Congratulations to Vivian Cooper Smith who has won the 2020 overall CLIP Award (Contemporary Landscapes in Photography) at the Perth Centre for Photography. This award is an internationally open photographic prize for new perspectives in natural and urban landscape photography. The selection criteria focuses on images which are original, stimulating, and that challenge traditional notions of landscape photography.
Vivian Cooper Smith, Interference Pattern #7531 (detail), 2020, digital c-type print, 72 x 100 cm, 1/3+1AP
From his studio in Melbourne, Vivian Cooper Smith shares some insights into his experimentation with mark-making processes, a fundamental resource in the development of his new body of work, Actions for a Luminous World.
Watch the video at this link.
image: Vivian Cooper Smith, ACTION 3992 (TWO CIRCLES) (detail), 2020, digital C-type, 70 x 60 cm
Vicky Browne is included in The Gymnasium, the debut exhibition on main campus at The University of Sydney. Curated by Liam Garstang, the presentation pays tribute to the site’s former function as a gymnasium and brings together a varied group of artists connected by their shared history as SCA Alumni. 3 – 29 August, SCA Gallery, Old Teachers College, Manning Road, The University of Sydney.
Kylie Banyard’s ‘The Library’, from her 2019 solo exhibition ‘Blue Ridge Moon’, is included in The view from here: Women artists in the UNSW Art Collection. This exhibition celebrates the many extraordinary works by women artists in the university’s collection, and can be viewed via this link.
The Library (detail), 2019, oil and acrylic on canvas, 137 x 152 cm. Photo: Docqment
Please join us on Sunday 2 August 3-4pm, when James Lieutenant will be in conversation with Michael Fitzgerald (Editor, Art Monthly Australasia). James and Michael will discuss James’s solo exhibition Give up the ghost. Limited numbers; bookings at this link.