Embodied is the first solo exhibition of Chiharu's work in an Australian public gallery, presenting works from the artist’s collection and from public and private collections in Germany, Japan and Australia and including early performance work, captured in photography and the moving image, and a selection of her drawings.

Internal is a new sculptural work made for the facade of the Gallery.

Embodied, Internal and Absence embodied are presented as a trilogy of offerings.


Exhibition in Galleries 9, 10 and 11
24 August – 28 October 2018


Art Gallery Facade
24 August – 22 October 2018

Absence embodied

Installation in the Melrose Wing of European Art


Leigh Robb, Curator of Contemporary Art and Russell Kelty, Associate Curator of Asian Art

Both the major solo show and new commission are made possible through the generous support of the Gwinnett family. Presented as part of the OzAsia Festival.