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Disquiet: Ecological Anxieties & Transformation

29 January 2021 - 28 February 2021

Disquiet: Ecological Anxieties & Transformation

Robyn Glade-Wright & Barbara Dover
Umbrella

Barbara Dover, Decoy, 2018, Found far north Queensland squid hooks, metal, glue, 35 x 35 x 25cm. Photo: Michael Marzik.

This touring exhibition by James Cook University Associate Professor Robyn Glade-Wright & Dr Barbara Dover considers the millions of tonnes of plastic that are discarded into the environment every year, and the resultant feelings of anxiety, anguish and grief. These artists use found plastic marine debris to create works that amplify and raise questions about such ecological destruction and how to move forward as individuals and a nation.

Visitors must comply with Umbrella’s COVID19 Safety Plan and directives.
Gallery open: Tues-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat-Sun 9am-1pm, and closed on Mondays, public holidays and during exhibition install weeks. Follow our social media for updates.

Exhibition Opening: Friday 29 January 2021, 6:00pm

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All Exhibitions
29 January 2021 -
28 February 2021
COVID Safe Visits

Umbrella asks that visitors adhere to social distancing, visitor logs, and other COVID Safe directives and procedures as directed.

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Tues - Fri: 9am-5pm

Sat - Sun: 9am-1pm

Gallery closed Mondays, public holidays and during exhibition install weeks.

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Townsville, Qld, 4810 Australia

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Acknowledgement of Country

Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts respectfully acknowledges the Wulgurukaba of Gurambilbarra and Yunbenun and the surrounding groups of our region; Bindal, Gugu Badhan, Nywaigi, Warrgamay, Bandjin and Gudjal as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we gather, share and celebrate local creative practice. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders as the first people of Australia. They have never ceded sovereignty and remain strong in their enduring connection to land and Culture.

Acknowlegements

Umbrella is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland, part of the Department of Communities, Housing and Digital Economy, and by the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, state and territory governments.