Flow – Counihan Gallery

We are pleased to invite you to the opening of our new exhibition FLOW

Colleen Boyle | Clara Brack | Garth Henderson
Heather Hesterman | Bridget Hillebrand
Penelope Hunt | Rebecca Mayo | Harry Nankin
Jen Rae | Dominic Redfern | Cameron Robbins
Sarah Tomasetti | Maurizio Toscano

Curated By
Heather Hesterman

21 April – 21 May 2017
Opening celebration: Thursday 20 April 6 – 8 pm

To be opened by Cr Mark Riley

With opening remarks from
Professor Jon Barnett, School of Geography, The University of Melbourne

Flow is a peculiar type of motion. It is what water does when ice sheets melt; what makes rivers etch the earth over eons; it is the grand gesture of humanity’s movement from the past into the future; and, alas, it is also that unfeeling description of massive, involuntary human migration. Matter and energy flow, and information too: evidenced by the firing of neurons as much as the contagion of an Internet sensation. Flow asks us to reflect on our experiences of flows and invites us to bear witness to the ecological present while hearing the call of our common ecological future.

Part of CLIMARTE’s ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017
– a festival of exhibitions and events harnessing the creative power of the Arts to inform, engage and inspire action on climate change.

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