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Exquisite Corpse at Fulton Street Collective, Chicago 2 – 17 September 2011

  • September 5, 2011

Curated by Jenny Lam, Exquisite Corpse is an independently run art show that features works across all media—illustration, photography, animatronics and pillow-making… and everything in between—by 40 artists from Chicago, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, Amsterdam, and Melbourne. Arranged into groups and pairs, these artists—most of whom were strangers to one another before this project—were given one month to create new art, with no limitations or rules other than to work together. Some groups adhered to the exquisite corpse tradition, while others redefined the very idea of collaboration.

Melbourne artists Adriane Strampp, Irene Wellm and Kirsten Perry have put together a drawing, each working on their section without having seen the other artists section, until the work was completed.

Spiritus Saltus
Wellm, Perry, Strampp 2011
Ink, pen and charcoal on paper 76 x 56 cm

Exquisite Corpse is located on the second floor of:

Fulton Street Collective
2000 W. Fulton St.
Chicago, IL 60612
847.942.8956

Zoo AiR at The University Gallery, Newcastle NSW 20 July – 21 August 2011

  • July 22, 2011

The University Gallery is delighted to be able to present another exciting exhibition for ZOO AiR 2011 in conjunction with the Taronga Foundation. Now in its eleventh year, the TarongaFoundation has been committed to preserving and conserving endangered species both through zoo-based programs and in the animals’ native habitats.

The work generated through the Artists in Residence program this year will be on exhibition at the University Gallery from 20 July until 13 August. Donated works will then be exhibited at the Byron Kennedy Hall in Sydney’s Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park, from Friday 19 August until Sunday 21 August. The auction, by Bonhams Australia, will be held on the afternoon of Sunday 21 August with all proceeds supporting the Taronga Foundation’s conservation projects.

For information visit www.taronga.org/art

Zoo AiR 2011
Zoo AiR 2011
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Taronga Zoo AiR 2011 artists

City of Yarra acquisition 2011

  • May 27, 2011

The City of Yarra has acquired the drawing Hare II by Adriane Strampp for its Contemporary Art Collection. Hare II was recently exhibited in Five Miles from the Sea at Victoria University.

Over 150 artworks were submitted by 80 artists from which nineteen works were chosen.

adriane-strampp-hare-II-2010
Hare II 2010 charcoal on Arches paper 76 x 56 cm 20101
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