Presented by eleven collective in collaboration with NEIA, UNSW, Fairfield City Museum and Gallery and Peacock Gallery, Auburn, is part of the ANXIETY 2017 (Sydney, September – November, 2017), We Are All Affected exhibitions, performances and talks feature the work of Australia based Muslim artists and provides an insight into what is fast becoming a culturally specific form of anxiety; one which is related to the current socio-political climate, Islamophobia and the unique social, emotional, political and intellectual pressures that exist as a result. For more information, check out the festival website here
Exhibition dates: 20 May - 16 July 2017
Location: Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Art Centre
The biennial Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award showcases outstanding art created with, on, or about paper. Syed's work: 1001 and Counting series has been selected for the exhibition. For more information, check out their website here.
Exhibition dates: 10 March to 16 April 2017
Location: Old Government House, Parramatta Park Pitt Street, Parramatta, NSW 2150
Governance brings ten contemporary artists together to respond to the role of governance today at Old Government House, Parramatta. Curated by Lizzy Marshall, the exhibition features newly created alongside established pieces from the invited artists’ practice.
Featured artists include Marian Abboud, Liam Benson, Linda Brescia, Fiona Davies, Kath Fries, Nadia Odlum, Naomi Oliver, Abdullah M I Syed, Salote Tawale, and Hannah Toohey. For more information, head to their Facebook page here.