– Highlights


Primavera 2017

23 Aug - 19 Nov


Hilarie Mais

23 Aug - 19 Nov

Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec

– Learning Events

Special Event

ARTBAR September 2017

29 Sep, 7.00pm, MCA


Art Safari

10 Oct, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning


Keynote lecture by Pipilotti Rist

05 Nov, 1.00pm, Level 6: Harbourside Room

– News from inside the MCA

Six Films that Changed My Life (for better or worse): Laura Hindmarsh

Primavera 2017 artist Laura Hindmarsh shares six films ahead of her specially curated edition of Art + Film on Saturday 16 September. more

The Many Guises of Jenny Watson

We’ll take you through some of Watson’s many alter egos that are currently housed in our Level 3 Galleries. more

Fresh picks for Father's Day

Discover the gifts that will help you spoil your dad this Father’s Day. more

– Spotlights from the collection online

MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection

Collection Artist Interviews

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Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

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Marian Tubbs

Born 1983, Sydney. Lives and works Sydney.

With a practice spanning internet, video and assemblage-based installations, Marian Tubbs explores notions of value, materiality and the digital image. Her work conflates material binaries between body and object, physical and virtual, and high and low culture. (1)

Selected solo exhibitions include In Practice, Sculpture Centre, New York; Zona Maco Sur, ltd Los Angeles, Mexico City (2017); Contemporary Monsters, Minerva, Sydney (2016); transmissiondetox.com, Inaugural Online Commission, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney; riven, Station Gallery, Melbourne (2015); Quake II, with Andre Piguet, Arcadia Missa, London (2014) Concrete Island, with Magnus Pettersen, Rooster Gallery, New York (2013) and Have you ever been to the House of Cashmere? Maybe we should go and just roll around sometime, with Sol LeWitt, DB Project, Sydney (2012).

Selected group exhibitions include Abstract Sex*, Bard CCS Hassel Museum, Annandale-On-Hudson, USA (2016); Pleasure and Reality, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2015); Contemporary Print Culture, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra (2015); Relational Changes, Christine König Galerie, Vienna; Liquid Architecture, Firstdraft, Sydney (2015); Primavera 2014: Young Australian Artists, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney (2014); Disappearance as work in progress, Maldives Pavilion, 55th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (2013); Here and Now, Carriageworks, Sydney (2013).

In 2016 Tubbs was awarded the Australia Council Arts Projects for Individuals and was also the recipient of an Australia Council New Work Grant, Emerging in 2014. Residencies include Firstdraft Gallery Studio Residency (2012); Gertrude Contemporary Emerging Writers Program, Melbourne (2011) and Ville de Paris, Cite Internationale des Arts, Studio Residency, Paris, France (2009). Her work is held at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra and the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.

(1) Peter Johnson, ‘Marian Tubbs’, Proposed Acquisition, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, 2016

Works by Marian Tubbs

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