Curation and Install: WORKSHOP

Presented by Gillean Shaw, Art Curator at the University of Newcastle Gallery and exhibition curator Jen Denzin, this workshop is an opportunity to get behind the scenes of the next PODspace exhibition and find out how it is curated and installed.

Plus you can assist with the installation of the exhibition which features mixed media work from Jen Denzin, Maggie Hensel-Brown, Alison Smith, Penny Dunstan, Eleanor Jane Robinson, Mandy Robinson, Bree Sanders, Brooke Stevens.

This workshop will be presented in two parts:

Part 1: Gillean Shaw will explain key principles of curation and installation. Then Jen Denzin will talk about how she curated and plans to install the exhibition.

Part 2: You can assist with the installation, under the guidance of the curator and University Gallery staff.

This workshop would suit emerging artists and curators as well as general members of the public who have an interest in seeing first hand how an exhibition is pulled together.

Workshop limited to 8 participants only to ensure that everyone gets sufficient instruction and experience in exhibition installation. Light lunch provided.

Date: Monday 8th September 2014.

Time: 10am – 2pm.

Venue: University of Newcastle Gallery, University Drive, Callaghan.

Access: The Gallery and toilets are wheelchair accessible.

Parking: There is very limited parking available onsite. We recommend that you park on University Drive. (If you do this, you should allow 10-15 minutes to get from your car to the gallery). There is one disabled park outside the gallery – if you would like to use this, please let Christina know.

Public transport: Take buse 100 or 101 to design bus stop walk back up the hill from there.

Cost: $45/$35 Octapod members.

Bookings can be made via the Octapod online shop.

Contact Christina Robberds
Tel: 02 4021 1605

Three full working days (Monday–Friday) notice is required to qualify for a refund. All refunds attract an administration charge of 25% of the ticket price(s) with a minimum charge of $5. Not negotiable.