Posts Tagged ‘ Contemporary Art ’

Artist Talk | Dominic Kavanagh, Natasha Madden and Zac St. Clair | BLINDSIDE Gallery

April 15, 2014
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Dominic Kavanagh, The Beehive

 Dominic Kavanagh, Natasha Madden and Zac St. Clair | BLINDSIDE Gallery Dominic Kavanagh’s The Beehive is an installation inspired by and sourced from urban ruins. It metaphorically relates the lifeless urban scrapheap to the contrastingly buzzing, complex and teeming circumstance of an archetypal beehive. More about the exhibition here. Natasha Madden and Zac St. Clair create...
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Lecture | Infinite social landscape: Chinese contemporary art on the global stage – Professor Yiyang Shao

April 14, 2014
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Zhan Wang,“My Universe” (2011) via en.cafa.com.cn

Infinite social landscape: Chinese contemporary art on the global stage Professor Yiyang Shao China has been a land of radical changes in the past 30 years, from its economy to society, from its culture to individual life. Chinese contemporary art has become one of the most intensive and challenging parts of such a great...
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ACCA Future Forum #2 | ‘Melbourne Tomorrow’

April 9, 2014
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FUTURE FORUM #2: MELBOURNE TOMORROW  Ayse Erkmen, Plan B, 2011. Installation at the Pavilion of Turkey, 54th Biennale di Venezia. Water purification units with extended pipes and cables. Photo Roman Mensing / artdoc.de

  Future Forum #2: Melbourne Tomorrow   What will Melbourne’s contemporary art world look like in the future? What differentiates Melbourne’s contemporary art ecosystem from other states? How will it look in the next decade? Is there too much duplication or is abundance our strength? How do we keep it thriving? Speakers  Juliana Engberg, Artistic Director,...
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Conversation | Stuart Ringholt in conversation with Charlotte Day | MUMA

April 2, 2014
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Image credit: Stuart Ringholt, Club Purple (detail) 2014. Photo: Andrew Curtis. Courtesy the artist and Milani Gallery, Brisbane.

Stuart Ringholt in conversation with Charlotte Day Stuart Ringholt is one of Australia’s most fearless contemporary artists. His practice has involved leading audiences in naturist gallery tours, anger workshops, and performances that place the artist in embarrassing situations. Here Ringholt will discuss the two major new commissions for his exhibition Kraft – a monumentally...
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Conversation | Istanbul Biennale curator Fulya Erdemci, Dr Charles Green and Dr Rebecca Coates

March 25, 2014
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In conversation with 2013 Istanbul Biennale curator Fulya Erdemci, Dr Charles Green & Dr Rebecca Coates Asialink Arts invites you to a conversation between 2013 Istanbul Biennale curator Fulya Erdemci, Dr Charles Green & Dr Rebecca Coates. 2015 has been designated a special year for cultural exchange between Australia and Turkey. Asialink Arts is...
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Panel Discussion | New Media – New China | National Gallery of Victoria

March 24, 2014
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Wang Gongxin born China 1960 The dinner table 2006 video installation, sound, 5:00 min Collection of the artist © Wang Gongxin

New Media – New China Wang Gongxin: Video Artist As part of the NGV’s exhibition Wang Gongxin: Video Artist (11 April – 28th September 2014) the NGV is hosting a panel discussion that will explore the phenomenon of new media in contemporary China which has captivated audiences since the 1990s. Speakers: Wang Gongxin, artist; Dr...
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News, Writing and Reviews on Art and Art History | March 21st 2014

March 21, 2014
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Is that a cockatoo I see? Andrea Mantegna,1496, Tempera on canvas, Louvre Museum, Paris

News, Writing and Reviews on Art and Art History Katrina Grant Ron Radford, director of the National Gallery of Australia, has announced his plans to retire. He will step down from the role in September. He has been director since 2005. More here. An article in The Guardian about the work of Heather Dalton...
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Lecture | Tinka Pittoors ‘The Dysideological Principle’ RMIT Design Hub

March 20, 2014
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Tinka Pittoors in situ installation - Fort Art - 3D-Drawing, 2012. Wood, plastic, paint, lights dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Triangle Bleu, Stavelot. Photograph: Tinka Pittoors

The Dysideological Principle Tinka Pittoors About Tinka Pittoors Born 1977 in Brasschaat, Belgium Lives and works in Antwerp, Belgium Tinka Pittoors originally studied painting at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Ghent, before expanding her practice to explore the possibilities of sculpture integrated with drawing, photography, video and installation. Combining a multitude of materials...
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Forum | Claire Doherty, The New Rules of Public Art

March 14, 2014
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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...
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Artist Talks at BLINDSIDE Gallery | Kieran Stewart and Todd Johnson

March 14, 2014
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Artist talks on the current exhibition at Blindside. Saturday 22 March 2.30pm A HIGHLY INADVISABLE UNDERTAKING | KIERAN STEWART A highly unadvisable undertaking, is a handmade parachute apparatus built by filling in the gaps and constructing through a process of guesswork and sheer intuition. A garage built stand-in that may do the job but...
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