‘1991’ - part 3

in conjunction with Neon Parc

Patrick Francis
Matthew Harris
Anna Higgins
Maria Kozic
John Nixon
Isabelle Sully
Tim Wagg
John Young


In 1991 The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously to condemn Israel's treatment of the Palestinians. Michael Jackson signed a contract with Sony for 1 billion dollars, as Tupac Shakur's solo career begins with his first album, 2Pacalypse Now. The report of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody is released. The United States Department of Justice announces that Exxon has agreed to pay $1 billion for the clean-up of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska. Seattle-based band Nirvana releases their second album Nevermind, that in the beginning of 1992 replaces Michael Jackson's album Dangerous at number one on the Billboard charts. The United Nations deadline for the withdrawal of Iraqi forces from occupied Kuwait expires, preparing the way for the start of Operation Desert Storm. Four Los Angeles, California, police officers are indicted for the videotaped March 3 beating of Rodney King during an arrest. Boris Yeltsin begins his 5 -year term as the first elected president of Russia. Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is arrested after the remains of 11 men and boys are found in his Milwaukee, Wisconsin, apartment. Paul Keating defeats Bob Hawke in a Labor Party leadership ballot. Consequently, Keating becomes Prime Minister of Australia, being sworn in the following day. On Baghdad radio, Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein announces the withdrawal of Iraqi troops from Kuwait. Tim Berners-Lee announces the World Wide Web project and software on the alt.hypertext newsgroup. The first website, "info.cern.ch" is created.

The exhibition ‘1991’ brings together artists born in the year 1991 and artworks produced in 1991, installed across Neon Parc City and Brunswick, in addition to Haydens, Brunswick.

Install images courtesy Christo Crocker


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