COMING SOON: IOTA24 Codes In Parallel

John Curtin Gallery 2 Aug - 29 Sep 2024

Artists and artisans from First Nations Australia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Africa and Western Australia, exhibit new installations of crafted works for IOTA24

Following the success of IOTA21, the Indian Ocean Craft Triennial returns to the John Curtin Gallery with IOTA24, curated by Carola Akindele-Obe and Jude Van Der Merwe. This exhibition is informed by the theme ‘Codes in Parallel’ which contemplates the manifold languages found throughout contemporary craft practices.

IOTA24 Codes in Parallel features several international craft artists and spans the Indian Ocean region, along with work from First Nations Australia and Perth. This major exhibition sits at the centre of this multi-venue triennial, offering visitors access to the cutting edge of craft and the role it plays in our technological world. John Curtin Gallery is pleased to present this exhibition as the first major exhibition to open in the IOTA24 festival program.

Opening Event: Thursday 1 August
Exhibition: 2 August - 29 September
Supported By: IOTA24, Lotterywest, Department of Local Government Sport and Cultural Industries, Curtin University, Creative Australia, Australian Cultural Fund, Centre for Australia India Relations, Australian-ASEAN Council

Image: Chris Soal, The hand that was dealt us, 2023, bamboo and birch wood toothpicks, polyurethane sealant, industrial paint, board, 172 x 132 x 23cm. Collection Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Hobart.

This exhibition will be on display at the John Curtin Gallery 2 August - 29 September 2024

Featuring Artists:

Ari Bayuaji (Indonesia / Canada) 
Fatemeh Boroujeni (Iran / Australia) 
Emma Buswell (Australia) 
Simphiwe Buthelezi (South Africa) 
Rudi Hendriatno (Indonesia) 
Trish Little (Australia) 
Pangrok Sulap (Malaysia) 
Anne Samat (Malaysia) 
Albert Yonathan Setyawan (Indonesia) 
Chris Soal (South Africa) 
Yudi Sulistyo (Indonesia) 
Tjanpi Desert Weavers (Pitjantjatjara / Australia) 
Yarrenyty Arltere Artists (Arrernte / Australia)