Robert Juniper The bush fire 1973 (detail). Synthetic polymer paint and graphite on canvas, three panels: 180 x 180 cm each. State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia. Purchased through the Sir Claude Hotchin Art Foundation, Art Gallery of Western Australia Foundation, 1998.
The wildflower season in Western Australia puts a spotlight on the State’s botanical riches, their special place on Country and the threat humans now pose to them.
Hear from the curators, artists and botanists involved in bringing you an array of botanical and environment themed exhibitions and events in 2019.
Keynote Speaker | Friday
Professor Stephen Hopper AC, Professor of Biodiversity, Centre of Excellence in Natural Resource Management, UWA Albany (CENRM) and School of Biological Sciences
Keynote Speaker | Saturday
Professor Ann Elias, Associate Professor, History and Theory of Contemporary Global Art, Department of Art History, University of Sydney
Other speakers include Professor Kingsley Dixon, Vicki Laurie, Laetitia Wilson, Kado Muir, Erica Seccombe, Gemma Weston Philippa Nikulinsky, Susie Vickery and Jude van der Merwe.