After 200 Years

5th June 2014 | Exhibitions

After 200 Years is a photographic exhibition showing at Parliament House, Canberra as part of 50th anniversary celebrations of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS).

Over 50,000 images were collected in partnership with communities throughout Australia, documenting the different lifestyles of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people during the late 1980s living in remote and urban communities. These images reflect the unique relationship between AIATSIS and communities, the significance for communities in being partners in research that is important to them and the value of the resulting collections.

The exhibition is showing adjacent to the Presiding Officer’s Exhibition Area on the House of Representatives side and runs to Sunday 13th July.

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Cliftons Art Prize – Joshua Dykgraaf

5th June 2014 | News
London - Joshua Dykgraaf

London – Joshua Dykgraaf

Congratulations to Joshua Dykgraaf whose work London was selected as a finalist in the Cliftons Art Prize.

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Altered states

16th March 2014 | Exhibitions
Horse's Arse - Kelly Sturgiss

Horse’s Arse – Kelly Sturgiss

Altered states is a group exhibition where a number of artists were invited to engage with the notion that the eye of the photographer creates a subjective image either through the choices it makes or techniques used to transform the image. It includes works by Virginia Wallace-Crabbe, Genevieve Swifte, Kelly Sturgiss, Stephen Best, Frank Lindner, Donna Gibbons, Anders Nielsen and Cecile Galiazzo.

The exhibition is showing at The Left Hand, 81 Lascelles Street, Braidwood for three weekends: 22/23, 29/30 March and 5/6 April.

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Personal Traces

14th March 2014 | Exhibitions
Skylight #3 - Tracey Pearce

Skylight #3 – Tracey Pearce

Personal Traces is an exhibition of works from the inaugural PhotoAccess Personal Photography Project. It includes works by Allen Bills, Deidre Campbell, Sean Davey, Gillian Freeman, Miguel Gallagher, Laila Kazak, Mila Logan, Michael Masters, Scott McFarlane, Tracey Pearce and Francine Steinbacher.

The exhibition is on display at the Huw Davies Gallery, Manuka Arts Centre until 30th March.

I Heart Television – Erica Hurrell, Samuel Townsend

24th January 2014 | Exhibitions
Please Marry My Boy - Samuel Townsend

Please Marry My Boy – Samuel Townsend

Erica Hurrell and Samuel Townsend are showing alongside Belle Charter, Clinton Hayden, Aki Nishiumi and Tess Stewart-Moore in I Heart Television: new work exploring contemporary culture and individual perspectives within society, centred around our fascination and relationships with television.

The exhibition is on display at M16 Artspace in Griffith, ACT until 9th February.

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Karijini – Stephen Best

1st January 2014 | Exhibitions
Kalamina Gorge, Karijini NP - Stephen Best

Kalamina Gorge, Karijini NP – Stephen Best

Karijini is a set of twelve pinhole images taken in July 2013 on a trip to Karijini National Park in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. The exhibition opens at 6pm on Thursday 16th January at the Huw Davies Gallery, Manuka Arts Centre and runs to 2nd February. All proceeds from the sale of prints at exhibition will go to PhotoAccess to further its activities.

The paper selected for these toned black & white prints was Hahnemühle Photo Rag Ultra Smooth.

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Past.Present.Future. – Mark Mohell

10th December 2013 | Exhibitions
Mark Mohell

Mark Mohell

Mark’s latest exhibition Past.Present.Future. “includes a collection of vintage works as well as a sample of works to come. As the exhibition title hints I believe we must embrace our past, our present day and our ideas of our future to understand our purpose and our views of the world around us.”

The exhibition opens at the Kaori Gallery, Canberra City Framing at 6pm on Wednesday 11th December and runs to 25th January.

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Natural Views – Fanny Karouta-Manasse

18th November 2013 | Exhibitions
Banksia speciosa - Fanny Karouta-Manasse

Banksia speciosa – Fanny Karouta-Manasse

Fanny’s Natural Views photographic exhibition is showing as part of Canberra Centenary celebrations.

“In this show I chose only images of Australian plants or birds taken in the ACT. This is not only because of the Canberra’s centenary but also because nature in this city is at everyone’s doorstep. However, the plants pictured are not all native to the ACT or NSW. Most of them, like the banksia (Banksia speciosa from Western Australia), were taken at the Australian National Botanic Gardens where I enjoy to walk and learn about the native flora.

“I often like my images to show a different view of our natural world in order to induce people to look further, and encourage them to observe more closely for a deeper understanding and appreciation of our living environment.”

The exhibition is on display at the Kaori Gallery, Canberra City Framing until 7th December.

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Hahnemühle Rice Paper

15th November 2013 | Papers

Hahnemühle Rice Paper is a thin, natural white, 100gsm, alpha-cellulose paper with a laid pattern visible when held up to the light. Intended for the reproduction of Sumi-e (East Asian ink wash) paintings its applications range from calligraphy, semi-translucent hangings to portfolio cover sheets. Impressively for such a thin paper it gives up nothing in terms of gamut or maximum density which would also make it useful for lower cost full size proofs. Rice Paper is available in rolls only.

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Still – Tess Godkin

8th November 2013 | Exhibitions
Pears - Tess Godkin

Pears – Tess Godkin

Still is a collection of still life photographs featuring the raw and natural beauty of various fruits, vegetables, flowers, other found objects and their surroundings.

“The images appear quiet and effortless, however much thought has gone in to constructing their composition with consideration to texture, colour, camera angle and most importantly lighting. All of the images are lit with directional natural lighting to help create a still and moody atmosphere.”

This exhibition is on display at the Huw Davies Gallery, Manuka Arts Centre until 24th November.

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