Ten contemporary Australian artists reimagine historic works from the Bendigo Art Gallery collection

In this new exhibition curated by Jessica Bridgfoot, a group of mid-career contemporary Australian artists have been commissioned to create new works that responds to significant pieces from the gallery’s 19th and 20th century Australian and European collections. Working across a range of mediums including sound, film, performance and painting and textiles, each were invited to examine the technological, social, environmental, political and historical events that have occurred since the original works were created, and revisit interpretations of Australian and European histories through the lens of contemporary culture. “The exhibition provides an opportunity for this impressive group of artists to use Bendigo Art Gallery’s collection to reflect on and examine not only the past, but the present and the future, in an exhibition that will bring a new

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