‘Stories of this Land’ is the first major retrospective celebrating the work and life of Goobalathaldin Dick Roughsey (1920-1985). The exhibition brings together seventy works including barks, paintings, ceremonial and historical objects, draft illustrations from his children’s book (The Rainbow Serpent) and three story book films.
Roughsey was a figurehead and pioneer of Indigenous art and culture, throughout his career he explored traditional practices, stories and ceremonies, social effects caused by missionary activity, everyday life on Mornington Island, and his journey through Cape York.
Exhibition Dates: Until 18th August 2019
Exhibition Hours: Open daily 10.00am – 5.00pm
Venue: Stanley Place, South Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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