D Harding

I have learned your history, as well as my own 2023, kaolin, crushed PrEP tablets, lapis lazuli, oil paint on linen, 183 x 153 cm, Photography by Carl Warner.
The Leap/Watershead 2017, ochre on linen, 180 x 240 cm, Collection MCA/Tate Modern,
Installation view 2022, Installation view, 'We breathe together', Bergen Kunsthall, Norway. Photo: Thor Brødreskift
Ten metres of couture silk stained with hematite 2021, Silk satin, hematite and beefwood tannins, 1000 x 140 cm, Photo: Sam Hartnett
Roof detail view 2022, Installation view, 'We breathe together', Bergen Kunsthall, Norway. Photo: Thor Brødreskift
D Harding, with Hayley Matthew, Installation view of 'Know them in correct judgement - Gami' 2020, Ochre on 180gsm Arches paper, (cold pressed, grano fino paper), Dimensions variable (6 panels, each 175 x 113 cm), Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
D Harding: ‘Environment is part of who you are’ - Tate Shots 2019, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/dale-harding-environment-part-who-you-are
Untitled (private painting H1) 2019, dry pigment, acrylic and gum arabic on linen, 6 parts: 3 x (150 x 250 cm), 3 x (150 x 150 cm), Photo: Andrew Curtis.
Installation view, Dale Harding: Through a lens of visitation, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, 2021.
Emetic painting 1 (ceremony for toxic masculinities) 2018, dry pigment, Gum Arabic, pastel and pencil on fabriano paper, 200 x 151 cm
Wool blankets 2021-2022, Wool felt, pigment, Gum Arabic 10 felts, each ca 110 × 180 cm, Installation view, 'We breathe together', Bergen Kunsthall, Norway. Photo: Thor Brødreskift
Site Surveys / International Standard 2019, acrylics, dried pigments, Gum Arabic and glass, Fagor Factory, 15th Lyon Contemporary Art Biennale
What is theirs is ours now (I do not claim to own) 2018, Reckitt's blue, ochre, dry pigment and binder on linen, 2 panels, 180 x 240 cm each, installation view
We breathe together (detail) 2021, Ochres, ultramarine pigment and charcoal on glass, twelve panels: 22 x 45 cm each, 22 x 405 cm total, Photo: Sam Hartnett
The boys 2020-21, Xanthorrhoea resin on glass and Corymbia maculata gum on glass, 2 parts: 180 x 12 x 1.9 cm; 172 x 12 x 1.9 cm, Installation view, Govett-Brewster, Len Lye Centre, New Zealand. Photo: Sam Hartnett
Body of Objects (artist's proof) 2017, silicone, steel nails, timber, dimensions variable, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane

D Harding works in a wide variety of media to explore the visual and social languages of their communities as cultural continuum. A descendant of the Bidjara, Ghungalu and Garingbal peoples, they draw upon and maintain the spiritual and philosophical sensibilities of their cultural inheritance within the framework of contemporary art internationally.

Harding’s work has been the subject of solo and group exhibitions at Lisson Gallery, London (2023); at the Bergen Kunsthall, Norway (2022); Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne (2021); Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth (2021); Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne (2019); Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane (2019, 2015); and Milani Gallery, Brisbane (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019). Their work has also been included in group exhibitions throughout Australia and overseas, including at Tate Modern, London (2021); Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (2020); PAC Milano, Milan (2019); Lyon Biennial, Lyon, France (2019); Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE (2019); Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm (2018); Liverpool Biennial (2018); TarraWarra Biennial (2018); Documenta 14, Athens and Kassel (2017); The National: New Australian Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (2017); Defying Empire: 3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra (2017).

Their work can be found in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago; MCA/Tate Modern, London; Griffith University Art Collection, Brisbane; Queensland Art Gallery ǀ Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane; University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane; Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; and National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.

In July 2019 Harding was awarded a Doctorate of Visual Arts from Queensland College of Art, Griffith University. They are currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at QCA.

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