News and Events

Kaldor Public Art Projects moves into SCA

4 April 2014
Sydney-based Kaldor Public Art Projects, well known for many decades now for their ground-breaking contemporary art projects with international artists, is moving into Sydney College of the Arts at the University of Sydney's Rozelle Campus from 1 April 2014.

SCA joins Sydney in celebrating contemporary art

7 March 2014
As contemporary art moves into the Sydney spotlight this month when two major art festivals Art Month and the Biennale are staged, the University of Sydney’s art school in Rozelle will showcase its emerging artists in a suite of new exhibitions that officially open on Thursday 13 March.

International artists in residence give first Art Talk at SCA

5 March 2014
Artist duo Libia Castro and Ólafur Ólafsson, from Spain and Iceland respectively and current artists in residence at Sydney College of the Arts in Rozelle, will give the first Art Talk of 2014 on Thursday 6 March.

Marc Leuthold at Sydney College of the Arts

Sydney College of the Arts welcomes 2013 visiting Research Fellow, Marc Leuthold, Professor of Art at The State University of New York, Potsdam.

Tracey Moffatt Joins Sydney College of the Arts

Tracey Moffatt, one of Australia’s best known and most highly internationally acclaimed contemporary artists, has joined Sydney College of the Arts as a long-term research resident.

Danie Mellor Appointed Chair of the Visual Arts Board, Australia Council for the Arts

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.

Adam Geczy and Blak Douglas' exhibition, BOMB, at the AAMU

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.

Double Take

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.

Intersections: Indigenous art in the Contemporary

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.

Fashion and orientalism: a history of cross-pollination

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.

New Works by Brad Buckley and John Conomos at the Australian Centre for Photography

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.

Fashion and Orientalism: Dress, Textiles and Culture from the 17th to the 21st Century

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.

Put Your Hand Up

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.

2013 Art Month Sydney and Rozelle Contemporary Art Precinct Program Launch

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.

Postdoctoral appointments at Sydney College of the Arts

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

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.

Sydney College of the Arts Rated Above World Standard

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.