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Opening: Dream Variations

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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 https://parallelstructures.art.

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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