SymbioticA

Friday Seminar Series


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The ethos of SymbioticA is that ideas are discussed and shared openly and the Friday Seminar Series is designed to allow an open forum to disseminate artistic, scientific, ethical and philosophical research and practice of resident researchers, visiting artists and scholars. Our Friday Seminar Series are held salon style, in our studio space and commence at 3:00pm on Fridays. These seminars are open to the public.

Please note SymbioticA public seminars are postponed until further notice.


Flesh Out of Water** EVENT CANCELLED

Date: 20 March 2020
Time: 3:00pm
Location: SymbioticA
Speaker: Tony Jones

In this informal artist's talk, Tony Jones will take us through some of his prominent public sculptures including 'Eliza' (the bronze diver in Crawley Bay) the CY O’Connor Horse & Rider in North Coogee and Standing Figure in East Perth. Through his experience as a Western Australian artist Jones will discuss initiatives such as Praxis, PICA & AGWA through to teaching and the work of Western Australian artist Brian McKay and theoretician Donald Brook.

Tony Jones is a sculptor/artist/teacher working in Western Australia for some 50+ years whose public artworks can be found in the Perth metropolitan area and the regions. The sculptures often but not exclusively reflect a life lived close to and on the Indian Ocean and the Swan River.