OPENING 6pm 5 August – register to attend
“What can you do?” is a phrase usually accompanied with a shrug. Disabled people hear this phrase frequently – from apathetic and dismissive doctors, hostile government staff, and casually throughout our ableist society. In this exhibition, artist Megan Baker critiques this attitude through humorous text-based work in clear bold textiles. The no-nonsense attitude of the presented text creates an uncomfortable feeling for the viewer, encouraging reflection of unconscious bias and a shift of the burden of ableism from disabled people. Viewers should ask themselves “What can you do?”.
Megan Baker, What can you do?
Fiona Harman and Steve Paraskos, The Nature of Contingency
Perth Makers Market – September
Perth Makers Market returns to Goolugatup Heathcote.
Goolugatup Heathcote is located on the shores of the Derbal Yerrigan, in the suburb of Applecross, just south of the centre of Boorloo Perth, WA. It is 10 minute drive from the CBD, the closest train station is Canning Bridge, and the closest bus route the 148.Accessibility and amenities
The Gallery is open 10-4 weekdays, 12-4 weekends, and closed public holidays. The grounds are open 24/7.