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Kerry Packer Civic Gallery at The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

Hawke Building – UniSA City West, Level 3, 55 North Tce, Adelaide, SA, 5000

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  • 2021 Weekly Award Winner
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About this event

CONTACT brings together a group of diverse emerging artists exploring the themes of identity, politics, race, migration and modern slavery through photography, painting, installation and video. Curated by South Australian artist Elyas Alavi. Invited artists include Kim Sunyoul (South Korea), Makeda Duong, Jonathan Kim and Abrahim Mohammadi (Adelaide), Beverly Onyangunga and Orna Kazimi (UK) Aziz Aziyar and Abbas Asi (Afghanistan) and Zubaida Husaini (Iran). Although each artist has a different experience, they have a shared understanding. Their practice engages in a process of auto-ethnography, where they connect their personal history and circumstances to broader cultural, social and political concerns. These stories are often not well known due to a lack of avenues to communicate with.

Presented by:
The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, UniSA

The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre gifts Adelaide with an eclectic FREE program of contemporary thinkers, artists and change-makers from across the globe. Hear the ideas and solutions that will create our sustainable and cohesive future.

We engage with local and international communities through public learning activities including lectures, seminars, alliances and exhibitions, offering a vibrant program showcasing established, emerging and international artists.

The Hawke Centre is home to the Kerry Packer Civic Gallery where the same programming ethos extends the Centre’s commitment to engage with the community by offering a dedicated space for organisations to convey their social message through and art and conduct important outreach.

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