Tweed River Art Gallery, New South Wales, Australia.
18 October - 24 November, 2013
This international exhibition originally conceived by Paris artist Matthew Rose was first exhibited in the Emily Harvey Gallery, New York in September 2009.
The exhibition became a world wide phenomena, involving work from over 500 artists and inspiring artists to curate off shoot exhibitions throughout North America, South America, Europe and Britain.
Now 300 artists from more than 20 countries have submitted new artworks for the Australian exhibition at Tweed River Art Gallery in October 2013.
The gallery has magnificent views over the Tweed River and surrounding mountain ranges.
Multiple stacks of artists' postcards will be on the window alcove seats for gallery visitors to take home and create their own 'unbound' book about death.
|A sneak preview of the installation of A Book About Death Australia multiple postcards.|
TWEED RIVER ART GALLERYThe Tweed River Art Gallery opened in the Bicentenary Year, of 1988. It is situated in Murwillumbah, centre of the scenic Tweed Valley Australia, which is formed from the eroded volcanic shield of Mt Warning. The Gallery serves a fast growing region populated by many artists and craftspeople.
Set on a hilltop location it offers stunning, magnificent and panoramic views of the Tweed Valley, Border Ranges, Tweed River and Mt Warning. Designed by award winning Brisbane architect Bud Brannigan, the stunning new building has excited and delighted over 50,000 visitors in its first year of operation.
The gallery is the proud home of the biennial Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture and the Biennial CPM national Print Award. The Border Art Prize is also shown every other year for artists from the New South Wales/Queensland border.
Gallery Director, Susi Muddiman. commenced her role as Director of the Tweed River Art Gallery in April 2007. In 2012 Susi was included in the TOP 50 most powerful people in the art world in Australia by an influential art blog.
"[Tweed River Art Gallery] constantly punches above its weight, with innovative exhibitions and shows by well-known artists… One of the major reasons for this is Director Susi Muddiman"