Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery Events
May 2021 – All The Bees Are [Not] Dying
May 7 @ 10:00 am - May 28 @ 4:00 pm UTC+10Free
MAY 2021 EXHIBITION
All The Bees Are [Not] Dying
OFFICIAL OPENING: 7th May 2021 @ 6 pm
Exhibition dates: 7th May – 28th May 2021
This body of work by 7 Australian artists is a multi-modal reflection on the impact of climate change on Australian flora and fauna through photography, drawing, painting, print making, video and Virtual Reality. We present it to the public of Kingaroy in the memory and spirit of local artist and environmentalist, the late David Bryce.
- Peter Breen [ Brisbane]
- Sam Chen [Maleney]
- Dom Chen [ Maleney]
- Leonie Chinn [Brisbane]
- Paola Milani [Brisbane]
- Belinda Sinclair [Brisbane]
- Darryl Rogers [Launceston, Tasmania]
- Opening event: 7th May 2021, 6pm
- Free public forum “What do you see and what do you envision
for the land?” 8th May 2021, 3.00 – 5.00pm. Find details here.
Art works will be available for sale.
In these drawings, prints, photos, paintings and videos, we are pursuing a deeper understanding of the environment, its life cycles, its layers of interdependence and the effect of climate change on these cycles. In this we are attempting to represent devastation, despair and hope within the broader reality of endless beauty. We hold firmly to the idea that beauty in the landscape and in all life forms is deeply spiritual and life giving and that even as the landscape is destroyed and rebirthed that beauty is present. This does not justify poor climate change policy which we are strongly opposed to but it enables us to find a struggling hope in even the most devastating effects of global warming on the flora and fauna of this beautiful land.