Issue 216, Summer , 2008

ACT & Region


Yolande Norris & David Broker

Helen Wright, Signs of life 1, 2008, oil on linen. Helen Wright - The tower of song and other signs of life is on at Helen Maxwell Gallery, Canberra, until 20 December. www.helenmaxwell.com

Commemorating the birth of Charles Darwin 200 years ago

Julie Ryder, Emma (detail), 2008, tapa cloth, leaf material, glass. In Generate, part of the celebrations commemorating the birth of Charles Darwin 200 years ago and publication of his work On the Origin of the Species 150 years ago. On at the Australian National Botanic Gardens, Canberra, from 2 December until 26 March 2009. www.anbg.gov.au.

Sculpture by the sea

Amanda Stuart, Mongrel Country Nil Tenure, 2008, steel armature, bitumen, textiles and found objects. In Sculpture by the sea, Sydney, in November this year. Philip Spelman was the recipient of the Andrea Stretton Memorial Invitation to Cottesloe for his abstract work Parabola, 2008, while Amanda Stuart was awarded the Waverley Council Parks Staff Prize for her work Mongrel Country Nil Tenure, 2008. www.sculpturebythesea.com

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