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18 Mar - 05 Jun

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02 Jun - 09 Oct

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27 May, 1.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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11 Jun, 10.00am, MCA

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ARTBAR and Vivid meet again

Dipped in colour and drenched in light, we hand the paintbrush over to Huseyin Sami to curate this month’s MCA ARTBAR as it collides with Vivid Sydney. more

Go-go Dance: from 60s Twist to Sydney

Let’s twist! Artist Bridie Connell talks history of 60s Go-go dance & where it’s at in Sydney today more

Visual arts sector United over funding cuts

Australia Council’s recent announcement that 65 organisations will no longer receive funding under its Four-Year Funding program (previously Key Organisations), delivering a major blow to our contemporary visual arts sector. more

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Category: Artist and curator Interviews

Go-go Dance: from 60s Twist to Sydney

by Bridie Connell, May 20, 2016
in Artist and curator Interviews

Let’s twist! Artist Bridie Connell talks history of 60s Go-go dance & where it’s at in Sydney today

Everything I Touch Turns To...

by Bella Szukilojc, April 26, 2016
in Artist and curator Interviews

Let’s all take a moment to get to know the artist who will wave over the Museum with an ethereal wand and dip the building in gold for MCA ARTBAR.

Rosie Deacon talks 'Koala Nutbush'

by Bella Szukilojc, Jan. 25, 2016
in Artist and curator Interviews

Ahead of her MCA ARTBAR dubbed 'Koala Nutbush’ we sit down with Rosie Deacon, Sydney queen of kitsch, whimsy and Australiana.

Six film sub-genres you didn’t know existed

by Claire Hastwell, Nov. 30, 2015
in Artist and curator Interviews

Film archive legends Jay Katz and Miss Death enlighten us

Interview: Cliff Lauson on Light Show

March 10, 2015
in Artist and curator Interviews

He has organised exhibitions of work by Ernesto Neto, Tracey Emin, David Shrigley, and Martin Creed. Arriving in Sydney in April is Dr Cliff Lauson, Curator of Light Show.

Benjamin Forster NCCL Commission

by Benjamin Forster, Sept. 2, 2014
in Artist and curator Interviews

Benjamin Forster did a residency here at the MCA and was subsequently commissioned to create a work for one of our many walls.

Embracing Ignorance

June 18, 2014
in Artist and curator Interviews

Embracing Ignorance: MCA talks with artist Malcolm Whittaker, who leads Sonic Social event, Ignoramus Anonymous

Imagination and desire cued for the Biennale of Sydney

March 6, 2014
in Artist and curator Interviews

Biennale Artistic Director, Juliana Engberg, discusses the curatorial process and thematic inspirations for Sydney.

Artist-in-Residence blog post 5: Outlines

by Benjamin Forster, Nov. 28, 2013
in Artist and curator Interviews

MCA Artist in Residence Benjamin Forster

MCA Chief Curator Rachel Kent on Yoko Ono

Nov. 19, 2013
in Artist and curator Interviews

MCA Chief Curator and curator of War is Over! (if you want it): Yoko Ono, talks about the first major survey in Australia of works by Yoko Ono, once described by her late husband John Lennon as the world’s ‘most famous unknown artist’.

Artist-in-Residence blog post 4: Attempting definitions

by Benjamin Forster, Nov. 11, 2013
in Artist and curator Interviews

MCA Artist in Residence Benjamin Forster attempts to define drawing in his fourth blog post.

Artist-in-Residence blog post 3: Interlude

by Benjamin Forster, Oct. 2, 2013
in Artist and curator Interviews

MCA Artist in Residence Benjamin Forster discusses an interlude in his project at the MCA in his third blog post.

Artist David Capra on art and Western Sydney

Sept. 5, 2013
in Artist and curator Interviews

MCA C3 West Curator Anne Loxley talks to artist David Capra about Western Sydney.

Artist-in-Residence blog post 2: Towards taxonomy

by Benjamin Forster, Aug. 16, 2013
in Artist and curator Interviews

MCA Artist in Residence Benjamin Forster discusses the development of his project at the MCA in his second blog post.

Artist-in-Residence blog post 1: Isolated Marks

by Benjamin Forster, July 16, 2013
in Artist and curator Interviews

MCA Artist in Residence Benjamin Forster outlines his project at the MCA and his influences in his first blog post.

Within Walking Distance Launch

Nov. 5, 2012
in Artist and curator Interviews

Artist Garry Trinh talks about his new project for C3West, recently launched in Western Sydney Parklands.

Focus on Primavera 2012 artist Justine Varga

Oct. 22, 2012
in Artist and curator Interviews

The artist dicussed her works in the show.

Focus on Primavera 2012 artist Benjamin Forster

Oct. 10, 2012
in Artist and curator Interviews

The artist dicussed his works in the show.

Ken Whisson's Full Bodied Baby

Sept. 28, 2012
in Artist and curator Interviews

Ken Whisson interprets a passage from The Palm-Wine Drinkard

Last stop for Almanac: The Gift of Ann Lewis AO

Sept. 20, 2012
in Artist and curator Interviews

MCA Touring Exhibitions and Projects Manager Karen Hall discusses Almanac: The Gift of Ann Lewis AO currently on show at its final venue, Newcastle Art Gallery.

Par Avion arriving at the MCA

Sept. 17, 2012
in Artist and curator Interviews

MCA Curatorial Assistant Kelly McDonald discusses Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro’s Par Avion featured in their upcoming MCA exhibition.

The Mending Project update

Sept. 6, 2012
in Artist and curator Interviews

MCA Curatorial Assistant Kelly McDonald gives the latest on Lee Mingwei’s The Mending Project

Dachshunds for World Peace

May 30, 2012
in Artist and curator Interviews

Bennett Miller discusses Dachshund U.N., part of Local Positioning Systems curated by Performance Space.

Jason Maling on Physician

May 8, 2012
in Artist and curator Interviews

Jason Maling discusses his Physician performance, part of Local Positioning Systems curated by Performance Space.

Julie-Anne Long on Val, The Invisible

April 30, 2012
in Artist and curator Interviews

Julie-Anne Long talks about her recent Val, The Invisible performance ahead of this Thursday’s This is not a Lecture Theatre talk at the MCA.

An interview with Katie Paterson

March 24, 2012
in Artist and curator Interviews

Scottish artist Katie Paterson talks about her works in Marking Time.

Walker & Bromwich discuss Celestial Radio

March 19, 2012
in Artist and curator Interviews

UK-based collaborative Walker & Bromwich discuss Celestial Radio.

Rachel Kent talks about The Clock

Feb. 24, 2012
in Artist and curator Interviews

Senior Curator Rachel Kent shares her experiences of Christian Marclay’s 24-hour video, which will be at the MCA from 29 March – 3 June.