5 Questions with Ivey Wawn

5 Questions with Ivey Wawn

Ivey Wawn is one of nine artistic collaborators who Asad Raza has invited to contribute to his work Absorption at the Clothing Store. Ivey has been a long-term Kaldor Public Art Projects contributor, having performed for Project 29: Tino Sehgal in 2014, and collaborated as part of Project 31: Xavier Le Roy in 2015. We spoke with…

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5 Questions with Asad Raza

5 Questions with Asad Raza

Last month we announced our next major project would be created by artist Asad Raza. Hailing from Buffalo, New York, Raza divides his time between New York City and Germany, creating artworks that move between disciplines and draw upon collaborations with artist-friends and family members. We sat down with Raza to find out more about…

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Sir Nicholas Serota on #artschools: Reflections from our Symposium

Sir Nicholas Serota on #artschools: Reflections from our Symposium

On October 24 2018, Kaldor Public Art Projects presented ALL SCHOOLS SHOULD BE ART SCHOOLS, a one-day symposium for art education professionals in partnership with UNSW Art & Design. Representatives from the NSW government sector, schools, nation-wide universities and major regional and metropolitan institutions in NSW, ACT and VIC attended the event. Speakers and attendees…

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5 Questions with Cara Pinchbeck

5 Questions with Cara Pinchbeck

What is your role at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, and what is your background?  I am the curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. My family is Kamilaroi, from north-west NSW. How can museum and gallery collections be shared with Indigenous communities, and…

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5 Questions with Kirsten Thorpe

5 Questions with Kirsten Thorpe

What is your role at the State Library of New South Wales, and what is your background? I am Manager, Indigenous Services at the Library. Our team are responsible for the development of Library services for Indigenous peoples and communities in NSW. One of our main aims is to connect with Aboriginal and Torres Strait…

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15,000 Shields

15,000 Shields

How many shields does it take to outline the original footprint of Sydney’s Garden Palace? If you’re Jonathan Jones the answer is 15,000. In preparation for Jones’ project barrangal dyara (skin and bones), up to 15,000 broad shields are being created as a memorial to the significant cultural objects that were lost in the 1882…

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5 QUESTIONS with Miguel Garcia, Librarian at the Royal Botanic Garden

5 QUESTIONS with Miguel Garcia, Librarian at the Royal Botanic Garden

What are the roles of Sydney’s Royal Botanic Garden Library and Herbarium? We exist mainly to support the work that’s done here, by both the horticultural and scientific staff. The library itself began in 1852, about the same time that the Royal Botanic Garden at Kew began their library, so we’re as old as they are.…

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10 QUESTIONS with Jonathan Jones

10 QUESTIONS with Jonathan Jones

In 2014 Jonathan Jones was chosen as the winner of Kaldor Public Art Projects’ competition Your Very Good Idea. Nearly two years on, Jonathan’s project is nearing its realisation as one of our most ambitious projects to date, and will soon be open to the public as a vast installation and program of events transforming…

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