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Friday, June 05, 2009

Vicious Threads

Vicious Threads is a special event hosted by Museum of Contemporary Art(MCA) at Circular Quay West in Sydney. Artist Kate Scardifield leads an evening of experimenting with fabric, stitch, applique and soft sculpture. There is also an opportunity to take inspiration from the exhibition of work from Australian artist Louisa Bufardeci & Japanese artist Zon Ito. The exhibition is the fourth in the'international pairing' project series, and will run from Tuesday 28th July to Sunday 25th October 2009.

Vicious Threads evenings will be run on Thursday 6th August and Thursday 27th August 2009. Its AUD15 or AUD10 (MCA Members & Concessions) to attend a Vicious Threads evening. Contact MCA on (02) 92452484 for bookings and information.

MCA www.mca.com.au/events

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Saturday, November 29, 2008

Yinka Shonibare MBE at MCA

Yinka Shinobare MBE The Swing (after Fragonard) 2001The Swing(after Fragonard), by Yinka Shinobare, 2001.

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) presents the solo work of artist Yinka Shonibare MBE. The exhibition includes painting, sculpture, photography and film.

Yinka Shonibare's work discussed the issues of identity, global issues, social class and colonial history. His work in a way reflects his own bi-cultural background - born in England, raised in Nigeria and relocating back to London at 17. His "sculptures" are at once playful, elegant and colourful.

You can see Yinka Shonibare's work at MCA (Circular Quay West, Sydney) from 24 September 2008 to 1 February 2009.

Museum of Contemporary Art www.mca.com.au

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