The Violence of Denial

Artist
Genevieve Greives (Curator)

Nation
Worimi AUS

Date
6 - 14 May
9am - 5pm daily

Venue
Arts House
Queensberry Street, North Melbourne

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6 May 14 May Australia/Melbourne The Violence of Denial http://yirramboi.net.au/events/the-violence-of-denial/ Artist: Genevieve Greives (Curator) Nation: Worimi AUS Colonising histories surround us: they are evident in the names of streets, the statues of people that represent our past and the memorials where we are encouraged to remember. These memorial landscapes largely represent white, male narratives and are focussed on supporting the act and continuation of conquest. A creative collaboration and exhibition by Aboriginal women, The Violence of Denial is facilitated by Worimi artist, filmmaker and storyteller Genevieve Grieves (lament) – who brings together works by artists Vicki Couzens, Dianne Jones, r e a and Julie Gough, along with a public talks program. The Public Talks program runs from Thursday 11 – Saturday 13 May.  The exhibition is free. The Public Talks Series is ticketed and tickets can be purchased here. Arts House RMIT School of Art art.school@rmit.edu.au

Colonising histories surround us: they are evident in the names of streets, the statues of people that represent our past and the memorials where we are encouraged to remember. These memorial landscapes largely represent white, male narratives and are focussed on supporting the act and continuation of conquest.

A creative collaboration and exhibition by Aboriginal women, The Violence of Denial is facilitated by Worimi artist, filmmaker and storyteller Genevieve Grieves (lament) – who brings together works by artists Vicki Couzens, Dianne Jones, r e a and Julie Gough, along with a public talks program. The Public Talks program runs from Thursday 11 – Saturday 13 May.  The exhibition is free. The Public Talks Series is ticketed and tickets can be purchased here.

Acknowledgements

Presented by Arts House for YIRRAMBOI