The UOW Gallery and Art Collection, in partnership with the ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage (CABAH), presents Towards Deep Time: CABAH Art Series, an exciting new exhibition showcasing two major installations by contemporary artists who accompanied CABAH scientists on fieldwork trips to remote locations.
Unseeded by UK Frederick (Canberra/Ngunawal/Ngambri) comprises a series of hand-blown glass boab nuts. Where Lakes Once Had Water by collaborative duo Sonia Leber and David Chesworth (Melbourne/Naarm) is an immersive long-form audio/video work.
The exhibition will be launched on 18 May from 5.30 pm at UOW Gallery. Register to attend the launch via Eventbrite.
Towards Deep Time
16 May to 13 July
Mon–Wed, 10 am – 4 pm
Above, left: UK Frederick in collaboration with Sue O’Connor, Unseeded (detail) (2022), hand-blown, etched glass; dimensions variable. CABAH Art Series Commission. Image courtesy of the artist.
Above, right: Sonia Leber and David Chesworth, Where Lakes Once Had Water (video still), 2020, 2-channel 4K video, stereo audio, 28:24 minutes. University of Wollongong Art Collection. CABAH Art Series Commission in association with Bundanon. Filmed on the lands and waters of the Mudburra, Marlinja, Jingili, Elliot, Jawoyn and Larrakia communities in Northern Territory, Australia, with additional filming and editing on Barkandji, Dharawal, Djabugay, Yidinji and Wurundjeri Country.