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COMING UP

23/01/2019

GROUP SHOW
Sullivan+Strumpf | Sydney

Opening Friday, 8 February 2019, 6 - 8pm

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COMING UP

23/01/2019

RICHARD LEWER
KOKODA: THE ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME
Sullivan+Strumpf | Sydney

Opening Saturday, 23 February 2019

Richard Lewer's Kokoda: The Adventure of a Lifetime references the war-time propaganda sold to Australian Soldiers who embarked for New Guinea during the Second World War with a romanticised image of the deadly situation and extreme conditions they were to face. Informed by his own recent experience of walking the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea, the exhibition responds to this history and Kokomo's enduring legacy.

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ATTEND

23/01/2019

TONY ALBERT & RICHARD LEWER
Just Not Australian
Artspace Sydney
Until 28 April 2019

Tony Albert and Richard Lewer are included in Just Not Australian at Artspace Sydney. The exhibition brings together 19 Australian artists across generations and mediums to deal broadly with the origins and implications of contemporary Australian nationhood.

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23/01/2019

RAMESH MARIO NITHIYENDRAN
Idols
Perth Festival, Fremantle Arts Centre
7 February - 31 March 2019

As part of the 2019 Perth Festival, Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran is included in Idols at the Fremantle Arts Centre, an exhibition which pairs his work with that of Renee So. Idolatry and mythological archetypes are reimagined in Idols allowing both artists to challenge and overturn old perspectives on gendered power structures and the aesthetics of spiritualities.

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ATTEND

23/01/2019

DARREN SYLVESTER
CARVE A FUTURE, DEVOUR EVERYTHING, BECOME SOMETHING
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1 March - 30 June 2019

"Darren Sylvester: Carve a Future, Devour Everything, Become Something" is the Melbourne-based contemporary artist's first large-scale solo exhibition in a public institution. Bringing together works spanning the entire twenty years of his career, this exhibition is a timely and unique opportunity to review Sylvester's practice and reveals his continued discussions on desirability, authenticity and mortality, all presented in a high-gloss finish.

Sylvester is a truly multidisciplinary artist who works in staged photography, sculpture, video, installation, performance and music. Everything he creates is the result of a detailed process of planning and research, with handmade sets and props photographed in his studio to resemble high street fashion campaigns and sculptural fabrications that twist subjects ranging from fast food design to an astronaut space suit to the moon itself.

Sylvester's practice is controlled, autodidactic and constantly evolving. It represents a detailed knowledge of and interest in pop culture, pop music, advertising, cinema, fashion, our relationships with each other and perhaps most significantly, our place in the universe.

Hopes and dreams, work conundrums, loss and longing, fear of death - these are subjects that appear time and time again. Aspects of his work appropriate and transform well-known products as 'readymades' as a way of looking at the ways we live with, and are shaped by, branding. NGV audiences will remember the artist's pulsating dancefloor 'For you', 2013, presented as part of the Melbourne Now exhibition, that enabled people to dance within a stylised 'make-up compact' (NGV).

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SINGAPORE ART WEEK

18/01/2019

LINDY LEE
Exploding Suns
Sullivan+Strumpf | Singapore
25 January - 24 February 2019

Opening Friday, 25 January, 7pm

As part of Gillman Barracks' Art After Dark celebrations and in conjunction with Singapore Art Week 2019, Sullivan+Strumpf is excited to present Exploding Suns, a solo exhibition by acclaimed Chinese-Australian artist Lindy Lee.

This major exhibition of Lee’s recent work marks her first solo show in Singapore, adding to an impressive exhibition history which includes group and solo exhibitions in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Japan, Beijing and Australia. The exhibition evokes a sense of deep time and will include new vast paper scroll works, singed and pierced by fire, large-scale flung bronze sculptures and freestanding bronze ‘Fire Stones’.

Time, in Lee’s work, is not the time of ticking clocks but the vast arc of time, phenomenological and experiential time of which we are all participants. Lee invokes this sense of deep time in bronze and works on paper which are innumerably pierced, singed by flame and soaked with water. As every scorched mark stands for an individual moment, the flung bronze works are also a register of a unique instant of time as in the Buddhist practice of flung ink - the absolute mark. So too, the large bronze Fire Stones, borne of the marriage of metal and spontaneous eruptions, speak to the infinite curve of time inherent to all life. They image the cosmos as the entirety of all things, all that has happened and everything that will happen, time endlessly unfurling. The expression of an individual life may seem ineffable in the light of this incomprehensible vastness, yet in their totality, each of our lives is a sentient unit of ontological time. Brought into existence by these remarkable conditions, Lee’s work reminds us of our position in the hugeness of time and the infinity within it.

