Dobell exhibition at Cultural Centre in Katoomba

LOCUST JONES: The end of the beginning, New Year’s Eve to April fools 2018 (detail) Collection of the artist © Locust Jones. Photo: AGNSW
LOCUST JONES: The end of the beginning, New Year’s Eve to April fools 2018 (detail) Collection of the artist © Locust Jones. Photo: AGNSW

Continuing the legacy of the Dobell Prize for Drawing and supported by the Sir William Dobell Art Foundation, this exhibition presents new work by eight contemporary Australian artists who are exploring history through crossovers between drawing and the moving image.

Playback features works by Vernon Ah Kee, Sharon Goodwin, Laura Hindmarsh, Locust Jones, Dorota Mytych, Jason Phu, Lucienne Rickard and Nick Strike.

“By reanimating images from the past, the artists selected for Playback enliven our sense of curiosity about history but also encourage us to understand the ways in which history repeats itself,” said Art Gallery of NSW curator Matt Cox.

This exhibition is at the Cultural Centre in Katoomba from March 16 until May 5. It is supported by the Sir William Dobell Art Foundation.

NICK STRIKE: Box of clouds 2017, 24 ink drawings on paper, pins, 6 pin boards (echo-panel), 16mm film manually manipulated and transferred onto single channel digital video, projection screen, colour, silent. Collection of the artist © Nick Strike

NICK STRIKE: Box of clouds 2017, 24 ink drawings on paper, pins, 6 pin boards (echo-panel), 16mm film manually manipulated and transferred onto single channel digital video, projection screen, colour, silent. Collection of the artist © Nick Strike

VERNON AH KEE: Unwashed 2017–18 from the 'Unwritten' series, charcoal, pastel, acrylic and vinyl on linen. Collection of the artist. © Vernon Ah Kee. Photo: Mim Stirling, AGNSW

VERNON AH KEE: Unwashed 2017–18 from the 'Unwritten' series, charcoal, pastel, acrylic and vinyl on linen. Collection of the artist. © Vernon Ah Kee. Photo: Mim Stirling, AGNSW