– Highlights

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection

29 Mar - 31 Dec

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Biennale Of Sydney

20th Biennale of Sydney

18 Mar - 05 Jun

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Exhibition

Telling Tales

02 Jun - 09 Oct

– Learning Events

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Performance

Jumaadi

03 Jun, 1.00pm, Level 3: Digital Studio in NCCL

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Workshop

Art Safari

07 Jun, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Special Event

MCA Zine Fair 2016

11 Jun, 10.00am, MCA

– News from inside the MCA

ARTBAR and Vivid meet again

Dipped in colour and drenched in light, we hand the paintbrush over to Huseyin Sami to curate this month’s MCA ARTBAR as it collides with Vivid Sydney. more

Go-go Dance: from 60s Twist to Sydney

Let’s twist! Artist Bridie Connell talks history of 60s Go-go dance & where it’s at in Sydney today more

Visual arts sector United over funding cuts

Australia Council’s recent announcement that 65 organisations will no longer receive funding under its Four-Year Funding program (previously Key Organisations), delivering a major blow to our contemporary visual arts sector. 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

3 May 2013, 10:00am-5:00pm

– Admission

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Booking fees apply

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