We are proud to announce our 2020 International Presenting Partner is The Hakone Open-Air Museum, home to a wide variety of sculptural masterpieces that span the modern to contemporary genres, displayed against the picturesque scenery of the Hakone mountains in Japan. Takuro Kurokouchi, Chief Curator, will be giving the keynote address and sharing his knowledge on curating the sculpture park.
Programmed to bring together artists, curators, collectors, academics, arts professionals & enthusiasts, the annual Sydney Sculpture Conference aims to develop collaborative partnerships that foster creative ideas exchange between local, national and international sculpture and art communities; while raising the profile, interest and awareness of sculpture across Australia.
The Hon Paul Fletcher MP, Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts
Presenting Partner Keynote Address: Hakone Open-Air Museum, Japan
Takuro Kurokouchi, Chief Curator of the Hakone Open-Air Museum
‘Sculpture Encounters – Granite Island’:Panel Discussion on Artist Perspectives
Led by David Handley AM, Founding Director of Sculpture by the Sea, together with the following artists in the collection on Granite Island in South Australia:
Yi Cui (China)
Giuliana De Felice (NSW | New Zealand)
Hamish McMillan (SA)
Hossein Valamanesh (SA)
Margaret Worth (SA)
National Gallery of Australia Sculpture Garden:History and Future
Dr. Lucina Ward, Senior Curator of International Paintings and Sculpture, National Gallery of Australia
The Arnhem Land Maliwawa Rock Art Images: Research and Discovery
Professor Paul Taçon, Chair in Rock Art Research Griffith University, Queensland
Gibbs Farm, New Zealand: In Conversation
Peter Boardman, Head Engineer, Gibbs Farm, New Zealand together with Dr. Michael Hill, Head of Art History & Theory, National Art School, Sydney
Date: Tuesday 17 November 2020
Time: Registration 11.45am – 12pm | Conference 12pm – 5pm
Location: The Domain Theatre, Art Gallery of NSW
To register your interest for early bird tickets or further information, please email [email protected] or call (+61) 2 8399 0233 for further details.