|Barbara Rogers (left) talking to Jane Burns at the Here & There opening|
For me, this occurred during my 3-month Asialink residency at Rimbun Dahan in Malaysia in 2013. I was busy making work about Canberra for my exhibition Natural Wonders ( Narek Galleries in 2013) in the heat and humidity of a tropical home-away-from-home. My thoughts about Canberra, in particular Pialligo and Aranda were more distilled and defined despite the thousands of kilometres between us. It seemed that distance enabled me to envision and articulate my thoughts on home with more clarity.
|Seasonal Variations I-IV - Julie Ryder|
|Installation of Sharon People's work in Here &There|
|Barbara Rogers' complex itajime gasuri|
|Jessica Hemmings (centre) with Barbara Rogers (L) and Sharon Peoples (R)|
We thank her so much for her insightful comments during her opening speech and look forward to hearing her talk with indigenous designer, Lucy Simpson, as part of Design Buzz on 24th November.
Here & There continues until November 28th.
Opening Hours are 11 - 5pm, Wednesday - Saturday
For those of you who can't make it to Sydney, we will be showing an extended version of Here & There at the Belconnen Arts Centre in April-May 2016