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ERIC BRIDGEMAN // NEW WORK AT 4A

In Art Exhibitions, Contemporary Pacific Art, Masculinity, Pacific Islander Art in Australia, Representations of the Black Body on April 1, 2010 at 4:03 am
Black Beauty - Eric Bridgeman, 2010

Black Beauty - Eric Bridgeman, 2010

26 MARCH – 8 MAY 2010

4A
181-187 Hay Street

Sydney NSW 2000
Australia

In 2009, Brisbane-based artist Eric Bridgeman travelled through remote parts of the Chimbu (Simbu) Province, his mother’s country in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea. As he was born in Australia, Bridgeman became increasingly conscious of his own ‘white’ Australian presence, and began to recognise the impact of photography on representations of national and cultural identity in PNG.

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