09-Dec-2016 - 09-Dec-2016

A Mug’s Game – Vocation or Compulsion?

The first in a series of events for the new Shotgun 6 program. 'A Mug’s Game – Vocation or Compulsion?' will side-step the ubiquitous professional development forums and instead focus on those harder to quantify but perhaps more important aspects of what sustains artistic practice today. DATE: Friday 9 December 2016. TIME: 5.30pm. LOCATION: Contemporary Art Tasmania. LIMITED PLACES - registration essential BOOKINGS NOW FULL!

Image: Shotgun branding: LANZL

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25-Nov-2016 - 18-Dec-2016

2016 Members Exhibition and Party

It's the most wonderful time of the year!
We will celebrate another year of contemporary art by opening up our gallery to our members. There's usually 100+ art works in the gallery, lots of fun and games and some surprises too. DATE: Friday 25 November 2016. TIME: 6.00pm. LOCATION: Contemporary Art Tasmania.

Image: Marco Fuentes-Castro, Feliz Navidad, 2015. Photo: Jan Dallas.

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17-Nov-2016 - 17-Nov-2016

Linda Persson Artist Talk

Artist, film-maker and academic Linda Persson will discuss her interest in that which is historically repressed, about to disappear, or already extinct, such as languages or technologies. DATE: Thursday 17 November 2016. TIME: 5.30pm. LOCATION: Contemporary Art Tasmania. A FREE EVENT

Image: Linda Persson, Liminality (work in progress) 2016.

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10-Nov-2016 - 10-Nov-2016

Maatsuyker Collecting Group

Tricky Walsh

A Tricky Walsh artist talk in the CAT Gallery during her solo exhibition 'Tiefenzeit'. Specifically developed for the Maatsuyker Collecting Group. DATE: Thursday 10 November 2016. TIME: 6.30pm. LOCATION: Contemporary Art Tasmania.

Image: Tricky Walsh, Tiefenzeit Page 19, 2016. Courtesy the artist, Bett Gallery Hobart and Mars Gallery, Melbourne

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28-Apr-2016 - 28-Apr-2016

Claire Healy & Sean Cordeiro

A public presentation by Claire Healy & Sean Cordeiro. The artists will discuss their work in the exhibition People Like Us and their practice broadly. DATE: Thursday 28 April 2016. TIME: 5.30pm LOCATION: Contemporary Art Tasmania. A FREE EVENT

Image: Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro, The Drag (detail), 2015. Courtesy the artists and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

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23-Mar-2016 - 23-Mar-2016

Collectors: Conversations on practice

Emma Bett, Daniel Mudie Cunningham, Craig Judd, Maria Poulos, Sharon Tassicker

This event will include colloquy presentations and discussions that will focus on the relationships, motivations and responsibilities behind building a contemporary art collection. DATE: Wednesday 23 March 2016. TIME: 5:30pm. LOCATION: Contemporary Art Tasmania. A FREE EVENT

Image: CAT Office Collection (detail), 2016. Image courtesy of Contemporary Art Tasmania.

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11-Mar-2016 - 11-Mar-2016

The Uncontemporary

Dr Edward Colless

Edward Colless calls on us to disconnect with “contemporaneity” as a commodity tag for the sort of globalised art of e-flux advertising that he diagnoses as a mode of rarefied neo-liberalist aesthetics. DATE Friday 11 March 2016. TIME: 5.30pm. LOCATION: Contemporary Art Tasmania. A FREE EVENT

Image: Sedlec Ossuary, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic, 2006. Photo: Edward Colless

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28-Jan-2016 - 28-Jan-2016

Studio Voltaire

Joe Scotland

Contemporary Art Tasmania is pleased to welcome Studio Voltaire Director, Joe Scotland to Hobart for an informal evening of conversation around the organisation's dynamic program. DATE: Thursday 28 January 2016. TIME: 5.30pm. LOCATION: Contemporary Art Tasmania. A FREE EVENT

Image: Judith Berstein, Rising, Studio Voltaire 2014

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