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Opening: Dream Variations


Olivia Oluwayemi Suleimon and Naomi Impa Musemu
Green Pastures, production still
Dream Variations
, 2023
commissioned for Parallel Structures
Murray Art Museum Albury

You’re invited to celebrate the opening of Dream Variations, an exhibition curated by Kelly Dezart-Smith.

Enjoy live music from local Afrobeats performer Hatulinda and DJ Kisembo, with a Welcome to Country at 6.00pm.

Dream Variations features Green Pastures, a new video commission and collaboration by Albury-based Naomi Impa Musemu and Olivia Oluwayemi Suleimon, as well as poetry by Brian Obiri-Asare. These new works sit alongside selections from the Museum Collection to explore ideas of bla(c)k creativity and self-determination.

Free event, register online.

Bar will be open throughout the event, cash and EFTPOS available.

Please note: Images and video may be taking during the event for promotional purposes. Please feel welcome to let a member of staff know if you do not wish to be photographed.

Dream Variations is part of the curatorial and research program Parallel Structures, led by Verónica Tello (UNSW Art & Design) and Salote Tawale (Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney) in collaboration with Murray Art Museum Albury (MAMA). The exhibition design for Parallel Structures is led by Ying-Lan Dann, RMIT Interior Design, in dialogue with Parallel and the Museum. For more information, please visit

Parallel Structures thanks the Australian Research Council, Create NSW, Creative Australia, and the School of Art & Design, University of New South Wales, for their generous support.

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