Category: Hobart Events

Art and Music Lecture Series | University of Tasmania | Professor Antonio Baldassarre

UPDATE from the Uniersity of Tasmania “We wish to advise that due to circumstances beyond our control, Prof. Antonio Baldassarre is unable to join us to present his scheduled public lectures at the University of Tasmania. We are currently in negotiations with Prof. Baldassarre for the public lectures to be presented at a later date. We will advise details once known.” The University of Tasmania Conservatorium of Music, in association with the Tasmanian Chapter of the Musicological Society of Australia, presents a series of free lectures by visiting scholar Professor Antonio Baldassarre exploring the interconnections between art and music from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. Antonio Baldassarre is Professor and Head of Research and Development of Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, School of Music, and is appointed Guest Professor at the Facultad de Música of the Universidad…

Exhibitions currently on at MONA – Museum of Old and New Art

Permanent exhibition | MONANISM – Evolving | Curated by David Walsh, Olivier Varenne and Nicole Durling and the MONA team   The permanent collection exhibition continues; however, it keeps changing.   Some of the works currently on display:  Gelitin, Locus Focus (2010); Anselm Kiefer, Sternenfall (1999) and Sternenfall/Shevirath ha Kelim (2007); Christian Boltanski, The Life of C. B. (2010); Chris Ofili, The Holy Virgin Mary (1996); Wim Delvoye, Cloaca Professional (2010). Favourites – love/hate: Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s Pulse Room (2006), Brigita Ozolin’s Kryptos (2008-2010) and Wim Delvoye’s Cloaca Professional (2010). THE RED QUEEN | Art that shows why art is made | curated by Olivier Varenne, Nicole Durling and the MONA team Until September 8, 2014 The Red Queen is a character from Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking-Glass. She’s a sinister mixture of power and futility: even as she doles out…

MONA and TCotA present Arts Forum | Agnieszka Pindera

MONA and TCotA present Arts Forum | Agnieszka Pindera | Hobart Agnieszka Pindera is a freelance curator based in Warsaw. Agnieszka’s curatorial engagements include the Xawery Dunikowski Sculpture Museum at the Królikarnia Palace in Warsaw (2012), and the Centre for Contemporary Art, Znaki Czasu, Toruń (2008–2011). In 2012 she was co-curator of the artist-in- residence program at IZOLYATSIA Foundation, Donetsk (with Victoria Ivanova). Agnieszka has curated the following exhibition projects: Tag! Base! Hide & Seek (with Joanna van der Zanden), CoCA, Toruń, 2010; BWA, Tarnów, 2011; Berlegustopol (with Michał Woliński), Piktogram, Warsaw, 2011; Sugar in the Air (with Daniel Muzyczuk), The Exchange Gallery, Penzance, 2012 ; Konrad Smoleński – Everything Was Forever, Until It Was No More (with Daniel Muzyczuk) the Polish Pavilion at the 55th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, 2013. Agnieszka is a Fellow of…

Forum | Claire Doherty, The New Rules of Public Art

MONA and TCotA present a special Arts Forum in Hobart Claire Doherty, The New Rules of Public Art Wednesday 26 March 2014 “Create space for the unplanned; Don’t make it for a community. Create a community; Demand more than fireworks; Get lost.” An organisation born in Bristol, UK, Situations re-imagines what public art can be and where and when it can take place. Claire Doherty, writer, curator and founder Director of Situations, gives a provocative introduction to the New Rules of Public Art – drawn from producing groundbreaking public art projects over the past fifteen years from New Zealand’s One Day Sculpture series to Nowhere island, the Cultural Olympiad’s most daring public art commission. Doherty is renowned as a leading voice in public art curating through Situations’ work and through her publications, Contemporary Art: From Studio to Situation (2004) and the…