Turner Prize Winner Susan Philipsz Lands In Tasmania

News Nov 06, 2012 No Comments

For punters travelling to Tasmania or for local residents of Gelnorchy wondering what all that noise is, GASP! presents a talk by visiting Turner-prize winning artists Susan Philipsz:

GASP! is Proud to Present
Susan Philipsz
Recent Projects
An artist talk about sound and architecture and listening and location
Followed by a conversation with Anna Waldmann

Wednesday 28 November, 2012
5.30pm for a 6pm start, finish 7pm.
Susan Philipsz Artist, winner of the 2010 Turner Prize
Anna Waldmann Art Consultant & GASP Art Committee

In 2010 Juliana Engberg, Artistic Director, ACCA, was engaged to assist in developing the artistic vision for GASP! After considering the qualities of the site and ambitions of the project Juliana proposed Susan Philipsz who following her Turner Prize win undertook an exploratory site visit of GASP! in 2011.

Now, in January 2013 Susan’s newest art project, and first part of the GASP! art collection, will be launched during MONA FOMA on the award winning GASP! Boardwalk. Join us to hear how Susan’s work explores the relationship between sound and architecture and between listening and our understanding of location.

MONA, Eros Function Room, Berriedale, Tasmania
Bookings Essential BY 22 NOV, 2012
Contact Pippa Dickson gasp@gcc.tas.gov.au
or 03 6216 6373
$20 (free for residents of Glenorchy City Area).
Includes a complimentary beverage on arrival.

Andrew Frost

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