18-Nov-2017 - 18-Sep-2017

The Ghosts of Nothing: Black Butterflies and Suicide

Sean Lowry, Ilmar Taimre, feat. Laura Purcell

The Ghosts of Nothing are an artistic collaboration between Sean Lowry and Ilmar Taimre. For this performance, Tasmanian artist Laura Purcell will present Black Butterflies and Suicide—the final scenes in Act III of In Memory of Johnny B. Goode—World Tour of Abandoned Gaol-Houses 2017. WHEN: 6pm November 18, 2017 // WHERE: Hobart Convict Penitentiary, Hobart, Tasmania // A FREE EVENT

Image: Courtesy Ghosts of Nothing

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10-Jun-2016 - 19-Jun-2016


Nancy Mauro-Flude

Avast me hearties! Weave ye way through a maelstrom of data highlighting piracy - both the eye patch and the information kind. Drift upon a sea of network traffic; non-human pirate girls will haunt you along the way. For those who embark on the Divination Maiden Voyage: you’ve been warned. MAIDEN VOYAGE: Friday 10 June 2016. ONGOING INSTALLATION: 11+12, 15 - 19 June 2016. LOCATION: Dark Park, Goods Shed, Macquarie Point, Hobart - Dark Mofo festival

Image: Nancy Mauro-Flude, Divination, 2016. Drawing: Cath Robinson

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19-Mar-2016 - 19-Mar-2016

The Mirror

The Ghosts of Nothing (aka: Sean Lowry, Ilmar Taimre) featuring Laura Purcell

An off-site mime-based performance as part of The Ghosts of Nothing: World Tour Of Remote Wildernesses 2015/2016. DATE: Saturday 19 March 2016. TIME: Midday. LOCATION: Newhaven Track, Tarkine Wilderness, Meunna, Tasmania. [by the gravel pit at the entrance to the Newhaven Track, off Myalla Road] A FREE EVENT

Image: The Ghosts of Nothing, “The Mirror,” 2015, Design by Ilmar Taimre based on found postcard ca. 1903, original artist unknown, Copyright (c) The Ghosts of Nothing 2015.

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13-Dec-2013 - 23-Feb-2014

Acts of Exposure

Leigh Hobba, Mark Shorter, Michael Schlitz

CURATORS: BEC TUDOR, JANE STEWART, KYLIE JOHNSON, COLIN LANGRIDGE // Acts of Exposure is an exhibition of work by Leigh Hobba (TAS), Michael Schlitz (TAS) and Mark Shorter (NSW)

This is a joint initiative of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) and Contemporary Art Tasmania to promote contemporary artists.

Image: Mark Shorter, Song for Glover, 2012, still from video (Photo: Jürgen Kerkovius)

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01-Jan-2013 - 21-Jun-2013

Making Sense


CURATOR: JOCK MCQUEENIE // This key off-site initiative will employ contemporary art as a means of contributing to social/digital inclusion and regional economic development. In partnership with Dorset Council, the Department of Employment, Education and Workplace Relations, Presbyterian Aged Care and Linc Scottsdale, Hum@n Venture (Andrew Gibbs and Brooke Newell) and Anita Bacic were engaged to work with local unemployed youth and Presbyterian Aged Care clients in Scottsdale. Their aim was to realise a range of social, economic and artistic ends by working with local narratives and digital video and animation technologies.


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