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Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 2 - Episode 7

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 2 - Episode 7

July 27, 2020

The tearing down of monuments. A correction of history, or the destruction of art? Public memorials to past colonial, imperial or revolutionary figures are under scrutiny by communities dislocated or oppressed through the course of history.

Index of interviews:
2.05: Jane Cavanough, a public spaces sculptor (ARTLANDISH), has received two NSW Landscape Architecture Awards for her artistry work, and previously won the Register of Military Monuments of National Significance Award. 

17.30: Travis De Vries is a conceptual artist, performer, writer, composer and genre commentator spanning (and boundary-crossing) creative work, with a background in visual arts and Indigenous culture.

Transcripts of interviews are available for download HERE. The transcriptions are made possible by the support from Pixel Perfect Prolab - The photolab for professionals.  

 

 

 

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 2 - Episode 6

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 2 - Episode 6

June 29, 2020

Emerging out of COVID-19? The National Art School is busy showcasing students' work during lockdown, as well as preparing for the institution's upcoming centenary. Also, Collingwood Yard's art precinct in Melbourne takes shape, and KOVET.ART launches in London, representing emerging artists, and utilising blockchain security to ensure authenticity.

Index of interviews:
1.55: Jacqui Taffel describes the work undertaken by National Art School students inspired during lockdown, their successful online teaching, and the upcoming centenary. 

11.25: Marcus Westbury OAM talks about the establishment of Collingwood Yards arts precinct in Melbourne and the enthusiasm of the current tenants, along with exciting plans to ensure a vibrant and relevant future. 

21.37: Saras Rachupalli has launched KOVET.ART drawing on her years of experience in both tech and the arts, along with her family pedigree in the art world. This venture also exploits her knowledge of blockchain security to safeguard artwork authenticity.

Transcripts of interviews are available for download HERE. The transcriptions are made possible by the support from Pixel Perfect Prolab - The photolab for professionals.  

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 2 - Episode 5

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 2 - Episode 5

May 25, 2020

Necessity is the mother of invention. This episode looks at innovation in the face of adversity. A new virtual art museum is under construction, based upon online gaming platforms and design. Locally, art schools are discovering opportunities with online classes, and in Sweden a new board game studies the challenges faced by curators.

Index of interviews:
2.10: Stuart Semple describes his vision for VOMA, a Virtual Online Museum of Art which is built upon technology used by gaming platforms and motion picture CGI. The project, designed from the ground-up, stands alone and will operate similar to a regular art gallery, but exist entirely online only.

14.10: Jennifer McNamara is the founder and director of ART EST, a much admired art school in Sydney's Inner West. Jennifer shares the journey suffered by many local arts schools and colleges over the past few months, and confidently looks to the future with new ideas inspired by recent social distancing. 

26.45: Pablo Jomer is developing a board game called CURATORS, capturing the essence and challenges faced by curators building a museum collection. Originally devised by Jacob Westerlund, the game has been crowdfunded via Kickstarter, with pledges also assisting the naming of characters in the gameplay. 

Transcripts of interviews are available for download HERE. The transcriptions are made possible by the support from Pixel Perfect Prolab - The photolab for professionals.  

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 2 - Episode 4

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 2 - Episode 4

April 28, 2020

In this episode we discuss the challenges of recreating art experiences for an audience in isolation. Also, an extensive catalogue of Brett Whiteley's work hits the shelves, while other exhibitions pivot to recognise the impact of COVID-19. 

Index of interviews:
1.45: Giselle Stanborough's Cinopticon at Carriageworks is re-imagined for an online audience. But how does an artist rethink the work when their installation is physically inaccessible to the public? Giselle shares her method of coping and remaining inspired.

24.15: Kathie Sutherland's catalogue of Brett Whiteley's work is a seven volume raisonné eight years in the making. After being pre-occupied for so long, Kathie discusses the extensive nature of the catalogue, and how the book is never closed on an artist's work.

41.55: Ballarat Foto Biennale now includes #MassIsolationAUS, calling for photographic observations of life in Australia under COVID-19 isolation. Amelia Saward discusses the types of work being received, and how Australians will remember this time through the lens of both professional and everyday photographers.  

Transcripts of interviews are available for download HERE. The transcriptions are made possible by the support from Pixel Perfect Prolab - The photolab for professionals.

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 2 - Episode 3

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 2 - Episode 3

March 29, 2020

How are local galleries coping with COVID-19? This edition features 3 gallery owners doing what they can to support their artists, as they discuss strategies for operating exclusively on the internet. Also, the Faculty of Arts at Monash University moves quickly to modify their teaching 100% online.

Index of interviews:
3.30: Theo Mantalvanos at the Queenscliff Gallery and Workshop in Victoria has chosen to continue to hang their scheduled exhibitions, and then present them online.

