This year, the Kate Challis RAKA Award promotes achievement of creative work in visual arts by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists. The exhibition amplifies the practices of emerging and established artists, who have made a significant impact and contribution to the arts within the past five years.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should be aware that this page contains the names of deceased persons.
Exhibition dates: Monday 21 August to Friday 29 September 2023.
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm. FREE ENTRY
Location: Arts West Gallery, Ground Level, Arts West Building, University of Melbourne, Parkville.
Edwina Green is a proud Trawlwoolway multidisciplinary curator and artist, based in Narrm (Melbourne). Her practice utilises painting, mixed media, video, sculpture, and cultural installation, in order to cross-examine the post-colonial paradigm and its effects on people and place. Since completing a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Melbourne in 2019, she has participated in an extensive range of exhibitions both locally and internationally, including NSFW: Not Safe For Work, 2019, curated by Ilie Lichtenstein, THE LAB, CollarWorks, New York; Yirramboi Festival, 2019; Brunswick Music Festival, 2020; and I'LL CARRY MY OWN WATER, 2020, SEVENTH gallery, Melbourne.
Ethan Savage is a Northern Kaantju, Girramay and Badu Islander holding a Bachelor of Arts (Politics, International Relations, Anthropology) and will complete the Master of Arts and Cultural Management degree later this year. An early-career arts professional, community is the bedrock of their work contributing to the due recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across the creative industries. With a growing portfolio, Ethan has experience in live event production, television, cultural consultancy and digital communications.
With thanks to
- Faculty of Arts
- Grimwade Conservation Services
- Visual Graphics
- Classic Colour Copying
Photos by Drew Echberg.
Design by Nuttshell.
Want to know more?
For more information about this exhibition, contact the exhibition curators