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Gija Artists | Celebrating Warmun at 21

Published: Monday, 8 April 2019

Gija Artists | Celebrating Warmun at 21 opens at the Nancy Sever Gallery on Wednesday 20 March 2019 and runs until 28 April. For further information please contact Nancy Sever at nancy.sever@iinet.com.au or Tel 02 6182 0055. The Gallery is open Wednesday – Sunday 11 am – 5 pm.

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Term 4, Eye to Hand Learn to Draw

Published: Thursday, 6 December 2018

Enrol now for Tuesday evenings 6-8pm or Sunday afternoons 2-4pm at the Ainslie Arts Centre 6 weeks from: Sunday the 4th of November or Tuesday the 6th of November Eye to Hand is an observational drawing course taught by contemporary artist Genevieve Swifte. The workshop welcomes young artists from thirteen years of age, creative professionals, […]

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Art, Exhibitions and Open Studios at SUMMER REVEL

Published: Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Stumble upon intriguing work from Gorman Arts Centres’ permanent galleries and resident artists as well as enigmatic installation works commissioned especially for Summer Revel. Exhibitions New Paintings by Michael Taylor at Nancy Sever Gallery Labirinto by Christus Nóbrega, and NEWSCRAP by Alison Alder at Canberra Contemporary Art Space B-Block Corridor Exhibition Installations Backyard Inventions by […]

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SUMMER REVEL

Published: Thursday, 1 November 2018

Revel in art, music, local food, performance and… SUMMER! SUMMER REVEL is Canberra’s free family festival featuring food and craft market stalls, open artists studios, dance, poetry, garden games, interactive art, and the sound of summer, supplied by local bands, DJs and community music groups. You can download a schedule for the day and map […]

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Sensing Space, Embodied Perception of Geometry in Architecture

Published: Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Close your eyes with contemporary artist Genevieve Swifte and Feldenkrais practitioner Eva Culek for a multi-sensory experience of geometry in this immersive 3 hour workshop. Inspired by the philosophies of Bachelard, Pallasmaa and the spirit of the Bauhaus, participants will be guided through drawing and movement exercises to open the eyes of the skin and […]

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Enviro Puppet Movement

Published: Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Come make, create, play and learn about the environment through puppetry this school holidays (1-12 October, 2018)! 1-day and 5-day intensive workshops open now! Create puppets from recycled materials and perform stories about our local endangered species! Week-long programs designed for ages 8-15 years. Weekend, 1-day (condensed programs) designed for all ages (including adults) ages […]

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Dan Koop

Published: Thursday, 9 August 2018

I will attend Future/Forward hosted by the National Association of the Visual Arts and facilitate “making art in public” is a 2 day collaborative, hands on workshop about creating in civic spaces. Led by artist, producer and facilitator Dan Koop, this workshop will explore art made in and for public spaces and equip participants with new skills, perspectives and networks to enable the creation of rigorous and ambitious public art. After the workshop, participants will be able to access support from Lady Producer Gang to further develop any ideas generated in the workshop.

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Brenda L Croft – ‘Heart-in-hand’

Published: Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Held nationally each year, NAIDOC Week 2018 will be held from Sunday 8 July through to Sunday 15 July. The theme for NAIDOC Week 2018 is ‘Because of Her, We Can!’, to honour Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women who have played and continue to play significant roles in their families and communities lives at […]

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Amala Groom – ‘Does she know the revolution is coming?’

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Does she know the Revolution is coming? is a multi-channel digital video work where Amala Groom performs an extended conversation between herself and the wife of a former Prime Minister in a stately Manhattan home. Based upon an actual conversation, the installation seeks to expand upon the language of ownership and authority surrounding western perceptions of Aboriginal art […]

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Exhibition Opening: Amala Groom – ‘Does she know the revolution is coming?’

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Does she know the Revolution is coming? is a multi-channel digital video work where Amala Groom performs an extended conversation between herself and the wife of a former Prime Minister in a stately Manhattan home. Based upon an actual conversation, the installation seeks to expand upon the language of ownership and authority surrounding western perceptions of Aboriginal art […]

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