Images of Disability examines how artists, with and without disabilities, have approached the subject. Including examples as far back as 1790, the exhibit encourages conversations about agency, labelling, and representation.
What do you think about when you hear the phrase draw lines? A line can separate but also connect; it can create divisions and boundaries but also generate space. For artists, the line has been a critical apparatus for exploration.
Shannon Te Ao (Ngāti Tūwharetoa / New Zealander, born Australia, 1978) implements Māori traditions to explore the ambiguities and tensions within interpersonal relationships as well as the complex dynamics between Indigeneity, language, and loss.