22nd Biennale of Sydney: NIRIN

Adrian Stimson, Buffalo Boy, 2005, B/W photo 35ml, dimensions variable, Courtesy Ian Grove and Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto

NIRIN Virtual Tour

Exhibition dates: 14 March – 4 October 2020

Artist- and First Nations–led, the 22nd Biennale of Sydney presents an expansive exhibition of contemporary art that connects local communities and global networks.

In line with the title NIRIN, meaning ‘edge’ in Brook Andrew’s mother’s Nation the Wiradjuri people of western New South Wales, Campbelltown Arts Centre and the Biennale of Sydney will deliver an exhibition that presents and connects international and local artists to South-West Sydney.

NIRIN will feature across six venues: the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Artspace, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Cockatoo Island, the MCA and the National Art School.

Artists featuring in NIRIN at Campbelltown Arts Centre include:

Charlotte Allingham (Australia)
Denilson Baniwa (Brazil)
Demian DinéYazhi´ & R.I.S.E. Radical Indigenous Survivance & Empowerment (USA)
First Dog on the Moon (Australia)
Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh, and Hesam Rahmanian (Iran/United Arab Emirates)
Aziz Hazara (Afghanistan)
Noŋgirrŋa Marawili (Darrpirra/Yirrkala (Australia))
Misheck Masamvu (Zimbabwe)
Barbara McGrady (Australia)
John Miller and Elisapeta Heta (New Zealand)
Iltja Ntjarra/Many Hands Art Centre (Australia)
Musa N. Nxumalo (South Africa)
Shaheed/Witness/Kashmir (India/Kashmir)
Adrian Stimson (Canada/Siksika Nation)
Anders Sunna (Sweden/Sápmi)
Suohpanterror (Sápmi/Finland/Sweden/Norway)
Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers (Kainai First Nation (Canada)/Sápmi (Norway)


For the full list of artists, creatives and collectives participating in the 22nd Biennale of Sydney exhibition, visit the Biennale of Sydney website

NIRIN Artwork Information