Central Coast Australia

Central Coast News

Take a journey into 'Cleverman'

By Central Coast Council
Posted: 26 May 2021
'Cleverman' is a TV series like none other - a dystopian sci-fi exploring Aboriginal origin stories in a contemporary context - and Central Coast locals and visitors can now step behind the scenes.

An exciting new exhibition at Central Coast Council's Gosford Regional Gallery immerses visitors in the iconic series through an exploration of the storytelling, language and creativity in production design, costumes and props.

Council Director Community and Recreation Services, Julie Vaughan said the exhibition is both fascinating and thought-provoking.

"'Cleverman' is a one of a kind TV series and this exhibition takes us deeper into the important themes explored including class, racism and power," Ms Vaughan said.

"We are given an opportunity to reflect on the importance of First Nations storytelling and explore the incredible pieces featured in the show."

The 'Cleverman' series was created through a predominantly Indigenous cast and senior crew and premiered on ABC Television in 2016.

Council Administrator, Rik Hart said the exhibition provides a unique insight into Aboriginal origin stories.

"This exhibition delivers powerful and thought-provoking messages and lets us explore the show's sets, costumes and props," Mr Hart said.

"Whether you've seen the TV series or not, I'd encourage you to head to the Gallery for this unique and important experience."

'Cleverman' is an ACMI touring exhibition. This project has been assisted by the Australian Government's Visions of Australia Program.

Community members and visitors to the Central Coast can experience the exhibition for free at Gosford Regional Gallery from Saturday 22 May to Sunday 11 July 2021, with the Exhibition Opening held on Friday 21 May, 6-7pm (bookings essential).

More information available here

 
Coastal Lawyers Coastal Lawyers Coastal Lawyers Coastal Lawyers

Recent News

Time to 'Spot a Swiftie'!
Time to 'Spot a Swiftie'!
The 'Swifties' in question are the Swift Parrot and Regent Honeyeater...
Explore the 'Neighbourhoods Art Trail' through Long Jetty
Explore the 'Neighbourhoods Art Trail' through Long Jetty
Thanks to its bustling vibe, elective wares and great coffee, Long Jetty...
Entries for the annual Mental Health Art Works! Exhibition are now open!
Entries for the annual Mental Health Art Works! Exhibition are now open!
The annual Mental Health Art Works! Exhibition, hosted by local not-for-profit...
Shane Fitzsimmons to Headline NSW Landcare & Local Land Services Conference 2022
Shane Fitzsimmons to Headline NSW Landcare & Local Land Services Conference 2022
Shane Fitzsimmons, Commissioner of Resilience NSW, will wow the crowd...
June Long Weekend - Waste & Recycling Services Central Coast
June Long Weekend - Waste & Recycling Services Central Coast
No changes to waste and recycling services over the June Long Weekend.

What's New

Advance Family Dental - Lake Haven
Advance Family Dental - Lake Haven
Advance Family Dental
Car Batteries Australia
Car Batteries Australia
Car Batteries Australia
Welcome to Sandy Cove Apartments!
Welcome to Sandy Cove Apartments!
Sandy Cove Apartments
Mercure Kooindah Waters Central Coast
Mercure Kooindah Waters Central Coast
Mercure Kooindah Waters

Have You Visited

Announcement
Advance Family Dental - Lake HavenAffordable, preventative dental care in Lake Haven. Servicing the Central Coast.View Advance Family Dental »
Contact · Add Your Event · Submit News · Add Your Business · Privacy · Site Map · Website © 2006-2021 Stralia Web