Can't Touch This

31 August - 30 September 2017

Marlene Rubuntja, Three Women From Yarrenyty-Arltere 2014. Private collection, image courtesy of Yarrenyty Arltere Artists, Alice Springs and Outstation Art from Art Centres, Darwin.

Can’t Touch This brings together the work of ten contemporary Australian artists who articulately and subversively re-orient the language of textiles to address concerns of identity, gender and sexuality to colonisation and cultural constructs and power in contemporary Australia.

This exhibition includes artists: Carla Adams (WA), Troy-Anthony Baylis (SA), Christine Dean (NSW), Chantal Fraser (QLD), Kate Just (VIC), Mumu Mike Williams (APY/SA), Claudia Nicholson (NSW), Raquel Ormella (ACT/NSW), Marlene Rubuntja (NT), and Paul Yore (VIC). Curated by Miriam Kelly.

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

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Jane Foss Russell Plaza
City Road, Darlington, University of Sydney Union
Sydney, NSW 2006

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