Posts Tagged ‘installation’

ART / WORK curated by Anna Kirk @Kudos Gallery

April 29, 2016

Make or Break, a collaborative project by Connie Anthes and Rebecca Gallo will be featured in an upcoming show at Kudos Gallery in May 2016. ART/WORK, curated by Anna Kirk explores the intersection of art and labour, art economies, and the nature of the artist as ‘worker’. It will question whether the artist is the [...]

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Untitled (Shadow Piece), 2015. Installation with timber 'H' stand, paper, projector, besser blocks. Dimensions variable. Photo by Fiona Susanto.

TOMORROW THINGS, 2015

September 24, 2015

Tomorrow Things @ ARCHIVE Tomorrow Things is an object-oriented experiment, a performance of figures yet to emerge from the primordial jelly. Formally posed as a collection of “blank objects”, each work presents a scenario: a potential artwork that is in the process of being selected, transformed or permanently erased from the artist’s oeuvre. Using perceptive [...]

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Anamorphism @ARCHIVE_

June 18, 2014

Opening tonight, the next step in the ongoing collaborative work with ceramicist Justin Cooper.                         ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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Untitled (Iron Portrait #2 / Aretha), 2014. Oil on linen on board. 25 x 30cm. Photo by Fiona Susanto.

ORNAMENTAL NOISE, 2014

April 16, 2014

Ornamental Noise @ Damien Minton Gallery What prompts us to see music in the everyday noise that surrounds us? This collection of uncanny paintings and objects explores the phenomenon of pareidolia, or the unprompted seeing of faces and bodies in inanimate objects. Twelve small paintings, 4 reconfigured inflatable “bodies” and a large inflatable installation were [...]

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Melt at 1100°C #3, 2014. Site-specific adhesive vinyl print, 280 x 206cm.

NANA, 2014

April 13, 2014

New Work with Justin Cooper @ NANA Contemporary In late 2013, Sydney-based artists Justin Cooper and Connie Anthes undertook a collaborative residency with the Ceramics department of Gymea TAFE. The residency period was used to address the possibility of combining traditional ceramic methods with non-traditional process-based practice. Both artists have independent process-based practice, with Cooper [...]

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Action out West

April 12, 2014

Two shows curated by Alex Wisser are taking place now: one in a converted Dubbo Firestation and the other in a remote state forest. *  3-30 April (opening Thursday 3 April 6pm). On The Ground: A Survey of Contemporary Painting from the Sydney ARI scene. Curated by Alex Wisser. Featuring: Melanie E Khava, Justin Cooper, [...]

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Cockatoo Island Stacks (transfer), 2009. Ink rubbing on archival paper. Dimensions variable.

SITE-SPECIFIC PROJECTS

April 5, 2014

Site-specific Projects Over the past several years, several independent site-specific projects have been developed outside of the gallery environment. They include field recordings, ephemeral work and recreations of specific spaces. Only a small number of these works have been documented below – stay tuned for video and sound works to be added.

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Ornamental Noise, opens Tuesday April 1 2014

March 29, 2014

What prompts us to see music in the everyday noise that surrounds us? In this second solo exhibition with Damien Minton Gallery, Sydney artist Connie Anthes looks for meaning in the mundane. This new collection of uncanny paintings and objects explores the phenomenon of pareidolia, or the unprompted seeing of faces and bodies in inanimate [...]

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Collaboration with Justin Cooper @ NANA Contemporary

February 1, 2014

New Newcastle ARI NANA launched it’s 2014 program with a window show of recent ceramic works. 1-28 February 2014 New Work Justin Cooper & Connie Anthes @ NANA Contemporary 185 Hunter St Mall, Newcastle The artists in front of their large scale ceramic works. Image courtesy NANA. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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Untitled (Jagger/Asbestos Portrait #1), 2013. Oil on linen on board. 25cm x 30cm.

SUPER SIX, 2013

November 18, 2013

Super Six, curated by Gilbert Grace @ DNA Projects Super Six engaged seven artists to explore the architectural, environmental, social and historical aspects of asbestos in the built environment. 4 works were produced for this show: two ephemeral installations which included an inflatable cloud sewn from an unpicked and reassembled Tyvek® HazChem suit and a [...]

