Artlab conservators and Art Gallery of SA registration officers installed major works for Tarnanthi: Open Hands.

Textiles conservator installing wall hangingMary-Anne Gooden, Artlab’s Textiles Conservator and Kristin Phillips, Artlab's Principal Conservator Textiles, installing Tarnanthi 2020: Open Hands featuring works by Sonja and Elisa Jane Carmichael, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; photo: Artlab Australia.

Artlab conservators recently assisted registration officers from the Art Gallery of South Australia installing works for “Tarnanthi 2020: Open Hands”. This exquisite exhibition illuminating the rich diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artworks will be on display from 16 October to 31 January 2021.

This year is a first for Tarnanthi, as the festival comprises two exhibitions. The second is “Tarnanthi on Tour: Kulata Tjuta (Many Spears)” opening tonight at Musée des Beaux-Arts in Rennes in France. Thirty-four artists from APY (Aṉangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara) Lands will show case their new major works from 16 October to 3 January 2021.