Celebrate and experience the National Gallery touring exhibition Ever Present: First Peoples Art of Australia, during this online professional learning session for primary and secondary school teachers. Currently showing at the Art Gallery of Western Australia, Ever Present bridges time, people and place. Hear from exhibition curator Tina Baum about the artists and their work, and from First Nations Artist Educator Krystal Hurst, who will take you through the Ever Present learning resources and outline creative opportunities for students. Guest Trawlwoolway artist, writer and curator Julie Gough will also speak about her work in Ever Present and her art practice.
About Ever Present
Ever Present: First Peoples Art of Australia surveys historical and contemporary works by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from across Australia. Drawn from the national collection and Wesfarmers Collection of Australian Art, the works included in this exhibition bridge time and place and are interconnected through story and experience.
Ever Present includes the work of over 80 artists as it considers seven overarching and interlinked themes: Ancestors + Creators; Country + Constellations; Community + Family; Culture + Ceremony; Trade + Influence; Resistance + Colonisation; and Innovation + Identity.
Together the works underline the ever-present existence of our First Peoples.
Ever Present: First Peoples Art of Australia is a National Gallery Touring Exhibition supported by Wesfarmers Arts.
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