‘FLOW’ – THE ART EXHIBITION CELEBRATING TASMANIA’S WATERWAYS 5 August – 1 October 2022
Shrouded in water, Tasmania’s coastlines and beaches are well known. Yet its myriad river systems and waterways harbor lesser-known ones. From August to October, the art exhibition ‘To flow’ will celebrate the waterways of Launceston and the Huon Valley in rare forms.
A joint collaboration between Huon Valley Council, City of Launceston and Launceston-based art gallery, Sawtooth ARI, “Flow” will feature 10 artists, specializing in mediums ranging from digital to sound and 3D images. Each was inspired by the waterways and rivers of their respective region.
The works are informed by the central message of ‘To flow,’ artists responding to the concept that “waterways hold deep symbolic meanings, ranging from the flow of life, to fertility, to the passage of time. In some cultures, they symbolize the boundary between this world and the next. Waterways connect settlements. Throughout human history, water has been a life force.
“We are thrilled to share the deep connection that exists with our waterways in these two regions,” says project manager Miranda Wageman. “Visitors can travel between three exhibition locations or choose to enjoy a virtual gallery that will be viewable online at www.huonvalleytas.com from August 5 to October 1.”
During three months, ‘To flow’ will be exhibiting at the Huon Valley Hub in Huonville (August 30-September 28) as well as two locations in Launceston; ARI ups and downs (August 5 – October 1) and the traveling Huon Valley ARTBOX at Civic Square Launceston (August 30 to September 27).
With five artists from each region, Huon Valley artists include Andrew Halford, Deborah Wace, Eden Meure, Michael Schlitz and Nataša Milenović while Launceston features works by Joanne Faulkner, Louise Daniels, Sarah Rhodes, Emma Magnusson-Reid and Bianca Templar .
This exhibition represents an opportunity to connect with Tasmania coastal areas and waterways in an unexploited way and explore their meaning to place. Visitors can expect to be inspired, learn and better understand these systems and the importance of ‘flow’ in the Tasmanian landscape.
‘Flow’ was made possible by the Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund, which supports the arts in remote and remote areas of Australia.
For more information visit: www.huonvalleytas.com
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