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Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 2 - Episode 4

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 2 - Episode 4

April 28, 2020

In this episode we discuss the challenges of recreating art experiences for an audience in isolation. Also, an extensive catalogue of Brett Whiteley's work hits the shelves, while other exhibitions pivot to recognise the impact of COVID-19. 

Index of interviews:
1.45: Giselle Stanborough's Cinopticon at Carriageworks is re-imagined for an online audience. But how does an artist rethink the work when their installation is physically inaccessible to the public? Giselle shares her method of coping and remaining inspired.

24.15: Kathie Sutherland's catalogue of Brett Whiteley's work is a seven volume raisonné eight years in the making. After being pre-occupied for so long, Kathie discusses the extensive nature of the catalogue, and how the book is never closed on an artist's work.

41.55: Ballarat Foto Biennale now includes #MassIsolationAUS, calling for photographic observations of life in Australia under COVID-19 isolation. Amelia Saward discusses the types of work being received, and how Australians will remember this time through the lens of both professional and everyday photographers.  

Transcripts of interviews are available for download HERE. The transcriptions are made possible by the support from Pixel Perfect Prolab - The photolab for professionals.

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 2 - Episode 3

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 2 - Episode 3

March 29, 2020

How are local galleries coping with COVID-19? This edition features 3 gallery owners doing what they can to support their artists, as they discuss strategies for operating exclusively on the internet. Also, the Faculty of Arts at Monash University moves quickly to modify their teaching 100% online.

Index of interviews:
3.30: Theo Mantalvanos at the Queenscliff Gallery and Workshop in Victoria has chosen to continue to hang their scheduled exhibitions, and then present them online.

13.30: Owner Louise Reilly and art consultant Robert Lording at Audrey Fine Art in Sydney hope to engage art lovers by remotely superimposing artwork onto images of customer's own wall space. 

21.45: Terri Lew at 19Karen Contemporary Artspace on Queensland's Gold Coast is urging artists not to panic, but stick with their dealers and agents rather than withdrawing art from galleries.

30.45: Professor Jane Griffiths with the Faculty of Arts at Monash University describes the transition to 100% online learning, as well as forecasting the future of the arts during and post COVID-19.

Transcripts of interviews are available for download HERE. The transcriptions are made possible by the support from Pixel Perfect Prolab - The photolab for professionals.

 

 

  

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 2 - Episode 2

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 2 - Episode 2

February 24, 2020

Matthew Sleeth has reimagined A Drone Opera into a cinematic experience. The installation at the Lyon Housemuseum Galleries is open from the 14-29 March 2020. Matt talks to Inside The Gallery about the history of the work, and where to from here.

The Australian Government has vanished the Arts portfolio within the new Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications. No mention of 'The Arts' at all. Associate Professor Lizzie Muller (UNSW) expresses the effect this will have on the sector, and how this affects upcoming students of the arts. 

When is the right time to establish your own studio and gallery? Joram van der Starre takes a bold leap and sets-up The Art T Gallery in Sydney's Entertainment Quarter. He confidently tells Inside The Gallery why.

Transcripts of interviews are available for download HERE. The transcriptions are made possible by the support from Pixel Perfect Prolab - The photolab for professionals.

Inside the Gallery (Australia): Season 2 - Episode 1

Inside the Gallery (Australia): Season 2 - Episode 1

January 27, 2020

Australian artists featured in Milan. Judith Blackall delivers an update on AUSTRALIA - ANTIPODEAN STORIES at Padiglione d'Arte Contemporaneathe biggest exhibition of Australian contemporary art ever to be staged outside of Australia. 

Bushfire affected regional galleries across the country are struggling with diminished visitors, as the holiday tourist trade is shattered. We hear from Jan Goodwin and Margaret White from The Point Gallery and Craft (Greenwell Point) and Robert Creed at The Gallery in Mogo about the stress and aftermath of the bushfires in their area.

Transcripts of interviews are available for download HERE. The transcriptions are made possible by the support from Pixel Perfect Prolab - The photolab for professionals.

 

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 1 - Episode 12

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 1 - Episode 12

December 28, 2019

The Australian Government has vanished the Arts portfolio within the new Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications. No mention of 'The Arts' at all. 

The lack of any reference to the arts in the new department’s title, and the loss of a dedicated department overseeing the arts and cultural sector, is of significant concern within the arts.

