2013 Artspace Artistic Program
In the 21st year of Artspace in Woolloomooloo, Artspace opens with an exciting season of exhibitions featuring a range of new work by Australian and international contemporary artists.
The exhibition season kicks off on 31 January
with projects by Australian artists Daniel Boyd
, Pat Hoffie
and Mathieu Gallois
that examine facets of Australian history and cultural characteristics.
Following these works Artspace is excited to announce a major exhibition by Europe-based artists Chicks on Speed
from 13 March to 21 Aprli. SCREAM
will be a multi-faceted new project incorporating music, fashion, performance and video within a unique interactive installation environment, developed in association with ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe and given its international premiere here at Artspace.
In conjunction with the International Symposium of Electronic Arts (ISEA), from 1 May to 16 June artists Petra Gemeinboeck & Rob Saunders, Simon Ingram
and Mari Velonaki
will each create a robotic arts project on-site at Artspace. From 30 May to 16 June the Artspace Reading Room will feature Video Art from Australia
Curated by Stephen Jones.
From 26 June to 11 August, Richard Bell
’s highly acclaimed and provocative works Scratch an Aussie
(2008) and Broken English
(2009) will premier alongside his trilogy-culminating new work The Dinner Party
, currently in production.
From late-August The Financial Report
, a bold group exhibition curated by Artspace Curator Mark Feary will examine and reflect upon the often contentious, yet symbiotic relationship between art and money.
From 20 to 22 September as a part of Sydney Contemporary
Blair French and Mark Feary will curate Video Contemporary
Highlights of the 2013 Artspace Public Program include a major international conference, ‘The 21st Century Artist
’ (11-13 July), conceived and convened by Artspace and bringing together a range of national and international experts in their respective fields of contemporary art to consider the rapidly changing role of the artist in the 21st century.
The 2013 exhibition program will conclude with a major solo exhibition developed by NSW artist Ian Milliss
(6 November -15 December), ranging from his early 1970s conceptual work through various strands of social activism and incorporating public events and collaborative workshop activities. Running concurrently with his Artspace exhibition Milliss will also exhibit a work as a part of the Art Gallery of NSW Contemporary Projects series with Lucas Ihlein from 28 November 2013 to 27 January 2014.
[Program subject to change. Check the Artspace website for up-to-date information about programming.]
Image: Chicks on Speed, The Making of Art,
2009, documentation of performance, 28 May 2009, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt Courtesy of the artists and Kate MacGarry, London
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Posted by Caraline Douglas
19 December 2012