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On Fire: Welcome to Country and Opening Remarks

Opening Event
Saturday 26 June, 4am

Gertrude Contemporary

21-31 High Street, Preston South

Opening event: 2 – 5pm Saturday 26 June
Welcome to Country and Opening Remarks from 2.30pm

No booking required, but capacity limits apply.
First in, best dressed.

Opening event: 2 – 5pm Saturday 26 June
Welcome to Country and Opening Remarks from 2.30pm

No booking required, but capacity limits apply.
First in, best dressed.

Join us to celebrate the opening of Octopus 21: On Fire this Saturday from 2 – 5pm with a Welcome to Country by Wurundjeri Traditional Owner Uncle Ringo Terrick and opening remarks from the Naarm/Melbourne based, Meriam Mer/Ku Ku artist, performer, and storyteller Clinton Naina. Naina's work Stolen Climate, 2020, is currently on show as part of the National Gallery of Victoria's exhibition Big Weather, curated by the NGV's Curator of Indigenous Art, Hannah Presley. 

Image: Jemima Wyman, Haze…, 2020, handcut digital photo collage, 124.5 x 183 cm. Courtesy of the artist, and Milani Gallery, Brisbane; and Sullivan + Strumpf, Sydney. 

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Gertrude Contemporary

21-31 High Street
Preston South VIC
Melbourne, Australia

Opening hours:
Tuesday–Sunday 11am–5pm

Gertrude Glasshouse

44 Glasshouse Road
Collingwood VIC
Melbourne, Australia

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Thursday–Saturday 12–5pm