Event 'the churchie' Curator Exhibition Tour

'the churchie' Curator Exhibition Tour

with Grace Herbert

23 October 2021
1–1.30pm

Join the 2021 curator of the churchie emerging art prize finalists’ exhibition Grace Herbert for a tour of the show. Gain insight into the diverse practices of this year’s 14 finalists, whose cutting-edge contemporary work addresses themes of diasporic experience, First Nations sovereignty, and the political and social conditions of contemporary life.

The 2021 finalists are: Akil Ahamat, Tiyan Baker, Christopher Bassi, Leon Russell (Cameron) Black, Ohni Blu, Riana Head-Toussaint, Visaya Hoffie, Kait James, Alexa Malizon, Kyra Mancktelow, Ivy Minniecon, Nina Sanadze, Jayanto Tan, and Joanne Wheeler.

Herbert’s role as ‘the churchie’ curator 2021 is sponsored by Armitstead ART Consulting.

 

Accessibility information:
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COVID safety advice:
—please wear a mask and check-in on arrival as per government advice
—stay at home if unwell or have a cough, fever, sore throat, fatigue or shortness of breath
—if you become unwell during the event locate an IMA staff member
—maintaining physical distancing is the individual’s responsibility

Please do not attend if, in the last 14 days you have:
—returned to Australia from overseas (other than a safe travel zone country)
—been in close contact with an active COVID-19 case
—been in a Queensland declared COVID-19 hotspot, place of concern or exposure venue, as defined by the Chief Health Officer
—had a fever, cough, sore throat, headache, distorted sense of taste, shortness of breath, chills, vomiting or any cold/flu like symptoms in the last 72 hours

Guest Info
  • Grace Herbert was born on muwinina land in nipaluna/Hobart and now resides in narrm/Melbourne. She is an artist, curator, and writer whose practice examines architecture, monumentality, and methods of material and self-production with a political and feminist approach. 

Joanne Wheeler, 'Olden Times, Ntaria', acrylic on linen, 92 x 151 x 2cm

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