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Don't Jettison Everything
Aug
3
to Sep 16

Don't Jettison Everything

  • Mundaring Arts Centre | Gallery 1 (map)
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MAC Members Show

Curated by Mikaela Castledine

The current trend towards fixing or reinventing, as a reaction to our throw away culture, acknowledges something that artists have always done, seeing the beauty in unexpected places. MAC celebrates the ingenuity of our members with an exhibition of works created from the discarded, the broken or the abandoned.

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Mundaring Environmental Art Project
Aug
3
to Sep 16

Mundaring Environmental Art Project

  • Mundaring Arts Centre | Gallery 2 (map)
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Plastic Pollution: Reducing our footprint and caring for our planet

Hundreds of primary school children from across the eastern region immerse themselves in this year’s theme to create designs for the 2018 Mundaring Environmental Art banners to be displayed in the heart of Mundaring.

ENTRIES DUE 27 JULY 5PM, TAKE PART IN THE PROJECT >

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Antipodean Encounters: Western Australian Artists and Taiwanese Culture
Aug
11
to Sep 28

Antipodean Encounters: Western Australian Artists and Taiwanese Culture

  • Midland Junction Arts Centre - East & West Gallery  (map)
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Personal objects have been the catalyst for conversation between 20 local artists and members of the Perth Taiwanese community who have immigrated to Western Australia. The artists have translated and contextualized these dialogues, creating new works to help navigate the increasingly complex issues embedded in the hybrid cultural society in which we live. 

OPENING CELEBRATION DAY
SAT 11 AUG 11AM – 2PM | TEA CEREMONIES, WORKSHOPS AND MORE, VIEW DETAILS > 

OPEN WED TO FRI 10AM – 5PM
SAT 11, 25 AUG & 15 SEP 11AM - 2PM

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Tea Ware
Aug
11
to Sep 28

Tea Ware

  • Midland Junction Arts Centre - The Store (map)
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Tea and the sharing of tea is celebrated by many cultures in very diverse and often ritualistic ways. Tea drinking habits can be found worldwide. After water, it is the most widely consumed drink in the world. In conjunction with Antipodean Encounters: Western Australian Artists and Taiwanese Culture, MJAC is celebrating the teaware and the art of ceramics.

OPENING CELEBRATION DAY
SAT 11 AUG 11AM – 2PM | TEA CEREMONIES, WORKSHOPS AND MORE, VIEW DETAILS > 

OPEN WED TO FRI 10AM – 5PM
SAT 11, 25 AUG & 15 SEP 11AM - 2PM

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Instrumental: The distinct pleasures of tools
Sep
21
to Nov 4

Instrumental: The distinct pleasures of tools

  • Mundaring Arts Centre | Gallery 1 & 2 (map)
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Part of the What, a Tool Project 

Curated by Jude van der Merwe

Instrumental: The distinct pleasures of tools invites eleven, successful mid-career artists to examine their relationship with the tools they use on a daily basis as they create artworks, and the imagined tools that provide the answers to life, the universe and everything.

Contributing artists Olga Cironis, Geoffrey Drake-Brockman, Kevin Draper, Stuart Elliott, Sarah Elson, Dawn and Phil Gamblen, Peter Hill, Angela McHarrie, Denise Pepper, Monique Tippett and Tony Windberg.

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Remembering Tomorrow
Oct
7
to Nov 16

Remembering Tomorrow

  • Midland Junction Arts Centre - West Gallery & The Store (map)
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Studio Payoka

Artists Rory Paton, Adam Ismail and William Leggett share insights into the industrial, multidisciplinary arts undertaken at Studio Payoka. Remembering Tomorrow will push three and two dimensional practices to new levels though assemblage, mould making, constructed objects, experimental print and expressive painting/drawing techniques.

OPEN SUN 7 OCT 10AM - 3PM, WED TO FRI 10AM – 5PM

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Re-Imagined Railyard
Oct
7
to Nov 16

Re-Imagined Railyard

  • Midland Junction Arts Centre - East Gallery (map)
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Artists are constantly inventing new realities and experimenting with versions of past histories. Re-imagined Railyard brings visual arts and social history together to evoke personal memories attached to the locally treasured Midland Railway Workshops. Historic train tools, oral histories and new technologies are presented alongside large-scale curated photographic works of remaining objects found at the Midland Railway Workshops by artist Eva Fernandez.  

