Featuring over 110 visual and musical artists including Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Tommy Watson, Clifford Possum, Baker Boy and Yothu Yindi - Connection is among the most significant cultural experiences undertaken in Australia.
Australia’s first immersive digital art gallery has turned inward, setting its theme for the upcoming exhibition on the land that it calls home.
After opening in 2021, the space has run two wildly successful exhibitions on the European painters Claude Monet and Vincent Van Gogh. Now, it’ll be transformed into a celebration of Indigenous Australian culture in Connection: Breathtaking Stories Through First Nations Art and Music.
The Lume presents Connection
- The immersive digital exhibition will be the largest-ever collection of First Peoples’ art
- It will feature music, dance, visual works and videography by Indigenous Australian creators
- The exhibition opens on June 23
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In partnership with the National Museum of Victoria, the Lume has assembled more than 550 original pieces created by over a hundred artists and musicians to be proudly displayed in the 3000 square metre gallery. The exhibition brings together the oldest culture in the world with futuristic technology.
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Immerse yourself in the beauty as colourful visuals are projected onto the walls and floors and the signature speaker system pumps sonic creations into the space around you.
The soundtrack for the exhibition has been created by some of Australia’s most adored Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander musicians, including Yothu Yindi, Baker Boy and Gurrumull.
Some of the artists whose works will be brought to life in the showcase include Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Tommy Watson, Sarrita King and Kate Constantine.
The Lume will open Connection: Breathtaking Stories Through First Nations Art and Music on June 23. To find out more and get your tickets, head here.