Friday, 9 October 2015

Exhibitions at Belconnen Gallery


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.

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.

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.

For further images, information or interviews with artists please contact:
Julia Boyd, Marketing Officer, 02 6173 3300
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
Belconnen Arts Centre, 118 Emu Bank, Belconnen, ACT
Gallery hours: 10:00am–4:00pm Tuesday–Sunday, 6173 3300

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