Public Lecture 8: Jamie North

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Our 8th invited speaker in the 2016 PSM Guest Lecture Series is Jamie North.

Jamie North combines the waste products of industry and native Australian flora and plant species to create sculptural installations that explore the simultaneous concurrence and conflict between man-made architectural structures and the biological world. Initially working with photography, North’s interest in native plants and their ability to survive in the most unlikely circumstances led him to experiment with cast concrete and the by-products of mining, using industrial materials to create poetic sculptures that become miniature landscapes; microcosms where native plants grow and regenerate, gradually reclaiming seemingly hostile environments.

This lecture, like all in the series, is free and open to the public. It takes place this Monday the 30th of May, 6.15-8pm. The location is UTS Building 6, 702-720 Harris street, level 3, room 22.

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Public Lecture 3: Keg De Souza

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Our third invited speaker in the 2016 PSM Guest Lecture Series is Keg De Souza.

Keg de Souza is an Australian artist working with mediums such as inflatable architecture, food, film, mapping and dialogical projects to explore the politics of space.  This investigation of social and spatial environments is influenced by her formal training in architecture and experiences of radical spaces through squatting and organising. She often creates site and situation specific projects with people, with an emphasis on knowledge exchange. Keg is a member of various collaborative groups, such as SquatSpace Artist Collective, NUCA: The Network of Un-Collectable Artists, and The Rizzeria printmaking collective and has been self-publishing her own artist’s books and zines for over 15 years under the name All Thumbs Press. Recent exhibitions include: the 5th Auckland Triennial; 15th Jakarta Biennale; and Vertical Villages at 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney (all 2013); Temporality in Architecture, Food and Communities, Delfina Foundation, London; Temporary Spaces, Edible Places, Atlas Arts, Isle of Skye, Scotland; If There’s Something Strange In Your Neighbourhood… Ratmakan Kampung, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (all 2014); and Temporary Spaces, Edible Places: New York, AC Institute, New York (2015). Keg is currently exhibiting in the 20th Biennale of Sydney, The future is already here — its just not evenly distributed.

This lecture, like all in the series, is free and open to the public. It takes place this Monday the 18th of April, 6.15-8pm. The location is UTS Building 6, 702-720 Harris street, level 3, room 22.

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Work: 2015 UTS PSM Graduation Exhibition

PSM is proud to invite you to the 2015 UTS PSM graduation exhibition, featuring the final projects of the 27 accomplished students completing the undergraduate program. These projects are diverse, working across documentary, fashion and fine art photography as well as moving image, performance and installation. The work showcases the talent, technical skill, and ambition of our graduating cohort.

Please join us for the opening on the 12th of November at District 01, 46 Foveaux street, Surry Hills. Exhibition runs till the 15th of Nov, 10am till 6pm.

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PSM at Volume Art Book Fair

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PSM staff and students are participating in Volume 2015, an art book fair being held at Artspace 11-13 September. Stop by to buy some one of kind work from our people.

More information here.

 

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Natalya Hughes “Girls Girls Girls” At Firstdraft

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PSM staff member Natalya Hughes to open a new exhibition titled “Girls Girls Girls” at Firstdraft on Wednesday June 3.

Full details at the Firstdraft site.

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“Staging Disorder” Opens in London

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PSM Associate Professor Christopher Stewart and Esther Teichmann will open their new exhibition “Staging Disorder” in London on Monday January 26th.

“‘Staging Disorder’ is an exhibition of photography, sound and moving image exploring the contemporary representation of the real in relation to modern conflict.

The exhibition includes selected images from seven photographic series that were made independently of each other in the first decade of the new millennium: Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin’s ‘Chicago’, Geissler/Sann’s ‘personal kill’, Claudio Hils’ ‘Red Land Blue Land’, An-My Lê’s ’29 Palms’, Richard Mosse’s ‘Airside’, Sarah Pickering’s ‘Public Order’ and Christopher Stewart’s ‘Kill House’.”

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To the next 5!

2016 sees the beginning of the 6th year of PSM. We are extremely proud of the accomplishments of our students and staff during our first five.

Onwards and upwards!

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Subtext #9: Timothy Lorkovic

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Situations: Next Wednesday!

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It’s almost here. Situations opens Wednesday November 20 at Boutwell Draper!

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PSM High School Competition

Attention current year 11 and 12 students: PSM is sponsoring a photography and situated media competition with prizes totalling $1000.

Judges include Rachel Kent (Senior Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art) and PSM staff. Click here for full details and submission requirements.

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