To celebrate the opening of this important exhibition, we invite you to hear from curator Talia Smith and exhibiting artists Arini Byng, Katayoun Javan and SLIPPAGE.

We will all eventually return to the earth interrogates notions of colonisation, authorship, ownership and cultural legacy through the photographic medium. This event will discuss the exhibition’s themes alongside the curator and artists’ individual practices.

Curator, Talia Smith
Talia Smith is an artist and curator from Aotearoa, New Zealand and based in Warrang, Sydney. She is of Cook Island, Samoan and New Zealand European heritage. Her artistic and curatorial practice explores time, memory and familial histories with a focus on time based practices. She has curated exhibitions at various institutions in Australia and New Zealand such as the churchie emerging art prize at IMA Brisbane, In a World of Wounds at Artbank Sydney, Here is your Horizon at Cement Fondu, More than all the Ocean between us at Artspace Sydney and The Shape of Memory at The Lock-up Newcastle among others. She was the emerging curator at Firstdraft in 2017, Artbank’s emerging curator in 2018 and participated in 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art’s curatorial intensive in 2016 and was named one of Art Collector’s ‘tastemakers’ for their 2018 ’50 things you should know’ issue. She currently works as the curator at Granville Centre Art Gallery in Sydney.

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Panel | We will all eventually return to the earth
  • Panel | We will all eventually return to the earth
    August 28, 2021
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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