– Highlights

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection

29 Mar - 31 Jul

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Exhibition

Telling Tales

02 Jun - 09 Oct

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Exhibition

New Romance

30 Jun - 04 Sep

– Learning Events

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Workshop

Booked out Out Soyo Lee’s Cactus Grafting Workshop

01 Jul, 10.30am, Level 2: Seminar Room

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Talk

Artists In Conversation

02 Jul, 3.00pm, Level 3: Creative Studios in NCCL

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Workshop

Junior Art School

16 Jul, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

– News from inside the MCA

Where do artists get their ideas from?

Artist Educators Stephanie & Athena are interviewed by kids about their art practice more

Meeting Jumaadi: MCA Kids Committee

Siobhan learns from artist Jumaadi about his shadow puppet performance The Life and Death of a Shadow more

MCA X PITCH ZINE Digital Zine

The MCA has collaborated with PITCH ZINE to create a digital zine in anticipation for the 9th annual MCA Zine Fair this weekend. more

– Spotlights from the collection online

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Volume One: MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection

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Collection Artist Interviews

Watch our latest interviews in the MCA Video Portal

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Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

The Program promotes Australian art globally, helping Australian artists reach new audiences.

Conference

Rooms
– A Symposium about Photography, Poetry and Space

Explore lived and poetic experiences of space through the exhibitions Jeff Wall Photographs and South of no North: Laurence Aberhart, William Eggleston, Noel McKenna. Featuring a keynote address by Jeff Wall, and presentations by renowned artist William Yang, exhibition curators Glenn Barkley, Gary Dufour, award-winning poet Lisa Gorton, Christopher Stewart, Associate Professor of Photography UTS and others.

$100/$90 Members and Concessions
(online booking fees apply)
(includes lunch on Friday 3 May)


Program
DAY 1
Thursday 2 May, 2013
6.30–8pm – Jeff Wall Lecture, Foundation Hall

DAY 2
Friday 3 May, 2013
Veolia Lecture Theatre
10.00am – Registration
10.15am – in my room; South of no North & JEFF WALL Photographs Glenn Barkley, Gary Dufour and Dr Susan Edwards
11.45am – ROOMS, Artist presentation: William Yang
12.30pm – Lunch & exhibition viewing, Seminar Room and MCA Galleries
1.30pm – Imagination and Proximity, In conversation: Ivor Indyk and Lisa Gorton
2.30pm – Staging Disorder, Panel discussion: Thea Brejzek, Jaime Tsai and Christopher Stewart
4.00pm – Drinks and discussion, Seminar Room


Presented in partnership with the Sydney Consortium and Photography and Situated Media, School of Design, UTS


Susan Edwards’ travel to Australia is supported by the US Studies Centre
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Image:
Noel McKenna
Boy’s room, Brisbane 1967 2004
enamel on plywood
Private collection, Melbourne
Image courtesy the artist and Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney and © the artist

Rooms Symposium Program

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– When

DAY 1
Thursday 2 May, 2013
6.30pm – 8pm

DAY 2
Friday 3 May, 2013
10am – 5pm

– Admission

This event has finished.

Booking fees apply

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