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Telling Tales

02 Jun - 09 Oct

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New Romance

30 Jun - 04 Sep

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MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug

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Workshop

Contemporary Art Studio

01 Sep, 10.00am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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International Keynote Address

01 Sep, 6.30pm, Ground Floor: MCA Foundation Hall

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Conference

THE FOREVER NOW

02 Sep, 10.00am, MCA

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Vogue Fashion's Night Out

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MCA ARTBAR Yal Kuna (My Mates) = Blessed

Wanna hang with Eric and his mates? Brisbane-based artist Eric Bridgeman gathers his art family who he has borrowed at various times throughout his practice and gives them the stage. more

Art Party: MCA Social flickers and flares

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Collection Artist Interviews

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The Program promotes Australian art globally, helping Australian artists reach new audiences.

Susan Norrie

Born 1953, Sydney, New South Wales. Lives and works Sydney.


Susan Norrie’s practice encompasses photography, painting, filmmaking and multimedia installations. Norrie originally trained as a painter at the National Art School, Sydney and the National Gallery School, Melbourne in the 1970s, shifting towards film and installation in the mid-1990s. Norrie’s videos are predominantly metaphoric, combining art, documentary and film.

Norrie represented Australia at the 52nd Venice Biennale in 2007. In the last 20 years she has developed a practice that sees and uses art as a tool for political commentary. The Asia-Pacific has been her focus, incorporating the environmental and humanitarian disasters that have impacted on the region.
Norrie’s selected solo exhibitions include Notes for Transit, Galleria Giorgio Persano, Turin (2011); Notes from Havoc, Galleria Giorgio Persano, Turin (2009); Enola and Shot, Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh (2009); HAVOC, Venice Biennale, Palazzo Giustinian Lolin, Venice (2007); Black Wind, Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Adelaide Festival (2006); Undertow, Gus Fisher Gallery, University of Auckland, New Zealand (2004); and Thermostat, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland (2001).
Selected group exhibitions include the Montreal Biennale, Montreal (2015); Biennale of Sydney (2014); Ja Natuurlijk – how art saves the world, Gemeentsemuseum, Den Haag (2013); Porta Nigra, Hidde van Seggelen Gallery, London (2012); Yokohama Triennale, Tokyo (2011); In the Balance: Art for a Changing World, MCA, Sydney (2010); Rising Tide: Film and Video Works from the MCA Collection, MCA, Sydney (2009); Figuring Landscapes, Tate Modern, London (2008); ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe (2008); MARCO, Museo de Arte Contemporanea de Vigo, Spain (2007); HAVOC, Artes Mundi Prize, Cardiff, Wales (2007); On Reason and Emotion, 14th Biennale of Sydney (2004); Future Cinema, ICC Intercommunication Center, Tokyo (2003); and Fieldwork, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2002).

Norrie’s work is held nationally in major state and regional collections and a number of international collections.

Works by Susan Norrie

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