Category Archives: Group exhibitions

Moving Towards Light

Moving Towards Light 

Group exhibition curated by and including artwork by Michelle Genders

2nd to 20th September 2015

Tacit Contemporary Art Gallery

Part of the ‘Unlimited Substance‘ series of exhibitions curated by Michelle Genders

 

Artwork included:

For those who would like to defeat their fears

 

About the exhibition:

This exhibition included a select group of 28 contemporary jewellery/object artists from Australia (NSW and VIC) and the rest of the world (UK, Germany, Taiwan, New Zealand, Slovakia, Japan, Greece, Spain, Mexico and USA). The selected pieces engage with the concept of light and its opposites: as it is conceived as a wavelength, a physical quality of mass, an emotional state, and/or a spiritual path. This exhibition was a part of the ‘Radiant Pavilion’ jewellery and object trail in Melbourne.

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Art Street

 

Art Street

Group exhibition including artwork by Michelle Genders

6th to 20th June 2016

Winter Magic Festival

 

Artwork included:

A fig tree remembered

 

About the exhibition:

The ‘Winter Magic Festival’ is held each year in Katoomba in conjunction with the winter solstice. The ‘Art Street’ exhibition is a part of the festival. It is a collaboration between local business owners and artists whereby artworks are displayed in shop windows along the main street of the town before, during and after the festival.

 

A Garden of Unnatural Delights

 

A Garden of Unnatural Delights 

Group exhibition including artwork by Michelle Genders

10th to 24th July 2016

Three Weeds Hotel

 

Artwork included:

Birthday party

 

About the exhibition:

The jewellery/objects exhibited were the result of the ‘Unnatural‘ workshop with Lauren Simeoni and Melinda Young that challenged approaches to making, materials and deconstructing found objects. Participants were encouraged, via a series of making exercises, to confront and challenge the borders that exist within their practice. Work created during the workshop was exhibited as part of the ‘Edges Borders Gaps‘ conference program in the Three Weeds Hotel kitchen garden and shared on Instagram.

 

Transformational

 

Transformational

Group exhibition including artwork by Nick facilitated by Michelle Genders

18th November to 5th December 2014

Parramatta Riverside Theatre

 

Artwork included:

Dancing hands

 

About the exhibition:

Artworks included in this exhibition developed during a six week collaborative program called ‘Hatch‘ undertaken by fifteen people with disabilities, seven professional artists and four artist mentors. The exhibition was a part of ‘Starefest‘ an “inclusive creative program uniting arts and disability organisations together to present an exciting two week program of theatre, film, dance, music and art across Parramatta.”

 

Vital

 

Vital

Group exhibition including artwork by Michelle Genders

29th May 2016

St Philip’s Church

 

Artwork included:

Ancient paths

 

About the exhibition:

‘Vital’ was the fourth annual art exhibition organised by Church Hill Anglican and held at St Philip’s Church in Sydney city. The church is on the site of the first Christian parish established during the British settlement of the area in the late 18th century.

 

Academy of Emergency Art

 

Academy of Emergency Art 

Group exhibition including artwork by Michelle Genders

9th to 26th June 2011

At The Vanishing Point

 

Artwork included:

Awareness muscle journal

 

About the exhibition:

Founder of the Academy of Emergency Art Thierry Geoffroy states: “The Artist must exercise regularly to minimize atrophy of their critical competence. They must train their Awareness Muscle to avoid this atrophication.” This exhibition was organised by the Sydney chapter of the Academy of Emergency Art challenged local artists to undertake exercises that trained their awareness muscles.

 

Above Earth, Below Sea

Above Earth, Below Sea

Group exhibition co-curated by and including artwork by Michelle Genders

27th July to 14th August 2011

Paper Plane Gallery

 

Artwork included:

A discovery

Neoplastic nudibranch neckpiece

It works by the energy of light

 

About the exhibition:

A group of Australian and Japanese artists made contemporary jewellery/objects that responded to this call out:

Objects originating deep in the ocean encircled by water or discovered high in the air above the earth. Exotic spaces more accessible by modern technology … rocket or scuba tank, blimp or submarine.

Places visited whilst on an adventure. A holiday to a new destination or wandering in your own imagination … an extraordinary experience.

Escape from the urban environment for spare time to play and relax. Feeling the elements on your skin and attending to details of the world you inhabit … a sudden feeling of awe.

 

The Exchange Project

 

The Exchange Project 

Group exhibition including artwork by Michelle Genders

6th to 18th July 2010

Studio 20/17

 

Artwork included:

Hope this one takes a while to unravel

The undesirable consequences of desire

 

About the exhibition:

The jewellery/objects included in this exhibition were developed as a result of a cross ocean exchange of material and writing between students in Sydney, Australia and Auckland, New Zealand. This exchange was document on ‘The Exchange Blog‘.