Curated by Dr Léuli Eshrāghi at UNSW Galleries
In an endeavour to embody and awaken Indigenous sensual and spoken languages, this major exhibition draws together fresh international perspectives through film and video works. Exhibiting artists invite consideration of chosen genealogies and bloodlines meeting through language, movement, body and kinship.
asinnajaq (Inuk, Montreal), Sarah Biscarra Dilley (yak titʸu titʸu yak tiłhini, Oakland), Sebastián Calfuqueo Aliste (Mapuche, Santiago), Mariquita 'Micki' Davis (Chamorro, San Diego), Amrita Hepi (Ngā Puhi/Bundjalung, Melbourne), Caroline Monnet (Anishinaabe, Montreal), Faye Mullen (Anishinaabe, Montreal), Shannon Te Ao (Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Wellington), Angela Tiatia (Sāmoan, Sydney) and Gutiŋarra Yunupiŋu (Dhuwalandja/barrkuŋu waŋa, Yirrkala)
Presented as part of ‘Wansolwara: one salt water’ at UNSW Galleries in partnership with 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, a series of exhibitions, performances and events featuring artists, writers and creatives connected by the Great Ocean. This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.