Bruised: Art Action and Ecology in Asia @ RMIT Gallery


Bruised: Art Action and Ecology in Asia (12 April – 1 June) 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 this exhibition examines how artistic response combined with gentle activism can result in a rich legacy and empower further actions in the community.

Curators: Helen Rayment with Thao Nguyen
Artists: Arahmaiani; Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan; Made Bayak; Yu Fang Chi; Ishan Khosla, Pradyumna Kumar, Pushpa Kumari, Mandy Ridley; Ryoko Kose; Armin Linke; Ly Hoàng Ly; James Nguyen; Sherman Ong; Sarker Protick; Fitri Ranatarya; Khvay Samnang; Gigi Scaria; Lizzy Simpson; Manit Sriwanichpoom; Kawita Vatanajyankur; Tintin Wulia; Bo Zheng

'The Living Lab' curated by Marnie Badham and Francis Maravillas
Artists: Keg de Souza with Lucien Alperstein, Arahmaiani, Rhett D’Costa, Elia Nurvista, Stephen Loo

'Bruised: Art Action and Ecology in Asia' is part of the of ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2019 23 April–19 May, a socially-engaged festival of exhibitions, theatre works, keynote lectures, events and artist talks considering climate change impacts and the challenges and opportunities arising from climate change.
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Public Programs
12 April, 12.30-1.30 pm Artist talk Arahmaiani, Alfredo & Isabel Aquilizan, & Mandy Ridley
3 May, 12.30-1.30 pm Artist talk Lizzy Simpson
9 May 5.30-6.30 pm Art action & ecology panel MC Dr Alban Mannisi
13 May 12.30-1.30 pm Curators’ talk Helen Rayment & Thao Nguyen; Marnie Badham & Francis Maravillas
17 May 12.30-1.30 pm Artist talk Ryoko Kose & James Nguyen
23 May 5 – 6.30 pm Performance Made Bayak
28 May 12.30-1.30 pm Talk Dr Alban Mannisi & Bjorn Low

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Zheng Bo, Pteridophilia, 2018, digital film (still), courtesy of the artist


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