A mixed media
art exhibition that ponders the paradoxes of the seachange phenomenon.
As a unique record of the past 25 –30 years of Sunshine
Coast history, the coodabinshoodabin
collection embodies, in mixed media art forms, the textures and
spirit of Coolum Beach’s growth and evolution.
The exhibition peels away the present to reveal forgotten gems
of the past and Coolum is represented as a case study covering
all the positive and absurd pressures that continue to impact
on all of our fragile coastal communities. By using painting,
photography, mixed media and sculptural form, McNamara sets up
a seminal dialogue about his hometown culture and questions the
past, present and future of seachange.
This focus, on years of gathered and specific information, has
been assembled to enable a wide range of venues throughout Australia
to host this exhibition and is accompanied by a community arts