Southern Forest Arts - 2022 Program
Please note: As the year evolves, so does our program.
We change our plans to meet ever-evolving realities.
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2021 Theme: Voice
Each year we have a thematic curatorial concept for the overall program that helps connect the various elements across artforms, artists and venues. In the 2021-23 period we are experimenting with allocating a core ‘sense’ to serve as foundation for curatorial choices. In 2021 we are focusing upon ‘sight’, in 2022 ‘sound’ and have proposed ‘movement’ for 2023.
CORE SENSE: SOUND
CORE THEME: VOICE
INTERROGATION: How do we express ourselves? What do we choose to say and not say? Can we speak with our bodies and not just our words? Who and/or what is without voice? How does our experience of life mould the lens through which we express ourselves?
In 2022 we’re shining a light on:
ALTERNATE SOCIAL HISTORIES
The Alternative Archive - MIX exhibition is a touring show from Mix Artists Albany (an Artist Run Initiative from the Great Southern). The show is the first partnership project between SFA and MIX. Held concurrently with John Curtin Gallery's regional survey of the same name, it will enjoy cross-promotional opportunities and provide participating artists access to an
SPEAKING UP FOR THE VOICELESS
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Thanks to our 2021 program partners
Here's what people have said about our previous program activities:
“I loved the art trail; native and manmade combined! Just beautiful"
~ Maia Anderson (Boyanup)
“Such a kaleidoscope of ideas and colours"
~ Kerry Parkes (Northcliffe)
“A wonderful exhibition to part of - and a fantastic opening night. Well done everyone."
~ Nic Sinclair (Northcliffe)
“Very thought provoking, love the range and variety."
~ J.P Smith (U.K)