Wam Wardanup : Strangers on the Shore

Part of Perth Festival 2022

10 Douglas St, West Perth WA 6005
Start Date
12 February, 2022
End Date
12 March, 2022

As part of Perth Festival 2022, Strangers on the Shore responds to early cross cultural encounters on the Western Australian coastline between First Nations peoples and Macassan and Chinese traders and European shipwreck survivors. As a contemporary and historical exhibition, it brings together new works from established WA artists, in conversation with key works from the Janet Holmes à Court Collection and artefacts from the WA Maritime Museum archive.

The exhibition explores real/factual and imagined/fictional cross-cultural encounters and the making of myth and identity through coastal narratives of shipwreck, survival, coastal trade, social contact, indigenous knowledge of country and human endeavour. 

Kelsey Ashe and Sandra Harben, Johnny Bulun Bulun, Sandra Hill, Jo Darbyshire and Cherish Marrington, Laurel Nannup, Anna Nazzari, Lea Taylor and Michael Jalaru Torres. 

Also see: https://www.perthfestival.com.au/events/strangers-on-the-shore/

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For enquiries, sales, interviews, further information and images available for reproduction, contact Laetitia Wilson, P. +61 8 6217 2641 or email [email protected]  

Title Image: Anna Nazzari, Startled, 2021, photo Michelle

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