Calendar, Exhibitions, June 19, Visual arts

Visual Arts: June Exhibitions at Cool Change

8 – 29 June @ Cool Change Contemporary ·
Presented by Cool Change Contemporary ·

Cool Change’s June Exhibitions include:
Gallery 1: ‘Drifting Proximities’ (Tessa Beale, Bina Butcher & Phoebe Clarke)
Gallery 2: ‘Deep Heritage’ (Cassie Lynch, Rebecca Orchard, Andrew James Williams, Mei Swan Lim)
Gallery 3: ‘Suburban Musings and Other Curious Finds’ (Pip Lewi)
Project Space: ‘Here, with a bang!’ (Lauren McCartney)

Opening Night: 7 June

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Rebecca Orchard, Fragments of A Shifting Landscape, 2016. Image Courtesy of the Artist.

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Abstract art work in shades of ochre and grey/blue
Calendar, Installation, May 19, Visual arts

Visual Arts: Penumbra II by Tessa Beale and Bina Butcher

10 May @ The Lobby, Swanbourne ·
Presented by The Lobby ·

Penumbra II is the second iteration of a collaborative body of work between Bina Butcher and Tessa Beale.

The work focuses on contemplating what is frequently overlooked in the natural world. The installation exposes textures, colours and forms that highlight detail and offer new perspectives on conventional ways of seeing components of the landscape. These responses range from drawing, sculpture, sound, film, print and photography to documented interventions in the environment. This forms the basis of an installation that aims to create the conditions for slower, quieter consideration of our surroundings and our place in the natural world.

Friday 10th May 2019,  6:30pm – 8:30pm
The Lobby,  | 11a Rob Roy Street, Swanbourne, 0410 461 622
RSVP is essential | Thursday 9th May

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Visual art: Exhibition – Penumbra

27 April – 18 May @ Midland Junction Arts Centre ·
Presented by Mundaring Arts Centre ·

Artwork by Bina Butcher, 2018

Exhibition Opening 6:30pm, Friday 27 April
Viewing Times Wed-Fri 10am – 5pm, Saturday 29 April 9am – 1pm
Midland Junction Arts Centre is an event-based facility and open to the public during advertised exhibition hours, workshops and events only.

In an effort to create a context for contemplation, for their three-month residency at Midland Junction Arts Centre, Bina Butcher and Tessa Beale have gathered natural elements and documented interventions in the environment. This exhibition of the results of their explorations creates the conditions for a slower, quieter consideration of our surroundings.

Penumbra is the term for the partially shaded outer region of the shadow cast by an opaque object. Beale and Butcher explore these margins and communicate the effects of particular qualities found in the natural objects and materials they have collected.

Through observations of the movement of bodies of water, textures, shadows and sound re-contextualise our own sensory experiences and interactions in a new environment: the gallery.

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