18 May – 17 August 2024

This exhibition is an exploration of beginnings and endings – of family mythologies, births, deaths and cosmic cycles.  Beginning with a focus upon the minutiae of the everyday in its grainy, gritty glory and then expanding outwards to consider the source of life.  It features photographs and paintings from the Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art by artists including Dorothy Braund, Katthy Cavaliere and Helen Maudsley.




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Cover of Origins Catalogue



Image: Jacquie Moran, Birth: 3 Seconds Later (detail), 2005 (reprinted in 2008), series of 12 photographs, 11: 50.8 x 76.2cm each; 1: 76.2 x 50.8cm, edition of 10, Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art, The University of Western Australia, Gift of the artist © the artist, photograph by Robert Frith


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