Guwayu: for all time

3 May – 28 July 2024


Karla Dickens Assimilated warriors II  2014 © the artist

Guwayu: for all time will be exhibited at Mudgee Arts Precinct from 3 May – 28 July 2024. 

This powerful exhibition of First Nations artists illuminates and honours the past we have inherited and looks to the future we will leave behind. Curated by Mudgee-based Wiradjuri woman, Aleshia Lonsdale, Guwayu: for all time will showcase the meta-temporal nature of Australia’s history where the past, present and future exist together.

The exhibition examines dispossession, Indigenous activism, organisation and resistance, marking hugely significant events for Aboriginal people, including the declaration of martial law in 1824 and the launch of Australia’s first united and politically organised Aboriginal activist group, the Australian Aboriginal Progressive Association (AAPA) in 1924. By walking backwards into the future, Guwayu: for all time lays bare intergenerational trauma whilst celebrating the resilience, strength and aspirations of First Nations’ peoples.

The exhibition contains works by some of Australia’s most renowned First Nations artists including Tony Albert, Nicole Chaffey, Jo Clancy, Lorraine Connelly-Northey, Karla Dickens, Blak Douglas, Fiona Foley, Amala Groom, Aleshia Lonsdale, Juanita MacLaughlan, Danie Mellor, Vincent Namatjira, Joel Sherwood Spring, Jason Wing, Maddison Wing and Judy Watson.


3 May – 28 July 2024
Mudgee Arts Precinct 
90 Market Street Mudgee NSW
Mudgee Arts Precinct is open seven days a week from 9am to 5pm. Entry is free.





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This project is supported by funding from Regional Arts NSW