Kaldor Public Art Projects

Kaldor Public Art Projects

Sydney-based Kaldor Public Art Projects, well known for four-and-a-half decades for ground-breaking contemporary art projects with international artists, took up residence within Sydney College of the Arts in April 2014.

Since 1969 Kaldor Public Art Projects has created ground-breaking projects with international artists in public spaces, changing the landscape of contemporary art in Australia with projects that resonate around the world.

Past project artists include Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Gilbert & George, Nam June Paik, Richard Long, Sol LeWitt, Jeff Koons, Ugo Rondinone, Barry McGee, Urs Fischer, Gregor Schneider, Bill Viola, Martin Boyce, Santiago Sierra, Bill Viola, John Baldessari, Michael Landy, Thomas Demand, Allora & Calzadilla, Roman Ondak and Tino Sehgal, amongst others. The recent group exhibition 13 Rooms in 2013, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Klaus Biesenbach, was also a highlight of the Kaldor program and included works by Marina Abramovic and Damien Hirst.

A full history of their projects, programs and education initiatives can be found at www.kaldorartprojects.org.au.

The Kaldor Projects' co-location with SCA represents a unique opportunity for the next generation of Australia’s artists to engage with one of Australia’s premier public arts supporters. Students are encouraged to take up opportunities to work on Kaldor Public Art Projects through specific project call outs.

SCA students and alumni are welcome to explore the Kaldor Public Art Project archives and access primary source documents for research. The information may be of particular interest to Curatorial, Art History or Postgraduate research students. Please feel free to arrange an appointment or discuss how the archives may be utilised as a study resource by emailing

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