Between Worlds

From Tue 1 March 2022
Until Sat 9 April 2022
Community Exhibition
Town Hall Gallery

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Free
03/01/2022 10:00am 04/09/2022 4:00pm Between Worlds 'Between Worlds' explores the migrant experience in Australia. Through four distinct bodies of work, the artists examine language, expectations, overlooked stories and family archives to illuminate the fears and struggles that come with forming a new home. Through documents and photographs, Yask Desai retells the experiences of men who migrated from India to work in rural Australia during the late 19th century. The paintings of Susie Raz chronicle the story of the artist’s family, impacted by war and persecution in Europe during World War ll. Andres Murcia’s collages interrogate the peculiarities of English expressions, identifying the barriers that come with learning a new language. The mixed media works of Heather Felix, Simone Schroeder and Jorge Rodrigo Ceballos celebrate community relationships and deconstruct themes of identity, belonging and bias. 'Between Worlds' offers a window into the complex myriad of experiences held by migrants in the Boroondara community and beyond. This exhibition is proudly hosted by Boroondara Arts to coincide with and celebrate Harmony Week. Featuring: Jorge Rodrigo Ceballos, Yask Desai, Heather Felix, Andres Murcia, Susie Raz and Simone Schroeder. Image: Susie Raz, ‘Elsa and Anneliese’, 2020, oil on paper, 93 x 73 cm, image courtesy of the artist. , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public

Event details

'Between Worlds' explores the migrant experience in Australia. Through four distinct bodies of work, the artists examine language, expectations, overlooked stories and family archives to illuminate the fears and struggles that come with forming a new home.

Through documents and photographs, Yask Desai retells the experiences of men who migrated from India to work in rural Australia during the late 19th century.

The paintings of Susie Raz chronicle the story of the artist’s family, impacted by war and persecution in Europe during World War ll.

Andres Murcia’s collages interrogate the peculiarities of English expressions, identifying the barriers that come with learning a new language.

The mixed media works of Heather Felix, Simone Schroeder and Jorge Rodrigo Ceballos celebrate community relationships and deconstruct themes of identity, belonging and bias.

'Between Worlds' offers a window into the complex myriad of experiences held by migrants in the Boroondara community and beyond. This exhibition is proudly hosted by Boroondara Arts to coincide with and celebrate Harmony Week.

Featuring: Jorge Rodrigo Ceballos, Yask Desai, Heather Felix, Andres Murcia, Susie Raz and Simone Schroeder.

Image: Susie Raz, ‘Elsa and Anneliese’, 2020, oil on paper, 93 x 73 cm, image courtesy of the artist.
Category
Visual Arts