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Bronek Kozka’s work, ‘Fair Dinkum Offshore Processing’, exhibited in Sydney’s 2016 Sculpture by the Sea exhibition was destroyed by ‘king tides’ less than a week after the opening. During an unexpected storm Bronek’s work was swept off Tamarama Beach into the sea along with the work of three other exhibiting artists.  (more…)

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MARS is proud to announce we now represent Cameron Robbins.

Cameron’s work is based on interaction with natural forces and the elements. He has devised many ways of producing a kind of collaboration between artist and nature.

Since 1990 he has produced exhibitions, residencies and commissions in Australia, Europe and Asia . These include exhibitions at Museum of Old and New Art MONA (Hobart), National Gallery of Victoria (International), Setouchi Festival of Art Japan, Artspace (Sydney), Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (Melbourne), Perth Institute of Contemporary Art PICA (Perth), Latrobe Regional Gallery (Morwell), Gallery Barry Keldoulis (Sydney), East China Normal University (Shanghai), Hong Kong and Korean International Art Fairs.

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Image courtesy of Jess Kritzer

‘The Wigglers’, HD Video (still), 16:9, Stereo, colour, sound, 4 minutes 44 seconds, 2015, Edition of 5 + 1AP

MARS @ MELBOURNE CENTRAL ART LOOP
Launching 5 November, 3-5pm

Following on from the success of The Inaugural Program in March this year, Melbourne Central is launching Melbourne Central Art Loop: Series Two, Issues of Today Curated by MARS, the exhibition will include new video work running on a loop across 15 state of the art video screens from contemporary Australian artists.        

The Lower Ground Projector Portals will be exhibiting new work specially commissioned by Melbourne Central.

Melbourne Central Art Loop: Series Two, Issues of Today will run through to 17 February 2017.

For more information on this exhibition or to find out about the submission of video work visit Melbourne Central’s website

 

 

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MARS is proud to announce we now represent Simon Finn.

Simon Finn’s solo exhibition, BEYOND THE FRUSTUM, curated by Paul Northam, is now showing at La Trobe University Museum of Art (LUMA) until 23 September.
BEYOND THE FRUSTUM will then travel to the Visual Arts Centre La Trobe University, Bendigo from 10 November – 23 December.
Simon Finn is currently a finalist in The Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award (JADA), Grafton Regional Gallery and The Paul Guest Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery.

 

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Saffron Newey’s work ‘The Reluctant Bayhunter’ is a finalist in the 2016 John Leslie Art Prize.

The 2016 John Leslie Art Prize exhibition is now showing at Gippsland Art Gallery until 20 November 2016.

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MARS is proud to announce that The National Gallery of Australia (NGA) has acquired Damien Shen’s photographic series ‘On the fabric of the Ngarrindjeri Body – Volume II’, which Damien developed in collaboration with Richard Lyons. The NGA will include this series in a forthcoming touring group exhibition, Resolution: new Indigenous photo media. The exhibition will tour to 5 venues across 5 states, opening at the Tweed Regional Gallery on 16 September – 4 October 2016.