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Burrinja exhibition Black Mist Burnt Country receives award

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Burrinja exhibition Black Mist Burnt Country receives award

Thursday May 25th, 2017

Burrinja have announced that their exhibition Black Mist Burnt Country - Testing the Bomb, Maralinga and Australian Art has been awarded a ‘Highly Commended’ at this year's Museums Australia national conference. The exhibition was nominated as a finalist in the category ‘Temporary and Traveling Exhibitions’ at the 2017 Museums & Galleries National Awards (MAGNA) among twelve galleries and museums from across the country. Black Mist Burnt Country commemorates the British atomic tests in Australia in the 1950s through artworks by over 30 Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists across the mediums of painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography, new media and music. The exhibition will tour to ten public galleries and museums in four states until 2019. Further information .

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