Adrienne Gaha, Locust Jones & Janet Laurence are currently showing in the group exhibition ‘All We Can’t See: Illustrating the Nauru Files’ at The Yellow House, Potts Point. Each artist was tasked with representing one of the thirty files published by The Guardian, which detailed the abuse, self-harm and abhorrent living conditions faced by asylum seekers in the care of the Australian Government.
Exhibition on till 10.02.18
Locust Jones’ solo show ‘Hear No Evil/See No Evil’ is currently showing at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre. The exhibition explores the inundation in the media of global atrocities juxtaposed against popular news culture, to ask how we can understand and prioritise important world news when both are given equal exposure.
Exhibition till 18.03.18
Nike Savvas has been commissioned by the Barangaroo Delivery Authority to create a temporary installation for the Barangaroo precinct. The work titled ‘Papillon’ will be located outside of David Jones where people can view the work as they exit the Wynyard pedestrian walkway. Similar to Savvas’ iconic ‘Rally’ installation, ‘Papillon’ will consist of 3750, five-metre long plastic ribbons in blue, black, white, yellow and pink.
On view till 08.12.2017
Lottie Consalvo is currently showing in group exhibition Realising Mother at Kudos Gallery. The exhibition has been curated by Zorica Purlija as part of the Early Career Curator Award supported by UNSW Art & Design. Documentation of Consalvo’s performance work ‘Compartmentalise’ has been included in this exhibition which aims to explore notions of motherhood in all its complexities.
Exhibition on till 18.11.17
Helen Pynor and Peta Clancy are showing their collaborative work ‘The Body is a Big Place’ in Science Gallery London’s exhibition ‘BLOOD: Life Uncut,’ an exhibition exploring the essential, expressive and visceral nature of blood. ‘The Body is a Big Place’ explores organ transplantation and the ambiguous thresholds between life and death.
In this iteration, fresh pig’s blood continuously circulates around a functioning heart perfusion device, alongside video documentation of the artists’ previous live heart perfusion performance at Science Gallery Dublin. Large-scale video projections show members of an organ transplant community in Melbourne performing in the underwater space of a municipal swimming pool.
Exhibition continues to 01.11.2017
‘The matter of the masters’ is a new work by acclaimed Australian artist Janet Laurence that draws specifically on 17th-century Dutch artworks from the Rijksmuseum’s collection. Join Janet at the Art Gallery of New South Wales for a free talk on her new installation and its relationship to the art of the Dutch golden age.
Janet Laurence ‘The matter of the masters’ will be on view at the Gallery for the duration of the exhibition ‘Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age: masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum’.
Event Date: 11.11.17, 2pm
Patio Herreriano Museum of Contemporary Art in Valladolid, Spain will be presenting a solo exhibition of work by Elger Esser. The exhibition titled ‘The time in suspense’ will open in November.
Exhibition Dates: 10.11.17 – 01.2018
Julian Day has been selected as a one of the of the recipients of the Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship. This prestigious award provides the winning artist with a twelve-month living allowance of USD $48,000, as well as travel expenses and the cost of institutional study fees at a leading international art school of their choice.
Janet Laurence has been selected to participate in group exhibition ‘Landscape of Loss’ for the UN Conference on Climate Change in Berlin. This exhibition draws together international artists whose work address mankind’s relationship with the environment. Located in The Ministry of Environment, Berlin, Laurence’s work interrogates the ongoing deterioration of the Great Barrier Reef.
Exhibition from 02.11 – 05.11.17.
Lottie Consalvo has been featured in this months issue of RUSSH Magazine. In the article Lottie discusses her practice, the realities of working in a studio space and a new work titled ‘holding moment’.