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ONE COUNTRY, ONE PEOPLE
After a four-year design process,
e Canning Stock Route Project is
set to make its mark in Canberra.
You may remember in our Winter issue
last year, we covered a multi-disciplinary
arts initiative about life in the western
desert. Spearheaded by the dedicated folks
at FORM, it sought to tell a little-known
story about the Canning Stock Route
through a series art workshops, filming
collaborations and interviews out bush.
After four years, this project is now
on track for an exhibition launch at the
National Museum of Australia in July. e
Canning Stock Route Project will break
new ground as it brings Aboriginal voices
and experiences to the fore and explores an
epic and little-known period of Australian
history through contemporary art, film
and new media.
e breadth of the exhibition includes a
large interactive multimedia installation,
a stunning exhibition of works by more
than 80 artists from nine community art
centres, a film program, public workshops
and a national K-12 education program.
Deirdre Feeney has won the Art Gallery
of Western Australia's Tom Malone Prize.
Melbourne-based sculptor Deirdre Feeney
has won the Tom Malone Prize this year with
her architectural glass model of a cinema
(pictured above), which is illuminated by
a projected video animation. e judges
commented that Deirdre's work "emphasises
a new and exciting path taken by contem-
porary glass artists, combining great skills
with the medium and the use of projected
images in order to create a complex viewing
experience". Now in its eighth year, the
competition is an acquisitive award for
contemporary Australian glass artists.
Congratulations to Paul
Rayner who scored
a $1000 art voucher
from Gadfly Gallery at
February's Ideal Home
Show. Gadfly's Anna
the prize to Scoop
Publishing to be won by
someone who dropped
by our stand at the
show. A big thank you
to Anna -- and enjoy
your art, Paul!
Gadfly Gallery (08) 9386 8369, gadflygallery.com.
The Canning Stock Route Project will use diverse multimedia
to tell a little-known outback story, bringing Aboriginal
voices and experiences to the fore. (Right) The winner
of the Art Gallery of Western Australia's Tom Malone
Prize: That Evening by Deirdre Feeney (2009, waterjet-cut,
kiln-worked, cold-worked, lamp-worked glass and projected
video animation) .
Photography David McArthur (That Evening)
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