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Cairns Art Gallery – Melanie Smith: Fordlandia
Thu August 13, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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.