Visit the photography exhibition There We Were All in One Place at UTS Gallery

Step into a magnificent world of darkness and light that shines brighter than color when UTS Gallery presents a magnificent investigative exhibition of the incredible photography of First Nations artist Hayley Millar Baker. Grouped under the title We were all in the same placeit brings together 35 works spread over five photographic series created between 2016 and 2019.

Open April 13 and on until June 4, the show explores Indigenous experience and culture: a sense of belonging, family and identity. Millar Baker’s work draws from his Gunditjmara and cross-cultural heritage, a keen interest in historical archival material, and also incorporates photographs taken by his grandfather to celebrate intergenerational creativity.

“Guided by a nonlinear form of storytelling that sees the past, present and future as an unbroken continuum, Millar Baker uses photography and storytelling to rewrite history and assert the authority of memory and experience. across generations,” says UTS curator Stella Rosa. Mcdonalds.

The exhibition is accompanied by a learning experience designed by curator and educator Emily McDaniel in consultation with Millar Baker. Aimed at college students in all disciplines but available to all visitors to the exhibition, the experience is designed to facilitate the development of personal connections with the work and encourages participants to reflect on their own experiences, memories and understandings. personal. It will tour Deakin University Art Gallery and Flinders University Museum of Art in 2022.

Do you like art that makes you think? Check out The National at MCA, AGNSW and Carriageworks.

Tracey L. Sweeney