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dot, dot, dot […] exhibition

The Papunya dot is a powerful symbol of social and cultural identity in Aboriginal art and culture. In a new exhibition at Sydney College of the Arts, a group of artists harness the power that the dot holds for Aboriginal people, as a starting point to explore their own beliefs and ideas that drive them as artists in Australian society.

The exhibition titled dot, dot, dot […] is curated by the University of Sydney’s SCA Lecturer, Wingara Mura Fellow and Dharug artist Janelle Evans. It follows an exhibition in Paris in 2012 – Beyond the Papunya Dot curated by Geraldine Le Roux – that exposed the diverse and complex nature of contemporary Indigenous art through the work of nine artists including Janelle Evans.

In contrast to the Paris show, dot, dot, dot […], which is a collaborative project of Janelle Evans and Geraldine Le Roux, brings together 10 Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian artists to find the deeper meaning and creative potential of the universal spherical form, unique to each artist.

When: 6-29 July 2017 (official opening 5 July, 6pm-8pm)

Exhibiting artists: Bronwyn Bancroft, Jon Cattapan, Lindy Lee, Dacchi Dang, John Di Stefano, David Asher Brook, Ms Saffaa, Armelle Swan, ek.1 [Emma Hicks + Katie Louise Williams] + Will Cooke, and Janelle Evans.

Gallery Hours: Mon-Fri, 11am-5pm and Sat, 11am-4pm 

Image: Bronwyn Bancroft, Falling Through Time (Riverstone series), 2012. Courtesy of the artist. 

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Event starts
Wednesday 5 July, 2017
Event Ends
Saturday 29 July, 2017
Venue
SCA Galleries, Sydney College of the Arts
Venue Address
Kirkbride Way, off Balmain Road, Rozelle (enter opposite Cecily Street)
Location

Sydney, Sydney

Website
The University of Sydney (opens in new window)
Category
Exhibitions