Public Program

Exhibition Opening – Lindy Lee: Moon in a Dew Drop

Devonport Regional Gallery

Lindy Lee, 2017

Lindy Lee: Moon in a Dew Drop


Friday 11 February at 6pm, by Greg Leong. Curator, visual and performing artist
This is a free event, but numbers are limited. RSVP to


Exhibition Dates:

12 February – 19 April 2022
Main, Upper & Little Galleries

Lose yourself in the work of influential Australian-Chinese artist, Lindy Lee. Slow down and take in shimmering, meditative and thought-provoking works in her major survey exhibition which draws on her experience of living between two cultures.

Using a spectacular array of processes which include flinging molten bronze, burning paper and allowing the rain to transform surfaces, Lee draws on her Australian and Chinese heritage to develop works that engage with the history of art, cultural authenticity, personal identity and the cosmos. Key influences are the philosophies of Daoism and Ch’an (Zen) Buddhism, which explore the connections between humanity and nature.

Curated by MCA Director Elizabeth Ann Macgregor OBE and supported by Associate Curator Megan Robson, this exhibition will introduce audiences to key works from across the artist’s extensive career, from early photocopy artworks to recent installations and sculptures.

Lindy Lee: Moon in A Dew Drop is organised and toured by the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. This project has been assisted by the Australian Government’s Visions of Australia program.

Image 1 details: Lindy Lee with Secret World of a Starlight Ember, 2020, installation view, Lindy Lee: Moon in a Dew Drop, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, 2020, stainless steel, image courtesy the artist and Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, © the artist, photograph: Ken Leanfore

Image 2 details: Lindy Lee in her studio, Sydney, 2014, image courtesy the artist, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney and Singapore and Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, © the artist, photograph: Lee Nutter 

Header image details: LLindy Lee, The First Immeasurable - Love (an unbounded heart), 2017, from The Immeasurables, mirror polished stainless steel, LED, image courtesy the artist and Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney and Singapore, © the artist

Official Opening by Greg Leong:

Friday 11 February 2022

This is a free event but numbers are limited. RSVP to the Gallery by Thursday 10 February:

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Feb 11 2022


6:00 pm


Main Gallery - paranaple arts centre