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ARTIST TALK // Deborah Kelly

Fri 23 February at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Bathurst Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) presents Deborah Kelly: CREATION – a queer insurrectionary science fiction climate change religion, unfurling through years of collaborations across generations, identities, artforms and sites.

Join us on Saturday 23 March to hear from CREATION instigating artist Deborah Kelly in conversation with BRAG!

  • Artist talk in conversation with BRAG
  • FREE, all welcome, RSVP essential


In collaborating with marginalised communities, CREATION confronts climate crisis and truth decay with a crowd-sourced faith drawn from practical politics, mysticism and collectivity. Through cross-disciplinary projects, public brainstorms and participatory performances, this religion evolves before our very eyes.

About the Artist
Deborah Kelly is a Melbourne-born, Sydney-based artist who has exhibited extensively around Australia and internationally, including in the prestigious Biennales of Singapore, Sydney, Thessaloniki, TarraWarra, Cementa, and Venice. Over the past decade, Kelly has been working with groups of strangers in cities around the world to make experiential collaborations emphasising process, community, and aesthetic intensity.


Fri 23 February
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Bathurst Region
Visual arts, Craft, Textiles, Music, Dance, Multi-Arts, Aboriginal culture
Submitted online
Event contact details (phone/ email)
EVENT IMAGE credits (artist and/or photographer).
Image: Deborah Kelly, CREATION choir, 2022. Courtesy the artist.


Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
70-78 Keppel Street
Bathurst, NSW 2795 Australia
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The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

Event listings are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Many events listed here have been originally shared by the organisers on social media. Whilst all care is taken – and accuracy is our priority – we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. Contact the event organisers listed for more details or to book tickets.

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