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✌GVCCI☯THVVG✌

Published: Thursday, 21 April 2016

✌GVCCI☯THVVG✌ is an irl exhibition that explores the representation and misrepresentation of women within cyber-culture, particularly focusing on the cyber-gaze, online consumption and the increasing blurs between cyber-femininity and cyber-masculinity. Artist: John Evans At CCAS Manuka. Gallery opening hours: Thursday to Sunday, 11am-5pm

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Viewing: The Estate of Joy Warren OAM

Published: Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Joy Warren was a dynamic, larger than life character who dedicated her life to the arts as a performer, fundraiser, publicist, patron and gallerist. Her gallery in Canberra not only provided a space to promote the artists she admired, but also became a vibrant gathering place for the capital city’s art lovers, creatives, writers and […]

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Viewing: The Estate of Joy Warren OAM

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Joy Warren was a dynamic, larger than life character who dedicated her life to the arts as a performer, fundraiser, publicist, patron and gallerist. Her gallery in Canberra not only provided a space to promote the artists she admired, but also became a vibrant gathering place for the capital city’s art lovers, creatives, writers and […]

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Automatic Sculpture Workshop

Published: Tuesday, 5 April 2016

  Whether you can build a bookcase from scratch or have never managed to assemble an IKEA shelf successfully, artist Christopher ‘Walrus’ Dalzell will guide you through the process of creating your very own sculpture in wood. Automatism is a process popularised by the Surrealists, where the creator frees their mind and creates marks, words […]

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Thoroughly Modern

Published: Wednesday, 30 March 2016

The ‘Great Australian Dream’, does it still exist? What has become of it? The detached house on a quarter acre block with a barbeque and hills hoist was a measure of success in the post war 1950s and 1960s but that was a time of full employment, burgeoning wealth and urban sprawl. Today, rising house prices, urban […]

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You Are Here Program Launch

Published: Monday, 7 March 2016

You Are Here invites you to join them as they launch the 2016 festival program. Enjoy a sneak-peek performance by YAH 2016 festival artists and new collaborators Happy Axe x GhostNoises, tunes from Bottlebrush, listen to Managing Producers Vanessa and Adelaide wax lyrical, and get your mitts on a copy of the 2016 program, hot […]

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TiNA 2016 Information Session: ACT

Published: Tuesday, 1 March 2016

This is Not Art (TiNA) representatives from Crack Theatre Festival, National Young Writers Festival and Critical Animals are coming to Gorman Arts Centre to talk to you about these fabulous opportunities and answer ALL of your questions. March is call out time for applications to all of the TiNA festivals and we’re making sure that you […]

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Out of Space

Published: Monday, 29 February 2016

See the Gorman Arts Centre forecourts on Batman Street transformed by artists in our new temporary public art project, Out of Space. Featuring installations by Chris Dalzell and Ms Constance Spry’s Letter Writing Service. Join us for drinks and music at the opening of Out of Space on Wednesday 6 April at 6.00pm. Each artist […]

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Over and Over

Published: Wednesday, 24 February 2016

This series of pencil drawings by Clare Thackway mimic the craft of knitting where a single thread weaves and knots to create a fabric. This work is a contemplation of connectedness and the complexities of interlaced human relationships. As the eye follows the tangled thread, looping repeatedly, the pattern gives the illusion of a continuous […]

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Laura Hindmarsh

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Laura Hindmarsh lives and works between London and Australia. Working across the disciplines of drawing, video, performance and 16mm film her practice interrogates mechanisms of image production to the point of exhaustion or collapse. Her work has been exhibited at Contemporary Art Tasmania, Standard Practice New York, Apiary Studios London, CCP Melbourne, Ve.Sch Vienna, TMAG […]

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