Greg Semu - BLOOD RED


Greg Semu - BLOOD RED

GREG SEMU BLOOD RED
12 July - 17 September '17

Greg Semu is an interdisciplinary artist of Samoan heritage who was born and raised in Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand. Semu's first-hand experience of displacement has imbued him with empathy for other First Nations peoples.

BLOOD RED brings together a body of new, large-scale photographic works completed in Coen, a remote Indigenous community in Cape York, Far North Queensland.

Working in consultation with Coen artist Naomi Hobson and traditional owners from the Coen region and in close collaboration with community elders, teachers, police, stockmen and actors, Semu and Hobson negotiated a dialogue with displaced peoples of Coen and beyond. H

is project renders tangible archival and remembered testimony of their experience as a chorus of silent injustice that challenges colonisers' accounts of Australian history. Semu has worked like a filmmaker, zeroing in on, re-enacting and upscaling as gigantic photographs the brutal evidence of Coen's frontier wars for the purpose of remembering the past and acknowledging present injustice and discrimination.

BLOOD RED is an initiative of the Cairns Art Gallery and is supported by Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne.

Image: GREG SEMU, Native Police Tracker Hut 2 2016/2017, 120 x 195 cm, pigment print on art paper Greg Semu. Courtesy the artist and Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne.



This exhibition includes themes of racial violence. Visitors may find some images disturbing. It is recommended that a responsible adult accompany younger viewers.


When

From: Wednesday 12th of July 2017  To  Sunday 17th of September 2017
Time: Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm Sat 10am - 5pm Sun 10am - 2pm


Venue

 Cairns Regional Gallery | View
 CNR ABBOTT ST and SHIELDS ST,  Cairns Queensland  | Map
 Telephone: +61 7 4046 4800

Venue: 4 Calendar events | View Events


Web Links


Link Greg Semu - BLOOD RED Link opens in new browser window

City Link www.cairnsregionalgallery.com.au


About This Page



Disclaimer: Advertising details can change at any time. Readers are advised to check with the advertiser (links above) before attending. Publisher Disclaimer

Page Links

Update This Page | Smart Phone Version

Listing Links

Listing Category | Locality: Brisbane



Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube Mobile

Friday 18 August 2017


Gold Coast 2018

Commonwealth Games

Opening Ceremony Countdown


Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games


Brisbane Weather

Brisbane Weather Forecast

onlycity
Fast Links..

Featured
LCF Clubs | Language Clubs for Kids
View LCF Clubs | Language Clubs for Kids
Join our fun language clubs and learn French Spanish German Italian and Mandarin. LCF Fun Languages Australia was More..

Klika | Australian Online Department Store
View Klika | Australian Online Department Store
Klika has over 10,000 products for shoppers covering everything from fitness equipment tools home living music More..

Catch | Daily Deals
View Catch | Daily Deals
Have Catch daily deals delivered piping hot to your inbox. Do you remember Catch Of The Day, well now we're known More..

Northside Community Market
View Northside Community Market
A family orientated group of stall holders, we want Northside Community Markets to be a nice and fun experience whether More..


Check Out..
JasonL Office Furniture
View JasonL Office Furniture
We deliver office furniture Australia wide including Sydney Melbourne Perth Brisbane Canberra Adelaide and more. JasonL provides factory direct Office Furniture straight to you the customer. It ...

Brisbane Kids
View Brisbane Kids
Brisbane Kids is the official guide to child friendly Brisbane - Events, Activities and Things to do. Brisbane Kids is the leading resource for families in Brisbane looking for things to do and ...


Trending

View Live Traffic Feed

Editor's Picks
Tour de Cure
View Tour de Cure
Tour de Cure exists to cover ground to cure cancer. We choose to ride a bike as our vehicle to cure | More..

Airport to Hotel | Bus Transfers
View Airport to Hotel | Bus Transfers
Brisbane Arrival Transfer Shuttle from Airport to Hotel Transfer between the Brisbane International or | More..

onlycity
Traveller Links..



What's On Network