Art Gallery of New South Wales

Tammi Gissell performing, 2021, photo: Anthony Browell

FREE this weekend – experience a compelling new choreographic work by Murruwarri/Wiradjuri artist Tammi Gissell, 'Ngara pinta-rru thirri’laa (that truth while dancing)'.

Performed 10am–2pm this Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 May, Gissell's work is made in response to Francis Bacon's 'Study of self-portrait', interrogating what one's self-portrait should be.
Join us in Naala Badu, our north building, for this solo endurance artwork in dialogue with our collection.
Held in the 'Making Worlds' exhibition on lower level 1.

Free, part of our Make it May program | No bookings required
'Ngara pinta-rru thirri’laa (that truth while dancing)' 2024 was commissioned by the Art Gallery of New South Wales and supported by the Keir Foundation.

Created and performed by #TammiGissell, with sound design and an original score composed by Awabakal musician #MeeghanOliver and costume design by Darug artist Peta Strachan.