New Exuberance: contemporary Australian textile design is a major touring exhibition project reflecting on current directions in textile practice through art, design and fashion. Curated by Meryl Ryan in consultation with the JamFactory team, the exhibition presents the work of more than thirty diverse multidisciplinary creatives and includes ten commissioned furniture pieces produced by designers associated with JamFactory.
Ikuntji Artists are excited to be a part of this exhibition alongside Bábbarra Women’s Centre, Frida Las Vegas, Grace Lillian Lee, Hannah Gartside, Iordanes Spyridon Gogos, Jemima Wyman, Kate Just, Lisa Waup X Verner, Nina Walton, Nixi Killick, Paul McCann, Romance Was Born, The Social Studio X Atong Atem X Romance Was Born, Tiwi Design, Vita Cochran, Wah-Wah Australia.
Boulder chair created by Caren Ellis Design and featuring Keturah Zimran’s Puli Puli fabric.
New Exuberance will be on display for the next 3 years kicking off at JamFactory Adelaide on April 23 2023. The national tour will take the collection all over Australia, below are the dates for each Art Centre.
Please check with individual studios for opening hours of the event.
Benalla Art Gallery
29 September 2023 – 3 December 2023
Salamanca Arts Centre
10 January 2024 – 11 February 2024
Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
24 February 2024 – 11 May 2024
24 May 2024 – 21 July 2024
Redcliffe Art Gallery
3 August 2024 – 18 November 2024
Cairns Regional Art Gallery
30 November 2024 – 25 January 2025
Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum
7 February 2025 – 7 April 2025
Museum of Art and Culture Lake Macquarie
18 April 2025 – 22 June 2025
Australian Design Centre
3 July 2025 – 16 August 2025
The Glasshouse Regional Gallery
Port Macquarie, NSW
29 August 2025 – 30 November 2025
Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery
Port Pirie, SA
12 December 2025 – 1 March 2026
Fabrik Arts and Heritage
13 March 2026 – 10 May 2026
Anmanari Nolan5 artworks
Eunice Napanangka Jack22 artworks
Keturah Zimran OAM95 artworks
Mavis Marks18 artworks
Roseranna Larry9 artworks
Visit event website.