Ken Thaiday Snr, Eastern Island Warrior Headdress, 2014. Purchased 2016 in recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the 1967 Referendum.

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Sandra Hill, Double Standards (detail), 2015. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Purchased 2016 with the support of Warwick Hemsley and The Hon Melissa Parke, to mark Mr Hemsley’s tenure on Council and in recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the 1967 Referendum.

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Defying Empire:

3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial

A National Gallery of Australia Exhibition

The exhibition brings together 30 established, mid-career and emerging Indigenous artists from across the nation, whose works mark the ongoing resistance, resilience and defiance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people against colonisation from first contact to recognition through the 1967 Referendum and up until today.
Participating artists: Tony Albert, Brook Andrew, Sebastian Arrow, Daniel Boyd, Maree Clarke,
Megan Cope, Brenda L. Croft, Karla Dickens, Blak Douglas, Fiona Foley, Julie Gough, Lola
Greeno, Dale Harding, Sandra Hill, Jonathan Jones, Mr Ken, Yvonne Koolmatrie, Nonggirrnga
Marawili, Archie Moore, Laurie Nona, Rusty Peters, Reko Rennie, Brian Robinson,
Yhonnie Scarce, Ken Thaiday Snr, Judy Watson, Vicki West, Jason Wing, Pedro Wonaeamirri and Raymond Zada.
Exhibition: Friday 26 July – Sunday 13 October
Location: Mildura Arts Centre

Free Entry
Mildura Rural City Council and Mildura Arts Centre

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