27 NOVEMBER 2015 – 24 JANUARY 2016
Coinciding with the 2015 Bicentenary Celebrations of the colonial settlement of Bathurst, From Old Ground commemorates the Central West region’s early Chinese migrant history, inviting four Australian and Chinese artists to respond to the remnant narratives, folklore, artefacts and memories of the mid- to late-19th Century.
Funded by Museums & Galleries of NSW's Curatorial Support Initiative in association with 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney
IMAGE: Louise Zhang, I went to mars and the isolation and red speckled solar winds eroded my sanity and it was beautiful (detail), 2015. Courtesy the artist. Jess Bradford, Fortune cookies never lie (still) (detail), 2015, two-channel video, sound. Courtesy the artist. Jason Phu Bathurst Regional Art Gallery commission (detail). Courtesy the artist and The Hughes Gallery, Sydney. MENU IMAGE: Ren Hang, detail 2015, archival ink jet print, 40 x 27 cm. Courtesy the artist.