Sha Sawari: Untitled, 2022, from the series of Archaeology of memory and ongoing, charcoal, charcoal powder and PVA glue on marine plywood. Photography credit: Louis Lim. Image courtesy of the artist.
The trauma experienced by refugees is often forgotten or made invisible, further burdening their attempts to flourish in a new land. Archaeology of memory is an exhibition that tells the stories of refugees and asylum seekers caught between conflict and politics.