A powerful and profound tribute to the Aboriginal artist and grass-roots activist, Kevin Gilbert. Gilbert was a renowned Wiradjuri artist, poet and political activist; the first Aboriginal print-maker; and the first published Aboriginal playwright and political writer in Australia. This retrospective exhibition will include unseen oil paintings, lino-prints, poetry manuscripts, political works and photographic murals.
Special event >Performances by Aboriginal artists including Bart Willoughby, Buddy Knox and Dale Huddleston> Saturday 6 April > 6:00pm
Exhibition Floor Talk > Sunday 7 April > 2:00pm
Exhibition program by Euroka Gilbert > Sunday 14 April > 2:00pm
Centenary Website > click here
This program was made possible with assistance from the ACT Government under the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Grants Program.
I Do Have a Belief – Kevin Gilbert (1933 – 1993) is supported by the Centenary of Canberra, an initiative of the ACT Government with support from the Australian Government.
I Do Have a Belief – Kevin Gilbert (1933 – 1993) is supported by and Canberra & Region Heritage Festival.
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