It's set to showcase works that explore eight new visions from eight Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander creatives.
Disrupting and reimagining the colonial gaze, How I See It: Blak Art and Film is ACMI’s latest major exhibition that presents moving image, installation, documentary, photography and video games from eight Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander creatives.
Curated by Kate ten Buuren (Taungurung), How I See It: BlakArt and Film features works from Amrita Hepi, Jazz Money, Joel Sherwood Spring, Jarra Karalinar Steel and Peter Waples-Crowe, alongside works by Essie Coffey OAM, Destiny Deacon and Steven Rhall. It runs from December 16 to February 19 at ACMI.
What you need to know
- How I See It is ACMI’s new major exhibition that features works from eight Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander creatives
- Spanning multiple medias, How I See It will exhibit the work of Amrita Hepi, Jazz Money, Joel Sherwood Spring, Jarra Karalinar Steel and Peter Waples-Crowe, Essie Coffey OAM, Destiny Deacon and Steven Rhall
- The exhibition takes place from December 16 to February 19 and entry is free
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“How I See It celebrates Indigenous artists and filmmakers who help us to imagine limitless futures; unbound by limited and harmful representations that seek to define and control us,” says ACMI curator, Kate ten Buuren.
Image: Draclubra (1995), Destiny Deacon
“From everyday life to the fantastical, How I See It captures perspectives of eight exciting and distinct voices from the 1970s to now, who draw from and radically reimagine the images we have inherited and those yet to come.”
The exhibition is set to be backed by a dedicated film and events program, designed to question the notion of place, national identity and histroical representations of First Peoples from around the globe, with more details to be released soon.
“This remarkable new exhibition brings together ambitious, powerful and diverse works from exciting First Peoples artists from across the country,” says Steve Dimopoulos, the Minister for Creative Industries.
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