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SINGAPORE ART WEEK

18/01/2019

ARTIST TALK
with Lindy Lee, Louis Ho and Lourdes Samson
Sullivan+Strumpf | Singapore

Sunday, 27 January 2019, 3pm

Join us in celebrating the works of Lindy Lee together with Louis Ho, Curator at the Singapore Art Museum and notable collector Lourdes Samson, discussing key themes and reflecting on a her three-decade practice, The talk is free for all.

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SINGAPORE ART WEEK

18/01/2019

KANCHANA GUPTA
Reformations: Painting in Post 2000 Singapore Art
ADM Gallery 2, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
18 January - 6 April 2019

Opening Friday, 18 January, 6.30pm

Kanchana Gupta is included in Reformations: Painting in Post 2000 Singapore Art, a group exhibition curated by Michelle Ho. The exhibition is a survey of artists whose works respond to the medium of paint, and are distinct through their investigation of materiality and methodology in painting.

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SINGAPORE ART WEEK

18/01/2019

JEREMY SHARMA
Minimalism: Space. Light. Object.
ArtScience Museum Singapore
Until 14 April 2019

Jeremy Sharma's Spectrum Version 3 (The Monologues), commissioned by ArtScience Museum Singapore, is included in Minimalism: Space. Light. Object. the first Minimalism exhibition in Southeast Asia, featuring the coming together of Asian and Western art.

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SINGAPORE ART WEEK

18/01/2019

BUILDING CULTURAL CAPITAL FOR SOUTHEAST ASIAN ART
The Village at S.E.A. Focus, Block 7 Lock Road
Gillman Barracks

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 4.30 - 5.30pm

Join Ursula Sullivan, co-director of Sullivan+Strumpf, in a panel discussion with Aaron Seeto, Boon Hui Tan and moderated by John Wong, on the issues of building and accumulating capital, support systems and infrastructures that contributes to the growth of Southeast Asian contemporary art.

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SINGAPORE ART WEEK

17/01/2019

DAWN NG
11: A Performance Piece
Telok Ayer Arts Club, Singapore
2 McCallum Street, Singapore 069043
17, 24, 31 Jan & 14 February 2019, 8 - 9.30pm

Telok Ayer Arts Club teams up with the mercurial Singaporean artist Dawn Ng, in an exquisite showcase of performance art and human relationships that brings together 11 pairs of strangers in a bid to find affinity. 11 is a never-seen-before experiential performance piece with four exclusive showings commencing 17 January 2019, in the lead up to a Valentine's Day finale.

Tickets are priced at SGD$48+, each including a stiff drink and suitable for ages 18 and above only. Book tickets by sending an RSVP here.

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INVITATION

16/01/2019

LINDY LEE
Exploding Suns
Sullivan+Strumpf | Singapore
25 January - 24 February 2019

Opening on Friday, 25 January, 7pm
Artist Talk on Sunday, 27 January, 3pm

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DON''T MISS

15/01/2019

S.E.A. FOCUS
Booth B-08, Tent B
Gillman Barracks, Singapore
24 - 27 January 2019

Vernissage: Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 6 - 9pm
Fair Dates: Thursday - Sunday, 24 - 27 January 2019

Visit our booth B-08 at S.E.A. Focus with the works of Singapore-based artists Jeremy Sharma, Dawn Ng and Kanchana Gupta.

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JOIN US IN TAIPEI

15/01/2019

TAIPEI DANGDAI
Booth A06
Taipei Nangang Exhibition Centre
No. 1, Jingmao 2nd Road, Nangang District, Taipei City, Taiwan
18 - 20 January 2019

VIP Preview & Vernissage: Thursday, 17 January 2019
Public Fair Dates: Friday - Sunday, 18 - 20 January 2019

Sullivan+Strumpf is delighted to participate in the inaugural Taipei Dangdai this January, with works by Sydney Ball, Sam Leach, Sam Jinks, Dawn Ng and Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran.

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14/01/2019

KANCHANA GUPTA
Reformations: Painting in Post 2000 Singapore Art
ADM Gallery 2, Nanyang Technological University
18 January - 6 April 2019

Opening Friday, 18 January, 6.30pm

Kanchana Gupta is included in Reformations: Painting in Post 2000 Singapore Art, a group exhibition curated by Michelle Ho. The exhibition is a survey of artists whose works respond to the medium of paint, and are distinct through their investigation of materiality and methodology in painting.

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