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Ian Strange: SUBURBAN

Ian Strange: SUBURBAN

Posted July 26th, 2013

Australia, Contemporary Art, Shows, Street Art, Videos

SUBURBAN is a multi-faceted photography, film and installation exhibition created by artist Ian Strange (alias Kid Zoom). Over a two-year period Strange worked with a film crew and volunteers in Ohio, Detroit, Alabama, New Jersey, New York and New Hampshire to create, photograph and film… Read More

Videos

Hidden Treasures of African, Indian and Australian Art

Hidden Treasures of African, Indian and Australian Art

Posted June 20th, 2013

Africa, Australia, Documentaries, India, Videos

Griff Rhys Jones sets off on a series of adventures to find out what extraordinary treasure is still being created in far-off places by the indigenous people of today. In a rapidly changing world, can traditional art survive? What meaning does it still have? Hidden… Read More

Public Art

Lena Nyadbi painting can be seen from Eiffel Tower only

Lena Nyadbi painting can be seen from Eiffel Tower only

Posted June 7th, 2013

Australia, France, Public Art

An artwork by a leading Aboriginal artist has gone on display on the roof of a Paris museum, where it will be viewed by millions of people. Visitors to the Eiffel Tower began getting a little extra for the price of their entry ticket on… Read More

Shows

Australia’s most treasured art comes to London

Australia’s most treasured art comes to London

Posted May 3rd, 2013

Art History, Australia, Contemporary Art, Shows

Marking the first major survey of Australian art in the UK for 50 years, the exhibition “Australia” (21 September—8 December 2013) will span more than 200 years from 1800 to the present day and seeks to uncover the fascinating social and cultural evolution of a… Read More

Shows

Kastom: The Art of Vanuatu

Kastom: The Art of Vanuatu

Posted February 8th, 2013

Australia, Indigenous, Sculptures, Shows

Vanuatu is located near Australia, New Caledonia, Fiji, Solomons and New Zealand. It’s an Independent Republic since 1980 and consists of around 82 islands with a rich culture. The National Gallery of Australia just opened Kastom: Art of Vanuatu, on show only in Canberra until… Read More

Shows

Papunya Tula – The Sources of Aborigine painting

Papunya Tula – The Sources of Aborigine painting

Posted January 24th, 2013

Australia, Paintings, Shows

The exhibition “Aux sources de la peinture Aborigène” at the musée du quai Branly in Paris presents for the first time in Europe a major artistic movement at the heart of the central Australian desert. By transposing to recycled wooden panels the motifs employed in… Read More

Shows

“Sets for a Film I’ll Never Make” by Daniel Agdag

“Sets for a Film I’ll Never Make” by Daniel Agdag

Posted October 24th, 2012

Australia, Film, Paper Art, Sculptures, Shows

Daniel Agdag, a Melbourne based artist and filmmaker, is presenting his first solo show, “Sets for a Film I’ll Never Make” at Off the Kerb in Melbourne. A playful nod to his short career as an animator, “Sets for a film…” presents a meticulous industrial… Read More

Urban light art

Literature vs. Traffic Installation by Luzinterruptus

Literature vs. Traffic Installation by Luzinterruptus

Posted September 18th, 2012

Australia, Installations, Urban light art

In occasion of the Light in Winter festival, the Madrid-based collective Luzinterruptus ventured to Melbourne to create a ‘river of books.’ Each of the 10,000 books were illuminated by small lights, creating a ‘a cozy, human intimate space which encouraged reading and tranquility.’ The books were donated by… Read More

Shows

Five Decades of Aboriginal Art

Five Decades of Aboriginal Art

Posted September 18th, 2012

Australia, Shows

A groundbreaking exploration of contemporary art-making practices among Australia’s Indigenous peoples, drawn from one of the world’s largest private collections of Aboriginal art, opened last week at the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College. Crossing Cultures: The Owen and Wagner Collection of Contemporary Aboriginal… Read More