Future/Public is an exhibition of propositional public artworks in parklands central to the various venues for in the ARTLANDS precinct. Instead of producing finished and lasting artworks for public spaces, Future/Public will use public space as a platform for questioning the role of art in public. The exhibition will consist of 10 installations that ‘propose’ potentials for artworks that stands outside of our received expectation and understanding of public art. In this way, it will challenge the genre’s traditional and suggest new roles, ideas, and modes for art that inhabits the shared space of the public sphere.
Artists: Mark Booth (Hill End), Sarah McEwan (Birrego), Julie Montgarrett (Wagga), April Phillips (Coffs Harbour), Amelia Reid (Murwillumbah) Genevieve Carroll (Hill End), Karen Golland (Bathurst), Dani Marti (Cessnock) Christine McMillan (Kandos) and Rochelle Summerfield (Grafton).