News and Events
The Minister for the Arts, Tony Burke, has appointed Sydney College of the Arts Senior Lecturer, Danie Mellor, as Chair of the Visual Arts Board at the Australia Council for three years from 16 May 2013.
Sydney College of the Arts Senior Lecturer, Adam Geczy, and Blak Douglas' exhibition, BOMB, will be on display at the AAMU from 11 June 2013 to 5 January 2014. Philosopher, author and art historian Lieven De Cauter, lecturer at the University of Leuven, will give a talk on the Art and Activism in the Age of Globalization at the exhibition opening on Thursday 20 June, from 4.30 to 7pm. The key work of the exhibition, BOMB, will then be unveiled in a special way during the opening.
The Australian Centre for Photography (ACP) will present Double Take a forum in conjunction with the current exhibitions by Professor Brad Buckley, The Slaughterhouse Project: Alignment and Boundaries (L’Origine du monde) and I wonder whether that’s Joanna Hiffernan with a Brazilian (revisited) and Associate Professor John Conomos, The Spiral of Time.
Sydney College of the Arts will host the panel discussion Intersections: Indigenous art in the Contemporary, as part of the 2013 artalks program on Wednesday 17 April, from 12 to 1pm. The panel discussion, chaired by SCA Senior Lecturer, Dr Danie Mellor, will feature presentations by key Australian art identities.
A new book by Adam Geczy, an artist and a lecturer at the Sydney College of the Arts, is the first comprehensive survey of Orientalism in fashion. Titled Fashion and Orientalism, Geczy's book sees fashion as a history of cross-pollination, exchange - and sometimes outright stealing - between the East and the West.
Professor Brad Buckley and Associate Professor John Conomos' new exhibitions will be exhibited at the Australian Centre for Photography (ACP) from Saturday 2 March to Sunday 19 May 2013. The exhibitions by Buckley and Conomos were commissioned by the ACP as part of an ambitious new program of major works.
Sydney College of the Arts is proud to announce the publication of Fashion and Orientalism: Dress, Textiles and Culture from the 17th to the 21st Century, by Senior Lecturer, Adam Geczy.
The University of Sydney is calling for entries from current students and recent graduates from Sydney College of the Arts to design the University of Sydney 2013 Sea of Hands for National Reconciliation Week.
On Thursday 21 March, Sydney College of the Arts will launch the 2013 Art Month Sydney and Rozelle Contemporary Art Precinct (RCAP) program. Highlights of the program include New Olds: Design between Tradition and Innovation in the SCA Galleries, Shadows of Strange Things in the SCA Graduate School Gallery, Out-and-Out in the DedSpace Gallery, as well as performances by Filthy Children and Pia van Gelder.
In a first for an Australian visual arts faculty, Sydney College of the Arts has appointed two postdoctoral researchers. While postdoctoral positions have been common in science and humanities faculties for some time, this is the first time such a career path has existed for researchers in the visual arts.
Body of Water, an exhibition of new video works by Sydney College of the Arts Associate Professor, Anne Ferran, will be presented by the Sutton Gallery in Fitzroy, Victoria, from Friday 8 February to Saturday 9 March.
The world-class standard of the University of Sydney and Sydney College of the Arts research has been confirmed in the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) evaluations announced on 6 December, 2012.