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Reko Rennie's Patternation exhibit at the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Museum
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Reko Rennie (Kamilaroi/Gamilaraay/Gummaroi) from Melbourne, VIC, spent two weeks at the University of Virginia's Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Museum where he painted the interior walls of the museum's rotating gallery between January 17th and the 21st. The exhibit, titled “Patternation,” opened to the public on Friday, January 28th. Rennie’s exhibit has been curated by Stephen Gilchrist (Yamatji), Curator of Indigenous Art at the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne. According to Gilchrist, the exhibit title “Patternation” refers both to the repetitive “patter” of national discourse concerning Indigenous people in both Australia and the US, and to the bold, geometric patterns used by Rennie.
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