Vernon Ah Kee heads to Canada for Sakahan


Iscariot’s Vernon Ah Kee left Brisbane today for a month in Canada and the United States.

He arrives in time for the installation and opening of Sakahan at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottowa. Sakahan is an exciting major long-term project for the NGC featuring over 80 Indigenous artists from all over the world. The exhibition runs from 17 May to 2 September,

Following the opening of Sakahan, Vernon will then head to New York for the Peripheral Visions: Contemporary Art from Australia at Garis & Hahn Gallery (May 8 – June 15). This exhibition is a showcase of contemporary Australian art and was curated by Marissa Bateman.

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Update: If you’re interested in more images of Sakahan and other exhibitions Vernon has attended, check out his Facebook Albums –