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Rosalie Favell draws inspiration from her family history and heritage using a variety of sources, to present a complex self-portrait of her experiences as a contemporary aboriginal woman.
About the artist
Rosalie Favell is a photo-based artist, born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Her work has appeared in exhibitions in Canada, the US, Scotland, France and Taiwan.
Numerous institutions have acquired her artwork including the National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa), Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography (Ottawa), Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian (Washington, D.C.), and Rockwell Museum of Western Art (Corning, New York).
She has received numerous grants, and won prestigious awards such as the Chalmers Fellowship, the Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunten Award and the Karsh Award. A graduate of Ryerson Polytechnic Institute, Rosalie holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of New Mexico. She has studied and taught extensively at the post-graduate level. She has worked with grassroots organisations in Winnipeg with Inuit educational groups in Ottawa and Nepalese women’s groups in Kathmandu.
Exhibition hours and opening night
Thursday 19 May from 4pm
Thursday 19 May 5–7pm
Wednesday to Friday, 10am – 5pm
Thursday, 10am – 8pm
Transport and access
Walking from Cardigan Street, catch a tram at the intersection of Queensbury and Swanston Streets. Trams running along Swanston Street include routes 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67 and 72, from which you can connect to the train at Melbourne Central or Flinders Street.
Visit the Public Transport Victoria website for more information and connecting services in your area.
No on-campus parking is available for visitors, but you’ll find many commercial car parks a short walk away. Metered street parking is also available nearby, but note the time limits and clearway restrictions.