Exhibition runs: Fri 19 Feb- Sat 20 Mar
Open Tuesday to Friday 10am–5pm, Saturday 10am–2pm, free entry
A SONG FOR THE UNSETTLED
Jo Chew is drawn to this image — a strange image of a bamboo ‘house’ covered in plastic and twine. Jo came across the image, and its story, by accident. But instantly saw potential in it as a metaphoric and poetic object. It speaks of the nomadic, of temporary shelter, of both the need to protect ourselves in our homes and the need to move on — or more specifically to move back to, or find, a home. Read more: https://www.moonahartscentre.org.au/events/a-song-for-the-unsettled/
Andrea Green explores the biological and social restrictions that surround the female body in the contemporary age. Her work is a visual interrogation of the boundaries and experiences of modern-day femininity. Roulette is a personal response to over a decade of using the contraceptive pill. Circular forms are a strong visual theme in the body of work, as well as hand sewn items called Suffolk puffs. This work sits against the backdrop of global debates around bodily autonomy, equality, and women’s rights, and the ongoing nature of the struggle for an equal, respectful world.
Read more: https://www.moonahartscentre.org.au/events/roulette/
Adrienne Charles has been designing and producing counted cross stitch kits as her business Nostalgia Tasmania since 1989. The aim — to promote the beauty of Tasmania. She describes her work as ‘tourism through craft’. This is a very special opportunity to see a range of her finished designs.
Read more: https://www.moonahartscentre.org.au/events/nostalgia-tasmania/