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Exhibition | Greetings from Eurasia by Ben Tupas

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From:Wednesday 01 June 2022
To:Sunday 26 June 2022
Time:12:00am -  Wednesday 01 June 2022
Location:Crows Nest Gallery, New England Highway and William Street, Crows Nest, Queensland 4350 Australia

FREE ADMISSION | GALLERY OPEN: Wednesday to Sunday 10.30am – 3.30pm | Closed Monday, Tuesday & Public Holidays

Filipino Australian artist Ben Tupas explores the concept of travel through his new video installation Greetings From Eurasia. In 2021, the artist discovered a collection of post-WWII era, shell-carved curios for sale in a Toowoomba antique store. Drawing directly from these objects, Tupas utilises techniques of video storytelling to invite the viewer to consider new understandings of travel - through a bicultural lens.

By selectively employing object, sound and light, the artist suggests a foreign landscape, stereotypical travel destinations and opposing characters such as the native/tourist, driver/passenger and seller/buyer. Through the work, Tupas explores broader themes such as colonialism, consumerism and migration.

Join us on Sunday 12 June @ 11am for an artist talk by Ben Tupas about his exhibition and artistic practice. 

Exhibition on display 1 June - 26 June 2022 

DETAIL: Ben TUPAS / Greetings from Eurasia (pre-production still) 2022 / video projection / © Ben Tupas

Crows Nest Gallery
New England Highway and William Street
Crows Nest
Entry charges - AdultFree
Entry charges - ChildFree
Entry charges - ConcessionFree
Entry charges - FamilyFree
Entry charges - GroupFree
Entry charges - StudentFree
Contact phone 0746981687
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Contact organisationCrows Nest Gallery
Is food and drink available?No
Are toilets available?Yes
Is there disabled access?Yes
Facility opening hours: Sunday: 10.30am – 3.30pm | Monday: Closed | Tuesday: Closed | Wednesday: 10.30am – 3.30pm | Thursday: 10.30am – 3.30pm | Friday: 10.30am – 3.30pm | Saturday: 10.30am – 3.30pm


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