APNGBC NEWS : 1st Sep 2016

NO.1 NEIGHBOUR, Art in Papua New Guinea 1966-2016

Brisbane based members are invited to the excellent exhibition taking place at QAG from 15 October - 29 January, 2017. Entry is Free.

— By QA GOMA

QAG | GALLERY 4 | FREE

15 October - 29 January, 2017

'No.1 Neighbour: Art in Papua New Guinea 1966-2016' presents work from PNG, created from the mid-1960s, through Independence in 1975, until today, focusing on the vibrancy of contemporary artistic expression. This exhibition highlights the importance of the relationship between Australia and PNG with projects profiling ongoing creative relationships between communities and individuals.

Celebrate the opening weekend (15 & 16 October) with live performances, artist talks and more.

Pictured: Simon Gende, Papua New Guinea b.1969 / No 1 Kiap blong Australia Mr Jim Taylor I brukim bush long Highlands Papua Niugini (The first Australian Officer, Mr Jim Taylor, in an exploratory mission in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea) 1999 / Synthetic polymer paint on canvas / Purchased 1999. Queensland Art Gallery Foundation Grant / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery / © The artist

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