Brenda L Croft has had dual careers as both a photographer and curator. She was one of the founders of Boomalli in Redfern, and first came to prominence in the 1992 Biennale of Sydney. As a curator she was responsible for Beyond the Pale at the Adelaide Biennial in 2000 and Culture Warriors, the first Aboriginal art Triennial in 2007. Her photography is concerned with family, land and people.
Know My Name is an exhibition in two parts at the National Gallery of Australia. It is the largest and most comprehensive exhibition of work by women, presented in a thematic rather than chronological form. It reveals relationships between the present and the past, relationships between artists, and common concerns.
The Cross Art Projects, 8 Llankelly Place, Kings Cross, Sydney, 2011, Australia
A Widening Gap: The Intervention, 10 Years On witnesses a world that is remote from the essential services that the rest of Australia takes for granted. The tenth anniversary of the introduction of “the Intervention” — the Northern Territory National Emergency Response — has come and gone.
Then toured to: Monash University Gallery, Melbourne Vic, July – August 1999 Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart Tas,September – October 1999 University of South Australia Art Museum, Adelaide SA,November – December 1999 Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Mornington Vic,February – April 2000 Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth WA, June-August 2000