Date: 29-Oct-2011 – 27-Nov-2011
Location: Contemporary Art Tasmania
CAST and project partner, Detached Cultural Organisation present the second edition of this annual early career artist exhibition and professional development opportunity. Shotgun provides a platform for promising early career artists based in Tasmania to develop new work for exhibition. Each artist receives a generous production budget and artist fee of $5000, provided by Detached and are supported by a program of critical engagement formulated to assist each artist examine the processes underlying their work. CAST and Detached congratulate Amanda Davies and Andrew Harper on being selected for inclusion in Shotgun 2011.
Shotgun operates under a flexible curatorial model with selection of applications assessed through a committee process. The 2011 Shotgun Selection Committee comprised Jane Deeth (Northern representative), Michael Edwards (CAST Director), Anthony Johnson (CAST Program Committee representative), Kylie Johnson (Shotgun Coordinator) and Craig Judd (Detached representative) This year sixteen artists from across Tasmania were invited to submit portfolios. From these submissions six artists were chosen for interview, and ultimately two were selected for inclusion in Shotgun.
SHOTGUN EXHIBITION OPENS AT CAST 28 OCTOBER, 2011
DISCUSSION EVENT SATURDAY 12 NOVEMBER, 2011