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1 Feb - 18 Apr 10:00am 5:00pm
17 JANUARY - 18 APRIL This exhibition takes its title from a Sāmoan proverb that describes the incoming rain from the Sāmoan island of Manuʻa (currently within the unincorporated territory of the United States of America) and bittersweet or melancholic moments leading to much-needed change.
1 Feb - 14 Mar 10:00am 5:00pm
17 JANUARY - 14 MARCH This exhibition brings together new photography and video documenting Shivanjani Lal’s return to Fiji after a prolonged absence and a visit to see her grandmother’s house, alongside map works that evoke her family’s history shaped by the kālā pānī (‘black waters’).
1 Feb - 18 Apr 10:00am 5:00pm
17 JANUARY - 18 APRIL This special project features a ngatu (painted bark cloth tapestry) created in Tonga and New Caledonia by artist and curator Ruha Fifita with help from friends and family, and a second one made collaboratively with her extended family in Vaimalo and Aotearoa New Zealand.
1 Feb - 18 Apr 10:00am 5:00pm
17 JANUARY - 18 APRIL A series of exhibitions, performances and events from across the Pacific and throughout the Great Ocean. Wansolwara – a pidgin word from the Solomon Islands meaning ‘one-salt-water’ or ‘one ocean, one people’ – reflects not a single ocean, but rather a connected waterscape that holds distinct and diverse cultures and communities.
5 - 22 Feb 11:00am 6:00pm
5 - 22 FEBRUARY Through Trepidation, artists Sarah Catania, Melissa Kahl, and Sandra Gunniga Thomson explore the cloud of unease that has settled over them as they confront ambiguous futures. Body Language draws upon artist Sïan Kelly's experience of bodily reception and misgendering as a non-binary artist.
19 Feb 6:30pm 8:30pm
As part of UNSW's celebrations during the Mardi Gras Festival, we are excited to screen Paris Is Burning (dir. Jennie Livingston, 1990).
22 Feb 4:00pm 6:00pm
How can emergent technologies, methodologies and practices enable us to understand complex information, and harness new perspectives to help solve complex issues that we are facing right now?
25 Feb - 14 Mar 11:00am 6:00pm
25 FEBRUARY - 14 MARCH Artist Clare Nicholson's Epigenetic Maternal Landscapes remakes iconic historical obstetric models and illustrations using conceptual materials to link body–environment relations with maternal lived experiences.
25 - 29 Feb 7:30pm 9:00pm
In a small village somewhere in France, a strange phenomenon is taking place. The townsfolk are turning into rhinoceroses. Written by Eugène Ionesco. Performed by students of the UNSW course ARTS2122: Performance Production
26 Feb 11:00am 12:00pm
We are calling for 1,000 people to make UNSW's first - ever Human Rainbow!
26 Feb 5:30pm 7:00pm
Join UNSW Art & Design Research Forum and UNSW Galleries for a lecture by internationally renowned Dutch artist, Jonas Staal, coinciding with the release of his new book 'Propaganda Art in the 21st Century'.
27 Feb 5:30pm 8:00pm
Interested in a career change or looking to take the next step in your career?
27 Feb 5:30pm 7:30pm

A conversation with leading artist Khadim Ali on his newly commissioned  site-specific billboard on the exterior of UNSW Galleries, Every War is a Defeat (2019). Born and raised in Pakistan, Khadim Ali’s work is heavily influence by his family’s experience as Hazara refugees, fleeing Taliban persecution in Afghanistan.

3 Mar 3:30pm 7:30pm
Join the Institute for Global Development for a conversation on the findings of the Second Edition of the Global Women Peace & Security (WPS) Index, which ranks countries on women's comprehensive wellbeing and analyses trends in gender equality.
4 Mar 6:15pm 9:30pm
By 2050, 70% of the world’s population will live in cities.
6 Mar 6:00pm 10:00pm
Grab an Art Month Sydney map and explore the local galleries of Paddington and Woollahra before kicking onto the festival's opening party at UNSW Galleries from 8pm.

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