By Alison Stieven-Taylor As droughts last longer, bushfire seasons start earlier, rising seas threaten populations and ice caps melt, the climate emergency is indisputable, but often these crises are experienced at a distance. The exhibition Water at the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) brings these issues to the fore through narratives that convey impermanence, our interconnectedness and the challenges we face as a species. This expansive exhibition, which includes more than 100 works by global artists, is designed to celebrate and question our conceptions of this precious, vital resource. Photography features alongside moving image, sculpture and several large installations that invite active...
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