And the Monkey Flips the Switch, works in ink and watercolour by Mark Sullivan (aka Shintaro Marky), opens at the Barthe House Gallery in Woolloomooloo, Sydney at 6pm on Thursday 6th August. The show runs to 30th October.
Archive for 2015
Congratulations to Rohan Thomson who was selected as a finalist for the National Photographic Portrait Prize (NPPP) for 2015. This annual exhibition reflects the distinctive vision of Australia’s aspiring and professional portrait photographers and the unique nature of their subjects. The exhibition is currently showing at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra and runs to 8th June.
Australian photographer Jan Dalman photographed French mime artist Marcel Marceau on the Australian stage over a 38 year period. Dalman’s photographs, held in a private collection in Canberra, will be exhibited, along with anecdotes from the two artists’ time together and ephemera associated with Marceau’s appearances at The Canberra Theatre.
The exhibition by the Canberra Museum and Gallery in partnership with the Canberra Theatre Centre – Celebrating 50 Years will be shown at Alliance Française in Turner, opening at 7pm on Thursday 26th February and running to 19th March.
Out West is a set of nine pinhole images taken in August 2014 on a trip to outback NSW.
“Far-western NSW may not register much these days on capital city consciousness but it’s an area central to the nation’s past prosperity. Wool exported to the “mother country” from large sheep stations serviced by steamers plying the Darling predates today’s mining boom. It’s a land of harsh extremes with remote outposts serviced by Cobb & Co coaches, the tracks of which still survive today in parts. There’s also a long history of aboriginal settlement in areas such as Mungo and Mutawintji. All this overlaid on the enduring landscape itself.
“Out West is an attempt to capture in vignettes some of this history and landscape. In this I have continued my exploration of the pinhole medium, still learning how this camera “sees” and its applicability to this subject matter. I feel it’s only appropriate that this timeless region be rendered by means, and with treatment, suited to its antiquity.”
The exhibition will be opened by Gordon Undy at 6pm on Thursday 26th February at the Huw Davies Gallery, Manuka Arts Centre and runs to 22nd March.