In one, two … Manuel Pfeiffer and Eva van Gorsel pose the query: “We’re are all dwelling on the identical planet – or are we?” They discover how our notion of the bodily world could be fairly completely different and much more so our interpretation of previous and current occasions.
Grace Costa, Mark Mohell, Fiona Scheidel, Aaron Pollock and Juliette Dudley’s photographic and video work highlights the distinction in nature and the way it challenges what’s regular and delightful in Magnificence in Distinction.
In Highway Journey, Susan Chancellor has created an immersive sequence of painterly monotypes evoking a way of those oft repeated journeys between her regional residence and town of Canberra.
Within the Chute Area, Boya Yu displays I’m saying it / Jilin Rime.
Displaying till Sunday, March 17, 21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith. Open Wednesday to Sunday 12-5pm.
A Grain of Gold
The natural varieties and refined tonal variations that happen in nature present a wealthy supply of inspiration for glass artist Holly Grace. Rising up in Western Australia, Grace was conscious of nature’s stunning however harsh actuality, with the road between city and pure landscapes small and sometimes altering. Her work continues to observe her observations of the pure world, the surfaces sandblasted and etched with panorama imagery and the translucency of the glass permitting mild to disclose refined tones and shadows inside.
A Grain of Gold explores the historical past and motivations behind early European settlement within the Australian Highlands. Throughout her explorations of those areas, Grace has come throughout small mountain huts. These typically crude huts scattered all through these areas kind a potent image of our early encounters with this stunning atmosphere and “are a bodily testomony to our pioneering previous and a individuals’s historical past”. She examines settlers’ seek for materials wealth inside a panorama of immaterial magnificence, juxtaposing the 2 by way of imagery painted, etched and projected onto glass objects. These varieties are primarily based on objects discovered within the huts, fusing place to object, making a transportable reminiscence. Holly makes use of her immense set of technical expertise to take her viewers on a journey by way of the historical past of this space, reflecting on its authentic occupants, colonialist transformation and trendy state.
At Beaver Galleries, 81 Denison Road, Deakin, March 17.
Embodied Experiences is an exhibition by three younger lady artists exhibiting extremely private work in celebration of Worldwide Ladies’s Day. On this exhibition, Kira Godoroja-Prieckaerts, Elise Stanley and Isabelle Mackay-Sim discover particular person components of the female expertise which will probably be introduced collectively to supply a window into the complexities of inhabiting a feminine physique.
Be part of the artists for all times drawing within the gallery to have fun Worldwide Ladies’s Day. Saturday, March 9, 2pm-Four.30pm. $5, BYO sketchbook. Register your home by emailing: [email protected]
At ANCA, 1 Rosevear Place, Dickson. Till March 17.
Jazz for all
The Jonathan Zwartz Quintet options an honour roll of Australian jazz with Phil Slater (trumpet), Carl Dewhurst (guitar), Matt McMahon (piano), Jonathan Zwartz (bass) and Hamish Stuart (drums).
They’ll be taking part in through Jazz on the Lab, courtesy of Smith’s Different on March 12.
This all-star Sydney group will play authentic compositions from Zwartz’s a number of current award-winning albums, together with Animarum, winner of the Aria Award for Greatest Jazz Album 2018.
Admission $25, $15 concessions, $10 cardholding ANU college students. Bookings important through [email protected] or by way of smithsalternative.com, 62571225
Karen Hardy is a reporter at The Canberra Instances.