they call me niigarr, 1995 | 1995/2012

The exhibition is about racism

Racism comes in many forms. It can be blatant, it can be hidden, patronising, and plain demoralising.

For many Aboriginal people the result of racism has been all of these things.

Names such as these are not always intentionally meant to be offensive. Non-Aboriginal people joke as they use these words.

The words and images of this exhibition come from my childhood experiences with racism - experiences shared by my people.

Michael Riley
October 1995