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Kevin Gilbert: A Message to be Heard Exhibition

Kevin Gilbert: A Message to be Heard Exhibition

Kevin Gilbert (Wiradjuri, Southern Riverine region) was a writer, visual artist, poet and playwright.

Gilbert was a political activist – an instrumental figure in the Aboriginal land rights and sovereignty movement, participating in the 1972 establishment of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy in Canberra and the ‘Treaty 88’ campaign.

He believed in the power of the arts to draw attention to the continued injustices suffered by Aboriginal people, and to suggest ways forward.

A Message to be Heard is curated by Andrea Briggs.

All welcome, afternoon tea provided.

Image: Kevin Gilbert, Colonising Species, 1989, screenprint on paper, MAMA Collection.