• Image detail: Louise Whelan, Portside Skate Space, 2010




Friday, 26 July 2019 - 10:00am to Sunday, 1 September 2019 - 5:00pm

Distinguished and prolific photographer, Louise Whelan, is known for her honest portrayal of outsider communities and cultures. This exhibition brings together her powerful series of images documenting the Portside DIY Skate Space on the Northern Beaches through photographs, sound and bio art installations. Louise’s intrigue of this site is its continual transformation, its inhabitants, its duality of uses and the idea that place and identity are inextricably bound to one another.

Official opening
Friday 26 July, 6 - 8pm
Manly Art Gallery & Museum
To be opened by artist Sax Duke

Artist talk
Sunday 25 August, 3 - 4pm
Join Louise Whelan in a discussion about the evolution of this project and her work in the exhibition.

Contact information

Manly Art Gallery & Museum
Art Gallery Staff
02 9976 1421


Manly Art Gallery & Museum
West Esplanade Reserve
Manly NSW 2095
Map of Louise Whelan: A Portal in Transition, The Accidental Archive

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