Author Archives: canberracontemporaryartspace

December 08

I AM THE MONSTER

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

ASSETS

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 […]

November 13

QUICKDRAW 2017

  This is just a tiny sample of the many magnificent works artists have donated to Quick Draw 2017 the CCAS fundraiser this Friday night November 17 at Gorman Arts Centre. For a mere $250 dollars you will go home with the work of your dreams. The fundraiser is also a great night out if […]

November 13

THERE AND BACK AGAIN

Ever wondered what to do with all those lovely photographs you have taken over the years and just take up space on your computer. Jemima Parker has come up with the solution … turn them into art. There and back again explores moments in time and experience of place, through photography and screen-printing processes. Multi-talented Jemima […]

November 09

HOBIENNALE17

Throughout the week … Tasmania has been hosting an event of the utmost magnificence. Hobiennale17  (a.k.a HB17) is a festival of works coming from 18 Artist Run Initiatives (ARIs) throughout Australia and New Zealand and running until November 12th. Young and emerging (but not necessarily) artists have produced work in wide ranging venues throughout the […]

October 31

QUICK DRAW 2017

CCAS is delighted to announce the support of two of the coolest companies in the zone, Capital Brewing Co and Mallaluka (winery) at the next exciting episode of Quick Draw 2017, the fundraising sensation where everyone is a winner. Names are drawn from a hat and matched randomly with an artwork – its both exciting and […]

October 11

PARALLEL LATITUDES

Here’s some excerpts from my speech at SASA Gallery Uni SA last Thursday night. I have been writing an essay for a show called Parallel Latitudes a collaboration between the photography departments at Queensland College of Art, Brisbane, and the School of Art, Architecture and Design in Adelaide.  There are six artists, 3 each from […]