connection features the work of Indigenous artists from the Benalla Art Gallery Collection.

Patterns and Connection takes its title from an artwork by Leah King Smith, Patterns of Connection features the work of Indigenous artists from the Benalla Art Gallery Collection.

Indigenous art is often political, and several of these artists address contentious issues including representation, racism, religious influence and the exploitation of land. Others express their identity and connection with the land by representing ancestral stories, traditions and ceremonies.

The exhibition includes works by Brook Andrew, Destiny Deacon, Fiona Foley, Leah King-Smith, Gordon Bennett, Gloria Tamerre Petyarre and Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula.

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This is a free event

Facilities

  • CafĂ©
  • Car park
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Public toilet
  • Restaurant - licensed
  • Shop

Accessibility

Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

Entry cost

Free Entry