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Janet Laurence commission at Australian Tapestry Workshop

Janet Laurence is working with the Australian Tapestry Workshop to produce a new commission Listen, to the Sound of Plants. The commission is expected to be completed in late February.

…The original artwork is comprised of images from Laurence’s extensive … Continued

Stanislava Pinchuk [Miso], Winner of the Glenfiddich Artist in Residence Prize

Congratulations to Stanislava Pinchuk, winner of the Glenfiddich Artist in Residence Prize! Now in its fifteenth year, the Glenfiddich Artist in Residence Prize is valued at $21,000 and includes a three month residency in Dufftown, Scotland. During the residency artists … Continued

Richard Lewer in ‘Close to home: Dobell Australian Drawing Biennial 2016’

Richard Lewer is exhibiting in Close to home: Dobell Australian Drawing Biennial 2016 at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, alongside Jumaadi, Maria Kontis, Noel McKenna, Catherine O’Donnell, and Nyapanyapa Yunupingu. The artists have been selected as they share … Continued

Richard Lewer, Winner of the Basil Sellers Art Prize 2016

Congratulations to Richard Lewer, winner of the 5th Basil Sellers Art Prize!

Now in its final year, the Basil Sellers Art Prize is a $100,000 acquisitive prize, with a focus on the theme of ‘art and sport’. The exhibition creates … Continued

‘Heart Beat’ by Lisa Roet in the Adelaide Review

““It’s a strangely confronting video which will attract people as they walk into the entrance,” Roet says.””

Lisa Roet’s Heart Beat is an immersive installation exhibited at the Australian Experimental Art Foundation. The work is on display until April 2nd. … Continued

William Mackinnon’s ‘Internal Weather’ in The Adelaide Review

Jane Llewellyn reviews William Mackinnon’s Internal Weather for The Adelaide Review, now at Hugo Michell Gallery:

““I really want to get across my experience and the feelings associated with these places,” Mackinnon says. “It’s not really representational of a … Continued

Elvis Richardson Releases ‘The Countess Report’ Examining Male and Female Representation in Australian Art

Elvis Richardson’s blog CoUNTess: Women count in the art-world has published data on gender representation in Australian contemporary visual arts since 2008. Its data-collecting activities provide hard evidence of the need for – and add substantial traction to – action … Continued

Janet Laurence’s ‘H2O: Water Bar’ in Art Guide

Thanks to Art Guide for their write-up on our Janet Laurence’s latest project, H20: Water Bar!

Janet says of the project:

““It’s funny how in Australia we’ve got that reaction, that we’ve got plenty here and we’re OK. Our … Continued

Lisa Roet’s ‘Heart Beat’

Lisa Roet ‘s Heart Beat is now exhibiting at the Australian Experimental Art Foundation, until 2 April.

Berlin-based Rachel Vance writes in the catalogue: “Her large-scale, theatrical projection Heart Beat (2014-16) confronts audiences with an enlarged three-dimensional projection of a … Continued

Janet Laurence brings Great Barrier Reef to Paris

Janet Laurence’s Deep Breathing (Resuscitation for the Reef) will exhibit at the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle in Paris, for the Climate Change Conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Convention, also referred to as UNFCCC or COP21.… Continued