While the World Waits (Condobolin)
Fri 17 March - Sat 15 AprilFree entry
The launch includes a half hour session of original music by Adam Kereszy at 5.30-6pm.
Curated by Steven Cavanagh
Arts OutWest showcases some of the region’s most exciting visual artists as they each respond to original music reflecting on the challenging and changing times over the past few of years.
The While the World Waits exhibition opens on Friday 17 March, 5-7pm, at Condobolin Community Arts Centre.
“In 2021 Arts OutWest commissioned 15 Central West songwriters to each write a track reflecting their experiences of 2020. We created a compilation album of original music titled While the World Waits,” Mr Cavanagh explains, “Then we opened the conversation up to visual artists to see what they were feeling.”
The selected artists were asked to use the music as a jumping off point and inspiration for new work. The resulting While the World Waits Exhibition is work of 20 artists, each responding to one or more tracks, title or words on the album.
You will see painting, sculpture, drawing, ceramics, moving image, animation, photography, glass and textiles.
The exhibition will run until Saturday 15 April, open Wednesday & Thursday 10am – 4pm and on Saturdays 10am – 12noon.
Gus Armstrong l Laura Baker l Helen Carpenter l Steven Cavanagh l Gemma Clipsham l Bev Coe
Heather Dunn l Lise Edwards l Harrie Fasher l Robert Hirschmann l Cate McCarthy l Hugh McKinnon
Christine McMillan l Shani Nottingham l Timothy Seager l Henry Simmons & River Yarners
Bridget Thomas l Jane Tonks l Heather Vallance l Stephan de Wit
EXHIBITION DATES / TIMES
Friday 17 March – Saturday 15 April 2023
Wednesday & Thursday 10am – 4pm l Saturday 10am – 12noon
Condobolin Community Arts Centre: 23 Bathurst Street, Condobolin
Enquiries: 6338 4657
Image: Bev Coe, Maliyan, 2021 (detail), weaving natural raffia, 50x135cm
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