This March we are presenting two exhibitions.
Across Galleries 1 & 3 will be an exhibition by Yugambeh / Kudjela poet and activist Lionel Fogarty titled WUNGUMBIL MIBANY JALGANY. In Gallery 1 is a selection of poem paintings and poem drawings (c 2000 to 2023). In Gallery 3 manuscripts and drawings will be presented alongside a series of video performances.
In Gallery 2 we will be presenting a complimentary group exhibition ARTIST POET POIESIS with works by Vernon Ah Kee, Eugene Carchesio, Gordon Hookey, Lionel Fogarty, Madonna Staunton and Sancintya Mohini Simpson whose practices encompass both poetry and visual art.
For the opening event, Lionel will perform a poetry reading. His son, Kurgun Fogarty will present a singing performance. Vernon Ah Kee will give a short address, starting at 5.30pm.
Image: Lionel Fogarty, Installation view, Milani Gallery, 2023