Photospace Gallery

Alexandra Poulos, Periphery (detail), 2016

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This exhibition space is located on the first floor above the main entrance to the School and is open to the public. Photospace primarily exhibits photographic work as part of the School of Art Photography and Media Arts Workshop activities.

Artists and curators who wish to use the space, please note that no sales commissions or space rental are charged but all other costs are borne by the approved exhibitors. This includes shipping, installation, publicity, insurance and opening/closing expenses.

Photospace proposals.

Photospace welcomes proposals from interested photo artists, curators and students at any time who wish to exhibit for a two week period. There is no formal set dates for applications.

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Jason O'Brien - Technical Officer and sessional lecturer, Photography and Media Arts and Inkjet Research Facility


Olaf and Kerstens in Canberra

Thursday, 19 October 2017
Exhibition Opening Erwin Olaf and Hendrik Kerstens, two of the most well-known and important contemporary photographers from the Netherlands, are showing at the ANU School of Art & Design’s Photospace Gallery, with the support of the Embassy of the Netherlands. Hendrik Kerstens exhibits a series of portraits emulating the style of...

Pmara Nurnakanha Parta-Kurta: Our Place With Hills

Friday, 24 February 2017 to Friday, 03 March 2017
Renowned members of the Hermannsburg School of Art, Lenie Namatjira and Gloria Pannka are joined by emerging watercolorist and acclaimed Hermannsburg potter Clara Inkamala in Canberra as Honorary Visitors at the ANU School of Art Printmedia and Drawing Workshop. During their visit the Western Aranda women will make new work in the...

Exquisite Corpse: an Insight into the Human Body

Friday, 22 July 2016
An exhibition of works by students who completed the inaugural collaborative, multidisciplinary winter intensive course, 'Exquisite Corpse: an Insight into the Human Body'.
IMAGE: Julio Falagán, this time I believe, 2015, inkjet print. Courtesy of the artist.

Julio Falagán

Tuesday, 13 October 2015 to Friday, 16 October 2015
Power to the People! Spanish artist Julio Falagán’s work questions power and the established status quo through humour and irony. Visitors to the exhibition are invited to take a free poster of the artist’s work.  
Francesca Larkin, St. Andrew (detail), acrylic on canvas, 125 x 110 cm

Torres Scholarship Exhibition

Monday, 12 October 2015 to Friday, 16 October 2015
The Torres Scholarship was established in 2002 in order to provide an opportunity for young Australian emerging artists to visit Spain on a study tour organised by the Embassy of Spain in Canberra and to be able to have first-hand experience of Spanish culture. To celebrate the 12th anniversary, the Embassy of Spain and the ANU School...

Canberra Stories

Friday, 17 July 2015 to Saturday, 25 July 2015
You are invited to a group photographic exhibition of documentary works by Ciara O'Brien, Yasmin Idriss, Mikhaila Jurkiewicz, Roseanna Parkes, Kristin Firth, and Adriana Cleaver. Please feel welcome to attend the opening night at the Photospace gallery at the ANU School of Art, on Thursday the 17th of July at 6pm, for some light drinks.
Vee Malnar - Umbilical Iron (detail), 2015


Monday, 04 May 2015 to Saturday, 09 May 2015
Exhibiting Mother Artists When a female artist becomes a mother her hours are spent in the studio wanting to be with her children but when with her children, she's thinking about doing her art. A mother-artist is torn between two loves, and tethered to both. Her shifting identity is directed by the demands of mothering. At other times...


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