Briggs

Exhibition

Sovereignty

The exhibition Sovereignty focuses upon contemporary art of First Nations peoples of South East Australia, and keynote historical works, to explore culturally and linguistically diverse narratives of self-determination, identity, sovereignty and resistance.

Exhibition

Tom Nicholson: Chimney in store (Towards a monument to Batman’s Treaty)

Briggs (Chair, Boonwurrung Foundation) and Aunty Melinda Kennedy (Wathaurung Aboriginal Corporation). The central trajectory of this iteration – the matter of a chimney that is returned to Country, the spectre of a monument that becomes its own topography – has evolved in relation...
Exhibition

Who’s Afraid of Public Space?

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Who’s Afraid of Public Space? is a multifaceted project of exhibitions and programs exploring the role of public culture, the contested nature of public space, and the character and composition of public life. The exhibition continues ACCA’s Big Picture series, which explores contemporary art’s relation to wider social, cultural […]

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Gathering Space: Ngargee Djeembana

The idea of Ngargee Djeembana was developed by Senior Boonwurrung Elder N’arweet Carolyn Briggs AM and Palawa built environment practitioner Sarah Lynn Rees...
Podcast

Artist Talks: Who’s Afraid of Public Space? – Onsite exhibition spaces

Listen to N’arweet Carolyn Briggs AM, Sarah Lynn Rees, Andrew Atchison, Stephanie Pahnis, Lauren Crockett, Nicola Cortese, Timothy Moore, and John Tanner as they share their approaches to transforming ACCA’s four galleries to become civic spaces: Gathering Space: Nargee Djeembana, Education Space: Creating Art in Public, Reading Space: The Common Room, and Project Space: The Hoarding.
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STEM in Art
Key Idea 1: First Nations Ecological Perspectives & Connections

Yhonnie Scarce (Kokatha and Nukunu), Katie West (Yindjibarndi), N’arweet Dr Carolyn Briggs AM (Boon Warrung) and Sarah Lynn Rees (Palawa) expresses a continuation and necessity of First Nations cultural knowledge in understanding and caring for Country...
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Artist Talks | Dhumba Narbethong

...for the opening weekend of the exhibition. Then we will move outside to the ACCA Courtyard for a session of storytelling and song around the fire with a Welcome to Country by N’arweet Carolyn Briggs, hosted by Uncle Larry Walsh with Jason Tamiru. ARTIST TALKS: 1:30–2:30pm...
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Yhonnie Scarce: Missile Park Exhibition Opening

Please join us to celebrate the opening of Yhonnie Scarce: Missile Park on Saturday 27 March with a Welcome to Country by Boonwurrung Traditional Owner Gheran Yarraman Steel Briggs. The gallery will be open from...
Podcast

Making Spaces Public

...and Architecture (MADA) – Gene Bawden, N’arweet Carolyn Briggs, Emily Floyd, Timothy Moore and Sarah Lynn Rees – all working in the public realm, to reveal a more representative city and explore the ways we can make spaces truly public.
Program

Making Spaces Public

Bawden, N'arweet Carolyn Briggs, Emily Floyd, Timothy Moore and Sarah Lynn Rees – all working in the public realm, to reveal a more representative city and explore the ways we can make spaces truly public. This panel discussion will commence at 6...
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Onsite

Ngargee Djeembana Designed by N'arweet Carolyn Briggs and Sarah Lynn Rees...
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People

...interest in the visual arts. Yalingwa Directions Circle Aunty Joy Murphy Wandin AO (Chair)Kylie BellingBelinda BriggsHetti PerkinsStacie Piper...
Program

Opening Celebration and Artist Talks: Who’s Afraid of Public Space?

...join artists and creatives N’arweet Carolyn Briggs AM, Sarah Lynn Rees, Andrew Atchison, Stephanie Pahnis, Lauren Crockett, Nicola Cortese, Timothy Moore, and John Tanner as they share their approaches to transforming ACCA’s four galleries to become civic spaces...
Product

Tom Nicholson: Chimney in store

...and artist Jonathan Jones, as well as more recent dialogues with N’arweet Carolyn Briggs (Chair, Boonwurrung Foundation) and Aunty Melinda Kennedy (Wathaurung Aboriginal Corporation). Accompanying the brick and grass mound is an artist’s book...
Publication

Tom Nicholson: Chimney in store (Towards a monument to Batman’s Treaty)

...and artist Jonathan Jones, as well as more recent dialogues with N’arweet Carolyn Briggs (Chair, Boonwurrung Foundation) and Aunty Melinda Kennedy (Wathaurung Aboriginal Corporation). Accompanying the brick and grass mound is an artist’s book that includes all...
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Workshop: Involuntary Memories with Sonia Zymantas

...out where two new programs have been selected to activate the central commission Gathering Space: Ngargee Djeembana, an installation and gathering space in ACCA’s main exhibition hall developed by N’arweet Carolyn Briggs AM and Sarah Lynn Rees.
Product

Sovereignty catalogue

Download a free PDF of the catalogue here With a Foreword by Arweet Carolyn Briggs, the Sovereignty catalogue features essays...
Publication

Sovereignty

Download a free PDF of the catalogue here With a Foreword by Arweet Carolyn Briggs, the Sovereignty catalogue features essays by exhibition curators...
Video

N’arweet Carolyn Briggs and Sarah Lynn Rees artist interview: Who’s Afraid of Public Space?

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Yalingwa

...chair), Kylie Belling, Belinda Briggs, Hetti Perkins and Hannah Presley. Curators...
Press Release

Sovereignty

Film and Digital Story-Telling: Sovereignty will include the music videos of celebrated Shepparton Hip Hop artist Briggs, through his Bad Apples label; Amiel Courtin-Wilson’s award-winning film Bastardy, focusing on the life and times of Uncle Jack Charles; and videos on Indigenous...