The Centre for Contemporary Photography has announced a new exhibition, ‘Fertile Ground’, which opens on Friday 16 July at 6 pm.

© Kawita Vatanajyankur, The Spade 2020, still frame from HD Video. Courtesy of the artist.

Fertile Ground brings together nine artists who use food as an entry point to discuss urgent political, societal and environmental issues. The artists involved are Lauren Dunn (Australia), Kim Hak (Cambodia), Shivanjani Lal (Australia), Sophal Neak (Cambodia), Arnont Nongyao (Thailand), Elia Nurvista (Indonesia), Keg De Souza (Australia), James Tylor (Australia) and Kawita Vatanajyankur (Thailand). The display focuses on food as a tool for activism, cultural exchange, repositories of history and visions for the future. The exhibition covers a variety of media, including photography, video, sculpture and mixed media installation.

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