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Maria Fernanda Cardoso

South: Contemporary Art from Australia, Mexico & South Africa

Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre

Gymea, New South Wales

Curated by David Corbet


Artists featured: AUSTRALIA: Eric Bridgeman (QLD/PNG), Maria Fernanda Cardoso (NSW/Colombia), Destiny Deacon and Virginia Fraser (VIC/Ku-Ku/Meriam Mer), Michael Goldberg (NSW/South Africa), Newell Harry (NSW/Mauritius/South Africa), Archie Moore (QLD/Kamilaroi), Joan Ross (NSW), Diego Ramirez (VIC/Mexico). MEXICO:  Betsabeé Romero (México DF). SOUTH AFRICA: Hasan & Husain Essop (Western Cape), Zanele Muholi (Kwazulu Natal).


There are many 'Souths' on our planet - the geographical, a state of mind, a way of being, a sense of difference. Located in Sydney's South, Hazelhurst is a fitting venue to explore this concept through the work of fourteen leading contemporary artists. These Australian, Mexican, and South African artists all push the boundaries of contemporary practice yet create accessible and engaging works relevant to audiences of all ages.