Gallery visits
The Governor enjoying some of the ‘Peripheries’ artwork at Moore Contemporary Gallery

Contemporary WA art on show, and farewelling the Indonesian Consul-General

WA has a world class art scene and today the Governor and Ms Annus had the chance to enjoy some more of it with a visit to two small independent Galleries in the heart of the city.

Avid supporters of the arts and culture industry, their first stop was to Moore Contemporary situated in Cathedral Square to meet with owner Margaret Moore and view the Peripheries exhibition.

Peripheries presents work from two leading contemporary Australian artists – brothers Abdul Abdullah and Abdul-Rahman Abdullah. Abdul-Rahman was on hand to showcase his work and chat about their extraordinary sculptures and paintings that reflect the boundaries and constraints of a Covid world.

The second stop saw the Governor and Ms Annus pop into Art Collective WA to view the Benefactors 2021 exhibition, a showcase of member artists works. They were met, and shown around by Art Collective Director Felicity Johnston and Chair Merrick Belyea.

Virtual farewell for the Indonesian Consul-General

The Governor farewelled Indonesian Consul General Ms Dewi Tobing today, albeit virtually. Ms Tobing will depart Perth later this week following three and a half years in the WA post, with the Governor thanking her for her work and dedication as Consul-General.

She has been a wonderful representative for her nation and brought much enthusiasm to the role. We wish her well as she prepares to leave WA for a new posting in southern Asia.” said the Governor.

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