Cross Cur­rents: From Is­land to Main­land, Gold Coast Indige­nous Camp Strad­broke Is­land 2017

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Cel­e­brat­ing iden­tity, cul­ture and place, “cross cur­rents: from is­land to main­land” fol­lows the cre­ative pro­cesses of the par­tic­i­pants of the Gold Coast Indige­nous Camp on Strad­broke Is­land. The ex­hi­bi­tion cel­e­brates the artists’ col­lab­o­ra­tion and shar­ing of sto­ries and skills dur­ing their five-day stay on the is­land. Work­ing with a wealth of ma­te­ri­als, and men­tored by ac­claimed Abo­rig­i­nal artist Judy Wat­son, the 11 par­tic­i­pants cre­ated as­tound­ing pieces, re­flect­ing the po­lit­i­cal ‘cross cur­rents’ they shared and their re­sponses to Strad­broke’s nat­u­ral beauty. View their unique pieces in the Arts Cen­tre’s Foyer Gallery, along with per­for­mance art and talks by the artists. Un­til 4 Novem­ber, The Arts Cen­tre Gold Coast, 135 Bun­dall Road, Surfers Par­adise. 5588 4067. thearts­cen­tregc.com.au/gallery

Judy Wat­son lead­ing art classes with artists, March 2017. Im­age cour­tesy of City of Gold Coast. Gold Coast Indige­nous Artist Camp South Strad­broke Is­land 2017.

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