Seeking artists for ANZAC Centenary Exhibition

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The exhibition will offer a diverse range of perspectives and reflections of the 100 years since the beginning of the First World War (WW1) and to the ANZAC Centenary in 2015. The First World War involved many nations around the world and residents of Auburn City have come from many of those nations and share a common history in relation to WW1. In particular, Auburn City is in an unique position of having a significant number of community members who have Turkish ancestry to draw on for two sides of the Gallipoli story, reflecting on our shared history at Gallipoli and for activities and commemorations in the community during the centenary period.

Expressions of Interest for artists interested in participating in an ANZAC Centenary Exhibition at the Peacock Gallery in 2015.   Expressions of Interest close 15 September 2014. To download the Expression of Interest and exhibition conceptual scope- www.auburn.nsw.gov.au/peacockgallery

Information sessions for interested artists- meet with the curators Nicole Barakat and Penny Stannard. There are two information sessions to discuss exhibition themes and conceptual scope .

Dates:

  • Saturday 30 August 2014 at the Peacock Gallery at 12.30pm (Auburn Botanic Gardens, corner Chiswick and Chisholm Rds) and
  • Tuesday 2 September 2014 in Auburn City Council Atrium at 6pm (1 Susan St, Auburn)

For further information  about the ANZAC CENTENARY EXHIBITION call Jenny Cheeseman, Arts Coordinator, Auburn City Council on 9735 1396 or jenny.cheeseman@auburn.nsw.gov.au

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