Msg me when you get there? describes a conversation between people on their way to find each other at Parramatta Lanes. These series of banners are presented in the five main language groups of the Parramatta area - English, Mandarin, Korean, Hindi & Arabic. In presenting this same conversation in these different languages the initiative aims to highlight the diverse communities that exist together in Parramatta, and the common use of the shared visual language of emojis.
Anna McMahon was born in Toowoomba, Australia and currently lives and works in Sydney. She works across site specific sculptural installation, video and performance. With a focus on collaboration and interdisciplinary practice, McMahon explores a personal queer narrative through her work.
Salote Tawale was born in Suva, Fiji Islands and grew up in the South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia. Cultural identity is a central focus in her research. Intrinsically performative – employing photography, video, drawing, sculpture, installation and live actions Tawale re-forms and performs her identity and experience of a translocated Indigeneity, that is, removed from land and separated from traditional practices, and consequently repositioned within immigrant histories.