The Stage – Not my place
EXHIBITION curated by Clare Weeks
Address: The Emporium, Newcastle
Hours: 10-4pm Wednesday and Saturday, 10-5pm Thursday and Friday
Property Donor: GPT/Urban Growth Group
Launched: 31st October 2016
Who are you?
‘Not My Place’ is an exhibition by artists involved in a unique inclusive arts program known as the Artist Run Initiative Newcastle (ARIN) during 2016. The artists have worked over the past year with Octapod as an Organisational Mentor, to build professional skills and networks to enable strong individual artistic identity and engagement in the local arts and cultural environment.
What are you doing at The Stage?
The exhibition title is a comment on perceptions and misconceptions of society and of the lived experience of disability, marginalisation and/or isolation which impacts so many of our lives.
Featuring works by Frazer Berick, Black Crow Walking, Donna Broadhead, Kate Burton, Alan Charlesworth, Justine Cogan, Nathan Dunne, Mackenzie Feighan, Dom Freestone, Trevor Freestone, Timothy Grant, Jordan Haitsma, Maree Hopkin, Elizabeth Mackenzie, Kell Miller, Jacqueline A Monti, Kerri Shying, Ingrid Stiertzel, Kaz Thorpe, Dane Tobias and Jon Shephard
Are you having an opening?
Yes, we will – on 5th November from 2-4pm. Please join us for artist’s talks and musical performance. Speeches and talks will be Auslan interpreted.
Access: The venue is wheelchair accessible. Accessible toilets are at the Scott St Bus Stop across Hunter St Mall
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