Zheng Bo, 'Pteridophilia', 2018
    Manit Sriwanichpoom, 'Pink Man in Paradise #2', 2003

Exhibitions

Bruised: Art Action and Ecology in Asia

12 Apr 11:00am -
1 Jun 5:00pm

RMIT Gallery
Swanston Street
Melbourne VIC, Australia

Free

Curators: Helen Rayment with Thao Nguyen

When it comes to ways in which artists address ecological issues, actions can be big or small – it’s the action that is important however subtle.  In the face of complex environmental problems Bruised: Art Action and Ecology in Asia examines how artistic response combined with gentle activism can result in a rich legacy and empower further actions in the community.

Bruised: Art Action and Ecology in Asia is part of the Climarte Festival, 12 April – 1 June 2019 


Artists Arahmaiani, Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan, Marnie Badham, Made Bayak, Yu Fang Chi, Ryoko Kose, Pradyumna Kumar, Pushpa Kumari, Armin Linke, Ly Hoang Ly, James Nguyen, Elia Nurvista, Sherman Ong, Sarker Protick, Fitri Ranatarya, Mandy Ridley, Khvay Samnang, Gigi Scaria, Lizzy Simpson, Manit Sriwanichpoom, Kawita Vatanajyankur, Tintin Wulia, Bo Zheng (Zheng Bo).

Carousel images (left to right)
Zheng Bo, Pteridophilia, 2018, digital film (still), courtesy of the artist

Manit Sriwanichpoom, Pink Man in Paradise #2, 2003, digital image, courtesy of the artist