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Exhibition | Observational Correspondence - Ben Tupas and Lisa Clarke

Lisa Clarke & Ben Tupas  Posting Box_ER.jpg
From:Thursday 30 May 2024
To:Sunday 23 June 2024
Time:12:00am -  Thursday 30 May 2024
Location:Rosalie Art Gallery, 89 Mocatta Street, Goombungee, QLD 4354 Australia
 

FREE ADMISSION | GALLERY OPEN: Wednesday to Sunday 10.30am – 3.30pm | Closed Monday, Tuesday & Public Holidays

Observational Correspondence showcases the work of regional artists Lisa Clarke and Ben Tupas over their five-year collaboration. This exhibition highlights a selection of 50 postcards sent between the two during the span of their project that offer a unique snapshot of contemporary Australia.

Based in Albury and Toowoomba respectively, Lisa and Ben originally met while both working as digital producers for the ABC. Moving away from digital tools for this exhibition, they utilise more traditional mediums such as ink, watercolour, gouache and pencil to create their art and document slices of life.

In a digital world where analogue communication and the postal service are slowly fading into obsolescence, their work uses the miniature canvas of the postcard to give glimpses of humour, pathos, and fleeting beauty inspired by the human condition.

Observational Correspondence is a meditation on connection, friendship, and a strong case for slowing down to be more present in life.

Join us for an Artist Talk on Saturday 1 June 2024 at 11am.

Free event | All welcome | No bookings required.

Join exhibiting artists Lisa Clarke and Ben Tupas at a free workshop to create mini postcards that capture moments in time and cherished memories on Saturday 1 June 2024 from 1.30pm - 2.30pm

All materials supplied | Free event | All ages welcome | Bookings essential | Phone 131 872 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book your place.

Exhibition on display 29 May – 23 June 2024.

This project has been supported by Toowoomba Regional Council.

Image: Lisa CLARKE & Ben TUPAS / Posting Box, Cnr Smollett St and Macauley St, Albury, 2024 2024 (detail) / photograph and digital composite / 17 x 11cm / © Lisa Clarke & Ben Tupas

Rosalie Art Gallery
89 Mocatta Street
Goombungee
QLD
4354
Australia
4696 5600
 
Entry charges - AdultFree
Entry charges - ChildFree
Entry charges - ConcessionFree
Entry charges - FamilyFree
Entry charges - GroupFree
Entry charges - StudentFree
Contact phone 07 4696 5600
Booking information
Event websitewww.tr.qld.gov.au/rosaliegallery
Contact organisationRosalie Art Gallery
Is food and drink available?No
Are toilets available?Yes
Is there disabled access?Yes
Facility opening hours: Sunday: 10.30am – 3.30pm | Monday: Closed | Tuesday: Closed | Wednesday: 10.30am – 3.30pm | Thursday: 10.30am – 3.30pm | Friday: 10.30am – 3.30pm | Saturday: 10.30am – 3.30pm

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