Protest Songs: Artful Actions
19 JULY – 6 SEPTEMBER 2014
GALLERIES 1, 2, VICKI FAYLE & SCREEN GALLERY
Protest Songs includes artists and activists who use art or creative means to give visibility to issues.
BENNY ZABLE, WANAGI ZABLE-ANDREWS, BOAT-PEOPLE, DAVID McDIARMID, THERESE RITCHIE, CHIPS MACKINOLTY, ARIS PRABAWA, RAQUEL ORMELLA, YHONNIE SCARCE, RICHARD BELL, DEBORAH KELLY & TINA FIVEASH, THE KNITTING NANNAS AGAINST GREED AND GAS, ALEX SETON, ZANNY BEGG, MONA MORADVEISI, MURTAZA ALI, JAFARI, SAYED HADI HUSSEINI & collaborators from THE REFUGEE ART PROJECT
Also including: ABC TV footage documenting the Yirrkala Bark Petitions story, formative political posters by artists including Carol Porter, Tomi Ungerer, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Guerrilla Girls, Keith Haring, Leonie Lane, Alison Alder, Michael Callaghan, Ruth Waller and Marie McMahon, political cartoons by Mark Lynch, Peter Lewis, Jos Valdman and David Rowe, YouTube clips, Save The Trees - Terania by Paul Joseph, PRDCTVSM, film by David Lowe and powerful photographs from the recent Bentley Blockade near Lismore by David Lowe, Dean Sewell, Alex Clarke and Trevor Farrell. Curated by Kezia Geddes