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Soundproof; an art work created from a residency I helped produce

February 17, 2015

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I feel it in the back of my head: for listening outside A podcast created by Melbourne based artists, Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey on a residency in Iceland that I supported and helped them produce through my Australia Council role. The work is inspiring and the artists are amongst the most productive and generous […]

HIAP, Helsinki Artist Residency Visit

December 19, 2014

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I was fortunate to visit Suomenlinna Island, the Unesco Heritage listed island in Helsinki harbour where HIAP have their international artist studios. Whilst in Helsinki I had a meeting with Australia Council resident artist, Katie Goodwin who has been documenting her stay on the island and in the polar winter of northern Finland on her […]

Gruppe 38, Denmark

November 7, 2014

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Finally! I manage to see a production by the very well known and frequently cited in Australia, Gruppe 38. At Sydney Opera House Studio, they presented their Hans Christian Andersen installation performance Hans Christian, you must be an Angel. It was a really enjoyable presentation and afterwards I had a good chat with the manager […]

Ruota Dance Company and Lucy Guerin Inc collaborate

November 3, 2014

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I was really pleased to catch up with Kira Riikonen from Ruota Company in Finland, while she was in Melbourne with two Finnish actors and a colleague to undertake a collaboration with Lucy Guerin Inc. This connection came about through the Finnish-Australian dance connection I initiated in my IETM role and has been forged through […]

Performance in a visual arts world

November 1, 2014

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The visual arts world is all abuzz about performance. Or Londoners certainly are. At Frieze, there were a number of stands for galleries featuring performances, as well as commissioned Frieze Projects where dancers and actors were centre stage throughout the art fair. Australia Council was in on the action with a grant for Silberkuppe Gallery […]

London; the big shows

November 1, 2014

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Wow! London was resplendent with BIG shows during Frieze week. Not only was there an abundance of big names on show at all the major institutions, but most of them put on pre or post-punter private views for Frieze VIPS, involving a fancy brunch or glass of bubbles. I felt VERY lucky to arrive at […]

Private Galleries, London

November 1, 2014

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Whilst in London for Frieze, I took the weekends prior and post the fair to visit the private galleries who were all hosting special shows for international mavens like myself (!). I took the East End tour that included some performances, brunches and talks on one day, fitting in a dizzying number of shows in […]