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Promiscuous Provenance | Anna Glynn at the Bas

The opening night of Anna Glynn's exhibition 'Promiscuous Provenance' last Friday at the Basil Sellers Exhibition Centre gave thecommunity an opportunity to meet the artist, enjoy a glass of wine and dive into lively conversation with fellow art-lovers.

The exhibition, 'Promiscuous Provenance', encourages a re-examination of our relationship with our colonial past where Anna Glynn creates a world of fantasia, caught between reality and imagination as she plunders historical archives for inspiration and draws on the historical practice of copying as a way of expanding the reach of a work and seeking scientific learning.

In creating strange natural history tableaux, featuring bizarre reimagined hybrid characters, she encourages the viewer to reflect on the experience of colonisation, and to reawaken a sense of wonder when interacting with our environment.

'Promiscuous Provenance' is a travelling exhibition from Shoalhaven regional Gallery Nowra. This project has been assisted by the Australian Government's Visions of Australia program.

Long table dinner at the Bas - August 24th

Tickets are selling fast for this exclusive long table dinner event, set within the latest exhibition at the Bas.

Join in a three course meal inside the Bas gallery space that encourages audiences to engage in a new way with the exhibition, Promiscuous Provenance by artist Anna Glynn.

Experienced theatre performer Anne-Louise Rentell will host an exclusive dinner at the gallery that combines theatrical performance, a social meal and the opportunity to view the exhibition with fresh eyes. Participants are transported to a not-quite colonial world and asked to join in the fun. Anne-Louise will be joined by Eurobodalla Aboriginal Elder Trish Ellis.

Date: August 24, 2019

Time: 7pm – 10pm

Cost: $65

Don’t miss out on securing your seat at the table. Book your tickets here

Above: Anna Glynn, Eurotipodes, 2018, photomontage on chiffon Panorama, 140cm x 900cm

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