10-Aug-2019 - 08-Sep-2019

Np423b: empty orchestra

Dylan Sheridan

NP423 - Sheridan’s first solo show in a white-cube gallery context - is a modular environment of hacked, circuit-bent and repurposed domestic objects. The work evolved from the idea and experience of ‘misophonia’ – an irrational and intense dislike of certain sounds. The interconnected objects each express a cathartic transformation through the amplification and synthesis of the sounds and things that irritate and ‘drive Sheridan nuts.’
OPENING: 6pm, Friday 9 August 2019 // EXHIBITION 10 August – 8 September 2019 // LOCATION: Contemporary Art Tasmania // A FREE EVENT

Image: Dylan Sheridan, Study for 13 circuit-bent smoke alarms, 2019. Courtesy of the artist

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07-Jun-2019 - 14-Jul-2019

Confessions

Tony Albert

Girramay/Kuka Yalanji artist Tony Albert will present solo exhibition Confessions for Dark Mofo 2019. The exhibition includes an installation of past iconic works alongside new commissions and his first performance work, a confession-style booth where Albert will have a one-on-one, non-verbal exchange with visitors to the gallery. The unique experience between artist and visitor will result in an artwork made in collaboration. The exhibition explores the artist’s experience of growing up within the Catholic Church and living with the contemporary legacies of colonialism.

OPENING: 6pm, Thursday 6 June 2019 // EXHIBITION: 7 June - 14 July 2019 // CONFESSIONS: 2-4pm, 7 June - 14 June // LOCATION: Contemporary Art Tasmania // A FREE EVENT

Image: Tony Albert, Pay Attention MOFO!, 2019. Glycee print and screen print with unique hand stencil. Courtesy of the artist and Sullivan & Strumpf.

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04-May-2019 - 26-May-2019

Anthropocene Noir

Erin Linhart, Lola Page, Emily Parsons-Lord, Dexter Rosengrave, Elissa Wilson.

CURATED BY EVA NILSSEN FOR THE 2019 CAT CURATORIAL MENTORSHIP.

Finding a point of engagement with the Anthropocene, curator Eva Nilssen has invited five artists to respond to that theme in relation to noir fiction. As these artists bravely explore their own complicity in destruction it is hoped that the nature of our relationships with each other, as humans and non-humans sharing a potentially dark and perhaps thrilling new era, can be brought into focus.

OPENING: 6pm, Friday 3 May 2019 // EXHIBITION: 4 May - 26 May 2019 // LOCATION: Contemporary Art Tasmania // A FREE EVENT

Image: Erin Linhart, Solastalgia, 2019, archival pigment ink on photographique rag, 110 x 187cm.

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16-Mar-2019 - 20-Apr-2019

Shotgun 7: Increase Productivity

GRACE HERBERT

Shotgun is an awarded opportunity that supports the advancement of selected Tasmanian artist/s through a customised and intensive program of high-level industry access, production assistance and critical engagement. Shotgun 7 artist Grace Herbert presents work developed through the program. Increase Productivity brings together two symbolic regimes of self-improvement: the first is that of contemporary corporate culture, represented by that most ubiquitous object of postfordism, the communal hot desk; and the second is that of the personal fitness and well-being industry, here represented by a Bod Pod.

OPENING: 6pm, Friday 15 March 2019 // EXHIBITION: 16 March - 20 April 2019 // LOCATION: Contemporary Art Tasmania // A FREE EVENT // BOD POD SESSIONS: 12pm - 2pm every Wednesday and Saturday during the exhibition period.

Image: Grace Herbert, Increase Productivity (installation view), 2019. Photo: Remi Chauvin.

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19-Jan-2019 - 24-Feb-2019

Unspoken Rule

Archie Barry, Louisa Bufardeci, Liam James, Annika Koops, Roee Rosen, Artur Zmijewski Curator: Stevie S. Han

Unspoken Rule is a group exhibition of Australian and international artists reflecting on identity as it intersects with a public. The exhibition re-examines the shifting sense of political and cultural agency that characterised identity politics in the 1990s, and which is finding new urgency with artists working today.

The exhibition is titled Unspoken Rule as a provocation in order to pose the questions: how do we see ourselves through the eyes of others? How do we navigate and reconcile conflicting political and cultural views in the public sphere?

OPENING: 6pm, Friday 18 January 2019 // EXHIBITION: 19 January - 24 February 2019 // LOCATION: Contemporary Art Tasmania // A FREE EVENT

Image: Still from video 'The Dust Channel', 2017. Courtesy of the artist Roee Rosen.

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18-Jan-2019 - 24-Feb-2019

Due Process

Hilary Green

CAT Studio Resident Hilary Green presents Due Process in the CAT Project Space. Due Process is a protest exhibition by environmental artist, Hilary Green. The work is a response to the approval of a private enterprise development on Lake Malbena in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

OPENS: 6pm Friday 18 January 2019 // EXHIBITION RUNS: 19 January - 24 February 2019 // LOCATION: Contemporary Art Tasmania Project Space

Image: Hilary Green, Due Process (installation view), 2019. Photo: Nadia Refaei.

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