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…

The Survey Show – India Zegan

India Zegan,  Raft No.2 (2014) (White sand, cable ties) Zegan has been thinking on and off about Théodore Géricault’s painting, The Raft of The Medusa (1819) for approximately ten years. The French frigate, The Medusa, sank on route to Senegal in 1816. Géricault’s painting is widely agreed upon by art historians as marking the birth of modernity. ‘The…

The Survey Show – Emma Wise

‘Balance’: for The Survey Show, I will be trying to walk along a truck-strap stretched tight between two trees at a height of approx. 40cm above the ground. (I may invite visitors to try to balance on another truck strap – warning them that if they try to balance they will be liable for the consequences.)…

The Survey Show – Kathryn Ryan

  For the Survey Show my objects will be trees. I see the show as an opportunity to get away from the mess of art objects accumulated in boxes, and to reclaim a sense of space that has been lacking lately. I want to travel lightly, so I will be bringing text, pins, labels, a…

The Survey Show – Margaret Roberts

for The Survey Show I am making  Back-blp, 2014, composed of blps that visitors are encouraged to wear around the Gallery space. Back-blp is a mixture of  Richard Artschwager’s blps and Daniel Buren’s Sandwich Men, both works that originated in the late 1960s (though Artschwager continued to make and locate blps randomly around the place – you can see 3…