April 21

CHARTJUNK

Canberra legend Shagsy Shags has been at it again – photographing CCAS openings and of course we are SO glad she is ! There is simply nothing this woman can’t do brilliantly. Wendy Murray is down from Sydney and showing some work that has Canberra connections at CCAS City.  Chartjunk represents a portion of a larger, collaborative work under […]

April 06

THE GARAGE (VIDEO)

Sara and Sabrina introduce their video spectacle by announcing this might be the last Garage and “In a way, the garage has never existed”. The garage they say, ” … is more of an idea – or a sequence of ideas.” Whatever The Garage is, or isn’t”, it has been an important contribution to Canberra’s cultural […]

March 31

BOOKSMART

Josh Owen’s Booksmart sure got everyone talking at CCAS Manuka last night. Its a large digital projection of a camera panning past encyclopaedia’s eventually reaching dizzying speeds until the image teeters on the edge of abstraction. Encyclopaedia’s and other books cover half the gallery floor with 3 electric fans at each end creating drafts that […]

March 30

PROTEST PERFORMANCE RALLY AND MEDIA EVENT

Only in Canberra would you find a colourful protest that is in large part staged to support the new Minister for the Arts Gordon Ramsay. The Minister and Member for Ginninderra, Tara Cheyne, in turn showed their support yesterday afternoon by attending the protest meeting organised by newly formed Canberra Artists Action Group who have been in close […]

March 24

M8

The title of this show is something of a declaration. Its an exhibition about nothing in particular other than 8 mates have got together and put on a show. A couple of the artists talked about it not being an easy hang since the work is quite diverse but somehow the 8 mates have pulled it off and […]

March 21

CANBERRA ARTISTS ACTION GROUP

A new movement has emerged in Canberra ! The Canberra Artists Action Group consists of passionate artists from all areas (music, dance, theatre, visual, craft and writing) who want to support the new ACT Arts Minister Gordon Ramsey to achieve the best results for artists in the ACT. The Action Group does not believe that […]

March 17

THIRD EYE

The Studio Residents exhibitions are CCAS Manuka are always to be looked forward to. Without exception they are occasions when Canberra’s coolest new artists excel. And Kon Kudo’s Third Eye totally nails it. So great I don’t even know where to begin … Kon sees the mobile phone as a kind of third eye through which […]