Raquel Ormella, Poster Reduction, 2005 (electronic whiteboard, temporary & permanent texta markers, thermal paper print outs, photocopied enlargements
dimensions variable)

In the Balance: Art for a Changing World features works by Australian and international contemporary artists that respond to ecological concerns. The exhibition reflects the diversity of environmental debates and concerns within and beyond Australia today, and features works that address a spectrum of issues including sustainability and recycling.

The exhibition encompasses photography, film, installation and architecture, drawing on the MCA Collection and loans from across the country. It presents a number of site-specific and commissioned works, performances, and projects taking place both within and outside the museum. In addition, the exhibition explores the role of community engagement and participation.

Visit these blogs about their work by artists in the exhibition:
Environmental Audit by Lucas Ihlein
Food Forest by the Artist as Family
weedy connection by Diego Bonetto
Urban Wildlife Safari by Joni Taylor

Participating artists:
Badger Bates, Lauren Berkowitz, Diego Bonetto, Andrea Bowers, Dadang Christanto, Bob Connolly, Lorraine Connelly-Northey, Nici Cumpston, Peter Dombrovskis, Bonita Ely, Emily Floyd, Euraba Artists and Papermakers, Amy Franceschini and Futurefarmers, Jeanne Van Heeswijjk and Paul Sixta, Lucas Ihlein, Lyndal Jones, Yvonne Koolmatrie, Janet Laurence, Makeshift (Tessa Zettel and Karl Khoe), James Newitt, Mavis Ngallametta, Susan Norrie and David Mackenzie, Raquel Ormella, Cecilia Peter, Frank Petero, Catherine Rogers, David Stephenson, Joni Taylor, The Artist as Family (Patrick Jones, Meg Ulman and Zephyr Ogden Jones), theweathergroup_U, Angela Torenbeek and Olegas Truchanas.

At the MCA,
Museum of Contemporary Art,
Circular Quay

21st August - 31st October 2010

for further info, locations, talks, visiting times, click here

   Lauren Berkowitz, ‘Manna’, 2009

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