GOMA Exhibition

Turning the corner in the distinctive old Queenslander into a dark, charred room and that unmistakable smell of burnt timber.  An assault on the senses that tells the horrific story of a young Aboriginal girl who died at Woorabinda after she was locked in her quarters by her "employers" and accidentally knocked over a kerosene lamp.  This confronting art installation by Brisbane artist Dale Harding is part of the new exhibition GOMA Q, which has been described as the "first broad survey" of contemporary Queensland art.  Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/art-and-design/goma-turns-its-attention-close-to-home-in-new-exhibition-20150710-gi9sdo.html#ixzz3fkr2O4Hj