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Exhibition

MCA Collection: Luminous

09 Mar - 08 Jun

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Exhibition

Light Show

16 Apr - 05 Jul

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Exhibition

Energies: Haines and Hinterding

25 Jun - 06 Sep

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Workshop

Art and Technology in the Classroom

04 Jun, 2.00pm

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Talk

Exchange Series Talk

18 Jun, 11.00am, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning

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Workshop

Creative Connections #1

22 Jun, 9.00am, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning

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Getting articulate at Light Show

MCA Articulate lets visitors to Light Show respond to artworks in the exhibition. more

Light Perspectives: Christoper Esber

A Light Show blog series to find out how light is used in professional creative practices. This week we hear from Australian Fashion Designer Christopher Esber. more

Reflecting on the Blacktown Native Institution Artist Camps

'History is never static: it lives on through the people and communities that it has shaped, and it is shaped in turn by the telling of it.’ more

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Volume One: MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection on display

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Remain in Light: Photography from the MCA Collections

On tour until October 2015

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ARTIST INTERVIEW

Watch our latest artist interview with Khaled Sabsabi

News – 13 Rooms by Kaldor Public Art Projects

Posted on April 10, 2013 in News.

For an innovative look at performance art in the lead up to the MCA’s one-week performance exhibition Workout, we highly recommend a short walk from the MCA to Pier 2/3 to see 13 Rooms, the 27th Kaldor Public Art Project and the most ambitious to date.

This groundbreaking event has been curated by renowned museum directors and curators Hans Ulrich Obrist, Co-director of London’s Serpentine Gallery, and Klaus Biesenbach, Director of MoMA PS1 in New York.

Featuring 13 artists from around the world, including major international figures such as Damien Hirst, Marina Abramović, John Baldessari and Tino Sehgal, 13 Rooms is an innovative group exhibition of ‘living sculpture’ within 13 purpose-built rooms. For 11 days only.

11-21 April 2013. Pier 2/3, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay – in other words here. Free entry.
www.kaldorartprojects.org.au/13rooms

For a more in-depth look at performance art, don’t miss the ABC’s Artscape: Don’t Try This At Home – Performance Art in Australia featuring MCA Collection artist Diana Smith from Brown Council and referencing several past MCA exhibitions. View here

Workout, a one-week series of performances by Australian artists, runs 22-28 April 2013 at the MCA.

Posted by Kelly Stone

Elizabeth Ann Macgregor talks with John Kaldor about the 13 Rooms project