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Photography courtesy Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art

 

On Thursday 16 October 2014 Erica Green, Director, and the Board of the Samstag Museum of Art, University of South Australia opened the Luminous World exhibition with a cocktail  launch along with guest speaker Helen Carroll, Curator Wesfarmers Collection and Manager Wesfarmers Arts. Also screening that night were films from Lynette Wallworth, Gina Czarnecki, Angelica Mesiti

and Murray Fredericks.

 

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National Library of Australia, Canberra - Opening NIght
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Photography courtesy National Library of Australia

 

Luminous World was opened at National Library of Australia, Canberra on 9 April 2014 by Michael Leunig, cartoonist, writer, painter and poet. 

 

Read Sally Pryor's (Arts Editor from the Canberra Times) interview with the curator and see more images from opening night here.

 

Read Sasha Grishin's Canberra Times glowing exhibition review here.

 

See the install video here.

 

10/04/2014

 

 

Charles Darwin University Art Gallery OpeningOpening Night
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Photography by Fiona Morrison © 2013

 

 

Luminous World opened at Charles Darwin University Art Gallery as part of the Darwin Arts Festival on 7 August.  

 

Senior Tiwi Islander artists from Melville Island, led by Pedro Wonaeamirri, danced the exhibition open and the following day saw Judy Watson (QLD) and Andrew Browne (VIC) talk to a capacity crowd about their work in the show.

 

Charles Darwin University is the first stop on a national tour from 2013 to 2015.

 

Read John McDonald’s Sydney Morning Herald review here.

 

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© Wesfarmers Arts 2013. Designed by Bronwyn Rogers Design Studio

Sydney Morning Herald Review

Art critic John McDonald writes about the Darwin exhibition in his weekly column. 

 

Read his review here

 

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University of Tasmania, Australia -  Opening NightOpening Night
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Photography courtesy National Library of Australia

 

Luminous World was opened at the University of Tasmania with with Dr Malcom Bywaters,  Academy Gallery Director and Helen Carroll, Curator Wesfarmers Collection and Manager Wesfarmers Arts on 29 July 2014.

 

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