Do you care for or work with someone with dementia? Learn more about MCA’s research program, Artful, for people living with dementia and their carers. This program is a collaboration with the Brain And Mind Centre and Alzheimer's Australia with the support of the Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation.

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Artful: Art and Dementia at the MCA

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The 21st Biennale of Sydney is gearing up to be a big one! 16 additional international artists were just announced and the main theme revealed, ‘SUPERPOSITION: Art of Equilibrium and Engagement’. See it at the MCA and across #Sydney, from 16 March to 18 June 2018. #21BOS

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The 21st Biennale of Sydney is gearing up to be a big

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Get ready to shake it because Yung Brujo will be on the decks for this months ARTBAR, curated by Claudia Nicholson. Ranging from tropical bass to deep house, we can guarantee that his tunes will have you dancing on our rooftop all night long!

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[From our friends] Have you got your tickets to see Bennelong by Bangarra Dance Theatre? It’s a visual feast that features a career-defining performance by the incredible Beau Dean Riley Smith. Now playing at Sydney Opera House until July 29 | goo.gl/og8uNK
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Who are you beneath the surface? Join artist Julie Paterson in a workshop that will use intuitive drawing, paper stencils and pre-loved fabric to reveal your alter ego. Grab your spot here: bit.ly/2t9CW5r

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Who are you beneath the surface Join artist Julie Paterson in a

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Happy #WorldEmojiDay everyone! To celebrate, use 5 emoji’s or less to describe the nostalgic work ‘Untitled’ by Mikala Dwyer.
Looking for a brain teaser ? Head to our Instagram and Twitter pages, crack the emoji codes and try guess the titles of some of our #MCACollection works.

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[The Jewel Box Room] #JennyWatson frequently draws connections between music and the ambiance of her current work. Like pop music, her work is dependent on a set of recurring images, and, like a good song, it allows us to enter, just for a moment, a different reality.

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The Jewel Box Room JennyWatson frequently draws connections between music and

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[Watch] Artist #KaderAttia discusses the concepts of injury and repair, two themes that have been a constant in Attia’s art practice. Make sure you catch this important show in its last weeks.
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Artist Kader Attia and the Concept of Repair

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[Watch] After extensive travels and diverging interests, artist #KaderAttia had to decide which path to take: the arts or elsewhere? #lastweeks
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Artist Kader Attia and Why He Chose the Arts

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What inspires #JennyWatson? Check out the beats behind the brushstrokes of ‘Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy.’

Image: Jenny Watson, 'Portrait for Nick', 1977 © the artist, photo: Anna Kucera
What inspires JennyWatson Check out the beats behind the brushstrokes of ‘Jenny

The Beats Behind Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy

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[Livin’ in the 70s] One of our current exhibiting artists #JennyWatson recently spoke to Vice’s @id.co and reflected back on how the Melbourne punk scene, feminism and nuclear family life influenced youth culture. See how these movements impacted her work in The Fabric of Fantasy.
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‘… the artist [Kader Attia] had pushed his ideas to the heart of the matter through raw and explicit means.’ - Artlink Magazine
Be quick, as there is only a few more weeks to view the works of Kader Attia. Free entry, until 30 July.
‘… the artist Kader Attia had pushed his ideas to the heart

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[The Jewel Box Room] Many of Jenny Watson’s recent works function as catalysts for flights of fantasy and romantic illusion, but this immersion is usually short lived and is disrupted by the dark humour and mundane realities of the accompanying text.

‘Ballerina’ (1992) depicts a petite, tutu-clad dancer twinkling in the limelight. This may be a stereotypical fantasy of suburban girlhood, but... View more »
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[Announcing ] Dust off your dancing shoes and pull out the party hats because this month’s #MCAARTBAR curator Claudia Nicholson will be bringing the party. Influenced by her Latin American roots, Nicholson will transform the MCA into a huge quinceañera celebration showering us all in a night full of love, devotion and gift giving. ❤ Grab your tickets here: bit.ly/2v5TTOx
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[#TravelTuesday] Great art can move us… literally. Discover the pieces (and places) that made MCA’s Director Elizabeth Ann Macgregor and six other Australian gallery and museum directors and curators pack up their bags for a trip. ✈
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Which artworks inspired seven art leaders to visit the destinations depicted?

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[Now open] Step inside ‘The Jewel Box’ at #JennyWatson: The Fabric of Fantasy. This room, one of many within the exhibition, mimics the plush interior of a child’s jewelry box and hosts several of Jenny’s more recent paintings.

These recent paintings portray a sparser and more dreamlike world than the one she portrayed in the 1980s. Watson describes these as being like colourful talismans,... View more »
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[#NAIDOCWeek] ‘Minyma Punu Kungkarangkalpa (Seven Sisters Tree Women)’ was made by seven women of the Tjanpi Desert Weavers collective during a weaving bush camp. Made from native grasses (tjanpi) and materials found in the desert, these part-tree, part-women manifest the story of the seven sisters.

In this story, the seven sisters of the Pleiades star cluster are chased by a man, the... View more »
NAIDOCWeek ‘Minyma Punu Kungkarangkalpa Seven Sisters Tree Women ’ was made

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[#NAIDOCWeek] “Through the movement of information, details and facts associated with historical events and objects are lost. The paintings acknowledge this process and are a remembrance of that loss.” - Daniel Boyd

‘Untitled (PSM)’ by Daniel Boyd creates a constellation of semi-transparent ‘lenses’ that only partially reveal the underlying images. Boyd uses resin dots that he places over a... View more »
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[#NAIDOCWeek] From the mischievous grin of ‘Camp Dog’ to the two-metre tall ‘Ngalmudji (Rainbow Serpent),’ you’ll find everything from cheeky characters to intricately handmade belts and baskets in Lena Yarinkura’s MCA Artist Room.

Yarinkura learnt the techniques of string-bag weaving and pandanus basketry from her mother, and these skills are apparent in many of Lena’s pieces. Find dogs,... View more »
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With the final sign-off, ‘#JennyWatson: The Fabric of Fantasy’ is officially open. Swing by the Level 3 Galleries and explore each of the separate ‘rooms’ showcasing a wide array of her works from her last year of art school to now. Free entry, open until 9pm tonight.
With the final sign off ‘ JennyWatson: The Fabric of Fantasy’ is
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