RMIT Gallery touring exhibitions
Beyond Metal: Contemporary Australian Jewellery and Holloware
Vanessa Raimondo, Stranded, neck piece, 2005, PVC plastic, polyester 420ø mm. Collection of the artist. Photographer: Terence Bogue.
- Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore
- NN Gallery, Kuala Lumpur
- Coomarasawamy, Mumbai 15 April - 6 May 2007
- Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi 22 March - 4 April 2007
- Lalit Kala Academy, Chennai 1 - 10 March 2007
- Bangalore, India 15 - 25 February 2007
This touring exhibition showcases the best of Australian metalwork, jewellery and holloware. Featuring some of the country's most celebrated contemporary practitioners, participating artists include: Helen Aitken-Kuhnen, Roseanne Bartley, Nicholas Bastin; Vito Bila, Julie Blyfield, Susan Cohn, Simon Cottrell, Juongmee Do, Mark Edgoose, Robert Foster, Stephen Gallagher, Rowena Gough, Marian Hosking, Daehoon Kang, Johannes Kuhnen, Elfrun Lach, Andrew Last, Simone LeAmon, Carlier Makigawa, Vicki Mason, Leslie Matthews, Karl Millard, Chris Mullins, Sean OConnell, Vanessa Raimondo, Brenda Ridgewell, Beatrice Schlabowsky.
Funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and curated by Suzanne Davies, Carlier Makigawa, Beatrice Schlabowsky and Ray Stebbins for RMIT Gallery, Beyond Metal: Contemporary Australian Jewellery and Holloware is characterised by a uniquely Australian aesthetic that embraces raw as well as recycled materials, innovative design and use of technology, and a respectfully playful approach to tradition.