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July 2018
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Reclaimed :
Objects and Images
from Home

26 July - 8 August

Works by Stephanie Theobald and Bronwyn Theobald. Mother v. Daughter. Britain v. France: A contemporary look at 19th Century explorations of Tasmania Stephanie Theobald “The idea for this exhibition was sparked during a conversation with my mother about two exhibitions I had seen in London, The Bauer Brothers: Masters of Scientific Illustration at the Natural History Museum and Artist and Empire: Facing Britain’s Imperial Past at Tate Britain. I was drawn to these exhibitions because both held images of and from Australia and the…

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August 2018
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Genii Loci

4 August - 30 August

A series of drypoints and illustrations exploring the “Genii Loci” (spirits of place) in Tasmania by emerging artist Rebekah Francis. Tasmania is a place of complex overlay; wilderness and culture, form and undertone. These artworks are depictions of observations intermingled with impression. This exhibition features a collection of artworks about the strata of place. They stem from several art residencies and field trips that took place in 2018, in various Tasmanian locales. The artworks are multi-layer drypoint prints, a process which…

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Dear kunanyi

9 August - 12 August

Presented by Respect the Mountain. Dear kunanyi  is an exhibition of contemporary artistic responses to kunanyi / Mount Wellington. The exhibition looks at our relationship with the mountain, its importance to our city and its presence in our lives. We are creating a patchwork quilt of experiences, thrown around us just when the winter is at its darkest, and we need it most. During the exhibition there will be a People’s Choice vote. Prizes to be announced soon. EXHIBITION DATES:  Thursday…

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A Cambodian Selfie

10 August - 15 August

Award winning artist Henrietta Manning considers the impact and superficiality of mass tourism through her own travels in Cambodia. What does it mean to travel? What is the worth of the images we take? Do we really see or are they only blind selfies? The word tourist was coined by the 17th century Grand Tour and today tourism is the world’s largest industry. The idea of travelling for the sake of curiosity and learning was a developing idea in the…

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Thirty-six Views
of the Mountain

17 August - 26 August

Curated by Tina Curtis of OTTO Collective The inspiration for Thirty-six Views of the Mountain is the two series of Japanese woodblock prints by Hokusai and Hiroshige both titled Thirty Six Views of Mt. Fuji. For this exhibition members of OTTO Collective will exhibit 36 painted and printed works about an enigmatic mountain closer to home. The eight artists of OTTO Collective are: Mel Andrewartha Alicja Boyd Tina Curtis Jane Holmes Patricia Martin Lana Nelson Kirsty Riddle  Deb St Leger EXHIBITION…

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September 2018
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Self-Dissolve : Reiteration

1 September - 30 September

Self-Dissolve : Reiteration by emerging artist Dexter Rosengrave is a provocation of the self, self-image and gender identity through the poetics of absence, live performance, photography, video and remnants. Self-Dissolve : Reiteration is part of an ongoing project that exists at the intersections of the self, self-image and the poetics of absence. The artist performed their first iteration of this work in early 2018 where they publicly rejected patriarchal renderings of personhood in favour of embodying the emotive self through sandpapering…

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October 2018
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Looking at Place

3 October - 31 October

Looking at Place is a solo exhibition by Salamanca Arts Centre Resident Artist Hilary Clared, an emerging artist, painting in the mapping genre.  A graduate of the UTAS (Hunter Street), Hilary lives in Hobart and exhibits in Tasmania. These new works present iconic Tasmanian land formations and analyse the impact of place on experience.  The innovative and colourful works show influences from both Expressionism and from Australian Contemporary artists. Hilary Clared is a keen bushwalker. This exhibition includes works responding…

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November 2018
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astro

8 November - 19 November

This is the first solo exhibition by emerging artist Emilie Llewellyn Simons. “At my core and foundation is astronomy and astrology. I have been fascinated by astronomy and the night sky since I was quite young, and I have been inspired by astrology since I began seriously studying it in 1998. The language and study of astrology is rich, symbolic, archetypal, and mathematical. It’s far more complex than the standard star sign horoscopes most attribute to astrology. Finding connections between astronomy…

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