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Date uploaded: August 22, 2011


September 18 - October 15 2011

Iteration:Again and its suite of thirteen public artworks across Tasmania may not offer too much in the way of easy lounge room entertainment, but it will deliver something visceral, captivating, politically fraught, and - dare we say - pleasurable.

It will impact on the movements of Tasmanians in decidedly unexpected ways: from the street, the sky, the waterways, and across the airwaves.

Over four weeks from September 18 to October 15, national and international artists will work to shape - and reshape - how and what we know about the idiosyncrasies and complexities of the island state. The project challenges artists to make a work, then re-visit that work over four weekly ‘iterations’, showing how art can mirror the transitory nature of public space, as an evolving and essentially unstable (but all the more exciting!) thing.

If you think public art equals big metal objects dumped in forecourts think again. Iteration:Again offers audiences new and lively ways to consider art in public places. CAST will host a major launch party revealing the locations of each of the artworks, and will thereafter remain as the primary information hub for the duration of Iteration:Again. A dedicated website will act as a virtual reference point, and provide a growing archive of the iterations.

Iteration:Again will feature new work from leading international figures including Irish artists Paul O’Neill, Mick Wilson and Annie Fletcher, emerging Spanish enfant terrible Ruben Santiago,together with Australian artists Raquel Ormella, Marley Dawson, Chris Hanrahan and James Newitt.

Expect divas, cannonballs, airplanes, pigeons, and the smell of petrol…

Curatorial Director: David Cross (NZ)

Curators: Fernando Do Campo, Nicole Durling, Sarah Jones, Fiona Lee, Damien Quilliam, Paula Silva, Jane Stewart

Artists: David Blamey (UK), Lucy Bleach (AUS), Rhona Byrne (IRE), David Clegg (NZ), Marley Dawson (AUS), Bethany J Fellows (AUS), Annie Fletcher (IRE), Christopher Hanrahan (AUS), Toby Huddlestone (UK), Anthony Johnson (AUS), Maddie Leach (NZ), Gareth Long (CAN), James Newitt (AUS), Jem Noble (UK), Paul O’Neill (IRE), Raquel Ormella (AUS), Garrett Phelan (IRE), Sarah Pierce (USA/IRE), Ruben Santiago (ESP), John Vella (AUS), Mick Wilson (IRE), Voice Theatre Lab (AUS).

Launch Event: CAST, Thursday September 15, 6pm

Symposium: Tasmanian School of Art, Sunday October 16, 10.30am - 6pm

Visit www.iterationagain.com

Iteration:Again announcement flyer

Iteration:Again announcement flyer