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Creative Arts Forum | Sarah Jones & Zoë Veness


Arts Forum is a public program of the School of Creative Arts

Start Date

21 Jul 2017 12:30 pm

End Date

21 Jul 2017 1:30 pm


Dechaineux Lecture Theatre

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All current students and members of the public are welcome

Arts Forum - Sarah Jones and Zoë Veness

For the first Arts Forum for Semester 2, Sarah Jones and Zoë Veness will deliver individual presentations on their current expanded jewellery practice.

Sarah Jones is a Hobart based contemporary artist. Sarah’s practice is multi-disciplinary engaged in transformative making and materiality. Exhibitions include West Space, Platform, CCP, Linden, Para/Site Art Space Hong Kong, Annandale Galleries, Centre for Contemporary Photography, and the Ian Potter Gallery. Sarah co-founded West Space Inc. with Brett Jones. She has worked with various arts institutions in Australia and overseas to produce experimental art catalogues and books. In her Art Forum presentation INSCRIPTION AND PLACE - Transformative making and materiality, Sarah will explore the materiality and sensory experience of place and how this can be interpreted, reframed and contextualised poetically through the jewellery object.

Zoë Veness is a designer, craft artist and academic with particular interests in contemporary jewellery. Her work has been selected for numerous national and international exhibitions, and is held in private and public collections including the National Gallery of Australia and the Art Gallery of South Australia. Zoë moved to Hobart in July last year to commence as Lecturer of 3D Design at the University of Tasmania. This transition from the South Coast of NSW to Hobart has significantly impacted on her creative practice by signalling new directions of enquiry. In this Art Forum Zoë reflects on her previous approach to object-making and the shifts currently taking place in new work towards a solo exhibition in November at Craft ACT.

Arts Forum is a weekly series of free public lectures held at the School of Creative Arts, Hunter Street Campus, during the semester. The series provides a unique opportunity to hear local, national and international visiting artists, scholars and presenters from diverse sectors of the Creative Arts discuss their area of professional practice. All current students, prospective students, and members of the public are welcome.