NZSL Tour for Deaf Visitors | Ever Present: First Peoples Art of Australia


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Join us for a NZSL tour for Deaf visitors through our new exhibition,  Ever Present: First Peoples Art of Australia. This exhibition features the largest overview of art by First Peoples of Australia to be presented in Aotearoa New Zealand. A selection from the 150 works will be showcased during the 90-minute tour.

This tour will be led by Deaf artist Abbie Twiss with supporting interpretation by Platform Interpreting NZ. Twiss has worked as an artist, art teacher and interpreter in Melbourne and Aotearoa. A graduate of University of Auckland’s Elam School of Fine Arts, Twiss has regularly exhibited since 1994.  The tour is limited to 15 people, please book your ticket through the link.

Date: Saturday 26 August

Time: 2.00–3.30pm

Location: Level 1

Cost: Free to attend.

Ever Present: First Peoples Art of Australia is presented by the National Gallery of Australia and Wesfarmers Arts in partnership with Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki and supported by the Australian Government.

Image credits: 1. Robert Campbell Jr, Nagku people, Aboriginal camp at sunset, 1988, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, the Wesfarmers Collection of Australian Art, Boorloo/Perth 2. Photo courtesy of Abbie Twiss 

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