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Contemporary Indonesian art comes to Dogwood Crossing, Miles

5 April 2017

SAPUTRO, Uji Handoko Eko
Indonesia b.1983
The New Prophet (from ‘Trinity’ series)
2011
Polyester resin and air brush
100 x 75 x 100cm
Acc. 2011.288
Purchased 2011. Queensland Art Gallery Foundation

Step into the explosively colourful, vibrant and often humorous world of contemporary Indonesian pop art when the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art’s Indo Pop: Indonesia Art from APT7 touring exhibition opens in the John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery at Dogwood Crossing, Miles on Friday 7 April.

  • Indo Pop showcases a diverse group of works in a variety of styles and media from some of Indonesia’s most significant contemporary artists;
  • The exhibition of nine works drawn from Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery Of Modern Art’s (QAGOMA) 7th Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT7) has been touring regional Queensland, with Dogwood Crossing, Miles one of 12 galleries chosen to host the exhibition;
  • Also showing on the Curved Wall is The Little Things by budding photographer Sophie Bourne exploring the ‘little things’ that surround us every day;
  • Both exhibitions will officially open on Friday 7 April at 6.30pm, to RSVP please call the Dogwood Crossing Team on 07 4628 5566.

Western Downs Regional Council Spokesperson for Community and Cultural Development Councillor Kaye Maguire said being able to host significant touring exhibitions from QAGOMA at Dogwood Crossing, Miles is a great boost for arts and culture in our region.

Indo Pop: Indonesia Art from APT7 is a wonderfully unique exhibition which will give our region’s art lovers and enthusiasts a chance to experience items from the QAGOMA collection outside of Brisbane,” she said.

“Filled with vibrant colour and humour, this exhibition will be sure to captivate our community, with each piece taking a different perspective on our contemporary culture that will no doubt hit a few familiar chords with patrons.

“This is such a great opportunity for our region to see and experience art from internationally recognised artists, and we’re excited that QAGOMA is bringing Indo Pop to the Western Downs.

“I strongly encourage you to RSVP to attend the official opening by contacting the friendly staff at Dogwood Crossing, Miles.”

Indo Pop: Indonesia Art from APT7 will be on display in the John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery from Saturday 8 April to Saturday 27 May.

For more information about Indo Pop and The Little Things, please visit Dogwood Crossing, Miles’ website or phone them on 07 4628 5566.

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Media Contact:
Cr Kaye Maguire | Spokesperson for Community and Cultural Development | 0475 007 555