Aura: Repetition, Reproduction and the Mark of the Artist
Curated by artist Ben Rak, Aura features new work by ten Australian artists who use printmaking techniques in their work and who explore the supposed shortcomings of the printed media. By doing so, they amplify the marks of the artist and the perceived ‘aura’ of the works.
Proud Mary: Daniel Mudie Cunningham
Tina Turner’s cover of Proud Mary is Daniel Mudie Cunningham’s funeral song. Since this performance video was conceived in 2007, Daniel has committed to document his aging process by re-staging it every five years until the series is interrupted by his death.
Tony Curran: Random Feels Familiar
“A computer can't actually behave randomly. Instead, programmers invent algorithms so that a computer appears to behave randomly insofar its patterns of behavior appear non-sensical. The algorithm is a success when the user can't trace the pattern.“
Gestures: Traces of the hand
Explore the intricate relationship between creator and artwork in Gestures: Traces of the hand, featuring prints by renowned artists drawn from the Gallery's own collections.
Yalbayarra: telling to speak
Yalbayarra: telling to speak is an innovative exhibition from students and teachers participating in the program of the same name. The program ran through three terms where students learnt about Wiradjuri artists and their work and explored ideas of what home means for them through their artmaking.
Dancing with the Flame: Contemporary Australian Lampwork
Showcasing the work of glass artists from across Australia, Dancing with the Flame is a unique project promoting the contemporary techniques and styles of the rich and creative tradition of lampworking.