The relationship between the power of nature and the energy of ritual traditions is explored in these potent artworks by Aboriginal artists living in remote Australia. Their vivid canvases evoke rain making rituals, ancestral narratives, the connection to stars and moon and how they feature in traditional land management practices. Exhibition opening Friday, 5th May, 6-8pm at The Goods Shed.
Tim Jones and Jason Roberts are two people who have walked the walk in place-making. Tim coined the term ‘creative place-making’ and is in demand all over the world for his experience with using the arts to transform cities and communities. Jason is the founder of the Oak Cliff Transit Authority, Dallas, and the original Better Block Project, an organisation which takes blighted blocks with vacant properties and transforms them with temporary pop-up businesses, bike lanes, seating and landscaping.
Builded Remnants is an exhibition by Berndnaut Smilde capturing moments of revelation throughout Western Australia. Premiering at The Goods Shed on Thursday 6th July, 2017, Builded Remnants presents the outcomes of a residency throughout the State’s Pilbara, South West and metropolitan regions by the internationally celebrated Dutch artist in 2016.