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In Conversation, Dale Harding & Steve Kemp

14 February 2019 – 6:00PM-8:00PM

Event Type: Talks

Join artist Dale Harding (Bidjara, Garingbal and Ghungalu peoples) in conversation with Steve Kemp (Ghungalu peoples), a traditional medicine specialist from Woorabinda in Central Queensland.

Kemp continues the legacy that his father Tim Kemp created as a noted Ghungalu plants specialist, with his expertise in their traditional uses and in medicine. Harding and Kemp will discuss the interconnectedness of trees and other plants in Central and South-East Queensland; and how the legacy of such knowledges resist current forces of cultural and spiritual dispossession.

Current Iterations is the first survey exhibition of works by Brisbane-based artist Dale Harding. The exhibition brings together new and recent works by Harding, focusing on shared languages permeating landscape, bodies, and objects.

Register your place for this free talk here.

Biography:
Steve Kemp
(Ghungalu) is the former mayor Woorabinda. He is currently finalising a primary school language program for Woorabinda, in which he has developed a full curriculum for each year level. Kemp continues the legacy of his father, another noted Ghungalu plants specialist.