13.30: Owner Louise Reilly and art consultant Robert Lording at Audrey Fine Art in Sydney hope to engage art lovers by remotely superimposing artwork onto images of customer's own wall space. 

21.45: Terri Lew at 19Karen Contemporary Artspace on Queensland's Gold Coast is urging artists not to panic, but stick with their dealers and agents rather than withdrawing art from galleries.

30.45: Professor Jane Griffiths with the Faculty of Arts at Monash University describes the transition to 100% online learning, as well as forecasting the future of the arts during and post COVID-19.

Transcripts of interviews are available for download HERE. The transcriptions are made possible by the support from Pixel Perfect Prolab - The photolab for professionals.

 

 

  

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 2 - Episode 2

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 2 - Episode 2

February 24, 2020

Matthew Sleeth has reimagined A Drone Opera into a cinematic experience. The installation at the Lyon Housemuseum Galleries is open from the 14-29 March 2020. Matt talks to Inside The Gallery about the history of the work, and where to from here.

The Australian Government has vanished the Arts portfolio within the new Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications. No mention of 'The Arts' at all. Associate Professor Lizzie Muller (UNSW) expresses the effect this will have on the sector, and how this affects upcoming students of the arts. 

When is the right time to establish your own studio and gallery? Joram van der Starre takes a bold leap and sets-up The Art T Gallery in Sydney's Entertainment Quarter. He confidently tells Inside The Gallery why.

Transcripts of interviews are available for download HERE. The transcriptions are made possible by the support from Pixel Perfect Prolab - The photolab for professionals.

Inside the Gallery (Australia): Season 2 - Episode 1

Inside the Gallery (Australia): Season 2 - Episode 1

January 27, 2020

Australian artists featured in Milan. Judith Blackall delivers an update on AUSTRALIA - ANTIPODEAN STORIES at Padiglione d'Arte Contemporaneathe biggest exhibition of Australian contemporary art ever to be staged outside of Australia. 

Bushfire affected regional galleries across the country are struggling with diminished visitors, as the holiday tourist trade is shattered. We hear from Jan Goodwin and Margaret White from The Point Gallery and Craft (Greenwell Point) and Robert Creed at The Gallery in Mogo about the stress and aftermath of the bushfires in their area.

Transcripts of interviews are available for download HERE. The transcriptions are made possible by the support from Pixel Perfect Prolab - The photolab for professionals.

 

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 1 - Episode 12

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 1 - Episode 12

December 28, 2019

The Australian Government has vanished the Arts portfolio within the new Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications. No mention of 'The Arts' at all. 

The lack of any reference to the arts in the new department’s title, and the loss of a dedicated department overseeing the arts and cultural sector, is of significant concern within the arts.

In this edition of the podcast, Esther Anatolitis of the National Association for the Visual Arts expresses NAVA's perspective on the change. 

Also, the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance is delivering a campaign to ensure The Arts is not forgotten within the corridors of Parliament House, nor within the local community. MEAA members Jonathan Biggins, Camilla Ahkin, Jonathan Mill, and Equity Director Andrew Crowley express their frustration and their plans

Transcripts of interviews are available for download HERE. The transcriptions are made possible by the support from Pixel Perfect Prolab - The photolab for professionals.

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 1 - Episode 11

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 1 - Episode 11

November 26, 2019

Art + Virtual Reality: Terminus has arrived at the Heide. Sue Cramer talks about Jess Johnson and Simon Ward's immersive installation in which Jess' drawings have been transformed from analogue to digital. Alien architecture, humanoid clones and cryptic symbols are revealed via a cyber network of moving footways and gateways.

Providing artwork for human rights lawyer Stewart Levitt's "Too Soon To Be Late" collection of poetry, Geoff Todd AM and Alan Duffy discuss marrying their imagery to the verses. 

A snowman at QAGOMA: Geraldine Barlow describes WATER, with some impressive installations drawing attention to our most precious resource, and its greatest threat. 

Transcripts of interviews are available for download HERE. The transcriptions are made possible by the support from Pixel Perfect Prolab - The photolab for professionals.

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 1 - Episode 10

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 1 - Episode 10

October 6, 2019

The incredible Kathrin Longhurst has an exhibition underway at Gallery One in Queensland. Kathrin talks about her inspiration and her teenage years in East Berlin behind the Iron Curtain.

The Other Art Fair returns this month featuring around 130 independent artists, taking place at The Cutaway at Barangaroo on 24-27 October. Ryan Stanier shares the history of this alternative art fair, and lets us know what to expect.

Steve Lazarides responds to critics over his unauthorised Art of Banksy exhibition, while praising the brilliance of the most famous street artist of a generation.   

Transcripts of interviews are available for download HERE. The transcriptions are made possible by the support from Pixel Perfect Prolab - The photolab for professionals.

PLEASE NOTE: This edition contains coarse language that some listeners might find confronting.