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Kawita Vatanajyankur, Carrier II, 2017, Digital Print from Single Channel HD Video. Courtesy of the artist and Nova Contemporary Bangkok

When it comes to ways in which artists address ecological issues, actions can be big or small – it’s the action that is important however subtle.

In the face of complex environmental problems Bruised: Art Action and Ecology in Asia examines how artistic response combined with gentle activism can result in a rich legacy and empower further actions in the community.

Featuring Australian and international artists whose work focuses on environment and social issues in Asia, including:

Arahmaiani, Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan, Marnie Badham, Made Bayak, Yu Fang Chi, Ryoko Kose, Pradyumna Kumar, Pushpa Kumari, Armin Linke, Ly Hoang Ly, James Nguyen,
Elia Nurvista, Sherman Ong, Sarker Protick, Fitri Ranatarya, Mandy Ridley, Khvay Samnang, Gigi Scaria, Lizzy Simpson, Manit Sriwanichpoom, Kawita Vatanajyankur, Tintin Wulia, Bo Zheng (Zheng Bo)

Curator: Helen Rayment

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Bruised: Art Action & Ecology in Asia

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Fri 12 April - Sat 1 June

Monday-Friday: 11-5pm
Thursday 11-7pm
Saturday: 11-5pm



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