Ex­hi­bi­tion

The Weekend Australian - Review - - Out & About -

To­day To­mor­row Yes­ter­day The ti­tle of this col­lec­tion — To­day To­mor­row Yes­ter­day — is de­rived from an in­ter­pre­ta­tion of The Prophet, a book of 26 es­says by the Le­banese artist, philoso­pher and writer Kahlil Gi­bran. Mu­seum of Con­tem­po­rary Art, 140 George Street, The Rocks. Mon-Wed, 10am-5pm; Thurs, 10am-9pm; Fri-Sun, 10am-5pm. Ad­mis­sion free. In­quiries: (02) 9245 2400 or on­line. Ver­non Ah Kee: Not an An­i­mal or a Plant This solo ex­hi­bi­tion fea­tur­ing the works of indige­nous artist Ver­non Ah Kee (pic­tured) in­ves­ti­gates race, ide­ol­ogy and pol­i­tics, and marks the 50th an­niver­sary of the 1967 ref­er­en­dum which recog­nised Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Is­lan­der peo­ple and in­cluded them in the cen­sus; 2017 also marks Ah Kee’s 50th birth­day. When Ver­non was born in far north Queens­land he was not counted as a cit­i­zen.

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