Public program

Contemporary Art Tasmania presents a range of public programs and special events developed to encourage debate, dialogue and thinking around contemporary art ideas and practice. The program can take the form of artist talks, discussion events, conferences, screenings, symposium, workshops and project specific events. Around 12 events are presented annually. These are often associated with the gallery program and are open to the public, artists and curators.

20-Jan-2017 - 26-Feb-2017

Derek Kreckler: Accident & Process

Derek Kreckler: Accident & Process is a major survey exhibition bringing together, for the first
time, five decades of the artist’s oeuvre. It encompasses photography, video, installation and
performance works that date from the 1970s to the present day. Kreckler is a leading
Australian artist known for his experimental conceptual and post-minimalist practice. Curated by Hannah Matthews and presented as part of Mona Foma 2017
DATE: Thursday 19 January 2017 ARTIST & CURATOR TALK: 5:00pm OPENING: 6.00pm LOCATION: Contemporary Art Tasmania A FREE EVENT

Image: Derek Kreckler, Wet Dream (red), 1978. colour video, digitised from 35mm transparencies, looped. Courtesy of the artist.

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03-Mar-2017 - 3-Mar-2017

Shotgun 6: Where have all the punks gone?


Part of the Shotgun 6 series of public events.
DATE: Friday 3 March 2017 | TIME: 5.30pm | LOCATION: Contemporary Art Tasmania | A FREE EVENT |
Bookings essential - email


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18-Mar-2017 - 18-Feb-2017

The Michaels talk 'light memory dark ground’

A pubic discussion between exhibiting artist Michael Schlitz and CAT Director, Michael Edwards.
DATE: Saturday 18 March 2017 | TIME: 4.30pm | LOCATION: Contemporary Art Tasmania | A FREE EVENT

Presented in association with Ten Days on the Island.

Image: Michael Schlitz, light memory, dark ground (working progress), 2017. Courtesy of the artist

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