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8 February 2024

Brent Harris interview on ABC Radio National’s The Art Show

Listen to a captivating conversation with Brent Harris in his studio, speaking with Rosa Ellen on The Art Show by ABC Radio National. “Brent Harris’ psychologically-driven artworks are often described as haunting and even ‘brooding’. So, if you haven’t ever seen his paintings– would it surprise you to know they’re also colourful and cartoonish? More […]

9 November 2023

Marc Besen AC (1923-2023)

TarraWarra Museum of Art, Wurundjeri Country Marcus (Marc) Besen AC, Chair of the TarraWarra Museum of Art Board, a museum that he founded with his late wife Eva Besen AO (1928 – 2021) passed away on 8th November 2023 at the age of 99. Director of the Museum, Dr Victoria Lynn, says: Our Board Chairman and […]

26 October 2023

The Soils Project forum: Decoloniality and the Museum (recording)

Decoloniality and the Museum Recording from Sunday 20th August 2023. Listen a stimulating discussion recorded live in the Museum about multiple aspects of The Soils Project with Charles Esche, Director, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, the Netherlands; and Dr Victoria Lynn, Director, TarraWarra Museum of Art; in conversation with Dr Michelle Antoinette, Monash University. The title of The […]

26 October 2023

Artist conversation: Wapke Feenstra

Artist Wapke Feenstra’s work in The Soils Project Boerenzij – Rural Migration in Rotterdam South is a film that explores the rural undercurrents of Rotterdam. The project questions the hegemony of urban culture and is a portrait of the city and the neighbourhood where the artist lives and works. She considers how rural culture is […]

26 October 2023

Artist conversation: D Harding

D Harding  (Bidjara, Ghungalu and Garingbal) makes artworks from the raw natural materials available to them on Aboriginal territories to shift the experience of a space and reference places of uplift and import. Here they speak about soil in the context of our current exhibition, The Soils Project, and how it can encompass various perspectives, […]

26 October 2023

Artist conversation: Moelyono

An artist conversation Moelyono is an artist who is known for his long-term collaborations with communities, the stories and struggles of who he often shares through his works. For The Soils Project he presents two paintings depicting Ludruk, a form of non-hierarchical people’s theatre founded in East Java, which satirises the performers’ everyday lives and […]

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