Wednesday, February 15, 2012

February 2012

Woods St Gallery – Tricky Terrain

Talitha Kennedy sets up residence in DVAA using the gallery as an active research space into human relationships with nature. Showing recent drawing, sculpture and works in progress. Four public events present concepts in contemporary art relevant to environmental concerns and informal discussion.

Public events will take place on Thursdays Feb 16 & 23 5.30 – 8.30pm

There will be more detailed information to come in the following weeks.

DEAF Space – Inclination

Leanne Waterhouse's latest solo exhibition Inclination is an experimental installation which explores the different habits of the mind.

Important dates and Exhibition opportunities in 2012

DVAA will be providing a few opportunities to take part in group shows during the first half of 2012.

April 27- May 18 – Landscapes in miniature (artworks responding to
Michael Giacometti poem in collaboration with NT Writers Centre Word Storm Festival) Please see poem below.
Works must be at DVAA by Tuesday 24th and entry is $20

May 25 – June 16 – The Angry Show (DVAA members show)
Works must be at DVAA by Tuesday 22nd May

We will also have the Artist @ Work Exhibition March 30 – April 21. In 2012 DVAA are inviting arts educators to take part in this group show, therefore if you are an arts educator or know someone please pass on this opportunity and ask them to contact DVAA for more details.
Work must be at DVAA by 26th March and entry will be $15.

Togart Contemporary Art Award 2012–
The closing date for receipt of entry forms is COB Friday 13 April 2012
Please find information kit and application forms at the following link

Art Start Grants -
The ArtStart program has been created to give financial assistance to recent arts graduates, helping you make the challenging transition from studying to having a professional career in the arts. Round 1 2012 closes on March 2.

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Landscapes in miniature
1. Orogeny
Crush this mile thick sand
then tilt fold fuse — the scarp screams
silent syllables
his ridge reclines
It climbs and declines
Strata and syncline
niature euros
bound pads unmarked on paper
4. I
se lines of contour
suggest landscapes of abstract
5. H
existence of
here depends on those peaks by
bearing grid backward

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