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Sugar (QAG)
South Brisbane, Brisbane Area

08 June - 07 October

07 3840 7303
gallery@qagoma.qld.gov.au
www.qagoma.qld.gov.au

Description

'Sugar' reflects on the history of the industry that first brought South Sea Islanders to Australia. The exhibition features a selection of historical photographs documenting South Sea Islanders working in Queensland, drawn from the collections of the Queensland Art Gallery and the State Library of Queensland. These photographs are accompanied by recordings of stories and music which explore these histories, as well as the experiences of Australian South Sea Islanders today. Other works include a selection of Max Dupain's romantic mid-twentieth-century visions of the sugar industry and the collaborative barkcloth installation Tetei Vou (A new garden) 2009, which examines the legacy of sugar production in Fiji.

Property Details

Facilities

  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
    Non-assisted Access
  • Alcohol
    Alcohol
  • Bar
    Bar
  • Car park
    Car park
  • First Aid Equipment
    First Aid Equipment
  • Parking for the Disabled
    Disabled Parking
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet

Free Entry


Event Dates

08 June - 07 October

Frequency: Once Only

Venues

Queensland Art Gallery

Address:
Stanley Place
South Brisbane
Queensland Australia 4101


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