Patricia Piccinini, Skywhalepapa, 2020, National Gallery of Australia, Kamberri/Canberra, © Patricia Piccinini.
Skywhales: Every Heart Sings is a National Gallery Touring Event, supported by Principal Partner The Naomi Milgrom Foundation and Visions of Australia.
Skywhales: Every Heart Sings is the third instalment of The Balnaves Contemporary Series and is a Know My Name project.
FREE – Artist Talk: Patricia Piccinini
In the lead up to the skywhales taking flight over the Grampians, join Patricia Piccinini for an exclusive artist talk.
Known internationally for her hyperrealism, Piccinini’s practice comprises drawing, photography, video, performance and large-scale installations, including the hot-air balloon sculptures Skywhale and Skywhalepapa.
Hear how Piccinini uses her creative practice to interrogate the complex relationship between our natural and artificial worlds, asking the question: ‘What if…?’
Booking essential, call Hamilton Gallery on (03) 5573 0460 or visit book tickets
Patricia Piccinini with Skywhalepapa, 2020 and Skywhale, 2013, National Gallery of Australia, Kamberri/Canberra, © Patricia Piccinini.
Patricia Piccinini, Skywhale, 2013 and Skywhalepapa, 2020, © Patricia Piccinini