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April 2018
FREE EVENT

The Bay of Fires

19 April - 23 April

A showcase of five summers living, loving and painting The Bay of Fires –  East Coast Tasmania A collection of location paintings on paper and major works on canvas.   From sunny days depicting the blue azure, dazzling white sands and brilliant orange lichen to stormy seas and misty autumn hazy atmospheric works.  Judy Antill has been painting the sea for 40 years – 35 on the wild west coast of South West Victoria and Cornwall England and West Coast Ireland. …

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Beastly Careless

20 April - 30 May

Donna Ritchie explores the processes of migration, displacement and discovery entwined with the search for belonging and home. Through her monster creations, Donna forms a partly autobiographical depiction of movement through various locations familiar to Tasmanians, and some less so. We trace the journey of these allegorical monsters and their eternal search for the “right spot” – a place of belonging. From South Hobart, all the way to Cradle Mountain, the search and engagement with various locations are explored. Using…

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The Space Between

25 April - 6 May

There are spaces between things if you know where to look.  There is that moment between night and day when time is suspended between one passing and the other yet to come.  When the sun goes down the lines between reality and illusion become blurred, shadows disappear into the darkness, and anything becomes possible.  That space also exists in the threshold between life and death, in the fleeting moment when someone has a foot in each world before passing beyond…

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May 2018
FREE EVENT

Art From Trash 2018 :
entry by Dan O’Toole

1 May - 31 May

Art From Trash is an annual exhibition that encourages the reuse of discarded materials in the production of amazing visual art. Established in 1993, the Art From Trash exhibition has become an iconic and much loved exposé of creativity. Attracting over 120 artists and 5000 visitors annually, this event has proved itself as a powerful and much needed change agent for a better future. Makers of all ages, styles and stages, from emerging talent to established practitioners, schools and community groups…

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Further Notes of Discord

9 May - 20 May

Commentaries on a fractious civilisation by Hugh Kerr. “I have always been preoccupied with themes of development, contemporary society, politics and the environment, both professionally, as a citizen and as a consumer of news. My move from the UK to Tasmania 7 years ago coincided this latest period of societal and political upheaval and I, like many others, have developed an unease with many of today’s big societal trends. These themes have gradually crept into my art work, first as…

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ARTRAGE :
2017 Collection

9 May - 19 May

Queen Victoria Art Gallery and Salamanca Arts Centre present a QVMAG Travelling Exhibition showcasing the works of young Tasmanian Artists from Years 11 and 12. ARTRAGE  is a unique and inspiring snapshot into the creative minds of talented Tasmanian students at the height of their art making abilities. This exhibition represents more than 100 individual works from students from 22 schools and colleges around the state studying Pre-Tertiary Visual Arts. These young artists have used many mediums and processes ranging from…

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Art From Trash 2018

26 May - 4 June

Art From Trash is an annual exhibition that encourages the reuse of discarded materials in the production of amazing visual art. Established in 1993, the Art From Trash exhibition has become an iconic and much loved exposé of creativity. Attracting over 120 artists and 5000 visitors annually, this event has proved itself as a powerful and much needed change agent for a better future. Makers of all ages, styles and stages, from emerging talent to established practitioners, schools and community groups exhibit alongside…

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June 2018
FREE EVENT

TohuVBohu

14 June - 25 June

Presented by Dark Mofo and Salamanca Arts Centre. An INVISIBLE HOUSE event, curated by Brendan Walls for Dark Mofo 2018 Light, music, sculpture, ritual, sound and performance are brought together to celebrate encounters with the numinous, memory, time, coincidence and the transcendent. The site-specific installation will be regularly transformed by an unfolding series of private and public rituals and performances culminating in a 24-hour performance of a musical score for strings and percussion, formed from recordings made in Mexico and Italy…

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Barry William Hale + NOKO

14 June - 25 June

BARRY WILLIAM HALE | ENOK 21 + NOKO | HYPRKUB 210 Presented by Dark Mofo and Salamanca Arts Centre. An INVISIBLE HOUSE event, curated by Brendan Walls for Dark Mofo 2018 “Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heav’n” – John Milton Barry William Hale and Scott Barnes use the Enochian alphabet – the script ‘revealed’ to John Dee and Edward Kelley by angels in the sixteenth century – to conjure esoteric art, live music and an unfolding series of audio-visual artworks. This is a continuation of a decades-long research…

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William Mortensen

14 June - 25 June

Presented by Dark Mofo, Salamanca Arts Centre, and Stephen Romano Gallery An INVISIBLE HOUSE event, curated by Brendan Walls for Dark Mofo 2018 Grotesque and visionary photographic creations from William Mortensen, the man Ansel Adams once called ‘the Antichrist’. Loaned to us by the Stephen Romano Gallery, these thirty works have never been exhibited before. Presented by Stephen Romano Gallery (New York). This is an exhibition of 30 photographic works by William Mortensen to be exhibited in a purpose-built temporary gallery within the Long Gallery at Salamanca Arts…

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