Black Mist, Burnt Country, Exhibition, Melbourne
1 Dec 2018 10:00 AM - 10 Feb 2019 4:00 PM AEDT
Black Mist Burnt Country
Testing the Bomb. Maralinga and Australian Art
In the 1950s Australia became the nuclear testing ground for the British Government. A total of 12 atomic tests were conducted. Sixty years after the events Black Mist Burnt Country revisits the history of the test program at Maralinga, Emu Field and Monte Bello Island, through works by Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists across the mediums of painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography, music and new media spanning seven decades. An award winning Burrinja national touring exhibition.
“Powerful, though-provoking, moving – a must-see.” – 2017 Audience member
1 December 2-18 – 10 February 2019 Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 4pm.
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