Archives for the month of: June, 2015

JULY EXHIBITIONS

To coincide with edgesbordersgaps, the Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia’s biennial conference (10-12 July), AirSpace Projects and SquarePeg Studios bring you SIX exhibitions by contemporary jewellery artists.

Please join us for opening drinks

Friday 10 July 6.00-8.00pm


Opening night proudly supported by

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 Theatre of Detail

Jess Dare, Sue Lorraine and Catherine Truman

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Celebrating the 30th anniversary of Adelaide’s Gray Street Workshop, an internationally renowned artist-run initiative.

Julie Ewington, independent writer, curator and broadcaster will open the exhibition at 6.30pm

An exhibition of new work by current workshop partners Jess Dare, Sue Lorraine and Catherine Truman in which the artists, united by a shared fascination with the adaption of nature and the wonders of science, unravel concepts of scale, time and material specificity.

Artists’ Talk Monday 13 July, 6.00pm

 Image: Catherine Truman, In Preparation for Seeing: Cell Culture Glove. 2015. Photo: Grant Hancock.

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Profile ’15: a curated award exhibition

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Profile ’15 is a significant curated award exhibition of contemporary jewellery, objects and metalsmithing by members of Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia NSW. With awards on offer for both emerging and established artists, there will be a diverse and comprehensive cross-section of work from some of our state’s most talented contemporary jewellers.

Dr Karin Findeis, Chair JMGA NSW, and Convenor of edgesbordersgaps will speak at 7pm followed by the announcement of the Profile ’15 Award winners.

 Image: Majella Beck, We are all the same inside … red. 2012 Winner: Established category. Courtesy of Majella Beck.

Lisa Furno

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An experimental collection of work that uses the aid of a toaster oven to morph, twist and retract everyday plastics into new forms. This work was created while on a residency at MIT faculty of creative arts in Auckland, NZ in 2014.

Image: Lisa Furno, wear, 2014. Courtesy of Lisa Furno.

Brenda Factor

Deeply Untitled

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When good household items turn bad …

 Image: Brenda Factor, Deeply Untitled, 2015. Courtesy of the artist.

Bridget Kennedy

Choice Mate

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Inspired by a month-long residency at Hill End, contemporary jewellery artist Bridget Kennedy creates a miniature landscape made from wax effigies of real rocks: discarded remnants of the town’s gold mining past. Visitors may decide to ‘mine’ the work, stake a claim and take a piece home.

 Image: Bridget Kennedy, Choice Mate, 2015. Installation. Courtesy of the artist.

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And next door at SquareSpace

For one night only

Survey: a show by the tenants of SquarePeg Studios

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 Image: Kate Ruby Hutchinson. Sublimated Earrings. 2015. Sublimated aluminium and sterling silver. Image courtesy of the artist.

 

Mutable Narratives, Precious Metals: Platinum Edition and Chamber

Artists’ Talk

Saturday 20 June, 3.00pm

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Come along to AirSpace Projects on Saturday 20 June at 3.00pm and join Jack Mannix and Yang-En Hume for what is sure to be a lively conversation inspired by their wonderful works.

Topics revolving around gender identity, body parts, memory and their representation in contemporary art will be up for discussion. All welcome!

Warm beverages will be available 

Chamber

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Exhibitions close at 5.00pm

Image Top: Jacqui Mills, Mutable Narratives, 2015. Video still. Image Coutesy of the Artist.
Image Middle: Opening night in Yang-En Hume’s Chamber. Image courtesy of AirSpace Projects.
Image Bottom: Jack Mannix (right) with Sophie Kitson. Image courtesy of AirSpace projects.
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