Artist Talk | Plain Speak – Brenda L. Croft

Artist Talk | Plain Speak – Brenda L. Croft

Join AGWA Curator, Carly Lane for an introduction to the Plain Speak exhibition and the work of artist, Brenda L. Croft who will reflect on her art-making practice and the importance of working closely with her family, friends and Indigenous community members to create her images.

Brenda L Croft is from the Gurindji/Malngin/Mudpurra peoples from the Victoria River region of the Northern Territory of Australia, and Anglo-Australian/German/Irish/Chinese heritage. She has been involved in the Indigenous and broader contemporary arts and cultural sectors for three decades as an artist, arts administrator, curator, academic and consultant.

Croft’s artistic practice encompasses critical performative Indigenous auto-ethnography, representation and cultural identity, creative narratives, installation, multi-media and multi-platform work, often drawn from personal and public archives and memory. Croft’s work is represented in major state, territory and federal public collections in Australia, international public collections and many private collections. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and commissions.

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Special Exhibition Gallery


On Saturday 27 August, the Gallery is open 10am-3pm only as we prepare for the AGWA Foundation Gala supporting women in the arts. Some exhibition access will be disrupted with two Tracks We Share ground floor galleries closed. AGWA Rooftop bar will be closed, reopening at 2pm Sunday. Details