Michael Cook at GOMA Brisbane

Michael Cook is featuring in My Country, I Still Call Australia Home: Contemporary Art from Black Australia, now showing at Brisbane's Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA). My Country, I Still Call Australia Home is the GOMA’s largest exhibition of contemporary art by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to date. The exhibition examines the strengths of the Gallery’s holdings and explores three central themes — presenting Indigenous views of history (My history), responding to contemporary politics and experiences (My life), and illustrating connections to place (My country). From paintings and sculptures about ancestral epicentres to photographs and moving-image works that interrogate and challenge the established history of Australia, to installations responding to political and social situations affecting all Australians, the thread that binds these artists is their collective desire to share their experiences and tell their stories. 1 June - 7 October 2013 Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane Free admission Michael Cook, Civilised #13, 2012, inkjet print on archival Hahnemuhle cotton paper, 100 x 85cm Collection: Queensland Gallery of Art
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