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Aleks Danko

30 Jul - 18 Oct


Matthys Gerber

22 Sep - 06 Dec


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22 Sep - 06 Dec

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12 Nov, 11.00am, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning


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26 Nov, 5.30pm, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning



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Taloi Havini: Primavera artist and ARTBAR curator

Primavera 2015 artist and MCA ARTBAR curator Taloi Havini talks ‘Shell Money’, pina coladas and memories of Bougainville. more

We laughed, we cried, we danced, we barked…

Teachers from across NSW gathered at the MCA and Sydney Opera House for two days of creative dialogue and exchange as part of the 2015 Engaging Students with Disability forum. more

If these walls could talk | #AleksDanko

Ha-ha-ha-ha. Learn the meaning behind artist Aleks Danko’s Laughing Wall.... more

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Remain in Light: Photography from the MCA Collections

On tour until October 2015


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Michelle Nikou

b.1967 :

Michelle Nikou was born in Adelaide in 1967 and graduated from the South Australian School of Art with a Bachelor of Design (1989) and a Master of Visual Arts (2005). Primarily based in Adelaide, Michelle has exhibited in Australia regularly since 1993 and more recently her work has been shown in Europe.

In 2003 Michelle was part of the exhibition MCA Unpacked and in the same year featured in Home Sweet Home: Works from the Peter Fay Collection at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. In 2005, Michelle Nikou was recipient of the South Australia Living Artist Festival publication prize, sponsored by Arts SA, which resulted in a monograph published by Wakefield Press. In 2006, Michelle participated in Imagine…The Future of Australian Art at Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne. In 2009, Michelle was awarded a Samstag Scholarship and studied under Professor Thomas Rentmeister at Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig, Germany during 2010 and 2011.

She is represented by Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney and Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide.

Works by Michelle Nikou

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