Thursday, June 08, 2006


This blog was featured in INNER LANDSCAPES curated by Yolande Pickett and Catherine Gomersall, Perth Centre for Photography, WA. June 2006.

Contemporary photographic explorations of relationships between inner and outer worlds.

Kate Massola - Melbourne, Vic. Felicia Lloyd - Brisbane, Qld. Kelly Scurr - Darwin, N.T. Hayley West - Darwin, N.T. Tara Gilbee - Fryerstown, Vic. Franca Barraclough - Alice Springs, N.T. Thomas Larsen - Perth, W.A. Amanda de Simone -Melbourne, Vic.

a little something about us for you mob in perth!

Hayley West - has been the Administrator of the Artist Run Initiative - DVAA (Darwin Visual Arts Association Inc.) since May 2004. Hayley is also a successful practising artist exhibiting in artist run spaces, public art spaces and contemporary art spaces throughout Australia since 1998 in solo, group and collaborative shows. In Melbourne Hayley was one of the original committee members responsible for establishing the ARI Seventh Gallery Inc. (2000-2003). In 1998 she graduated with a BFA (sculpture) from RMIT. Her most recent award was as a 2004-05 recipient of the Australia Council ‘New Work’ emerging artists grant. In 2005 she had a solo show at 24HR Art Northern Territory Centre for Contemporary Art, had work on loan to the Museum and Art Gallery NT, participated in a group show at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, collaborated with Tobias Richardson to exhibit work in a empty shop front during the Darwin Festival, and participated in a cross cultural performance ‘Fusion Strength ‘05’(Singaporean artists) at 24HR Art in September. So far in 2006 Hayley has had her fourth solo show in an empty shop front in the Darwin City Mall, been invited to exhibit in a group show at g&A Studios in Sydney, and travelled to Bendigo for the 3x3=6° of separation exchange.

Tara Gilbee - is an independant photomedia artist represented by Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne. She has been an active artist working in diverse settings since graduating from VCA Melbourne in 1996. She initiated an artist residency at Royal Melbourne Hospital that allowed a collaboration within the radiology department and with the sculptor Lauren Berkowitz. Culminating in the co -curation of a group exhibition at the hospital for the Melbourne International Arts Festival in 1998. She has been awarded a number of grants to create work in 2004 then attend an artistic residency in France 2004/05. She has written articles for Real Time and un magazine and has lectured about her work at RMIT, VCA and VU. Currently Tara is employed as the Arts Officer for Mount Alexander Shire Council part time. She has recently resigned from a posiiton on the artistic directorate at Allans Walk ARI and is currently a member of the funding panel for Arts Innovation within Arts Victoria.


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