N’arweet Carolyn Briggs AM and 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.
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...
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...
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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...
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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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.
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People

Hannah Presley Associate Elders N’arweet Carolyn Briggs AM...
Press Release

Who’s Afraid of Public Space?

...space, ACCA’s four galleries have been transformed into spaces for gathering, education, reflection and debate – including the major keynote commission of Ngargee Djeembana, a gathering space by N’arweet Carolyn Briggs AM in collaboration with Sarah Lynn Rees. Who’s Afraid of Public Space...
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Public Programs call out for Who’s Afraid of Public Space?

Carolyn Briggs AM and Sarah Lynn Rees. The successful proposals will each be awarded a program development fee of $1,500 (+GST), and will have the full support of ACCA’s public programs and marketing team, along with access to ACCA's in-house audio visual equipment and accessibility requirements...
Press Release

Announcing ACCA’s Summer Season – Who’s Afraid of Public Space?

...of: Gathering Space: Ngargee Djeembana, a large topographical installation and gathering space in ACCA’s main exhibition hall designed by N’arweet Carolyn Briggs AM and architect Sarah Lynn Rees which explores the materiality of public space and Country. This space...
Program

Laughing in Public: The role of Humour in navigating Public Life, Politics and Space

...exhibition hall developed by N’arweet Carolyn Briggs AM and Sarah Lynn Rees. Program SARAH BALKIN will deliver a lecture on comedy and cancel culture: “On Quitting: Comedy, Cancel Culture, and Public Speech” Like Hannah Gadsby, Dave Chappelle understands the art of quitting...