Tag: Hobart

Exhibition | A decolonial geographic | Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart

A decolonial geographic Curated by Fernando do Campo Artists: Richard Bell, Jon Cattapan, Juan Davila, Kerry Gregan, Raafat Ishak, Penny Mason, Alex Pittendrigh, Jessica Rankin, Judy Watson, Megan Walch and Ruth Waller. A decolonial geographic bring together 11 artists who engage with pictorial, material and philosophical questions that rethink misleading representations of the Australian landscape in A decolonial geographic. Ideas of the pastoral and natural Australian landscape are commonly depicted as postcard perfect – sublime and transcendent – and emptied of human beings. A decolonial geographic recalibrates this idealised and romantic view of what landscape signifies and how it should be portrayed. A decolonial geographic is a Devonport Regional Gallery exhibition toured by Contemporary Art Tasmania. Exhibition dates: 16 Dec 2017 – 28 Jan 2018 PLIMSOLL GALLERY School of Creative Arts, University of Tasmania Hunter Street, Hobart 7000. E Jane.Barlow@utas.edu.au…

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…