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Black Mist Burnt Country

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ROSEMARY LAING, 'One Dozen Considerations - Emu -Totem I', c-type photograph, 49 x 76 cm, 2013, copyright the artist

Black Mist Burnt Country

1 Dec 2018 - 10 Feb 2019

In the 1950s Australia became the nuclear testing ground for the British Government. A total of 12 atomic tests were conducted. Sixty years after the events Black Mist Burnt Country revisits the history of the test program at Maralinga, Emu Field and Monte Bello Island, through works by Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists across the mediums of painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography, music and new media spanning seven decades.  An award winning Burrinja national touring exhibition.    

“Powerful, though-provoking, moving - a must-see.” - 2017 Audience member

 


Image:  ROSEMARY LAING, 'One Dozen Considerations - Emu -Totem I', c-type photograph, 49 x 76 cm, 2013, copyright: the artist.

Gallery Details

Burrinja Gallery
351 Glenfern Road
Upwey VIC 3158
Telephone: 61 3 9754 8723
Email:  events@burrinja.org.au
Website:  www.burrinja.org.au

Opening Hours
Tuesday - Sunday: 10am – 4pm

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