Waiting for asylum: figures from an archive

Ahrens, Prue and Helmrich, Michele (2011) Waiting for asylum: figures from an archive. St. Lucia, QLD, Australia, The University of Queensland Art Museum.

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Author Ahrens, Prue
Helmrich, Michele
Title Waiting for asylum: figures from an archive
Place of publication St. Lucia, QLD, Australia
Publisher The University of Queensland Art Museum
Publication date 2011-06-11
Total pages 1 Curated Exhibition
Language eng
Subject Curated or Produced Substantial Public Exhibition/Event - Exhibition/Event
Formatted Abstract/Summary
11 June – 7 August 2011

Ten years since the SIEV X tragedy, the plight of the asylum seeker still provokes strong political, emotional and ideological responses across all ranks of Australian society. Working with the Fryer Library archive of refugee ephemera, collaborating artists Ross Gibson and Carl Warner interpret the precarious position of the asylum seeker in Australia past and present.

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