George Tillianakis returns to Blacktown this year as one of the mentors in the Without Borders creative residency program. Ten years ago, he featured in an exhibition that reflected on Blacktown as a place that inspired and challenged his artistic practice.
Curator Tian Zhang, who recently worked with us as a producer on Home Country, brings together a group of talented young artists in a new exhibition at the Peacock Gallery in Auburn.
In a new feature, we look back at some of our most significant programs, starting with 2013 exhibition by two of the region’s most celebrated Aboriginal artists: Thaya Giwiirr (Jake Soewardie) and Yatama Nigimali (Danny Eastwood).
Mehwish Iqbal’s first solo show at .M Contemporary includes the powerful work “Force Field of Complex Journeys”, commissioned as part of the “Diaspora-Making Machines” exhibition at Blacktown Arts Centre in 2016.
Blacktown Arts Centre transforms its gallery space into a cinema to showcase the work of one of Australia’s most influential contemporary artists Tracey Moffatt, and her long-time collaborator Gary Hillberg .
This talented local musician – a regular at The Western Sydney Jam Session at Blacktown Arts Centre – has just released his debut album. Check it out on SoundCloud.