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Immemorial: Reaching Back Beyond Memory
Immemorial installation shot at Jorge B.
Vargas Museum, Philippines, 2010.
Artist: Julie Gough
Immemorial seeks to investigate commonalities of people from diverse backgrounds and cultures, as they consider their ancestral histories and their present notions of cultural identity. It offers an extraordinary cultural exchange within a current social and political context, endeavouring to invigorate dialogue between cultures. Participating Filipino artists are Gary-Ross Pastrana, Lyra Garcellano and Jed Escueta.
The exhibition will be curated by Norberto Roldan, Director, Green Papaya Art Projects, Manila; Sudjud Dartanto, Independent Curator and Lecturer, Indonesia Institute of Art, Yogyakarta; and Steve Eland, Director 24HR Art – NTCCA, Darwin.
Immemorial: Reaching Back Beyond Memory will run from 27 October - 27 November at the Chan Contemporary Art Space, State Square, corner Mitchelle and Bennet Streets, in Darwin, Australia. The museum is open Tuesday to Friday 10am - 4pm and weekends 10am - 3pm. For more information, click here