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Cairns Art Gallery – Melanie Smith: Fordlandia

Fri July 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until Wed August 26, 2020

Melanie Smith: Fordlandia a virtual exhibition is on now at the Cairns Art Gallery.


Fordlandia is an extraordinary visual narrative that ponders Henry Ford’s failed utopia in the tropical Brazilian rainforest and the tensions between colonisation, industry and nature.


British-born artist, Melanie Smith lives and works in Mexico City. She is internationally acclaimed for her masterly use of different media, including videos, films, photographs, and paintings to explore the legacies of modernism and post-avant-garde movements as they manifest themselves in Latin America.


Entry is free, however bookings are required and numbers are limited. 

Please visit our website for details and bookings.


Please Note: Weekend Gallery Opening hours are Saturday 10.00am to 5.00pm and Sunday  10.00am to 2.00pm.


Cairns Art Gallery
+61 7 4046 4800
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Cairns Art Gallery
40 Abbott St
Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia
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