Tricky Walsh | The National 2019


Tricky Walsh & Mish Meijers, ‘The Crocker Land Expedition’, 2018; timber, parachutes, found objects, sand, media, motors, lights, foam, bandaids, stockings, paper, hair, turntables, robotics

Congratulations to Tricky Walsh and Mish Meijers who have been selected as artists in The National: New Australian Art for the 2019 program.

Tricky and Mish will present a new installation work entitled The Crocker Land Expedition, a sculptural work with kinetic and sound elements. The work can be viewed at Carriageworks Sydney from 29 March – 21 July 2019. 

The work can be viewed at Carriageworks Sydney from 29 March – 21 July 2019. 

The National 2019: New Australian Art presents the latest ideas and forms in contemporary Australian art, curated across three of Sydney’s premier cultural institutions: the Art Gallery of NSW, Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. A six-year initiative over three editions in 2017, 2019 and 2021, the curatorial vision for the exhibition represents a mix of emerging, mid-career and established artists drawn from around the country and Australian artists practicing overseas. New and commissioned works encompass a diverse range of mediums including painting, video, sculpture, installation, drawing and performance. 

Walsh is exhibiting a “Field kit” version of their installation “The Anakatascope” recently shown in Chengdu, China as part of the Centre Pompidou exhibition “Cosmopolis 1.5” It is comprised of an interconnected series of sculptural pieces and a gouache on paper triptych.

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