JXSH MVIR FOREVER I LIVE

JXSH MVIR FOREVER I LIVE

Event status:
Coming soon
Dates:
9 March - 14 July 2024
Admission:

Free

Location:

Birrarung Building, Fed Square

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JXSH MVIR FOREVER I LIVE

JXSH MVIR FOREVER I LIVE is a retrospective exhibition of artworks by the late Gunditjmara, Yorta Yorta and Barkindji artist Josh Muir (1991 – 2022).

The exhibition highlights the strength of Josh’s artistic practice and the important contribution he has made to First Peoples art and culture in South East Australia and contemporary art nationally and internationally. The works in the exhibition not only reflects Josh’s ongoing artistic legacy, but Josh himself immortalised through his art. They also showcase Josh’s love of family and community, and draw on a range of themes including cultural identity, the impacts and legacies of colonisation, mental health, addiction, personal loss and grief.

This exhibition has been proudly curated by the Koorie Heritage Trust with Josh’s mother, Justine Berg and partner, Shanaya Sheridan as co-curators.

Josh Muir, Skip To My Lou,2015. Digital print on aluminium. Collection of Edward Lloyd.