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Episode 8: The National at Art Gallery of NSW

Taloi Havini and Anneke Jaspers in conversation at the Art Gallery of New South Wales about The National exhibition, and Havini's vide work 'Habitat', 2017.

Episode 8

Habitat, 2017

Three-channel digital video installation, HD, colour, surround sound, 10'40

Courtesy of Taloi Havini and Andrew Baker Art Dealer

Originally commissioned by the Art Gallery of New South Wales (Sydney) for The National

Installation view. Photo: Felicity Jenkins, AGNSW

This is the final episode in a series exploring The National 2017 exhibition that was on show in Sydney, where we speak with featured artists and key curators of the exhibition at the various participating institutions.

This week we are at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, and curator Anneke Jaspers is in conversation with exhibiting artist Taloi Havini about her video work 'Habitat', and the social and political context of the exhibition.

The exhibition is a presentation of new Australia art, curated across three of Sydney's premier cultural institutions - Museum of Contemporary Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales and Carriageworks and features over 60 artists. 


The National 2017 is the first instalment in a series of three, from 2017-2021. Find our more about the exhibition at The National website.