Tuesday, August 06, 2013

If you weren't lucky enough to grab yourself a front row seat at Chris Dercon's Curatorial Masterclass in July this year, never fear - we've recorded the entire discussion and it's right here for you to enjoy.  Read More

Friday, July 19, 2013

We have just re-released a limited number of our beautiful  13 Rooms catalogues for sale. Get in quick before we sell out! Read More

Saturday, April 27, 2013

If you missed the 27th Kaldor Public Art Project, 13 Rooms, in Sydney, or just want to reminisce, our complete 7-episode short documentary series, created by Versus Media, is now available online.  Read More

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

As we say good-bye to ’13 Rooms’, don’t dismay – our friends at the Museum of Contemporary Art have kindly accepted the ‘performance art relay baton’ so you can keep getting your performance art fix (minus the 13 Rooms).
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Friday, April 19, 2013

We’re coming up to our final weekend of 13 Rooms and we're anticipating an incredible end to the show. We’ve had such an inspiring response to the project, we are extending our hours - opening our doors at 10.30am on both Saturday and Sunday - so that we have a little extra time up our sleeves and can let you all in to experience the rooms early.  Read More

Friday, April 12, 2013

I had a chat with one of our performers Tony Osborne, who is performing Roman Ondák’s ‘Swap’ in 13 Rooms.  Read More

Saturday, April 06, 2013

We asked our very busy '13 Rooms' Production Assistants to make time to answer a couple of questions about the project (because clearly they're not busy enough!)
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Friday, March 29, 2013

One of the most interesting things Klaus Biesenbach and Hans Ulrich Obrist (the co-curators of 13 Rooms) have spoken about in regards to the 13 Rooms project is the use of the simple everyday item, the humble door. Read More

Friday, March 22, 2013

It’s no coincidence that 13 Rooms is taking place in 2013, and in fact the historically unlucky number seems to be working out rather well for us. Read More

Friday, March 15, 2013
Saturday, March 09, 2013

There are two types of reaction to hearing that Hans Ulrich Obrist (pictured right) and Klaus Biesenbach (pictured left) are the co-curators of ‘13 Rooms’.  Read More

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Project 26 artists Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla will be exhibiting in Australia once again, presenting their performance work Revolving Door as part of Project 27: 13 Rooms.  Read More

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

We are currently seeking volunteers to be a part of our most ambitious project to date, 13 RoomsRead More

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Male, muscular or athletically built individuals who speak English with a strong foreign accent required.  Read More

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Kaldor Public Art Projects is seeking Army, Navy or Airforce war veterans for a Santiago Sierra artwork, part of our most ambitious project to date, Project 27: 13 RoomsRead More

Thursday, November 08, 2012

We are currently seeking two energetic and enthusiastic interns to join the Kaldor Public Art Projects team as we work towards Kaldor Public Art Project 27: 13 Rooms (our biggest project since Christo's Wrapped Coast). We have positions available assisting both our Education Manager and our Production Manager. Read More

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Acclaimed international artists Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla present their celebrated work Stop, Repair, Prepare: Variations on 'Ode to Joy' for a prepared Piano, for the 26th Kaldor Public Art ProjectRead More

Monday, July 02, 2012

For the first time since Kaldor Public Art Project 16: Beach Cells in 2007, Gregor Schneider returned to Sydney last month to install 'Basement Keller Haus u r' (Basement cellar house) 1985 - 2012 at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. We caught up with him during install to ask about his practice, and his new work in the John Kaldor Family Gallery.  Read More

Thursday, April 26, 2012

With sadness, we farewell Project Parlour 25, our night time program that made it's debut as part of Kaldor Public Art Project 25: Thomas Demand's The Dailies.  Read More

Friday, April 20, 2012
Thursday, April 19, 2012

Join us for our last Parlour event on Thursday 19 April at the subterranean spaces of the CTA Club in Sydney's Martin Place. 
This free series of multi-faceted events has been booked out for weeks but come early as limited non-reserved entries will be accepted on the night.  Read More

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Last week we launched our new creative night-time program Parlour in the subterranean spaces of the Commercial Travellers' Association, Sydney.  Read More

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Thomas Demand and John Kaldor speak about Project 25: The Dailies at The Commercial Travellers' Association, Sydney.  Read More

Monday, April 02, 2012

The long weekend is the perfect time for you to come and experience Kaldor Public Art Project 25: Thomas Demand's The Dailies at The Commercial Travellers' Association. We are open Easter Saturday and Easter Monday. Read More

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Accompanying Project 25: Thomas Demand, The Dailies, comes the launch of our brand new night-time program PARLOUR. This creative new space is dedicated to presenting fresh interpretations of our projects through film, performance, music, creative discussions and hands-on workshops, free of charge to visitors 18+. Read More

Thursday, March 08, 2012

Own one of only 1000 limited edition catalogues created by Thomas Demand for his new Kaldor Public Art Project, The Dailies. Co-published by Kaldor Public Art Projects with MACK, London, this book has 32 pages and 16 colour plates in a large-format, leporello-bound, book with an embossed faux-leather cover.  Read More

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Kaldor Public Art Projects has a volunteer office internship position available and is also seeking volunteer invigilators to assist with Kaldor Public Art Project 25: Thomas Demand, which will be launched in March. These positions are an exciting way to become involved in groundbreaking contemporary art projects realised in Australia by international artists. Read More

Friday, December 09, 2011

  Internationally renowned German artist Thomas Demand will present the 25th Kaldor Public Art Project in March 2012. Demand will transform a unique architectural site in the centre of Sydney to present his new works and project The Dailies. This work will be the artist's first public art project working outside a museum environment.  Read More

