Legacy: Reflections on Mabo

Celebrate the man behind the game-changing Native Title Act, Eddie Koiki Mabo.

Co-curated by his daughter Gail Mabo, Dr Jonathan McBurnie and Kellie Williams, the exhibition brings together a selection of work by 24 Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists in the spirit of reconciliation, three decades after the historic achievement

Reflect on his legacy with 24 original works created in response to his life, politics, activism, or legacy and be surprised in how they approach their reflections with reverence, compassion, anger, sadness and respect, to celebrate a man who was both a rebel and a dreamer.

Blak Douglas & Adam Geczy, Elisa Jane Carmichael & Sonja Carmichael, Toby Cedar, Dian Darmansjah, Katina Davidson, Hayley Megan French, Marion Gaemers, Patricia Hoffie, David Jones, Ian Kaddy, Talitha Kennedy, Jo Lankester, Veronica Lulu & Kim Mahood, Ron McBurnie, Arone Meeks, Jim Paterson, Tommy Pau, Obery Sambo, Anneke Silver, Ken Thaiday Sr. and Judy Watson.

*Please note Shane Fitzgerald’s work will not be displayed as part of this exhibition.

State Library of Queensland