– Highlights

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Exhibition

Tatsuo Miyajima

03 Nov - 05 Mar

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug

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Exhibition

Primavera at 25: MCA Collection

19 Dec - 19 Mar

– Learning Events

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Workshop

Understanding Mindfulness Workshop

25 Feb, 12.30pm, Level 2: Seminar Room

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Pop-Up Bar

Sakura Sundays

26 Feb, 3.00pm, Ground Floor: Outdoor Terrace

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Workshop

Contemporary Art Studio

09 Mar, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

– News from inside the MCA

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Louise Zhang's horror infused ARTBAR

Navigating the space between attractive and repulsive, Chinese-Australian artist Louise Zhang kicks off the ARTBAR year in suitable style with a night entitled ‘New Year’s Rot’. more

– Spotlights from the collection online

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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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