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Sally Smart, Anatomy lesson 1995, cotton, synthetic polymer paint, watercolour, gouache, ink, charcoal, wooden dowel on paper, linen. The Vizard Foundation Art Collection of the 1990's, acquired 1995. On loan to the Ian Potter Museum of Art, the University of Melbourne.
Dr Helen MacDonald ia a historian, writer and ARC Future Fellow. Her published works include Human Remains (2005) and Possessing the Dead: The Artful Science of Anatomy (2010). Helen explores the cultural histories of organ transplantation, dissection, post-mortem examinations and museum collections of human remains.
Now open, The world is not a foreign land brings together work by Timothy Cook, Djambawa Marawili, Ngarra, Rusty Peters, Freda Warlapinni and Nyapanyapa Yunupingu. Crossing three geographically and culturally distinct regions—the Tiwi Islands, the Kimberley, and North-eastern Arnhem Land—each artist presents sometimes strikingly different perspectives on what constitutes Indigenous contemporary art.