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Slow Art with Sarah Metzner Pause, observe, reflect. Take ten minutes today, at home, to fully observe an artwork with this slow art session guided by TarraWarra Museum of Art Educator, Sarah Metzner. Select an artwork that speaks to you, either one you have at home or an artwork you can access online. You’ll start […]
A curatorial conversation Listen to this curatorial conversation recorded live in the gallery between TarraWarra Director, Victoria Lynn, and artist David Noonan. While not a guided tour, this recording is an interesting insight into the solo contemporary exhibition David Noonan: Only when it’s cloudless, curated by Victoria Lynn. David Noonan: Only when it’s cloudless, curated […]
An archive, a Bolex camera and a tank of water shaped David Noonan’s first 16mm film since 2001. Named for the Greek goddess of memory, Noonan’s Mnemosyne is borne of the memories of others, devised from a trove of archival images the artist built over two decades. To create Mnemosyne, Noonan sifted through his entire […]
Come and play with the golden Autumn leaves at TarraWarra. If you’ve been planning to visit us, April is the most beautiful time as the golden leaves fall from the Poplars on the Estate, creating a magical carpet. You’ll see the spectacular display for the next couple of weeks only. The perfect Autumn escape. Book […]
Fulfilment centre by Charlie Sofo Fulfilment Centre is a series of ten short audio episodes recorded in the northern suburbs of Melbourne, on Wurundjeri Country. Technically speaking, a ‘fulfilment centre’ is a nondescript warehouse that is used to house and distribute commodities sold through the internet. It’s an in-between space where workers labour away to […]
By Nancy Langham-Hooper In 1960, Sidney Nolan was a well-respected Australian artist living in London. But with his exhibition that June, entitled Leda and the Swan and Other Recent Work, he became an absolute sensation. The exhibition, which took place at London’s Matthiesen Gallery, attracted 400–500 visitors a day, and most paintings sold out within […]