What's On Moreton Bay | Spirits in the Ink

Spirits in the Ink

Caboolture and Morayfield
September 14th at 12:00am
Free Entry

This exhibition showcases the extensive archive of Djumbunji Press, a hub for print-making by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in Far North Queensland that was active from 2009 to 2014. Shown alongside recent acquisitions from the Moreton Bay Art Collection and selected loans, the works in this exhibition showcase the rich and diverse cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists in the region, expressing their strong and vast cultural connection to country.

From emerging artists through to leading practitioners, the artists represented in this exhibition explore traditional and contemporary visual elements in a variety of techniques and styles, expressing their unique stories through the medium of print. These works have never been exhibited together previously, and viewed collectively tell the compelling story of First Nations print-making in Far North Queensland.

Artists include Edna Ambrym, Ruben Ambrym, Valmai Ambrym, Betty Andy, Daniel Beeron, Theresa Beeron, Samual Clarmont, Nancy Cowan, Daphne De Jersey, Nephi Denham, Carl Marun Fourmile, Gerald Fourmile, Lillian Fourmile, Njrami Fourmile, Seith ‘Gudju Guudju’ Fourmile, Tamika Grant-Iramu, Raymond Harris, Chris Kennedy, Doris Kinjun, Glen Mackie, Margaret Mara (Nee De Jersey), Arone Meeks Estate, Billy Missi Estate, Alison Murray, Debra Muraay, Emily Murray, John Murray, Ninney Murray, Sally Murray, Napoleon Oui, Robert Tommy Pau, Grace Reid, Brian Robinson, Teho Ropeyarn, Joel Sam, Zane Saunders, Shanoah Shepard, Eileen Tep, Alick Tipoti, Brian Underwood, Philomena Yeatman.

Caboolture Regional Art Gallery is open from Tuesday to Saturday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

Spirits in the Ink is a collaborative exhibition between City of Moreton Bay and Northsite Contemporary Arts curated by Aven Noah Jr.

Image credit: Teho Ropeyarn, Ani, Ipi, Achah (land, water, sky), 2021, Vinyl-cut print on paper. Courtesy of the artist and Northsite Contemporary Arts.

Event Snapshot

When: 14 September - 23 November
Location: Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, 4 Hasking Street, Caboolture 4510

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