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Megan Cope, ‘RE FORMATION part 3 (Dubbagullee)’ (2017) hand-cast concrete Sydney rock oysters, copper slag, dimensions variable. Installation view: AGNSW: The National: New Australian Art. Courtesy of the artist and THIS IS NO FANTASY dianne tanzer + nicola stein

13 April – 8 June


Institute of Modern Art, 420 Brunswick Street,
Fortitude Valley

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In an age marked by mass migration, technologically accelerated dislocation, and rapid urban development, notions of home and belonging need to be imagined anew. At once located and displaced, how to live together is one of the crucial questions of our time. These ideas have even greater urgency in settler-colonial contexts where notions of ownership have very real consequences historically and in the present. Artists in this exhibition—Zanny Begg, Heman Chong, Fiona Connor, Megan Cope, Brian Jungen and Duane Linklater, Joar Nango, Christian Nyampeta, and Amie Siegel—present works focusing on the conceptions, creations, developments, and experiences of home as they are affected by colonialism, urban development, and gentrification. Ultimately, a growing population, changing climate, and dwindling natural resources demand that we re-imagine what our shared future can look like.