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Fragile Perception

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 10:30 - Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 17:00

Fragile Perception presents new work by glass artist Cassandra Layne exploring vision and perception using glass, LEDS, and enamels. Layne's work creates an illusionary space that plays with the eye’s natural ability to...

Workshop: Woodblock printing on fabric and paper

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 10:00 - 16:00

This workshop will explore historical and natural Japanese woodblock print techniques to create fabric and paper prints. Textile artist and printmaker Ema Shin will teach participants how to carve a block with their own design and print...


Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 10:30 - Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 05:00

11 May – 3 June

50-50: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art at the Australian National University

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 18:00 - Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 17:00

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum, 50-50: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art at the Australian National University explores how the university has helped Indigenous Australians advance their rights over the...

Workshop: Japanese woodblock print, urauchi & embroidery

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 10:00 - Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 16:00

This workshop will explore historical and natural Japanese woodblock print and urauchi (chine-colle) techniques to create unique artworks. Textile artist and printmaker Ema Shin will teach participants how to carve a block with their own...

ANU SOA&D Graduate Conference

Monday, May 29, 2017 - 09:00 - Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 17:00

The Graduate Student Conference provides the opportunity for post-graduate students to meet as a group and discuss their research, present papers, receive feedback, and form networks with other researchers. It showcases students studying either a...

Previous Events

Video compositing with green screen

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 14:00 - 18:00

A digital compositing workshop covering lighting and video capture in the green screen studio, and matte creation in the computer lab. Software grading tools will be used to convincingly and creatively combine separate video layers into a...

Demonstration & Art Forum: Jen Elek

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 14:00 - 19:00
2 - 5pm Public demonstration in the Glass Hot Shop
6 - 6.45pm Art Forum SOA lecture theatre
All welcome to both events

Art Forum: David Walker

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 13:15 - 14:00

David Walker is the former head of crafts in the School of Art, Curtin University, and foundation coordinator of its internationally renowned jewellery and three-dimensional design courses. He is a contemporary jeweller and object maker, public...

Art Forum: Anne Marsh

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 18:00 - 19:00

Anne Marsh will give a talk on contemporary art and feminism in Australia. This is part of her new ARC Discovery project, which spans from 1970 to the present, and attempts to reconstruct the multiple voices at play in this arena. Although the...


Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 10:30 - Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 17:00

To be opened by Alison Alder, Head Printmedia & Drawing, School of Art

Australia’s current investment in military defence is well over $100 billion, which includes significant funds being directed toward it...

Book launch: Kim Mahood

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 18:00 - 19:00

How do places shape people? In Position Doubtful, Kim Mahood explores the different ways in which white and Indigenous people conceptualise and experience Australian land. Journey to the heart of the writer’s relationship with...

Animated Gif production in Photoshop CC

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 13:00 - 17:00

Use Photoshop’s animation and video editing tools to produce three distinct animated Gif types. Learn techniques, strategies and processes for producing these exciting contemporary internet phenomena. Publish the results on a personal blog...

Personal Geography

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 10:30 - Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 17:00

A fresh new discussion about landscape art curated by Shan Crosbie featuring the work of: Grace Blake, Ned Bott, Lucy Chetcuti, Julie Delves, Anne-Marie Jean, Rachel Powell, Chris Ramsey and Sian Watson, Personal Geography will be an exciting...

Articulations of the Unknown

Friday, September 2, 2016 - 10:30 - Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 17:00

Articulations of the Unknown


Friday, September 2, 2016 - 09:00 - Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 12:05

Featuring works by Helen Braund, Leah Bullen, Tiffany Cole, Gosia Pilat and Lia Tajcnar.

This exhibition is based on the artists shared creative longing for the sea. Based in Canberra, visits to the sea offered the artists an inspiring...

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