Presented by Eastern Riverina Arts and funded by the Regional Arts Fund, old:NEW aims to instigate and invigorate conversations about what we keep, why we collect and how history informs the present.
Eight artists make up the exhibition with their works revealing contemporary connections to our past. Their artworks utilise unique objects from Coolamon’s Up-to-Date Store, Gundagai Museum, Temora Rural Museum, Wyalong Museum, Junee’s Broadway Museum, Lockhart’s Greens Gunyah Museum, the Pioneer Women’s Hut and the Museum of the Riverina.
The artists involved in this exhibition include:
- Jordy Bos
- Peter Ingram
- Heather Lowes
- Juanita McLachlan
- Beverly Moxon
- Jodi Stewart
- Ralph Tikerpae
- Sue Wood
A Vessel of Remembrance, by Beverly Moxon. Image by Patrick Ronald. OLD:New at the Museum of the Riverina .
Beverly Moxon | Cootamundra NSW
A Vessel of Remembrance, 2020
Rope, screen-printed fabrics, damask tablecloth, threads, papier-mâché
Techniques: papier-mâché, screen-printing, coiling, embroidery, Boro darning /
Teacup, saucer and porcelain fragments, c.1820