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Artists Talking – Richard Bell + Vernon Ah Kee

August 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join proppaNOW artists as they talk about their exhibition OCCURRENT AFFAIR

Established in 2003, proppaNOW is one of Australia’s leading cultural collectives, exploring the politics of Aboriginal art and culture, and provoking, subverting, and re-thinking what it means to be a ‘contemporary Aboriginal artist’. Conceived as a collaborative activist gesture, OCCURRENT AFFAIR addresses current socio-political, economic, and environmental issues, while celebrating the strength, resilience and continuity of Aboriginal culture.

10:30am Saturday 10 August

Main and Foyer Galleries, Artspace Mackay, Gordon St

This event is FREE to attend.

Terms and Conditions

Read the terms and conditions before making a booking:

• All program attendees must be in good health prior to attending the session (eg. no runny noses, coughs, temperatures). If any of the attendees booked in feel unwell, please cancel your booking to enable another to use the vacant spot.

• Carefully consider your availability to attend the event BEFORE making your booking. Booking cancellations – especially late cancellations – can mean that we may not be able to fill that place, rendering it a lost opportunity for another community member.

• A reminder notification will be sent 24 hours prior to the program. If you are unable to attend, please cancel through Eventbrite, or contact Artspace Mackay ASAP on 4961 9722 to advise so they may remove you from the list manually.

• Photography Permission: Please be aware that all programs may be filmed and posted to Artspace Mackay website and Facebook page to provide access to those unable to attend the session. Filming will focus on the presenter but may include attendees. Do not attend if you do not wish to be filmed.

• By making a booking you agree to all the above.


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• Allow time for travel and parking. For more information about the location of Artspace Mackay visit

• Please arrive promptly to each event that you have registered to attend to allow for minimal disruption.

IMAGE: proppaNOW: Gordon Hookey, Jennifer Herd, Tony Albert, Megan Cope, Richard Bell, Vernon Ah Kee (left to right). Photo: Rhett Hammerton.


Artspace Mackay
61 Gordon Street
Mackay, QLD 4740 Australia