22 Apr 2021 to 14 Jun 2021 Once Only Event
ACCA is pleased to present ‘Yhonnie Scarce: Missile Park’, a focussed survey of the artist’s work with a major new commission, presented in partnership with Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane.
Yhonnie Scarce is an artist known for sculptural installations which span architecturally-scaled public art projects to intimately-scaled assemblages replete with personal and cultural histories. Scarce is a master glass-blower, which she puts to the service of spectacular and spectral installations full of aesthetic, cultural and political significance.
Scarce’s work often references the on-going effects of colonisation on Aboriginal people. Her research has explored the impact of nuclear testing and the removal and relocation of Aboriginal people from their homelands and the forcible removal of Aboriginal children from their families. Family history is central to Scarce’s work, drawing on the experience and strength of her ancestors, and sharing their significant stories from the past in the present.
Curatorial team: Lisa Waup, Max Delany and Liz Nowell.
Once Only Event
22 Apr 2021 to 14 Jun 2021