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Wesley Stacey: The wild thing

March 4 - April 28

Wesley Stacey is a living legend of environmental photography. In the 1970s he turned his back on the bright lights of Sydney and set up camp in the wilderness of the NSW south coast. For over 40 years he has lived in the ‘great outdoors’, using photography to explore and connect with the ecological complexity of the Australian landscape. The wild thing, curated from the MGA’s own photography collection, surveys four decades of Stacey’s work. From his lively colour snapshots to his epic black-and-white panoramas, Stacey pays tribute to the wildness at the heart of our existence on Earth.

Part of CLIMARTE’s ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017– a festival of exhibitions and events harnessing the creative power of the Arts to inform, engage and inspire action on climate change. www.artclimatechange.org

Featured Image

Burning forest remnant on the Monaro
1981
Chromogenic Print

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Start:
March 4
End:
April 28
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Venue

Monash Gallery of Art
860 Ferntree Gully Road
Wheelers Hill, Victoria 3150 Australia
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Website:
http://mga.org.au/

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