Four must-see art exhibitions this month

GOLA HUNDUN: 7.6 BILLION AND STILL GROWING | 19 KAREN

Italian artist Gola Hundun is coming to Australia for his debut Australian show with 19 Karen. ‘7.6 billion and still growing’ refers to the number of human beings that inhabit the Earth today. This body of work is a consideration of the impact homo sapiens have had on the environment throughout history. From the agricultural revolution to colonisation and to globalisation, Gola tracks an environmental journey through different stages of human history. The exhibition runs at 19 Karen Contemporary Art Space until 28 April.

TED GRAMBEAU: SEALEVEL | DUST TEMPLE

Internationally renowned ocean, surf and adventure photographer Ted Grambeau has created a beautiful collection of abstract ocean images in hope of bringing our attention to the very real issue of climate change. For over forty years, Melbourne born Grambeau has been consumed by his quest to capture the world through his lens, an obsession that has led him on a journey to nearly 100 countries. SEALEVEL is showing at Dust Temple Currumbin until 20 April, and is proudly supported by Bleach* Festival.

ACROSS COUNTRY: Indigenous Work from the Collection | HOTA

As international and Australian visitors descend on the Gold Coast for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Gallery at HOTA is proud to share art that celebrate the world’s oldest continuing culture. The collection includes examples from many significant Indigenous arts communities; and features both traditional, contemporary and urban works across all media. Avril Quaill is guest curator of the exhibition. Across Country: Indigenous work from the collection is a free exhibition on display until 29 April.

JARJUMS LIFE MUSEUM | HOTA

Have you ever wondered what a museum curated by children would look like? Wonder no more. Keep your eye out for Jarjums Life Museum Gold Coast, where you will see through the eyes of today’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. Curated by children aged 4 to 9, Jarjums Life Museum Gold Coast provides an intimate, funny and honest view into the lives, experiences, ideas and dreams of these young people today. Jarjums Life Museum Gold Coast is a free exhibition on display in the Foyer Gallery until Sunday 29 April.

HEADER IMAGE, artwork by Claire Poulson

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