They Came Like a Tsunami is an exhibition by Ngarrindjeri/Scottish artist and activist, Sandra Saunders. A champion of Aboriginal rights, Saunders was a vocal leader of the protests over the Hindmarsh Island Bridge.

They Came Like a Tsunami brings Saunders colonial subjects to the fore – Captain Cook, the Queen, the Law, and the Church. Saunders’ paintings communicate historic narratives and continued resistance to colonisation.

They Came Like a Tsunami is presented in partnership with ACE Open. Ku Arts and ACE Open are proud to partner in the presentation of work from South Australian Aboriginal Artists at ACE Across during Tarnanthi