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Hang It Yourself – 2010

1st September 2010 | Exhibitions
Kythera - Chris Jones

Kythera - Chris Jones

PhotoAccess’ open annual Hang It Yourself exhibition opens at 12 noon, Sunday September 5th at the Huw Davies Gallery, Manuka Arts Centre and runs to 19th September.

Artists represented with prints by Macquarie Editions include: Jillian Batri, Kerry Baylor, Stephen Best, David Chalker, Alan Charlton, Lyndy Delian, Kathleen Fisher, Jane Greagg, Deb Hamilton, Marilyn Hutchinson, Chris Jones, Kate Luke, Bhavana Moylan, Nick Radoll, Barbie Robinson, Christine Rufflet, Sophie Shepherd Best, Lorna Sim, Kim Sinclair, Tony Stewart, Holly Treadaway, Sonia Turner and Ed Whalan. (more…)

My Life in the Bush of Ghosts – Andrew Moynihan

23rd August 2010 | Exhibitions
Groundrush (a new day) - Andrew Moynihan

Groundrush (a new day) - Andrew Moynihan

My Life in the Bush of Ghosts is a mixed media exhibition of Andrew’s Monoprints, Digital Pinhole Photography and Sculpture. (more…)

The House of Kevin – David Pope

9th August 2010 | Exhibitions
The fundamentals are sound - David Pope

The fundamentals are sound - David Pope

David Pope, cartoonist for The Canberra Times, is showing a selection of his political work. presented in exquisite detail, as The House of Kevin. The exhibition opens at the new M16 Artspace in Griffith at 6pm on Friday 13th August and runs to 29th August. (more…)

Coastal Comfort – Suzie Edwards

9th August 2010 | Exhibitions
Poets Dream I - Suzie Edwards

Poets Dream I - Suzie Edwards

Coastal Comfort is a set of images taken from Suzie’s small cabin atop a cliff in Merimbula on the South Coast. The Holga used itself embodies for Suzie an accepting and uncomplicated approach to such familiar and regenerative surroundings, contrasting with the ordered everydayness of Canberran life.

The show opens at the Huw Davies Gallery, Manuka Arts Centre at 6pm on Thursday 12th August and runs to 29th August. An artists talk will be held at 3pm on Sunday 15th August. (more…)

Hahnemühle Photo Rag Ultra Smooth

1st August 2010 | Papers

As its name would imply, Photo Rag Ultra Smooth is a smooth-surfaced, matte, 100% cotton paper. Its weight is 305gsm and it has a bright, neutral white colour achieved with the addition of moderate amounts of OBAs. While not a particularly prepossessing paper, it’s a stunning performer with UltraChrome HDR inks and delivers deep blacks, good contrast and a wide gamut. Indeed it’s a viable alternative to “glossy” papers and will support a wider range of display conditions. (more…)

sticks and stones – Holly Treadaway

19th July 2010 | Exhibitions
grounded - Holly Treadaway

grounded - Holly Treadaway

Holly’s sticks and stones recreates her experiences as an adolescent growing up on a farm near Burra.

“To catch a Deane’s bus, branded you as coming from struggle town. Imagine catching the rattling bomb bus that traveled beyond struggle town. As a child, growing up on the land made you a target for name-calling and the butt of jokes regarding outdoor dunnies and having no power. Labeled the freckle farmer, I grew up with a slight complex about freckles and farm life. By the age of sixteen I was ungrateful about my surroundings, my view was that it was my parent’s choice to live out of town, not mine. What I saw back then as limitations to my freedom are now the exact things I embrace as my freedom. They say that with age comes wisdom.” (more…)

In my nightmares – Jamila Toderas

17th July 2010 | Exhibitions
Sleep paralysis - Jamila Toderas

Sleep paralysis - Jamila Toderas

In my nightmares continues Jamila’s striking, dark and staged image making, with the current show “representing anxiety, distressing events, childhood fears and, particularly, nightmares. With surreal faces and colours, the work is intended to disturb the viewer’s state of mind”. The exhibition opens at 6pm, Thursday 22nd July at the Huw Davies Gallery, Manuka Arts Centre and continues until 8th August. (more…)

Chris Morrison Fine Art Landscape Photography

14th July 2010 | News

Chris Morrison Fine Art Landscape Photography

Macquarie Editions has had a long association with AIPP award-winning photographer Chris Morrison, providing film scans of his 6×17 transparencies. Chris has now launched his own site with stunning panoramic images from Australia & New Zealand, Europe and South America. (more…)

4 Emerging Indigenous Photographers

26th June 2010 | Exhibitions
From "4 Emerging Indigenous Photographers" - Jo Kamira

From "4 Emerging Indigenous Photographers" - Jo Kamira

As part of NAIDOC Week 2010 celebrations, Billabong Aboriginal Corporation and PhotoAccess present the works of 4 Emerging Indigenous Photographers: Lyndy Delian, Jo Kamira, Nick Radoll and Tyrell Kamira Sams. The exhibition opens at 6pm, Thursday 1st July at the Huw Davies Gallery, Manuka Arts Centre and continues to 18th July. (more…)

Esperanza – Taking Action – Belinda Pratten

7th June 2010 | Exhibitions
From "Esperanza - Taking Action" - Belinda Pratten

From "Esperanza - Taking Action" - Belinda Pratten

Esperanza – Taking Action documents the activities of volunteer activists last August blockading two coal export terminals in Queensland. “Peaceful direct action is core to Greenpeace campaigns. But what actually happens as these actions unfold? And how do the activists feel when they’re on the frontline standing up for what they believe in?”

The exhibition opens at 6pm on Friday, 11th June at the Huw Davies Gallery, Manuka Arts Centre. (more…)