Peter Waples-Crowe

Exhibition

A Lightness of Spirit is the Measure of Happiness

...hand-crafted gifts. Peter Waples-Crowe is a Ngarigo visual and performance-based artist living in Melbourne. Waples-Crowe creates bold colourful work that discusses the representation of Aboriginal people in popular culture, often referencing the dingo as an analogy...
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.

Program

Artist Talks: A Lightness of Spirit is the Measure of Happiness

Join us for an afternoon of artist talks for A Lightness of Spirit is a Measure of Happiness.  This is a unique opportunity to tour the exhibition with exhibiting artists — Vicki Couzens, Peter Waples-Crowe, Lisa Waup and Yhonnie Scarce — and Curator Hannah Presley, and uncover the stories...
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Uncommon Knowledge: Peter WaplesCrowe on Sexuality and Aboriginal Community Health Work 

Peter Waples-Crowe is a Ngarigo queer visual and performing artist based in Melbourne. Waples-Crowe has been a multiple finalist for the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards, the Victorian Indigenous Art award, and received the Koori Heritage Trust...
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Fringe Dwellers – Occupying and Reclaiming the Margins

Kirsten Lyttle, Tāne McRoberts, Annie Moore, TextaQueen, Roberta Rich, Gina Ropiha, Tama Shaman, Frances Tapueluelu, Amani Tia, Veisinia Tonga, Michael, Jalaru Torres, Peter Waples-Crowe and Lisa Waup. 2022 – CODE BLAK...
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ACCA Art Kitchen # 3: Collage & Stencilling with Peter WaplesCrowe

Ever wanted learn how to combine collage and stencilling within a single artwork? Join Ngarigu artist Peter Waples-Crowe to learn how to create a multi-layered, two-dimensional artwork using stencilling, collage, found imagery and hand drawing...
Press Release

A Lightness of Spirit is the Measure of Happiness

...of glass, referencing the ongoing effects of colonisation on Aboriginal people. Scarce honours her ancestors with her new work, presenting them with intricate hand-crafted gifts. Peter Waples-Crowe is a Ngarigo visual and performance-based artist living in Melbourne...
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Sovereignty

Yhonnie Scarce, Peter Waples-Crowe, Warriors of the Aboriginal Resistance, Lucy Williams-Connelly, among others. Curated by Paola Balla (Wemba-Wemba and Gunditjmara) and Max Delany Australian Centre for Contemporary Art 111 Sturt Street, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia 10am - 5pm Tuesday to Friday...
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Monstrous Patchwork: Paul Yore’s Textile Politics by Helen Hughes

Waples-Crowe’s iconic 2018 possum-skin cloak Ngarigo queen – Cloak of queer visibility, the interior of which is a vibrant rainbow array of traditional patterns in rainbow colours. For Bryan-Wilson, textile politics in art can be defined by the capacity to pull in two or more...