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 image), 2019. Courtesy of Nadia Refaei.

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08-Jun-2018 - 15-Jul-2018

Neither/Nor

Vivienne Cutbush

Neither-Nor [Art / Writing] is a performance of creative practice processes – thinking as making, reading in fragments, uncertainties and failures, worked and un-worked writing, and everyday conversations. Continual motion and everything in between. The pauses, transitional stages and inconclusive phases. This is a project about neither knowing, nor art and writing. Fragments of text, conversations and image. Neither-nor finding and losing the edges. OPENS: 8 June 2018 // EXHIBITION & CONVERSATIONS: 9 June - 15 July 2018 // CAT PROJECT SPACE

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17-Jan-2018 - 25-Feb-2018

Tartrazine

Alex Davern

Tartrazine is a synthetic lemon yellow azo dye primarly used as a food colouring. It is also know as E number E102, Colour Index 19140 or Yellow No. 5. Tartrazine is a commonly used colour all over the world, mainly for yellow, and can be used with Brilliant Blue FCF (E113) or Green S (E142) to produce various green shades. Like many azo dyes tartrazine is manufactured using petrochemicals as starting stock, and was formerly manufactured using chemicals derived from coal tar as the starting material. - Wikipedia.org accessed 11 January 2018

You are one with all that is. - Eckhart Tolle

Image: Alex Davern, Tartrazine, exhibition view, 2018, Project Space, Contemporary Art Tasmania, Hobart.

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17-Nov-2017 - 20-Dec-2017

Cut through the noise (echo chamber)

Selena de Carvalho

This video playfully explores fissures and cracks between an ideological representation and the consumption of the environment. For example, ‘eco porn’ and advertising generally portray romanticized landscapes free from pollution and industrialization, compared to lived experiences of wildness (such as getting lost in the Pyrenees) or seeking out nuclear reactors using Google maps. This project combines ‘natural’ and ‘man-made’ materials to draw attention to the power of the original and the copy, and references the fetishized notions of branding and symbols, as well as the inherent magic of technology.

Image: Selena de Carvalho, Cut through the noise (echo chamber), video installation, 2017, Project Space, Contemporary Art Tasmania.

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10-Mar-2017 - 28-May-2017

Coasting

Ben Taylor

Coasting explores Ben Taylor’s interest in the sea both as a geographic edge and a reference point in time. The artist focuses on the seemingly mundane periods in time that
immediately proceed and follow an unusual event with the intention of transforming the images of these moments, through paint, to become something like a memory, one that is both familiar and strange.

Image: Ben Taylor, Coasting, 2017. Project Space. Photo : Lou Conboy.

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