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  • Brook Andrew, seeing time I, 2021, mixed media on linen, 92 1⁄2 × 92 1⁄2".

    Brook Andrew, seeing time I, 2021, mixed media on linen, 92 1⁄2 × 92 1⁄2".

    Brook Andrew

    TOLARNO GALLERIES

    A gentle and meditative exhibition, “seeing time” was in that way slightly uncharacteristic for its maker, Wiradjuri and Celtic Australian artist, writer, and curator Brook Andrew. Across the course of his nearly three-decade career, Andrew has confronted many aspects of colonial trauma head-on. For instance, in 2016 he made with Trent Walter a public memorial to Indigenous warriors Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner, who were executed in Melbourne in 1842. Many of Andrew’s works address the museological holdings of ancestral human remains and ceremonial objects. They frequently include items

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