February 20


Blaze never disappoints. Unsullied by the establishment, Blaze artists are noted for their fresh, irreverent and unusual approach to art making. On Friday night five of Canberra’s newest contemporary artists kicked off CCAS’s 2018 exhibition program with diverse work across video, painting, sculpture, installation and performance. Blaze Twelve, which is as the title suggests, the […]

February 12

broken-binary-brown:the performance

The Musicians   Friday night: and Shoeb Ahmad donned her character s.i.a for a live performance of the haunting soundtrack composed for broken-binary-brown, a video installation, which has been showing alongside  At Home He’s A Tourist by Derek O’Connor and Domino Gold by Dionisia Salas. Interestingly, this work was created digitally with tracks by different musicians pieced together in Shoeb’s studio. […]

February 09


  The countdown is on to Blaze #12; CCAS’s annual exhibition of emerging ACT artists. Its almost unbelievable that Blaze has reached its 12th year (so quickly) even though that was always the plan – to produce an exhibition that would become an ongoing archive of new art practices in the Canberra. Originally called Blaze because […]

February 06

broken-binary-brown : the performance

  Please join us to this Friday at 6:30pm to celebrate Shoeb Ahmad‘s live performance of her work broken-binary-brown to mark the closing of three stellar exhibitions at Canberra Contemporary Art Space. The installation of broken-binary-brown, along with exhibitions At Home He’s A Tourist by Derek O’Connor and Domino Gold by Dionisia Salas, will close on Saturday 10th February – so come and have a drink whilst […]

January 24


Happy New Year to all our members and CCAS social pages readers. After 4 weeks CCAS is back on deck in 2018 with 3 fabulous exhibitions by Derek O’Connor, Dionisia Salas and Shoeb Ahmad. These shows opened just before Christmas and continue now until 10 February. Sounds like ages away but its not. Derek who […]

December 08


With so many events on last night we were not able to make it to the exhibition of one of our own at CCAS Manuka. As I result there is not very much to say except everyone is saying its fantastic. And that is is what we have come to expect from Millan … the […]

November 24


We have come to expect big things from Alex Hobba … and her new exhibition Assets which opened at CCAS Manuka last night has delivered big time. Alex has completely transformed the Manuka gallery turning it into a space resembling a bank, a place/space for the transaction of imagined and unimagined values.  But Alex doesn’t […]