Open Spatial Workshop

Exhibition

Who’s Afraid of Public Space?

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Who’s Afraid of Public Space? is a multifaceted project of exhibitions and programs exploring the role of public culture, the contested nature of public space, and the character and composition of public life. The exhibition continues ACCA’s Big Picture series, which explores contemporary art’s relation to wider social, cultural […]

Program

WRITING & CONCEPTS Open Spatial Workshop (OSW)

Open Spatial Workshop (OSW) is a collaborative art group comprising Bianca Hester, Terri Bird and Scott Mitchell. Over the past 13 years OSW has produced a broad range of work spanning sculpture, installation, curated events, publications and video production...
Exhibition

Eva Rothschild: Kosmos

...of sculpture as open-form spaces and informal social settings in which to convene and converse; while others serve as spatial interruptions or thresholds, reorienting the passage and behaviour of the viewer. As a mise-en-scene or backdrop for performance, Rothschild’s installations also invite the idea...
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Education Space: Creating Art in Public

Meadmore, Kent Morris, James Nguyen and Victoria Pham, Tom Nicholson, Rose Nolan, Open Spatial Workshop (Terri Bird, Bianca Hester, Natasha Johns-Messenger, Scott Mitchell) Reko Rennie, and Steven Rhall...
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Who’s Afraid of Public Space?

Menta, Kent Morris, Callum Morton, Jacqui Munoz, Jenny Ngo, James Nguyen and Victoria Pham, Tom Nicholson, Rose Nolan, Georgia Nowak, Open Spatial Workshop (Terri Bird, Bianca Hester, Natasha Johns-Messenger, Scott Mitchell), Oscar Perry and Esther Stewart, Kerrie Poliness, Reko Rennie, Steven Rhall...
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Who’s Afraid of Public Space?

Open Spatial Workshop (Terri Bird / Bianca Hester / Natasha Johns-Messenger / Scott Mitchell...
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Announcing ACCA’s Summer Season – Who’s Afraid of Public Space?

...with The Social Studio / Outer Urban Projects / Youthworx, John Meade, Eden Menta, Kent Morris, Callum Morton, Jenny Ngo, James Nguyen and Victoria Pham, Tom Nicholson, Rose Nolan, Georgia Nowak, Open Spatial Workshop, Oskar Perry and Ester Stewart...
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ACCA Open: Artists and projects announced and additional commissions added to the series

Six new projects have been selected for the ACCA Open, a new commissions series for contemporary art projects in the digital realm. Devised as a way for ACCA to continue to work with and support contemporary artists during the COVID-19-related gallery closures and disruptions...
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Roundtable Conversation: Frances Barrett with Felix Abrahams, Nina Buchanan, Hayley Forward, Brian Fuata, Del Lumanta, Claudia Nicholson and Sione Teumohenga

...undertake and a way of being open and letting information filter into your mind and body. You can listen in two ways: you can listen and then – with what is hitting you, and entering you, and how you are deciphering that information – it can either be a way of understanding and empathising with another...
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Contributor Biographies

...artist, who works collaboratively on projects that sit outside established notions of contemporary art and architecture attempting to transfigure spatial dynamics of power through discourse, pedagogies, art, design and architectural practice. Joel is focused on examining the contested narratives...