Michelle Hamer,Put Yourself In a Better Place, 2011, mixed yarn on perforated plastic, 82cm x 104.5cm, Collection of the artist
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Analogue Art in a Digital World – opening night

You are invited to RMIT Gallery’s new exhibition Analogue Art in a Digital World on Thursday 6 December from 6-8pm to be opened by:

Louise Tegart, director of the Art Gallery of Ballarat.

With a special address by

Simon Maidment, Senior Curator, Contemporary Art, National Gallery of Victoria.

How do artists find new content in digital media? How has technology altered the nature of analogue art practices? Analogue art in a digital world, curated by Sam Leach and Tony Lloyd,  presents a survey of contemporary artists who use the analogue practices of painting and drawing to create artworks that engage with or are influenced by digital visual culture.

Artists Monika Behrens, Natasha Bieniek, Chris Bond, Andrew Browne, Magda Cebokli, Simon Finn, Juan Ford, Stephen Haley, Michelle Hamer, Kate Just, Sam Leach, Tony Lloyd, Amanda Marburg, Viv Miller, Jan Nelson, Becc Ország, David Ralph, Datsun Tran, Darren Wardle, Alice Wormald.

Opening speaker –  Louise Tegart

Louise Tegart is the director of the Art Gallery of Ballarat.

Ms Tegart was previously the assistant director of content and innovation at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, and has an extensive career working as a curator and gallery director, including acting director of the Bendigo and Shepparton art galleries, director of the Latrobe regional gallery and the SH Ervin gallery in Sydney, and manager of exhibitions at the State Library of NSW. She has curated over 100 exhibitions and published articles extensively in catalogues and journals.

Special address – Simon Maidment 

Dr. Simon Maidment is Senior Curator of Contemporary Art at the National Gallery of Victoria.

He is responsible for a curatorial department working across Australian and International contemporary art; collecting and programming at the country’s best-attended public art museum with an annual attendance of 3.2 million. His recent curatorial projects at the NGV include the inaugural NGV TriennialLurid Beauty: Australian Surrealism and its Echoes, and Melbourne Now; as well as a spotlight on David Hockney’s past decade of work.

 

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