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Reimagine: the world according to children's books
|Reimagine: the world according to children's books|
24 March to 27 May 2018
Reimagineâ€'the world according to childrenâ€™s books is a selective survey of Australian childrenâ€™s literature and book illustration of the past twenty years.
It includes the works of Indigenous and non-Indigenous authors and artists including Trace Balla Bronwyn Bancroft Joshua Button and Robyn Wells Allison Colpoys Terry Denton Bern Emmerichs Bob Graham Leigh Hobbs Dee Huxley Robert Ingpen Ann James Cat Rabbit and Isobel Knowles Marc Martin Patricia Mullins Matt Ottley Tohby Riddle Van T Rudd Tai Snaith Anne Spudvilas Shaun Tan Jane Tanner Rachel Tonkin and Anna Walker.
Presenting original artworks and source material for some of Australiaâ€™s most acclaimed contemporary childrenâ€™s books the exhibition explores the wonderfully inspiring images and texts through which concepts of humanity nature caring cultural difference and belonging and the challenging realities of loneliness and intolerance are introduced to children.
Reimagine activates the dynamic connection between reading and seeing and promotes literacy perception creativity and diverse ways of seeing the world.
Kids and families: Publish meâ€'Storyfest 2018
11 April at 10.30am
Creative conversation: Reimagineâ€'Van T Rudd and Sue Lawson
14 April from 11.00am to 12.00pm
20 April at 10.15am
Geelong After Dark
4 May from 6.00pm to 10.00pm
Creative conversation: Reimagineâ€'Bern Emmerichs and Tai Snaith with Shivaun Plozza
19 May from 11.00am to 12.00pm
Family fun day
20 May from 10.00am to 4.00pm
Web Link: Reimagine: the world according to children's books
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