Terrain: Indigenous Australian Objects and Representations
Mabel Juli, Gija people, Australia b.c1933 / Marranyji and Dinal 2004 / Natural pigments on canvas / Purchased 2005 with funds from Cathryn Mittelheuser, AM, through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery / © Mabel Juli 2004. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney, 2014
10 May 2014 – 6 September 2015
Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA)
Daily: 10.00am – 5.00pm
Closed Christmas Day
The land and its natural features can wield powerful aesthetic and cultural influences on Australia’s Indigenous artists.
‘Terrain’ explores these relationships through the colours, textures, lines and forms of their paintings, weaving, body adornments and sculptures in the Gallery’s Collection.
Education resource for schools
The QAGOMA Collection Education Resource features selected artworks from ‘Terrain’ to assist teachers in planning a self-guided visit. Suitable for primary and secondary levels.