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Wagga Wagga Art Gallery | May Exhibitions

exhibition launches

Image: Tracey Moffatt & Gary Hillberg, Other (still), 2010, 7 minutes, looped video, sound. Courtesy the artist, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery and Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York. 

This May at Wagga Wagga Art Gallery sees four new exhibitions. All exhibitions are free entry, and available Tuesday – Saturday, 10am-4pm and on Sundays from 10am-2pm.

The Long Paddock | 6 May, 2017 – 16 July, 2017
Main Gallery

Curated by Joni Taylor from the New Landscapes Institute, this ground-breaking exhibition explores the history and the future of the Travelling Stock Routes network. This vast system of shared regional trails has inspired contemporary artists from across the country to respond with video, sculptural and sound-based installations.

Canny Kinloch: Journey Among Lakes | 6 May, 2017 – 2 July, 2017
Margaret Carnegie Gallery

An immersive installation of video, historic 8mm film, sculpture and sound, Journey Among Lakes provides a unique exploration of artist Canny Kinloch’s history and identity as an artist, alongside the issues of conservation and ecology raised by fragile environments from Lake Mungo in NSW to the lochs of Scotland.

Montages: The Full Cut 1999-2015 – Tracey Moffatt and Gary Hillberg | 6 May, 2017 – 2 July, 2017
The Channel

Montages: The Full Cut, 1999 – 2015 presents the full suite of eight montage films by artist Tracey Moffatt and her long-time collaborator Gary Hillberg. Exhibited all together for the first time, these works span 16 years of their collaborative practice, from the first montage work created in 1999 to the latest in 2015.

Montages: The Full Cut, 1999 – 2015 was curated and developed by Artspace, Sydney and is touring nationally in partnership with Museums & Galleries of NSW.

James Farley: Reciprocity | 13 May, 2017 – 25 June, 2017
Links Gallery

Reciprocity explores camera-less photography as a positive and accessible way of collaborating with the dynamic systems of life on earth, featuring a series of large scale lumen prints referencing the earliest forms of photography. Drawing on artist James Farley’s doctoral research into photography and ecological stewardship at Charles Sturt University, these works explore the power and agency of natural processes, and highlight the value of slow, respectful engagement.

For more information visit the Wagga Wagga Art Gallery website or call (02) 6926 9660.