Saturday, 24 March 2018, 06:00 pm — Sunday, 20 May 2018, 06:00 pm
|Location:||The Lock-Up - 90 Hunter St, Newcastle|
A collaboration between artists & lawyers
Opening 6pm Friday 23 March 2018 at The Lock-Up - 90 Hunter St Newcastle
Please join us for the opening of justiceINjustice, a collaborative exhibition featuring seven contemporary Australian artists and three lawyers. Developed through a unique process of research and collaborative conversation, lawyers and artists have joined forces to explore a number of high-profile public interest cases that underline issues of injustice and marginalisation. Cases include those of Cornelia Rau, Roni Levi, Azaria Chamberlain, Eddie Russell, Kathleen Folbigg, Leanne Goodall, Robyn Hickie and Amanda Robinson.
Opening Speeches at 6.45pm including special guests award-winning journalist Joanne McCarthy and former State Member and long-standing social justice advocate Bryce Gaudry.
justiceINjustice has been developed with lawyers Karen Wells, Ray Watterson and Robert Cavanagh, who have all worked on the selected cases. Cavanagh and Watterson are part of the co-founding team of the internationally acclaimed University of Newcastle Legal Centre, and are highly regarded for their public interest advocacy work.Curated by artist and criminologist Carolyn McKay (University of Sydney Law School) in collaboration with The Lock-Up, the exhibition features artists Corinne Brittain, Rob Cleworth, Blak Douglas, John A Douglas, Leah Emery, Lezlie Tilley and Richard Lewer. Project Creative Producer, Jessi England.