Defying Empire: The Third National Indigenous Art Triennial: National Gallery of Australia, May 26 – September 10, 2017

  • Marina Tyquiengco History of Art and Architecture, University of Pittsburgh
Keywords: Indigenous, Aboriginal, Indigeneity, Australia, Contemporary Art

Abstract

Exhibition Review

Exhibition catalog: Tina Baum, Defying Empire: 3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial. Canberra: National Gallery of Art, 2017. 160 pp. $39.95 (9780642334688)

 

Exhibition schedule: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT, May 26, 2017 – September 10, 2017

Author Biography

Marina Tyquiengco, History of Art and Architecture, University of Pittsburgh

Marina Tyquiengco specializes in contemporary indigenous art as a PhD student at the University of Pittsburgh working with Professor Terry Smith. She received her Master of Arts in History of Art and Architecture at Pitt in 2016. Her MA examines the contemporary reuse of ethnographic photographs by Aboriginal Australian artists. Her dissertation will focus on indigenous selfhood through artists’ use of their own bodies from the 1990s to today in Australia, Canada, and the U.S. She will serve as Editor-in-Chief of Contemporaneity: Historical Presence in Visual Culture for a special issue on the topic of race and museums.

Published
2017-11-30
How to Cite
Tyquiengco, M. (2017). Defying Empire: The Third National Indigenous Art Triennial: National Gallery of Australia, May 26 – September 10, 2017. Contemporaneity: Historical Presence in Visual Culture, 6(1), 113-119. https://doi.org/10.5195/contemp.2017.232
Section
Reviews