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Recent News

Anne Ferran at MONA

Anne Ferran’s iconic photographic series Scenes on the death of nature (1986) is included in the major exhibition Namedropping, recently opened at the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Nipaluna/Hobart.

Bringing together over 200 artworks and objects, the sprawling exhibition emerges out of an interest in the nature of status and its preoccupations.

Museum of New and Old Art (MONA), Nipaluna/Hobart
15 June 2024 – 21 April 2025

Karen Black in conversation at the National Art School

On the occasion of her inclusion in the group exhibition undo the day at the National Art School (NAS), Karen Black will be in conversation with curator Gina Mobayed and artist Jodie Whalen. Brought together to discuss and reflect on the ‘undo the day’ exhibition rationale, the trio will explore the driving themes behind the show such as human instinct, liminality, the blurred lines between darkness and light, and sitting with ambiguity while reaching for hope.

In Conversation: Karen Black, Gina Mobayed and Jodie Whalen
National Art School, Sydney
Saturday 20th July, 3 – 4pm

Please note this is a ticketed event and booking is essential (Admission $10.00, NAS students free).

Closing Event: Nick Selenitsch ‘Pool Noodle’

Please join us for the finissage event to mark the closing of Nick Selenitsch’s exhibition Pool Noodle on Saturday 20th July, 3–5pm. The artist will be in attendance.

Closing event
Nick Selenitsch
Pool Noodle
Sutton Gallery
Saturday 20th July, 3–5 PM

John Meade in conversation at Heide Museum of Modern Art

John Meade is in conversation at the Heide Museum of Modern Art on the occasion of his inclusion in the group show Hair Pieces. Together with collaborative duo Charlie Sofo and Debris Facility, Meade will discuss his works included in the show stories behind them. Drawn to the shape-shifting qualities of hair and its substitutes, John Meade sculptural practice has included elements of hair, locks and braids for more than thirty years.

Art Talk: John Meade, Charlie Sofo and Debris Facility
Heide Museum of Modern Art
Saturday 13 July 2024, 11:00 AM

This event is included in the admission ticket to Heide. Registration is not required.