Blak Dot Gallery presents â€˜Fifty Shades of Blakâ€™ as part of this years 2016 Melbourne Fringe Festival, an exhibition exploring the voices of First Nations women from across Australia and the world. An inter-cultural exchange between Australian and global First Nations women, â€˜Fifty Shades of Blakâ€™ highlights the voices of fifty visual and performing female artists, each addressing issues of stereotyping, colour coding, racism, identity and societal perceptions of First Nations women and women of colour.
Artists: Atong Atem | Cora-Allan Wickliffe | Dulcie Stewart | Frances Tapueluelu | Georgia MacGuire | Gina Ropiha | Ira Fernandez | Jasmine Togo-Brisby | Julie Oâ€™Toole | Katie West | Katherine Gailer | Kirsten Lyttle | Lily Laita | Lisa Hilli | Maree Clarke | Megan Van Den Berg | Paola Balla | Sarah Hudson | Shona Tawhiao | Tania Remana | Texta Queen | Treahna Hamm | Vicki Couzens | Ying Huang
Image: â€˜Porch Monkeyâ€™ â€“ Frances Tapueluelu
Blak Dot Gallery
33 Saxon St (via Dawson St
Related events (details to follow):
**Artist talk: Sat Sep 24, 2pm
**Performance Night: Sat Oct 1, 7pm