Just Not Australian: Unpacked

Join Just Not Australian artists for a panel discussion about the exhibition and its themes.

Just Not Australian's national tour began in 2020, the year that marked 250 years since Captain Cook’s first voyage to Australia, and a timely moment to interrogate Australia’s colonial past. Given our recent history of national and international border closures, calls for an Indigenous Voice to Parliament and rumours of another republic referendum, the complexities of presenting and representing national identity remain as relevant as ever. This special event will bring together participating artists Jon Campbell, Nell, Raquel Ormella and Ryan Presley for a discussion led by Artspace curator Talia Linz.

Members get more: enjoy reserved seating at this event.

Just Not Australian contains strong language, images and themes that some visitors may find challenging. The content is intended to reflect the everyday, lived experiences of Australians represented in the exhibition.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visitors are advised that some works contain images of deceased persons.

Hoda Afshar
Past exhibition

Just Not Australian

19 Australian artists across generations deal with the origins and implications of contemporary Australian nationhood

Soda Jerk, TERROR NULLIUS (video still), 
2018, HD video, 54 minutes. Commissioned by 
the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, 
Melbourne. Courtesy the artists.
Past event


Join us for the screening of TERROR NULLIUS in the Warrane Theatre. This artwork forms part of the Just Not Australian exhibition curated by Artspace

Curated by Artspace and developed in partnership with Sydney Festival and Museums and Galleries of NSW. The exhibition is touring nationally with Museums & Galleries of NSW. The exhibition has been assisted with funding through the Australia Council for the Arts.

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