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Super Six opens in Sydney

November 17, 2013

Super Six engages seven artists to explore the architectural, environmental, social and historical aspects of asbestos in the built environment. ‘Super Six’ corrugated asbestos cement sheeting was one of James Hardie’s signature products. ‘Super Six’ is to commercial sites what the ‘fibro sheet’ is to domestic cottages. The resulting show includes video, audio, object, installation [...]

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Untitled (Props #1-4), 2013. Installation view.

MULTIGRIP, 2013

July 18, 2013

MULTI_GRIP @ Articulate Projects 4 propositions or “propped works” were produced for a group show – curated by Margaret Roberts – which examined the relationship between the work and the walls. An assemblage of paper and cardboard objects were suspended with nothing more than lightweight poles and gravity, which created both a mechanism for viewing [...]

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MULTI_GRIP at Articulate

July 10, 2013

MULTI_GRIP opens at Articulate project space on Friday 12 July at 6-8pm. Open: 11am – 5pm, Friday – Sunday, 12 – 28 July 2013. 497 Parramatta Road, Leichhardt, NSW 2040 MULTI_GRIP is an exhibition of work by artists Connie Anthes, Sue Callanan, Lynne Eastaway, Jane Gavan, Beata Geyer, Lesley Giovanelli, Adrian Hall, Georgina Pollard, Alicia [...]

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Untitled (98 vacancies), 2013. Installation view. Photo Brett East.

98 VACANCIES, 2013

March 12, 2013

Untitled (98 vacancies), for Cementa_13 The inaugural Cementa Festival of Contemporary Australian Art took place in February 2013 in the rural-industrial town of Kandos, NSW. 40 artists were invited to undertake a residency and develop a site-specific project for exhibition. Untitled (98 vacancies) is a sculptural installation exploring the economics of loss, using materials native [...]

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Cementa_13 launches

February 1, 2013

This week, the first festival of contemporary Australian Art opens in rural-industrial Kandos, NSW. 70 artists will descend on the town to show work that encompasses performance, installation, sculpture, photography, video, painting, drawing and more. The new work Untitled (98 vacancies) will feature. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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One Way Mirror (Sawtooth ARI), 2012. Installation view.

ONE WAY MIRROR, 2012

October 16, 2012

One Way Mirror @ Sawtooth ARI, Launceston Tasmania + KH55, Leipzig Germany One Way Mirror was a double installation conceived in collaboration with artist Alexander Jackson Wyatt. The work appropriates a fragmented vision of The Big Merino to examine the role of monuments in the creation of shared images and histories. In a darkened room [...]

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Untitled (excavation #1), 2012. Oil on canvas, 66 x 76cm.

FUTURE SPACES, 2012

October 8, 2012

Future Spaces @ Paper Plane As part of a show curated by Lucy Ainsworth at PaperPlane in Sydney, Future Spaces examined the artist’s capacity to transform space in a way that transports us unfamiliar territory to experiment with notions of what is possible. Exhibiting alongside 4 artists including Bababa International, Teo Treloar, Tully Arnot and [...]

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One Way Mirror opens in Launceston and Leipzig

September 11, 2012

A new collaborative project with Alexander Jackson Wyatt opened on Friday 7th September at Sawtooth ARI in Launceston and KH55 in Leipzig. Taking the form of a large scale sculptural installation incorporating sound and video footage, the work was duplicated in the two locations and launched simultaneously alongside a limited edition artist book entitled One [...]

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Future Spaces @ Paper Plane Gallery

June 28, 2012

5-22 July, 2012 OPENING WEDNESDAY 4 JULY, 6-8pm FUTURE SPACES | Connie Anthes, Tully Arnot, Bababa International, Biljana Jancic, Teo Treloar. As humans, our curiosities take us to the unknown and drive us to explore new realms of possibility. We desire what is different, unique and new, yet relish in the familiar and safe. We [...]

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Untitled (broken symmetry #5), 2011. Oil on canvas. 100 x 120cm.

BROKEN SYMMETRIES, 2012

May 7, 2012

Broken Symmetries @ Damien Minton Gallery Broken Symmetries included paintings, prints and installation, continuing my investigation of materials, methods and modes of perception. The concept of ‘broken symmetry’ refers to a mathematical model that examines how very symmetrical systems or objects can often spontaneously collapse. Using this idea as inspiration for the development of the [...]

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