Ryan Rubinstein

My artwork investigates the merging of two cultures, both European and Indigenous and how they always have existed and can work together to form a new future. The cave painting in the background shows Australia’s rich artistic past which has always been present and connects with the Indigenous artist Namirrkki’s quote of how today we have come to recognise this important part of our shared history. By appropriating Warhol’s soup can the audience sees a very different view of history and the priceless nature of reconciliation. Both sides to this story always was there and always will be.

It lies in the Ground

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Many of these resources and activities have been developed in consultation with NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) to ensure that the program meets NSW curriculum outcomes for Stages 3, 4 & 5.