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Taciturn

Published: Thursday, 2 June 2016

Exhibition by Natalie Azzopardi An exploration of storytelling, narrative, and the vehicles we use to tell them. Focused on memories real, borrowed and fictional, and the line we draw between truth and fiction. At CCAS Manuka. Gallery opening hours: Thursday to Sunday, 11am-5pm

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Other Loves

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Exhibition by Shanti Shea An Shanti Shea An’s work explores the role of intimacy and touch in painting. Working in both figuration and abstraction, she looks at how images of love are both experienced and “read” through our understanding of language and narrative. Other Loves is a collection of recent paintings and drawings on theme […]

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Shaping Canvases

Published: Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Exhibition by Sanne Koelmij Artist statement: I like making oddly shaped canvases. I create them by weaving materials I have found or collected; such as cardboard, fabrics and plastics. As I build colour using acrylic paint, the materials in my canvases define the gestures I make. I enjoy playing with this relationship between illusion, through gestural […]

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Relics

Published: Thursday, 19 May 2016

An exhibition by Diana Ellinger. Artist’s statement: My paintings are relics, re-recorded images from the recesses of my mind, the peripheries of photographs, the trailing edge of a piece of fabric, the abrupt interruption of one surface by another. They are thoughts in colour, lines, shapes and how these fall together. They are experiments. They are […]

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The Divided Works

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The Divided Works pay homage to minimalism and the process of construction. These compositions incorporate building materials where a horizontal element is introduced to allude to the horizon line. The main idea in this series was to stick to a set of rules around proportion and let the surface of the work convey a sense […]

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artsACT Project Funding Info Session

Published: Friday, 6 May 2016

Have a great idea for an arts project and looking for local funding? Head along to artsACT Project Funding Info Sessionat Ainslie Arts Centre to find out about the funding opportunity. This session will summarise the Project Funding purpose, guidelines and procedures and include an opportunity for general questions. This session is recommended for all new […]

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Dreamsake

Published: Thursday, 21 April 2016

Jenna Poore’s work explores the divide between the conscious and subconscious realms through dream interpretations which ask the viewer to re-evaluate their perception of reality. She creates objects that represent her own personal dreams and, by giving them form, aims to create an awareness of the importance of our dreams. Dreamsake is an installation of […]

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Immersed

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Immersed by Kate Bender is exploration of colour, the representation of light and the perception of space through the traditional medium of oil paint on canvas. Elements of illusionism are merged with abstraction creating a degree of playfulness in the immediate visual and aesthetic experience, along with a deeper philosophical and metaphorical reading of the […]

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Obnoxious Ladies in the Australian Landscape

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Obnoxious Ladies in the Australian Landscape brings together work by Emma Beer, Jacqueline Bradley, Anna Davern, Lucy Forsberg, Alex Pye and Camille Serisier, a group of women with new perspectives on the landscape and their position in it. Australian art history frequently references male depictions of harsh and unforgiving lands to be conquered by man’s […]

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Tensions Between

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Using an organic approach to making, Clare Jackson and Zoya Godoroja-Prieckaerts create an exhibition of ceramics, textiles, installation and works on paper. As the title suggests, the exhibition explores tensions between various elements and concepts. Erratic marks are paired with fluid watercolours, soft textile sculptures with solid ceramic vessels, muted tones with vibrant colours. The […]

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