Category Archives: Exploring Ideas: Museums, Galleries, Etc.

The Last Supper – Ken & Julia Yonetani

This fascinating exhibition, at Hazelhurst Gallery & Arts Centre, features a 9 metre long table fully laden with crockery, cutlery, food and platters – all made from salt, including the table and supports. The husband and wife team spent four … Continue reading

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New Weave Exhibition

New Weave – Contemporary approaches to the traditions of weaving. Whilst this was a fairly small exhibition it was well worth the visit to Object: Australian Design Centre as the content was very diverse. The work encompassed knitting, 3D digital … Continue reading

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Exhibition Review – Yoko Ono

WAR IS OVER! IF YOU WANT IT This exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney was 4 years in the planning.  It fills the whole of Level 3, with Wish Tree for Sydney on Level 4 in the … Continue reading

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Ghost Net Art – Science Centre Brisbane

The pieces in this exhibition have been woven from discarded fishing line and ghost nets. So what exactly is a ghost net?  These are nets that have become lost, abandoned or discarded at sea and left to float freely, drifting … Continue reading

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Exquisite Touch Exhibition

A visit to Craft NSW in Sydney at the weekend gave me the opportunity to see this exhibition which covers a variety of skills. I’ve seen the wonderful flameworked glass creations by Penel Bigg several times and they never fail … Continue reading

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NewActon Precinct, Canberra.

In a previous post I showed this artist impression brochure sketch of this new residential and commercial development in New Acton precinct, an area of Canberra. The Nishi building in particular has been designed with sustainability as a major influence … Continue reading

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Exhibitions: Hiromi Tango and Alex Seton

Roughing Out – Alex Seton In this exhibition Alex, known for his marble sculpting, is exploring the process of carving, what is considered to be a completely finished object and the endless loop of production, reiteration and transformation. The picture … Continue reading

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