– Highlights

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec

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Exhibition

Jenny Watson

05 Jul - 02 Oct

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Exhibition

Hilarie Mais

23 Aug - 19 Nov

– Learning Events

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Event

Engaging Students with disability

18 Aug, 9.00am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Workshop

Art Safari

25 Aug, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Special Event

ARTBAR August 2017

25 Aug, 7.00pm, MCA

– News from inside the MCA

Claudia Nicholson's ARTBAR of love and devotion

July’s ARTBAR will see the MCA turned into an elaborate quinceañera by this month’s curator, Claudia Nicholson. more

#ConversationStarters: Have you ever made a decision based on fear?

We held a new program of art and ideas, Conversation Starters, in June to promote an open conversation with questions that define our global situation. more

#ConversationStarters: What are you afraid of for the future?

We held a new program of art and ideas, Conversation Starters, in June to promote an open conversation with questions that define our global situation. more

– Spotlights from the collection online

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MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection

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Collection Artist Interviews

Watch our latest interviews in the MCA Video Portal

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Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

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

Airan KANG

Born 1960, Seoul. Lives and works Seoul

Airan Kang’s ongoing Digital Book Project explores the book as a symbol of human knowledge and its significance as a portal for information both as a physical object and in virtual space. The project asks questions about the future of knowledge, such as ‘How will we store information in the future?’
‘What bits of it will we value?’ and ‘Will we still absorb it in the same ways?’

Kang is fascinated by the way people’s lives are increasingly played out at the intersection of physical and virtual worlds. She is also interested in how we absorb knowledge through our senses and links our use of digital technologies to the notion of synaesthesia. This is a neurological condition in which two or more of the five senses normally experienced separately are involuntarily joined together.


Curator Anna Davis on Airan Kang

Airan Kang <i>Digital Book Project</i>  2016

Airan Kang
Digital Book Project 2016
LED lights, resin, 107 x custom electronic books

Courtesy the artist and Gallery Simon, Seoul