Antipodean Encounters: Western Australian Artists and Taiwanese Culture exhibition

11 August - 28 September 2018 Act-Belong-Commit Elevate Arts 'Antipodean Encounters: Western Australian Artist and Taiwanese Culture' and 'Tea Ware' You are invited to join us for the opening of two new shows at MIDLAND JUNCTION ARTS CENTRE, 11am - 2pm, Saturday 11 August, 2018. ANTIPODEAN ENCOUNTERS: WESTERN AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS...

A Portrait of Taiwan in Perth exhibition: 1 – 7 August 2018

How can we talk about our own culture and understand each other through an object? This exhibition focuses on the diverse responses to this intriguing question by a group of forty-four women. Initiated by Ashley Yihsin Chang, the project focuses on a group of 22 women...

Red and Me: Shirley Yoru Tsao and Melanie Dare

This is part of the documentation of a cultural exchange between Shirley Yoru Tsao and Melanie Dare. Tsao and Dare are two of the forty-four participants which make up a cultural exchange between member of the Taiwanese community in Perth and Western Australian Artists....

Silence Awareness Existence Residency Catalogue Info

Melanie Dare   Exploring personal narrative   "Transplanted from my home in a sunburnt city into a snow-ladened countryside with twelve other artists from different geo-cultural areas around the world I became intrigued by context and its impact.   I began to see the individual as a series of behaviours rather...

Silence Awareness Existence Residency at Arteles Creative Centre, Finland

Arteles Creative Centre - Silence Awareness Existence Residency Program - March 2018 Participants:   Mel Dare (Perth, Australia), Camille De Gend (Liege, Belgium), Yannick De Serre (Montreal, Canada), Sarah Duncan (UK), Simone Engelen ('s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands), Serena Gelb (Los Angeles, USA), Ross McCleary (Edinburgh, Scotland), Lenna Minion...

Guanyin in the South West: A Portrait of Taiwan in Perth

A COMMUNITY ART PROJECT CREATING DIALOGUE BETWEEN THE PERTH TAIWANESE COMMUNITY AND WESTERN AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS Through an extensive program of workshops, meetings, studio visits and cultural tours, twenty WA artists and twenty Taiwanese women share cultural objects and making skills. The aim of this project is to...

Dare flying off for some Finnish Silence, Awareness and Existence

    2 - 31 March 2018 Arteles Creative Center, Hämeenkyrö, Finland   I am really looking forward to joining the other 11-13 multidiscipline international artists and creative minds in Finland next week.   Silence Awareness Existence is a thematic residency program in Finland for artists and creative minds, engaged in the...

List of Finalists Collie Art Prize 2018

    3 March - 15 April 2018 Collie Art Gallery, Western Australia   CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2018 FINALISTS   Vivian Falk – Why Jamie Preisz – Today, Now, Everyday (Red Lenses) Claire Primrose – Before and After Riste Andrievski – A Portrait of an Industrial Migrant Landscape Loribelle Spirovski – Study for Ali Miriam Innes –...

Dare’s work selected for a new national art prize

A prize that CAPS all others The Collie Art Gallery has launched an ambitious biennial major art event, with the largest single art prize to be awarded throughout regional Australia. The acquisitive first prize of $50,000 cash has been made possible thanks to the generous commitment of...

Finalist in the Royal Perth Art Prize 2017

Free viewing 19 - 21 September 6 - 8pm for general public or 23 - 30 September (Perth Royal Show) Wilkinson Gallery, Claremont Showgrounds, Claremont, WA The 2017 IGA Perth Royal Show has announced the launch of its new art prize, the Perth Royal Art Prize with a substantial prize pool of...