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Project 18
artist Martin Boyce has won this year's Turner prize, one of the world's most prestigious art awards. The Turner Prize is awarded annually to a British artist under the age of 50, whose work is deemed innovative and important. Past winners include Damien Hirst and Anish Kapoor.  Read More

Thursday, November 10, 2011

John Kaldor has been invited to speak at the National Visual Arts Education Conference 2012, presenting the ideas that inform our groundbreaking education resources. The theme of the conference is Space: Space to renew, Space to experiment, Space to grow, Space for all.  Read More

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

For the last three weeks, Martin Place has been home to Michael Landy's 13-metre puzzle installation, mapping the Sydney CBD and its 200 project sites. Saturday 22 October is your last opportunity to see the puzzle complete.  Read More

Thursday, October 13, 2011

With 700 stories of kindness received from people across Sydney, an ambitious 13-metre-long jigsaw puzzle in Sydney's Martin Place, and stories of kindness on puzzle-pieces in 200 sites across city - watch how Michael Landy created his extraordinary project Acts of Kindness. Read More

Thursday, October 06, 2011

Haven't explored Michael Landy's Acts of Kindness yet? See the artist unveil the project and show you how to find the stories in the city streets. Landy discusses his 13-metre installation in lower Martin Place and explains how to use his giant map as a tool to navigate the city in search of kindness. Read More

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

In a special public event, Happiness and the City, celebrated British artist Michael Landy joined by three lively panellists to discuss the meeting points of compassion, altruism and art in the public realm. Tanveer Ahmed, Lisa Havilah and David Marr consider issues raised by the Acts of Kindness project. Read More

Monday, September 19, 2011

The 24th Kaldor Public Art Project, Michael Landy's Acts of Kindness, begins this week! See Landy's ambitious installation in lower Martin Place and 200 sites across the CBD from Friday 23 September.  Read More

Friday, September 02, 2011

We have recently uploaded fresh interviews with two past Kaldor project artists, Christo and Jeff Koons, to share with you. Watch Christo reminisce about the very first Kaldor Public Art Project, Wrapped Coast, from 1969, and see Jeff Koons speak about the multitude of decisions that go into constructing a 12.4-metre high puppy made of flowers for the 10th Kaldor Public Art Project in 1995.  Read More

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Watch Michael Landy's project take shape as we release a series of short online documentary clips about Acts of Kindness. Episode 1 is now available and stay tuned to our blog, facebook or twitter to hear when future episodes are released - and don't forget to send us your story!  Read More

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Celebrated UK artist Michael Landy announces his new work for the 24th Kaldor Public Art Project! For Acts of Kindness 2011, Landy is calling for your stories of kindness from the streets of Sydney.  Read More

Thursday, June 02, 2011

John Baldessari's Your Name in Lights launched yesterday at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam as part of Holland Festival - broadcast on live television to 1 million viewers! Kaldor Public Art Projects are proud to have realised this new work with Baldessari and now to have facilitated its second presentation in Europe. Read More

Monday, May 23, 2011

On May 21st and 22nd, the Art Gallery of NSW launched the John Kaldor Family Collection with an extraordinary weekend of over 60 talks and events. With record numbers through the door, the weekend was a celebration of contemporary art and this important gift. Read More

Friday, May 13, 2011

Celebrated UK artist Michael Landy joins us soon in Sydney to plan his new work for Project 24. First known as one of the Young British Artists, and later for his monumental work Break Down in which he systematically destroyed all of his possessions, Landy's work explores the experience and values of consumer life. Read More

Friday, May 06, 2011

The John Kaldor Family Gallery launches on May 21 and 22 with an Open Weekend at the Art Gallery of New South Wales and over 60 talks and events. Join us at the gallery for their extensive program and to see this extraordinary collection in its new home.  Read More

Monday, April 18, 2011

This month, MOVE: Video art in schools will be launched in the Australian Capital Territory with the support of the ACT Department of Education and Training and the National Gallery of Australia. This successful resource for secondary schools is already available in all Australian states and over 1,800 schools! Read More

Monday, March 21, 2011

Our 23rd Project, John Baldessari's Your Name in Lights, has received international recognition and will open at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam this June. Around 100 000 Sydneysiders had their glittering moment in January when we partnered with Sydney Festival. This time you can be famous on the continent! Read More

Monday, March 21, 2011

The ABC has now released their documentary about our 20th Project, Stephen Vitiello's The Sound of Red Earth. The ABC followed Vitiello across the Kimberley region in Western Australia, documenting the challenges and extraordinary experiences he encountered in his efforts to capture the sounds of the Australian landscape for his project. Read More

Saturday, March 19, 2011

The 100-page resource 'Public Art: Teaching Excellence' has been published by the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development and features several past Kaldor Public Art Projects. Created as a teaching aide for contemporary art in primary school classrooms, this book is based on the e5 instructional model being introduced in Victorian government schools. We are proud to collaborate on another innovative learning resource to support art education. Teachers in Victoria can get involved through professional development workshops. Read More

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Around 100 000 participants saw their name in lights for John Baldessari’s project in Sydney. See the latest photos and footage from our 23rd project, Your Name in Lights, 2011, or hear about it direct from our facebook fansRead More

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Celebrated German artist Thomas Demand recently returned to Sydney to finalise plans for his Kaldor Public Art Project. Hear Thomas talk to Monocle magazine about his recent exhibition in Berlin and register for our newsletter to hear about his forthcoming project. Read More