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In Conversation > Lisa Waup & Dominic White

In Conversation > Lisa Waup & Dominic White

Saturday 18 May 2019 > 4PM to 5PM

 

Join artists Lisa Waup and Dominic White from Baluk Arts, an urban Aboriginal Arts Centre based in Mornington and hear them in conversation about their works on display at Linden New Art.

Lisa Waup and Dominic White have created significant bodies of work that are presented under the titles carry me softly and Above, Below, Skin, Water. Also on display are the works of six selected artists from Baluk Arts, under the title Elements, curated by Lisa Waup. The works explore the concepts of the vessel, places of belonging, loss and memory. Including sculpture, prints and textiles, the fragility and strength of our planet is represented through the use of five fundamental elements of nature – Earth, Air, Fire, Water, Wood and Metal.

This event is presented as part of ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2019.

 

WHEN > Saturday 18 May 2019, 4PM to 5PM
VENUE > Linden New Art, 26 Acland Street, St Kilda 3182
COST > $11 per person

 

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

Lisa Waup received a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art from RMIT University, and developed an affinity with Melanesian culture through her experience of living in Papua New Guinea. Lisa’s work is usually made of many layers or pieces that symbolise layers of history and story, and her s􏰀tching symbolises rea􏰁aching the fragments. Lisa works with paper, three dimension works, and has developed a dis􏰀nc􏰀ve weaving prac􏰀ce. Lisa is an ar􏰀st, and curator and has been working at Baluk Arts since 2012 as a Program Coordinator. Lisa is a descendant from the Gunditjmara and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

 

Dominic White’s Indigenous connec􏰀on is through his birth mothers line linking with the Pyemmairrener people in Tasmania. Dominic was adopted early in life and his artwork is an explora􏰀on of the lost parts of his heritage crea􏰀ng an iden􏰀ty deepened in the understanding of self. His artwork explores themes of landscape and peoples interac􏰀on with place, family, gene􏰀cs and biology.

 

 

 

ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2019 is a socially engaged festival of climate change related arts and ideas featuring curated exhibitions and theatre works alongside a series of keynote lectures, events and public forums featuring local and international guests. For more information: www.artclimatechange.org

 

IMAGE > Lisa Waup printing in Spacecraft Studio. Image courtesy of Spacecraft.

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