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Category: Curatorial

Artist mix: Marian Tubbs

by Marian Tubbs, Oct. 27, 2015
in Curatorial

We invited artist Marian Tubbs to make us a mix of tunes that inspired transmission detox, MCA’s first Online Commission.

Unhung heroes: MCA commissions

by MCA Team, Sept. 29, 2015
in Curatorial

We work with artists to realise new, temporary artworks that respond to the unique dimensions, location and history of this site.

Anna Davis on Energies: Haines & Hinterding

by Anna Davis, June 12, 2015
in Curatorial

Curator, Anna Davis, has been working closely with David Haines and Joyce Hinterding in the lead up to their solo exhbition at the MCA.

Reflecting on the Blacktown Native Institution Artist Camps

by Peter Johnson, May 12, 2015
in Curatorial

'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.’

Are you the next Curator of 'Primavera: Young Australian Artists'?

by Blair French, April 28, 2015
in Curatorial

We’re seeking expressions of interest from independent Australian-based curators to curate the Primavera 2016: Young Australian Artists.

MCA on the road: Bendigo & Cairns

by Shinae Stowe, April 22, 2015
in Curatorial

Road trip with Touring Exhibitions Manager Shinae Stowe between Cairns and Bendigo as she shares her tips for living out of a suitcase.

Tiwi research trip

by Susie Anderson, March 12, 2015
in Curatorial

Digital and curatorial went on the road to Tiwi Islands at the end of February. Read Assistant Digital Producer Susie Anderson’s blog to get an insight into what exactly happens on a research trip.

FESS UP: Guilty Pleasures

June 24, 2014
in Curatorial

Staff at MCA and Performance Space disclose their best-worst music indulgences for #SonicSocial2014


May 30, 2014
in Curatorial

Vocal Performer Call out! #SonicSocial2014


Aug. 21, 2013
in Curatorial

On such a sad day for Australian art it was amazing to see in action the legacy of Loti Smorgon.

New artwork takes shape on MCA façade

July 10, 2013
in Curatorial

A monumental six-storey installation commissioned by Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority

JEFF WALL Photographs: the works behind the works

by Tristan Deratz, May 27, 2013
in Curatorial

Jeff Wall’s photographs are often densely referential, drawing upon sources as disparate as art history and outdoor advertising.

Focus on the extra work for Sydney leg of JEFF WALL Photographs

May 23, 2013
in Curatorial

MCA Head of Artistic Programs Judith Blackall describes

Sunday's 'Workout' artist is...

April 27, 2013
in Curatorial

Brian Fuata

Saturday's 'Workout' artist is...

April 26, 2013
in Curatorial

Domenico de Clario

Friday's 'Workout' artist is...

April 25, 2013
in Curatorial

Agatha Gothe-Snape with Susan Gibb

Thursday's 'Workout' artist is...

April 24, 2013
in Curatorial

Jodie Whalen

Wednesday's 'Workout' artist is...

April 23, 2013
in Curatorial

Sarah Goffman

Tuesday's 'Workout' artists are...

April 22, 2013
in Curatorial

The Motel Sisters

Monday's 'Workout' artist is...

April 21, 2013
in Curatorial

David Capra

Ultimate Vision - Monuments to Us

April 5, 2013
in Curatorial

The latest C3West project at Westfield Hurstville opens

South of no North: Laurence Aberhart, William Eggleston, Noel McKenna

March 13, 2013
in Curatorial

Darren Knight on his connection with McKenna and Aberhart, both of whom he represents.

TABOO artist Anton Kannemeyer on his work and background

Jan. 21, 2013
in Curatorial

Hear the interview recorded on 16 December 2012 for FBi Radio’s Canvas show.

The Hub of Democracy

Jan. 17, 2013
in Curatorial

Be part of the HUB OF DEMOCRACY in Westfield, Hurstville, until 26 January. Lara Thoms talks to C3West Curator Anne Loxley about the project.

Claire Healy & Sean Cordeiro's Stasis

Oct. 4, 2012
in Curatorial

An introduction to the new commission on the MCA front lawn