EXHIBITION DATES:Saturday, 5 February 2011 - Saturday, 26 March 2011
The first Linden Postcard Show was held in 1991 as part of the St Kilda Festival. Twenty years later it is still going strong and attracting artists from all over the country.
"Until someone proves differently we firmly stand by our claim that the Linden Postcard Show is the largest open entry competition which shows work in all medium in this country and possibly the entire Southern Hemisphere" says Giacomina Pradolin, Director, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts. "The Postcard Show also ..."
EXHIBITION DATES:Saturday, 9 April 2011 - Sunday, 8 May 2011
A mix of mediums will be presented in this Innovators series of exhibitions which will explore issues of identity and transformation.
Reko Rennie Remember Me
Carolyn Lewens, Asmund Heimark, Tim Catlin Submerge
Jamie Boys Internal Transmutation
Deborah White Aquatic Garden
Amelia Johannes Twofoldness
EXHIBITION DATES:Saturday, 14 May 2011 - Sunday, 19 June 2011
Curator Melissa Keys
Artists Colleen Ahern (AUS), Susan Fereday (AUS/GER), Jason Hendrik Hansma (NLD), Dane Mitchell (NZ), Sheila & Nicholas Pye (CAN) and Ann Shelton (NZ)
a way of calling highlights six practices that evoke, activate or engage mysterious forces, energies or sensations. Spanning a range of media the artworks featured in this exhibition each register inexplicable dynamisms that animate and extend our lifeworld. Lurking on the peripheries of consciousness elusive forces threaten our desire for control and self consciousness while also offering possiblities for mystery and liberation.
EXHIBITION DATES:Saturday, 25 June 2011 - Sunday, 24 July 2011
This Innovators series will present works that take colour, ideas of excess and intricate detail as their inspiration.
Kristen Phillips Burning Up
Kirra Jamison Love Me Two Times
Elaine Miles Indoor/Outdoor
Naomi Troski Slow Haze
Minaxi May & Dawn Gamblen Synthetic
Valentina Palonen Imagining New Colours
EXHIBITION DATES:Saturday, 30 July 2011 - Sunday, 11 September 2011
Curators Jan Duffy & Catherine Bell
Artists include Catherine Bell, (AUS), Chris Bell (USA), Jecca (USA), Ash Keating (AUS)
This exhibition brings together a diverse group of artists from the United States and Australia that use creative activism as a vehicle to draw attention to the overlooked, disregarded, concealed and sometimes illegal aspects of day-to-day living.
EXHIBITION DATES:Saturday, 17 September 2011 - Sunday, 25 September 2011
Cuttings is an installation with performances exploring divergent approaches to sculpture and sound by five artists and musicians.
There will be a series of performances throughout the gallery over two weekends. Bookings are essential.
EXHIBITION DATES:Saturday, 1 October 2011 - Sunday, 6 November 2011
Getting together to make something different
Curator Clinton Nain will work with Jack Charles, Joe Geia, John Harding and Talgium Edwards who are song men, writers and actors/performers and visual artists. Each brings with them a wealth of cultural knowledge and experience and are all renowned and respected in both the Indigenous and non-indigenous cultural communities.
EXHIBITION DATES:Saturday, 12 November 2011 - Sunday, 11 December 2011
The final Innovators series investigates the environment and our relationship to the space around us.
David Burrows The Mirage Project (Bellevile)
Rebecca DelangeThe Forest
Lisa Stewart Caves of Requirement
Mark Friedlander MA
Noah Crosz Cathedral at the Crossroads