Yhonnie Scarce and Reko Rennie are both participating in major events in October.
For the 2010 Melbourne Festival, emerging Indigenous artist Bindi Cole has curated an ambitious exhibition including artist Yhonnie Scarce, exploring contemporary Aboriginal spirituality in an urban world titled NYAH-BUNYAR (TEMPLE) Arts Centre Gallery 1 Oct 8-24
Reko Rennie is participating in Art + Soul open weekend at AGNSW 2-4 October
Over the coming long weekend, three full days of performances, talks by curators, artists and celebrities, music, films and workshops will be staged at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
Hetti Perkins and Edmund Capon will also team up to introduce visitors to the art + soul exhibition, leading talks at 10.30am on both the Saturday and Sunday.
Reko Rennie will host a 4-hour stencil workshop, Yvonne Koolmatrie will lead a weaving demonstration and artist talks by Judy Watson, Richard Bell, Destiny Deacon, Ricky Maynard and HJ Wedge will also be held throughout the weekend.
Shaun O’Conner, Untitled [Unfinished Prayer], 2010, Graphite on watercolour paper
Congratulations to Shaun O’Connor who has been selected for the Blake Prize Directors Cut online show. This will be available to view from Wednesday 6 October on the Blake Prize website.
Louise Blyton, [currently showing at dianne tanzer gallery + projects] has also been shortlisted for the Blake Prize – Congratulations
Hannah Bertram is featured in the September/October issue of Vogue Living. Her show at dianne tanzer gallery + projects is opening 23 September.
Neil Haddon’s work is currently on show at the NGV, in Contemporary Encounters, Survey of NGV’s recent acquisitions.
Installation view, Neil Haddon, Broken, 2009
We are very proud to announce the NGV has also recently acquired Yhonnie Scarce‘s work Oppression, Repression [Family Portrait]
Installation Detail: Oppression, Repression [Family Portrait], 2004, Blown glass and commercially manufactured jars, photographs. Dimensions variable.
Natasha Bieniek, Yhonnie Scarce and Giles Alexander have all been shortlisted for the Royal Bank of Scotland Emerging Artist award, to be announced Tuesday 21 September. Goodluck!
Currently at dianne tanzer gallery + projects Lost in Painting [until 18 September] A collaborative survey of contemporary painting practice featuring artists from both nellie castan gallery and dianne tanzer gallery + projects. Exhibiting Giles Alexander, Natasha Bieniek, Chris Bond, Marian Drew, Craig Easton, Louise Paramor, Victora Reichelt, Kate Shaw, Megan Walch.