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Sun 09 June, 2pm - 4pm

Manly Art Gallery & Museum

Teena McCarthy is a visual artist and poet working predominantly in painting, photography and performance art. She is an Italian/Barkindji woman and a descendant of The Stolen Generations.
McCarthy’s work documents her family’s displacement and Aboriginal Australians’ loss of culture and ‘hidden’ history. While acknowledging the intergenerational pain of post-colonialism, she uses wit, humour and pathos to explore her own identity.

This exhibition is part of the 2019 Gai-mariagal Festival and Head On Photo Festival. Teena is represented by Art Atrium.

Exhibition runs from 4 May to 9 June

 

Exhibition opening: Saturday 4 May, 2 – 4pm. To be opened by Djon Mundine OAM, curator, writer, artist and activist

Artist performance and talk: Sunday 26 May, 3 – 4pm. Teena McCarthy will perform her poetry and talk ‘in conversation’ with Djon Mundine about her life and creative journey.

Cost: Free

Enquiries: Katherine Roberts or 9976 1420

Manly Art Gallery & Museum