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I hope you get this: Raquel Ormella

This exhibition brings together new and recent work by one of Australia’s leading contemporary artists, Raquel Ormella.

I hope you get this: Raquel Ormella includes work from a wide variety of media, and particularly draws on her experimental textile works. The exhibition explores key themes that Ormella has consistently focused on: social and environmental activism; human and animal relationships; nationalism and national identity.

These recurrent interests are brought together by a consistent engagement with the artist’s voice. Rather than being the site of authority, Ormella’s voice simultaneously expresses aspiration for connection, while remaining uncertain about whether the communication will work.

A NETS Victoria and Shepparton Art Museum touring exhibition, curated by Rebecca Coates and Anna Briers.

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government’s Visions of Australia program as well as receiving development assistance from NETS Victoria’s Exhibition Development Fund, supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria.