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02
Jun
2021

Gordon Hookey: Untitled, 1994, from the ANU Art Collection

Gordon HOOKEY Waanyi/Waanjiminjin peoples | Cloncurry, Queensland born 1961. ‘Untitled’, 1994, oil on canvas. Acquired 1995.   On show in the Riverbend Room at the Drill Hall Gallery for Reconciliation week 2021.   In his art Gordon Hookey mixes politics, double entendre and irony to make light of very serious situations facing contemporary Indigenous Australia. […]

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09
Mar
2021

Nicole Ellis: Fabrications exhibition review

Canberra Times, Sasha Grishin, March 8, 2021  image: Nicole Ellis, Erasure 3 Although born in Adelaide in 1951, Nicole Ellis since the mid-1980s has been based in Sydney. She is identified with the art scene in that city, particularly with the College of Fine Arts where she taught for many years. For Ellis’s art practice, […]

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22
Dec
2020

Installation Images from Highlights from the ANU Collection 2020

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06
Dec
2020

Dionisia Salas Studio talk

During The University shut down period. We had the opportunity to chat with Dionisia Salas in her ANCA studio about her practice, and navigating COVID-19 through making. Born in Darwin, Dionisia has lived in diverse places including Alice Springs, Botswana, Dubbo, Paris, Berlin and now Canberra. Dionisia exhibits locally, nationally and internationally. She is a […]

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27
Nov
2020

Catalogue review, Arborescent: Drawings by Elizabeth Cross

ARBORESCENT: DRAWINGS BY ELIZABETH CROSS 2019 Paperback, 60 pages, 22 x 21 cm Published by DHG Publishing Elizabeth Cross. $25 (excl. postage) – IN STOCK “It is this sense of wonder and pleasure that infuses all of the trees depicted by Elisabeth Cross. We understand the challenge of arranging their images on the blank field of […]

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10
Nov
2020

Installation Images: Hannah Gason, Interval, 2020

Explore Hannah Gason’s exhibition Interval through this album of installation images. Photographed by Rob Little. Canberra-based glass artist, Hannah Gason makes works which capture, modulate and grade the available light. Her wall-mounted assemblages layer translucent colour and abstract markings, reorganising the light they absorb, with results that are paradoxically a structuring and a de-structuring of […]

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10
Nov
2020

Installation Images: Lightworks, 2020

Explore our exhibition Lightworks through this album of installation images, photographed by Rob Little. When two colours or two tones are juxtaposed, they evoke a quality of light common to them both. This realisation is fundamental to all paintings which aim to produce illusions of light, space and atmosphere, including those which have been conceived […]

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Estelle Briedis wearing the Panopticon - Space and Light gown by Katy Mutton. Image by Tracey Nearmy
10
Nov
2020

Katy Mutton’s Panopticon for Contour 556 – CityNews review

Revisit Katy Mutton’s Panopticon, presented at the ANU Drill Hall Gallery on October 17, through Meredith Hinchliffe’s review. This article was originally published by City News on October 30, 2020. Review / Experimental venture leads to ‘intriguing performance’ ON October 17 and as part of the Contour 556 festival, a live happening, “Panopticon”, devised by […]

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03
Nov
2020

Colour, Composition and Non-composition: New work by Virginia Coventry (2010)

Thank you to Dr. Susan Best, who has given us permission to reproduce her essay ‘Colour, Composition and Non-composition: New work by Virginia Coventry,’ published in conjuction with Virginia Coventry’s 2010 exhibition at Liverpool Street Gallery. Explore Virginia Coventry’s work as part of the Drill Hall Gallery’s exhibition Lightworks, showing until November 29. “Colour…is a […]

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24
Oct
2020

Vaidehi Subramanyan performing a Natarajanjali in James Rogers: Tunnelvision ANU Drill Hall Gallery

Vaidehi Subramanyan is a Canberra-based bharatanatyam dancer. After learning bharatanatyam and carnatic vocal from a young age, she has recently spent an extended period of time focussing on bharatanatyam in Chennai, and has performed in Chennai, Sydney and Canberra. She is currently learning under guru K.P. Yesodha of Chennai. Here, she performs a Natarajanjali, an […]

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