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Taloi Havini: Primavera artist and ARTBAR curator

Primavera 2015 artist and MCA ARTBAR curator Taloi Havini talks ‘Shell Money’, pina coladas and memories of Bougainville. more

We laughed, we cried, we danced, we barked…

Teachers from across NSW gathered at the MCA and Sydney Opera House for two days of creative dialogue and exchange as part of the 2015 Engaging Students with Disability forum. more

If these walls could talk | #AleksDanko

Ha-ha-ha-ha. Learn the meaning behind artist Aleks Danko’s Laughing Wall.... more

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Remain in Light: Photography from the MCA Collections

On tour until October 2015


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Jeff Wall Lecture

Widely acknowledged as one of the most inventive artists of the 20th and 21st centuries, Jeff Wall is one of the most important and influential artists of our time. His work has defined photography as a major contemporary art form. In this keynote address, Jeff Wall discusses his practice in relation to the current exhibition presenting three decades of his artistic and photographic innovation including large-scale works, black and white prints, recent colour prints and intimate small-scale photographic observations.

Purchase a ticket to Rooms – A Symposium about Photography, Poetry and Space and gain entry to Jeff Wall’s lecture (May 2) and hear artists, poets, academics and curators explore JEFF WALL Photographs and South of No North in a day of discussion and artist presentations (May 3). BOOK NOW. Limited spaces available.

For those who missed the lecture, an audio recording is now available:

Image: Jeff Wall, The Destroyed Room, 1978, transparency in light box, AP, Courtesy and © the artist

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– When

2 May 2013, 6:30-8:00pm

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