21 March 2018

Danie Mellor at Museum of Brisbane

Life in Irons: Brisbane’s Convict Stories at the Museum of Brisbane features new work by Danie Mellor. The exhibition explores the history of convict Brisbane, from its founding in 1824 to the penal colony’s closure in 1839, including the impact on the Aboriginal peoples on whose Country the colony was built.

Life in Irons provides an insight into daily life in the settlement using original documents, personal accounts and contemporary art alongside immersive new technologies.

Life in Irons: Brisbane’s Convict Stories
Museum of Brisbane
18 May – 28 October 2018

Yuguburra (A land story): In conversation with Danie Mellor
Danie Mellor in conversation with Renai Grace, Director, Museum of Brisbane
Thursday 17 May 2018, 5:30pm

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Image credit: Danie Mellor   Natura Pacifica (yugubarra: a land story)   2018   Lambda print on metallic photographic paper   90.0 cm diameter   Edition of 3 + 2 A/P