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CDU Art Collection and Art Gallery

Past Exhibitions

CDU Art Gallery presents a program of exhibitions in its state-of-the-art gallery located at the University’s Casuarina campus, Darwin as part of the University’s community engagement activity.

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Gurindji Freedom Banners

Gurindji freedom banners

Gurindji freedom banners in partnership with Karungkarni Arts and Culture, retell the story of the historic Wave Hill Walk-off in 1966. The 10 iconic banners on display tell the Gurindji account of the ‘walk-off’, which was led by Vincent Jurlama Lingiari AM with Gurindji, Ngarinyman, Mudburra, Bilinara and Walpiri workers from Wave Hill Station, located in the Victoria River District on the northern edge of the Tanami Desert. 

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Where Lakes Once Had Water

Where Lakes Once Had Water contemplates how the Earth is experienced and understood through difference ontologies – ways of being, seeing, sensing, listening and thinking – that reverberate across art, Indigenous though, science, ancient and modern cultures, the non-human, and in between. - Sonia Leber and David Chesworth

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capturing nature

Capturing Nature

Taken from the Australian Museum’s extensive archival collection of glass plate negatives, 67 large-format photographic prints showcase the scientific discoveries of Australian Museum scientists between the 1850s and 1890s, while also telling the story of the advent of photography in the young colony, less than 10 years after the birth of photography in Europe.

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Shock & Core exhibition artwork

Shock & ore

With an authoritative and defiant hand, Shock & ore bursts forth a hype of guerrilla theatre. It calls on the heroes of the old world and new. 

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long water: fibre stories

Collectively, long water celebrates the stories of regeneration and continuation of important cultural traditions, and the strong women and vital water places that sustain them.

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