Joanne Handley Waiting 2008 oil on canvas

BREATH – stories of love loss redemption

Waiting 2008  oil on canvas  152 x 122 cm

Finalist – 2008 Blake Prize exhibition, NAS Art Gallery National Art School, Sydney

2009 – 57th Blake Prize Touring Exhibition – Delmar Trinity Gallery, Sydney, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Gallery M, Adelaide

Joanne Handley Waiting Detail 2008 oil on canvas

Waiting (Detail)

On 28th April 2008, Chinese security forces fired upon a nomadic hamlet in the township of Ponkor Toema after tracking down protestors who replaced a Chinese national flag with a Tibetan flag. A 22 year-old monk was shot dead during the raid. His body, taken by guards, was denied funeral rites.

Joanne Handley Waiting 2008 oil on canvas installation view

Installation view, ‘Transformation’ exhibition,

Nan Tien Institute Gallery, April 5-29, 2012

 

 

Don’t Shoot the Messenger 2009

oil on canvas 152 x 275 cm

 

 

No. 28 2009

oil on canvas  137 x 183 cm

finalist – 2009 Phoenix Prize for Spiritual Art School of Art Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra

 

 

 

B · R · E · A · T · H – stories of love loss redemption

B · R · E · A · T · H  explores stories of personal loss and suppression surrounding the March 16 crackdown at Amdo Ngaba, Sichuan Province during the 2008 Tibetan uprising for political independence. The exhibition addresses such themes as the triumph of human spirit and right for self determination, and highlights concerns about the violation of human rights and free speech.

Included in this show are works previously selected for Personally Political – Contemporary Sensation, Art House Tacheles, Berlin, Germany (2009), the 2009 Phoenix Prize for Spiritual Art, SoFA Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra and the 57th Touring Blake Prize exhibition (2009).

1 – 27 November 2010 Hours: Monday – Friday 9am – 5.30pm, Saturday 10am – 2pm McKinnon Building 67, Faculty of Law and Education, University of Wollongong Northfields Avenue, Wollongong NSW 2522

This project was assisted by a grant from Arts NSW, an agency of the New South Wales Government through a program administered by the National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA).

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Defiance 2010

oil on linen  137 x 183 cm

 

Disappear 2009   /   Detail

oil on canvas

183 x 137 cm

 

 

The Third Interval (Parts 1 & 2) 2009

1. Archival Ultrachrome pigment on BFK Rives rag paper 57 x 42 cm
2. Archival Ultrachrome pigment on BFK Rives rag paper 53 x 73 cm

 

 

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