– Highlights

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug

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Exhibition

Pipilotti Rist: Sip my ocean

01 Nov - 18 Feb

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Exhibition

MCA COLLECTION: JON CAMPBELL

04 Dec - 25 Feb

– Learning Events

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Workshop

WORKSHOP

29 Nov, 6.00pm, Ground Floor: Outdoor Terrace

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Event

International Day for People with Disability

05 Dec, 11.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Workshop

Art Safari

05 Dec, 1.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

– News from inside the MCA

The Importance of Laughter

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Six Films that Changed My Life (for better or worse): Antenna's Rich Welch

To pave the way for the soon-to-come cinema binge at Antenna Film Festival,Co-Director Rich Welch shared a few of his life changing films. 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.

Conference

Rooms
– A Symposium about Photography, Poetry and Space

Explore lived and poetic experiences of space through the exhibitions Jeff Wall Photographs and South of no North: Laurence Aberhart, William Eggleston, Noel McKenna. Featuring a keynote address by Jeff Wall, and presentations by renowned artist William Yang, exhibition curators Glenn Barkley, Gary Dufour, award-winning poet Lisa Gorton, Christopher Stewart, Associate Professor of Photography UTS and others.

$100/$90 Members and Concessions
(online booking fees apply)
(includes lunch on Friday 3 May)


Program
DAY 1
Thursday 2 May, 2013
6.30–8pm – Jeff Wall Lecture, Foundation Hall

DAY 2
Friday 3 May, 2013
Veolia Lecture Theatre
10.00am – Registration
10.15am – in my room; South of no North & JEFF WALL Photographs Glenn Barkley, Gary Dufour and Dr Susan Edwards
11.45am – ROOMS, Artist presentation: William Yang
12.30pm – Lunch & exhibition viewing, Seminar Room and MCA Galleries
1.30pm – Imagination and Proximity, In conversation: Ivor Indyk and Lisa Gorton
2.30pm – Staging Disorder, Panel discussion: Thea Brejzek, Jaime Tsai and Christopher Stewart
4.00pm – Drinks and discussion, Seminar Room


Presented in partnership with the Sydney Consortium and Photography and Situated Media, School of Design, UTS


Susan Edwards’ travel to Australia is supported by the US Studies Centre
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Image:
Noel McKenna
Boy’s room, Brisbane 1967 2004
enamel on plywood
Private collection, Melbourne
Image courtesy the artist and Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney and © the artist

Rooms Symposium Program

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– When

2 May 2013, 6:30-8:00pm

– Admission

This event has finished.

Booking fees apply

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