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ABORIGINAL & TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERS ARTISTS OR WESTERN

Syd Bruce SHORT JOE

 
Dates: 1964
Language: Thayorre
Community: Pormpuraaw Art & Culture
Art : Aboriginal
Region: Cape york
State: Queensland


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Sid is an Aboriginal artist born in 1964 not far from Pormpuraaw (state of Queensland, Australia). Considered by his peers as a sage, Sid is respected both for his scholarly knowledge of the sacred legends of the various peoples of the region and for his unfailing knowledge of the local fauna and flora.

Sid Bruce Short Joe gave a speech on June 1, 2017 on the occasion of his visit to the Paris Aquarium to celebrate the opening of the exhibition "Corail: heart of life". In this moving speech, he talks about the deleterious effects of driftnets on marine life in northern Australia. Read this speech here

Collections:

•Australian Museum, Sydney, NSW

•National Museum of Australia, Canberra, ACT
Artworks
Syd Bruce SHORT JOE_Archer Fish_Australian Aboriginal Art
N°: 3240

Syd Bruce SHORT JOE

Archer Fish

Ghostnet, fast clips, recycled cable, rope, enamel and acrylic paint
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Syd Bruce SHORT JOE_Red & yellow bat fish_Australian Aboriginal Art
N°: 3422

Syd Bruce SHORT JOE

Red & yellow bat fish

Ghostnet (recycled fishing net), rope and twine
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Syd Bruce SHORT JOE_Sawfish_Australian Aboriginal Art
N°: 3227

Syd Bruce SHORT JOE

Sawfish

Ghostnet, styrofoam floats, bird wire, fast clips, recycled cable
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Syd Bruce SHORT JOE_Sawfish with coral_Australian Aboriginal Art
N°: 3244

Syd Bruce SHORT JOE

Sawfish with coral

Mixed media
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Syd Bruce SHORT JOE_Shovel Nose Shark_Australian Aboriginal Art
N°: 3060

Syd Bruce SHORT JOE

Shovel Nose Shark

Recycled material
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  Some references:
Musée du Quai Branly, Musée des Confluences à Lyon, Musée d'Art Contemporain les Abattoirs à Toulouse, Musée des Arts d’Afrique et d’Asie de Vichy, Musée de la Musique, Museum d'histoire naturelle de Lille, Musée de Rochefort, Fondation Electricité de France, Fondation Colas, Banque Dexia ...

We are members of the Chambre Nationale des Experts Spécialisés en Objets d'Art et de Collection (C.N.E.S.)*
We are members of the Comité Professionnel des Galeries d'Art
*National French Chamber of experts specialized in artworks
Comité des Galeries d'Art