The 9th TarraWarra Biennial: ua usiusi fa‘ava‘asavili, focuses its attention on the interconnectedness between people of Australia, Asia and the Great Ocean. Curated by Dr Léuli Eshrāghi, the exhibition features newly commissioned works by 15 artists/artist groups, including Regina Pilawuk Wilson, Faye Rosas Blanch, Natalie Harkin, Hoda Afshar and Dr Leyla Stevens. Through painting, sculpture and installation, these artists sensitively delve into important concerns in order to investigate matters of cultural renaissance, intergenerational trauma, unspoken loss, territorial occupation and intersectional existence. By critically analysing centuries of European and Asian colonial occupations in this way, the Biennial highlights the critical care needed for communities, knowledges and futures still evolving today. ua usiusi fa‘ava‘asavili opens April 1 and continues until July 16, 2023.
NOTE: The dates provided are current and speculative. Many Australian and international arts organisations remain closed in accordance with COVID-19 restrictions. Please refer to institutional websites for further details.