In this edition of the podcast, Esther Anatolitis of the National Association for the Visual Arts expresses NAVA's perspective on the change. 

Also, the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance is delivering a campaign to ensure The Arts is not forgotten within the corridors of Parliament House, nor within the local community. MEAA members Jonathan Biggins, Camilla Ahkin, Jonathan Mill, and Equity Director Andrew Crowley express their frustration and their plans

Transcripts of interviews are available for download HERE. The transcriptions are made possible by the support from Pixel Perfect Prolab - The photolab for professionals.

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 1 - Episode 11

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 1 - Episode 11

November 26, 2019

Art + Virtual Reality: Terminus has arrived at the Heide. Sue Cramer talks about Jess Johnson and Simon Ward's immersive installation in which Jess' drawings have been transformed from analogue to digital. Alien architecture, humanoid clones and cryptic symbols are revealed via a cyber network of moving footways and gateways.

Providing artwork for human rights lawyer Stewart Levitt's "Too Soon To Be Late" collection of poetry, Geoff Todd AM and Alan Duffy discuss marrying their imagery to the verses. 

A snowman at QAGOMA: Geraldine Barlow describes WATER, with some impressive installations drawing attention to our most precious resource, and its greatest threat. 

Transcripts of interviews are available for download HERE. The transcriptions are made possible by the support from Pixel Perfect Prolab - The photolab for professionals.

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 1 - Episode 10

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 1 - Episode 10

October 6, 2019

The incredible Kathrin Longhurst has an exhibition underway at Gallery One in Queensland. Kathrin talks about her inspiration and her teenage years in East Berlin behind the Iron Curtain.

The Other Art Fair returns this month featuring around 130 independent artists, taking place at The Cutaway at Barangaroo on 24-27 October. Ryan Stanier shares the history of this alternative art fair, and lets us know what to expect.

Steve Lazarides responds to critics over his unauthorised Art of Banksy exhibition, while praising the brilliance of the most famous street artist of a generation.   

Transcripts of interviews are available for download HERE. The transcriptions are made possible by the support from Pixel Perfect Prolab - The photolab for professionals.

PLEASE NOTE: This edition contains coarse language that some listeners might find confronting.

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 1 - Episode 9

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 1 - Episode 9

August 31, 2019

Sydney Contemporary returns this month featuring more than 400 artists from 20 countries, with over 80 galleries converging on Carriageworks from September 12. Barry Keldoulis shares the history of this huge art fair, and lets us know what to expect.

Lisa Fehily has launched Finkelstein Gallery in Melbourne with an exhibition exclusively featuring female artists. Lisa hopes to lift the visibility and inclusion of women artists in galleries around Australia and around the world.

Transcripts of interviews are available for download HERE. The transcriptions are made possible by the support from Pixel Perfect Prolab - The photolab for professionals.

 

Inside The Gallery (Australia) - BANNED: Season 1 - Episode 8

Inside The Gallery (Australia) - BANNED: Season 1 - Episode 8

August 18, 2019

In this special edition highlighting the banning of recent Australian artworks, Paul Yore discusses the removal of his Taste The Feeling from a gallery in the UK.

Allan Goedecke is confounded by the rejection of his sculpture from an awards exhibition in Melbourne.

Gillian Govan reflects on walking the line between corporate support of the arts  - and acquiescing to corporate censorship. 

Transcripts of interviews are available for download HERE. Transcriptions are made possible by the support from Pixel Perfect Prolab - The photolab for professionals.

 

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 1 - Episode 7

Inside The Gallery (Australia): Season 1 - Episode 7

July 25, 2019

Should art galleries be subject to censorship? With the current ''Culture of Outrage,'' when a work of art is considered socially unacceptable, do galleries have a responsibility to remain 'decent'? Gill Nicol, Director of Audience Engagement at Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art shares her thoughts.

Combining art disciplines, the Fremantle Arts Centre in Western Australia presents Other Suns: Cult Sci-Fi Cinema & Art alongside the Revelation Perth International Film Festival. Curator Erin Coates talks about the collaboration with Jack Sargeant, as well as the challenge of being an artist who also curates.

Transcripts of interviews available for download HERE.

This podcast is supported by Pixel Perfect Prolab - The photolab for professionals.