– Highlights


Primavera 2016

29 Sep - 04 Dec


Louise Hearman

29 Sep - 04 Dec

Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug

– Learning Events

Special Event

ARTBAR October 2016

28 Oct, 7.00pm, MCA

25 Birthday Weekend

Artist Talk

11 Nov, 1.30pm, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre

– News from inside the MCA

Fairfield Eating Excursion

Women of Fairfield co-curator and PYT Artistic Director, Karen Therese takes us on a food safari through Fairfield, Sydney. more

Please Touch: Tactile Tours for Families

Artist Educator, Brook Morgan gives us a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the development of this new program for families. more

Interview with September film curator Adrian Martin

James Vaughan speaks to Australian arts critic and audiovisual artist Adrian Martin about the month of contemporary Portuguese cinema he has guest curated for the MCA more

– Spotlights from the collection online

MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection

Collection Artist Interviews

Watch our latest interviews in the MCA Video Portal

Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

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

Simon Yates

Born 1973, Griffith, New South Wales. Lives and works Sydney.

Simon Yates’ art practice takes the form of low-tech inventions, including walking robots and 3D optical illusions, as well as experimental collections of information in zines and illustrated narratives. He has exhibited in Australia and internationally. Solo exhibitions include Total Perspective Vortex, 55 Sydenham Road Gallery, Sydney (2016); Biblioburbia, with Vanessa Berry, First Draft Gallery, Sydney (2012); Do not open until… Mori Gallery, Sydney (2009); Universal Cloaking Device, Artspace, Sydney (2005); Artificial Intelligence, with Shane Haseman, Blaugrau Gallery, Sydney (2001)

Group exhibitions include Soft Core, Casula Powerhouse (2016); New Contemporaries, SCA Galleries, Sydney (2014); Awfully Wonderful, Carriageworks (2011); New Acquisitions 2010, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (2010); Before and After Science, Art Gallery of South Australia (2010); NEW 09, ACCA, Melbourne (2009); Primavera 2006, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (2006)


Quotation: Simon Yates, artist talk, MCA Collection: New Acquisitions in Context 2010

Works by Simon Yates

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