The 1818 Project


THE 1818 PROJECT brings together eight contemporary Australian artists to address personal cultural histories and stories of migration and deconstructs colonial painting. Each artist's respective practices draw upon their identity and personal and familial stories of migration, loss and diaspora.


Abdul-Rahman Abdullah, Shan Turner-Carroll, Dale Collier, Karla Dickens, Fernando do Campo, Lindy Lee, Yhonnie Scarce and Jacqui Stockdale

200 years since convict artist Joseph Lycett – 8 contemporary national artists address personal cultural histories and stories of Australian migration.

8 September - 4 November 2018 Newcastle art Gallery NSW

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Stand Still at Prospect Hill, 2018, Newcastle Art Gallery, NSW

Stand Still at Prospect Hill, 2018, Newcastle Art Gallery, NSW