Connections – Brazil and Australia
5 May until 19 June Gallery of Australian Design opening event 5pm Wednesday 5 May 2010. To be officially opened by His Excellency Michael Bryce
From 5 May to 19 June, the Gallery of Australian Design (GAD) will highlight connections between Brazil and Australia. From ancient Gondwana to the future, the exhibition covers environmental sustainability, conservation research, science and technology, urban design and sustainable development.
Brazil and Australia have strong connections in geology, flora, fauna and design. The exhibition also looks at the context of current scientific research and industry-based joint ventures while promoting the discussion of environmental issues with a historical viewpoint.
Supported by the Australian Government through the Council on Australia Latin America Relations, which is part of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Curated by Services for Art
Opening Hours Wednesday to Saturday, 10am -4pm For more information, please contact Jas Hugonnet, Manager, Gallery of Australian Design, 44 Parkes Pl PARKES
image: John Hunter (1737-1821) Emu of New South Wales 1788-90 watercolour 22.3 x18.3 cm Collection: National Library of Australia