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Rethinking the ready made

Jane Skeer

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Image: Jane Skeer, Of Nature 3b (detail), discarded festival flyers
Photographer Grant Hancock.

Exhibition launch: 2pm Sunday 25 February 2018

Opening speaker
Christopher Orchard – Artist and Lecture, Adelaide Central School of Art

Exhibition concludes 29 March

Associated activity – using discarded materials, create an artwork alongside Jane on
14 and 15 March at Gallery 1855. Registrations essential. Email: niki.vouis@cttg.sa.gov.au

Jane’s artist statements:

My art practice is predominantly based in sculpture and installation, involving material in a state of flux. I work with the discarded materials of the everyday, making audiences re-think relationships with the familiar ready-made objects and their associated sensory/haptic memories.

Jane works with discarded materials of the everyday and presents them anew, making audiences re-think relationships with the familiar ready-made objects and their associated memories.

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Golden Grove Backyard Plant and Produce Exchange

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Exchange your surplus garden produce. Bring your plants, seeds, fruit and veggies

 

When:  Saturday 17 March from 10am – 12.30pm
Where:  Golden Grove Arts Centre, The Golden Way, Golden Grove SA
Cost:  Free

Backyard plant and produce exchange is presented in conjunction with the City of Tea Tree Gully exhibition ‘Garden Instinct’, which celebrates our local gardeners and their passion for gardening.

REGISTRATIONS ESSENTIAL: http://bit.ly/2F8wlRG

Further information about this event contact: arts@cttg.sa.gov.au

Please note: Backyard plant and produce exchange is a cashless environment. Only fresh produce will be accepted. No preserves, processed or dried food products please.

ART IN OUR CITY

Our Arts and Culture team have been working with a number of artists to develop a range of temporary and not so temporary outdoor artworks for Modbury. Look out for woven fences, urban jewellery, turf drawings and a number of murals. Over the next few weeks, we’ll publish project updates.

Here’s a few examples

Urban jewellery by Jessamy Pollock and Tea Tree Gully Youth.

Outside the  Library, City of Tea Tree Gully Civic Centre, 571 Montague Road Modbury.

Jessamy is a contemporary jewellery and object designer/maker with a broad practice that includes community art and small public art projects. For this skills development and public art project she taught local youth to create and install a range of jewellery pieces for the outdoor environment.

Here’s some images from the workshops at Gallery 1855 Studio

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Here’s the install and the artwork

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Fringe Festival Exhibition opening soon at Gallery 1855

Matrix – the body as scaffold for the methodologies and metaphors of science

Bioartist: Niki Sperou

Exhibition launch: 2pm Sunday 7 February 2016

Opening speaker: Brian Oldman, Director South Australian Museum

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Matrix, (installation detail), 2016, crystalised salts, pipe cleaner, dimensions variable. Photo: Sam Sperou.

Bioart 101

Introduction to Bioart and exhibition floor talk by Niki Sperou Gallery 1855 Studio, 1:30pm, Friday 4 March

(allow approximately 1.5 hours)

REGISTRATIONS ESSENTIAL

To register visit: http://www.teatreegully.sa.gov.au/gallery1855