06.01.18 - 07.04.18 Exhibition: In Your Dreams

6 January – 7 April 2018
Tue-Sat 10am–5pm
Closed 26 January 

UNSW Galleries 
Cnr Oxford St & Greens Rd 
Paddington 2021

The divide between rich and poor is widening, conflict and climate change are forcing people from their homelands, displacement and homelessness are on the rise. Despite social and technological advances, for many people in the world access to a good quality of life is proving more and more difficult. In this exhibition, 14 international artists explore the impact of inequality on individuals and communities from diverse corners of the globe.

In Your Dreams includes photographic and film-based works made by artists from Australia, Bangladesh, China, France, Jordan, Mexico, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, South Africa and the US. The people and communities depicted in the exhibition are not generally seen in popular representations of 21st century societies, their complex situation relegated to the “too-hard” basket by media consumers unaffected by the harshest impacts of inequality of wealth and opportunity.

Participating artists

Jessie Boylan, Alejandro Cartagena, Samuel Gratacap, Tanya Habjouqa, Taloi Havini, Samsul Alam Helal, Maria Kourkouta, Johnny Miller, George Osodi, Raphaella Rosella, Andres Serrano, Sim Chi Yin, Zhao Liang and Mary Zournazi


Felicity Fenner and Cherie McNair

Presented in partnership with the UNSW Galleries in association with Sydney Festival, UNSW Centre for Ideas and the Grand Challenge on Inequality. 



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Johnny Miller, Papwa Sewgolum Golf Course. Courtesy of the artist