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Peter Jordan and Sara Freeman – Regarding dreams as water moons

Suki & Hugh Gallery
38A Gibraltar Street Bungendore NSW
From 20 April 2024

The exhibition title Regarding dreams as water moons is taken from a poem by the Buddhist teacher Longchenpa (Tibet 1308-1364), reminding us that ultimately everything is as ephemeral as a reflection of the moon in the water.

Barbie spoke to Peter Jordan and Sara Freeman about Regarding dreams as water moons
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Group exhibition – Living in Another World:  Australian Landscape in Abstraction

Tyger Gallery
84 Comur Street, Yass, NSW
Until 4 May 2024

This is a vast exhibition with works by 39 artists

Richard spoke to artists Sarah Phemister, Chantal de Kock and Bravo Domino about their work in Living in Another World
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Robbie Karmel – Sitting Standing Turning

Tuggeranong Arts Centre
Until 8 June 2024
Participatory Event: Saturday 20 April, 2:30 – 4:30pm
Panel Drawing Performance: Saturday 25 May, 2:30pm – 4:30pm

The works in this show are therapeutic responses to trauma. They also document a process of recovery, from sitting, to standing, to turning.

Barbie spoke to Robbie Karmel at Tuggeranong Arts Centre
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Apeiron Baroque – Shipwrecked

4pm Sunday 21 April 2024
Wesley Uniting Church, National Circuit, Forrest, ACT

Countertenor Tobias Cole will be joined by a small band of strings (and harpsichord!) to present stormy vocal works by Baroque composers Ariosti, Vivaldi, Handel, and Hasse. Fans of music without words will also be treated to unusual instrumental gems by Biber, Uccellini, Cazzati, Vilsmayr, and Bononcini!

Barbie spoke to John Ma and Tobias Cole about Shipwrecked
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Caroline Huf, Kati Gorgenyi , Janet Long – Abode

Tuggeranong Arts Centre
Until 8 June 2024

This exhibition explores what abode means to the three presenting artists. Their works include video, sculptures and paintings.

Barbie spoke to Caroline Huf, Kati Gorgenyi and Janet Long at Tuggeranong Arts Centre
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Tenzin Choegyal  – Heart Strings

The Street Theatre
7.30pm Friday 5 April 2024

Artist, composer, cultural ambassador and son of Tibetan nomads, Tenzin Choegyal feels a connection to the music of the high Himalayan plateau and remains dedicated to preserving the cultural traditions of his ancestors. 

Barbie spoke to Tenzin Choegyal about Heart Strings
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Contrasts in Motion: Unveiling the Subtle and the Unnoticed

Leslie Andersen and Jeanette Muirhead
The Front Gallery & Café
1 Wattle Place Lyneham ACT
5-17 April 2024
Open weekdays 7am-3pm and weekends 8am-2pm

These artists share a common belief in the value of walking, of slowing down to observe and appreciate the inconspicuous. They invite viewers to discover beauty in unusual places.

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Barbara Dawson – Layered Land: Time, Fragility, Repair

M16 Artspace, Gallery 3
21 Blaxland Crescent Griffith ACT
Friday 22 March – Sunday 14 April 2024
Open Wednesday to Sunday 12 noon to 5pm

Barbara Dawson’s Layered Land series of drawings and textiles investigates the way a place is remembered. In the mind’s reinterpreting details are altered, omitted, and become imbued with one’s own emotional outlook.

Barbie spoke to Barbara Dawson at M16 about Layered Land: Time, Fragility, Repair
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Creative Gunning – Fibre to Fabric

Connect@Gunning Station
Grovenor Street Gunning NSW
Sunday 14 April 2024 
Free but bookings essential

In this Fibre to Fabric exhibition, each room of Connect@Gunning Station will be dedicated to a particular stage of the process of preparing alpaca and wool fleece, spinning, weaving and other ways of making fabric and woven cord.

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