Danny March 19

QUICKFIX

Some of these photos look like they might have been influenced by James Turrell – currently showing down the road at National Gallery of Australia – well they haven’t. There were just a few moments of green during Danny Wild’s show and performance at CCAS Manuka last night. With one projector Danny measured the space […]

George abd Vanessa March 18

EAST ROW MUSEUM

You are Here, Canberra’s festival in which artists ” … truly get to experiment with new ideas and take risks with their work”,  is back for its 5th year !  Fab managing producers Vanessa Wright and Nick Delatovic have come up with a leaner meaner program for 2015 which concentrates on quality, production values, rather than quantity and […]

Anja Loughhead March 05

POPULATE OR PERISH !

The CCAS Studio Residents’ solo shows at the Manauka Gallery are in full swing now and as always, every one is a ripper. Anja Loughhead’s Populate or Perish ! brings archive together with art to explore the very topical topic of immigration (and assimilation). Using the evocative materials of transitional institutions, such as blankets, nappies and cloths […]

Daniel Savage February 21

BLAZE NINE

At the beginning of every year CCAS celebrates the future of contemporary art in the ACT with an exhibition of work by emerging artists who have made an impact over the pervious year. Now heading for its 10th anniversary Blaze is an ongoing archive of new art produced in the ACT and it is always impressive. […]

Aaron Garlick February 19

INSIDE THE BOX

In 1967 Edward de Bono coined the phrase “lateral thinking” and it became very influential – entering into the language of popular culture as “thinking outside the box . It was all about solving problems through an indirect and creative approach, using reasoning that is not immediately obvious and involving ideas that may not be […]

works (clockwise) Jacob Potter, Chris Sutevski and Anja Loughead February 12

BLAZE #9

Next week at CCAS 9 of Canberra’s hottest new artists explode onto the scene 6pm Friday 20th February. They are in no particular order : Anja Loughhead, Chris Sutevski, Jacob Potter, Danny Wild, Daniel Savage, Madeline Bishop, Jo Walters, Sacha Pola and Michele England. There is some amazing work coming in and we are getting very excited about […]

Shellie and Alex February 11

PAST PERFECT

Every town has at least one “pocket rocket” and in Canberra its Shellaine Godbold. Multi-talented Shellaine made her curatorial debut last night at the Leta Gallery + Project Space and thus she adds another triumph to her ever expanding repertoire. The Leta Gallery is a small (but functional) space in one of Canberra’s industrial estates, […]

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