OPEN SUN 7 OCT 10AM - 3PM, WED TO FRI 10AM – 5PM

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Surface Tension
Nov
9
to Dec 20

Surface Tension

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Stephanie Hammill & Andrea Vinkovic

Pushing themselves and their chosen medium out of the traditional boundaries and comfort zones, these two ceramicists seek the edge of predictability and uncertainty, thus creating innovative, creative and meaningful contemporary ceramics.

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Gifted
Nov
9
to Dec 20

Gifted

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Sue Eva & Kathy Aspinall

Gifted artists share their works perfect for gifting.  Kathy Aspinall repurposes antique or second hand items into unique jewellery pieces and artist books, while Sue Eva creates intimate still lifes that share our common humanity of love, loss, foundation and family.

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Lost Soles
Nov
24
to Dec 21

Lost Soles

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Claire Davenhall

Lost Soles brings together a collection of work by international artist Claire Davenhall, exploring the multicultural migration of people to Australia. Davenhall captures the complex cultural heritage of the many waves of migration to Australia through her sculptural work. 

OPEN SAT 24 NOV 10AM - 3PM, WED TO FRI 10AM – 5PM

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Of Our Time - Ordinary Lives
Nov
24
to Dec 21

Of Our Time - Ordinary Lives

  • Midland Junction Arts Centre - East Gallery (map)
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Louise Wells

Family stories beyond the dates of significant events are lost if not recorded. Of Our Time – Ordinary Lives investigates three generations of maternal women in artist Louise Wells’ family. Though contemporary textiles, Wells explores their changing roles, responsibilities and expectations across the decades, capturing shared history and the cultural structures that shaped the paths of their lives.

OPEN SAT 24 NOV 10AM - 3PM, WED TO FRI 10AM – 5PM

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Worn Out Worn Art
Nov
24
to Dec 21

Worn Out Worn Art

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For thirteen years the Worn Out Worn Art (WOWA) Wearable Art Project has captivated audiences, showcasing exceptional wearable art designed by local primary and secondary school students. In 2018 WOWA is being re-invented, celebrating creativity and sustainability with a wearable art exhibition supported by a live performance on Saturday 24 November. 

OPEN SAT 24 NOV 10AM - 3PM, WED TO FRI 10AM – 5PM

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Danjoo - Interwoven
Feb
15
to Apr 5

Danjoo - Interwoven

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Launching the 2019 Midland Junction Arts Centre’s exhibition program, DANJOO - INTERWOVEN is a curated exhibition celebrating local Indigenous culture, country, language and visual arts practice in Western Australia.

MJAC lies in the heart of the Bibbulmun region which covers the south western corner of Western Australia and includes 14 language groups. The Swan Region is home to the largest Aboriginal population in Western Australia.

Featuring senior, emerging and community artists, DANJOO - INTERWOVEN presents artworks by Bibbulmun (Noongar) artists and Indigenous artists living in the Bibbulmun nation, from the south of Geraldton, to the Wheatbelt and south to Esperance. 

Through the artist Call Out and curatorial process, approximately 15 Bibbulmun artists and Indigenous artist living on Bibbulmun country will be selected to exhibit their work. DANJOO – INTERWOVEN will be co-curated by Bibbulmun artist Lea Taylor and MAC Curator Greg Sikich.

Artists are invited to submit works in a range of mediums including, but not limited to, painting, print, photography, textiles, weaving, ceramics and video.

WANT TO SUBMIT AND ARTWORK TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS EXHIBITION? DOWNLOAD THE ARTIST CALL OUT AND EXHIBITION BACKGROUND HERE >

SUBMISSIONS DUE FRIDAY 3 AUGUST 2018

If you would like assistance to submit an entry, please contact Sarah or Greg on 92508062, or drop in to Midland Junction Arts Centre Wednesday to Friday from 10am to 5pm

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