The Mission: Tweed Regional Gallery

Michael Cook

21 Oct 2022 - 30 Apr 2023

‘The Mission’ by Michael Cook traces the journey of an Aboriginal woman from her homeland to a Christian mission where she arrives in handcuffs. There, she is introduced to Western clothing, food rations, tobacco, and a husband. Her baby is stolen following a Christian wedding. In the final image she is represented returning to her Country, which the artist says is a symbol of ‘the hope for a future in which the resilience and dreams of Aboriginal people remain unbroken against the odds.’

21 October 2022 – 30 April 2023

Tweed Regional Gallery

2 Mistral Rd, South Murwillumbah NSW