EXHIBITIONS: SAVE OUR FISH FROM DROWNING
18 Feb 2017 - 23 Apr 2017 | 10.00am - 5.00pm
Hedar Abadi’s solo exhibition, Save Our Fish From Drowning, encapsulates the artist’s entrancing and well-versed artistic skill that is equally as fascinating and engaging as his lived-experiences. Abadi references the open social context of his new home in Liverpool after fleeing war-torn Iraq where he lived, trained and worked as a propaganda painter during the authoritarian reign of Saddam Hussein.
As the winner of the 19th Liverpool Art Society Exhibition Scholarship Prize in 2016, Abadi received $1,500 and an opportunity to show his works in a dedicated Marsden Gallery exhibition in 2017.
Saturday 25 March
2:00 – 4:30pm
As part of Harmony Day 2017 and in conjunction with the Hedar Abadi’s Marsden Gallery exhibition Save Our Fish From Drowning, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre will be hosting a day filled with artist talks, poetry, music and food inspired and performed by the diverse Iraqi communities based in Liverpool. Come join us for a day of festivities.
This is a bilingual event (Arabic and English).
Phone02 9824 1121
EXHIBITIONS: CASULA SECRETS
2 Nov 2017 - 21 Jan 2018
10.00am - 5.00pm
Best-selling author, comedian and ABC Radio Sydney Mornings presenter Wendy Harmer has curated an exhibition from the Casula Powerhouse Collection of over 5,000 artworks. Casula Secrets reveals the interesting and mysterious stories of Casula.