Recent and Future Program
The ongoing Curatorial Mentorship program supports an aspiring curator to develop an exhibition and publication with support from industry professionals.
Image: Alex Last, A Fleshy-rooted Perennial, 2021. Installation view from the exhibition Rehearsing the Future, curated by Sophie Burgoyne. Photo: Cassie Sullivan
DARK MOFO – EXHIBITION
In partnership with Melbourne-based philanthropic organisation, Project Eleven, CAT will present a major performance installation by senior Indonesian performance artist, Tisna Sanjaya.
Image: Documentation performance, SITE EIGHT Gallery Space, 2017. Courtesy of the artist.
TASMANIA SOLO EXHIBITION
DEEP FAKE will be a new film and sculpture work by Willoh S. Weiland and is developed through CAT’s 2022/23 Studio Program.
Image: Willoh S. Weiland, LICK, LICK, BLINK, 2019. Performance still courtesy of the artist, MCA, Sydney.
SHOTGUN – DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND EXHIBITION
An intensive individually designed program of high-level industry access and critical engagement culminates in the exhibition of work developed through the program.
Image: Alex Davern Bright labyrinth, 2021. Pine, MDF, acrylic paint, linoleum, fluorescent lighting, leight filters, steel, Perspex, electrical components, 270 x 380 x 380cm. Photo: Rèmi Chauvin. From Shotgun 9: The clouds have cameras, 2021.
CAT’s suite of development activity operates through two complimentary streams: intensive targeted programs customised for individual artists and arts professionals; alongside professional-level programs offered to greater numbers of artists.
Image: Jon Smeathers, Lost Futures of Me at the Zoo, workshop, 2020. Photo: Eden Meure. Presented as part of Cobra, early-career artist development in 2020.
Constellations is a new series of education and development sessions initiated in response to the shifting expectations, knowledge and skill requirements of artists.
Image: Jim Everett puralia meenamatta presenting at the Bendable Posable Artist Action series of talks as part of the Constellations program, 2022. Photo: Cassie Sullivan.
CURATED GROUP EXHIBITION
Work by Belinda Winkler from Numinosity, a curated group exhibition developed by a CAT Program Committee curatorium.
Image: Belinda Winkler, Brink #3, 2021, installation image. Photo: Rémi Chauvin
THE EARTH PROJECT – OFF SITE
Earth is a long-form project bringing Aboriginal culture, Tasmanian soil science and artists together to create an emergent work that reveals the deep history and complex material substance of one of Tasmania’s most significant sites, the Royal Tasmanian Botanic Gardens.
Image: supplied by Lucy Bleach
The CAT touring program supports a range of curators, artists and public galleries to develop and present touring exhibitions of contemporary art in Tasmania and across Australia.
To companion a companion comprises a series of major contemporary artworks by Fernando do Campo that can be reconfigured to respond in part to local birdlife and introduced species of the surrounding location of each venue.