water + wisdom Australia India at RMIT Gallery
Address: 344 Swanston St, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Date: See description for details
Call: 03 9925 1717
Exhibition dates: 1st December 2017 – 10th March 2018
Drawing on extensive research by experts from India and Australia, 'water + wisdom Australia India' presents a poetic dimension on ancient wisdom regarding water management in both continents, as seen through the work of visual artists, creative writers and researchers who have incorporated these issues into their work.
Artists including Ravi Agarwal, Sandra Aitken, Clare Arni, Lado Bai, Badger Bates, Paddy Bedford, Atul Bhalla, Vicki Couzens, Hannah Donnelly, Vibha Galhotra, Bhavani G.S, Connie Hart, Victoria Lautman, Rebecca Mayo, Djambawa Marawili, Wanyubi Marika, Jennifer Mullett, Lorna Fencer Napurrula, Glenda Nicholls, Mandy Nicholson, Justine Philip, Parthiv Shah, Jangarh Singh Shyam, Cop Shiva, K.R. Sunil, Shorty Lungkata Tjungurrayi, Hanna Tuulikki, Judy Watson, Carmel Wallace, Asim Waqif, Liyawaday Wirrpanda. Curated by Suzanne Davies and Helen Rayment.
Image credit: Victoria Lautman, 'Ujala Baoli, Mandu, Madhya Prayesh'. From The Vanishing Stepwells of India by Victoria Lautman (published by Merrell, 2017)
Public program Friday 1st December 12.30 -1.30 pm Hanna Tuulikki, visiting Finnish-English artist ‘River systems and human responses.’
RMIT Gallery open: Mon - Wed, 11 am - 5 pm. Thurs, 11 am - 7 pm. Sat, 12 - 5 pm. Closed Sundays and Public Holidays.
FREE admission, wheelchair access via lane.