Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Modes of Impact

This is the name of an exhibition which is currently showing at LUMA (La Trobe University Museum of Art) and forms part of a partnership Arts Exchange Program with the Alteneo Art Gallery Collection of Video Art at Alteneo de Manila University in the Philippines.  Modes of Impact is a selection of video work recently acquired for the Alteneo Art Gallery's permanent collection and represents a snapshot of the current socio-economic and political landscape of the Phillipines and the new urban landscape brought about by globalization and the country's rapid economic growth. Ph: 9479 2111 or visit latrobe.edu.au/luma  Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 10 am - 5 pm.
Modes of Impact LUMA image via www.artguide.com.au
Meanwhile, the Bundoora Homestead Art Centre is currently showing Tooth and Nail - cross cultural influences in contemporary ceramics - a dynamic exploration of contemporary artistic practice and cultural influences by Asian and Australian ceramicists.  There is also a Curator's Talk by Stephen Gallagher detailing the outcome of a 10 year partnership between RMIT University and educational institutions in the Asian region with a particular focus on the Hong Kong Art School.  RSVP 9496`060 or bundoorahomestead@darebin.vic.gov.au
Image via www.bundoorahomestead.com
Local ceramicist Lene Kuhl Jakobsen's wares can now be found at the NGV shop co-inciding with the opening of the Monet's Garden exhibition.  Would make a lovely Autumn/Winter's day out in the city now that the weather has started to turn cold...
Image via www.ngv.vic.gov.au

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