The Survey Show

After all the grand plans and the complex operations, after the big dreams and small realities, after spending the entire budget on black and white photocopies of the room sheet,  Clandulla State Gallery has finally managed to open its doors with The Survey Show.  It was a beautiful day and a beautiful crowd.  Everyone was famous and…

Collaborative curation and emergence theory

The Survey Show is not planned as a group show of site-specific work but might become that because the Clandulla State Gallery’s unconventional gallery spaces might make some think of land art rather than paintings. I have always been curious about how artists deal with the way a site could be expected to change as…

spatial disorientation / navigation / spatial artwork

The Clandulla State Gallery looks to most people like a typical dry Australian bush, and where anyone unfamiliar with the bush will easily get lost because there are no obvious landmarks. For The Survey Show, this potential for us to get lost will be addressed by Alex’s bush-regeneration friend, Dave, who plans to make a…