Landscapes of Decay Random 9 23 October–15 November » Gallery
"Disintegration is a subtle whispering, a barely realised theme of everything in life. It is as finely woven into the textures of humanity as birth, creation, war, sex and love." The artists in Random 9 explore the influences of this disintegration in Landscapes of Decay, working in a range of mediums including; painting, print media, sculpture, photo media, jewellery, sound, digital, ceramics, wood, glass and textiles.
Transpire University of Canberra Landscape Architecture students 21 October–15 November » Foyer
Eight graduating students present innovative landscape design projects exploring art, ecology, spirituality and community. See the visions of emerging professionals working with a passion and respect for the fragility and richness of Australian landscapes.
Borderline Hayley Lander 23 October–15 November » Arts Lounge
Hayley Lander’s works in Borderline, awarded as part of the Emerging Artist Support Scheme, is made in response to the unique qualities of the suburban environment around us. The representational paintings depict scenes of habitats being immersed in Canberra’s ‘green skeleton.’
Making the Connection Anton Poon 23 October–13 December » Outdoor Gallery
Recipient of the Emerging Artist Support Scheme, artist Anton Poon uses the metaphor of a bridge to explore the concept of cultural transition. With influences such as Chris Burden and documentaries such as Mega Structures, his work uses the metaphor of a bridge to explore the concept of cultural transition.
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Image credit (top to bottom):Melinda Brouwer, Boulders, 2015; Work in process, Ha Hoang, 2015; above: Something that was once whole, Hayley Lander 2015; Mahjong Bridge, Anton Poon, 2014