Bondi Pavilion Gallery

Current Exhibition

A View of the Pavilion of Clear Memory When Scene from Waverley

21 May - 8 June
10am - 5pm daily 
Bondi Pavilion Gallery

This collaborative project looks at the history of commemorative architecture in a context provided by the terms nature and history. Commemorative structure interest the artist Gary Carsley and architect Renjie Teoh because they suggest memory as a site of resistance, not only to forgetfulness but also the amnesia of late capital. A View of the Pavilion of Clear Memory When Scene from Waverley is a variation on a mise-en-abyne, where the artists elaborate an ephemeral Pavilion within the Bondi Pavilion. This stage like, immersive gardenscape photocopy print provides a place for activities and is like a park, accessible to everyone.

Gary Carsley is a Senior Lecturer at UNSW Art & Design and Renjie Teoh is a Sessional Academic in UNSW Built Environment.

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    Bambi’s Bondi Beach Tour

    12th Jun 2019

    Most of the work done by the anonymous artist – who The Guardian has dubbed “the female Banksy” – appears in the streets of London, with prints and original works sold through Joseph Fine Arts London. Made from detailed hand-drawn, hand-cut stencils, she uses spray paint and sometimes mixed media collage. As well as bringing some of her favorite pieces from the past decade to Australia, Bambi is working on some new artworks that fit in with the beachside location. As an environmentalist, encouraging people to take climate change seriously is something she is very passionate about.

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    Liquorice Allsorts: A Mixed Bag of Practice

    25th Jun 2019

    A Waverley Artist Studios project for Bondi Winter Magic.
    A lucky-dip of artworks derived from the Waverley Artist Studios, this exhibition is a mixed-bag of delights showcasing the works of Waverley studio artists from 2010 to present.


    THE SEA - Luke Cornish

    24th Jul 2019

    Award winning artist Luke Cornish (E.L.K) presents a solo exhibition of works informed by three trips made to war torn Syria during 2016 – 2017. Compelling and often confronting, Cornish’s interest in conflict and the human condition has seen him travel to some of the most dangerous conflict zones in the world.

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    Passed Failures – Ben Rak

    20th Aug 2019

    Passed Failures is an attempt to develop a conceptual, visual language, which metaphorically explore the identity politics of otherness and the act of “passing” as somebody else.

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    7 Stunden Ballonarbiet/7 Hour Balloon Work by Michaela Gleave

    5th Sep 2019

    7 Stunden Ballonarbiet/7 Hour Balloon Work documents a live video performance that was streamed via Skype between Berlin and Sydney
    on the 10 August 2010.  For seven hours artist Michaela Gleave sat in her studio in Berlin continuously blowing up balloons, gradually filling the space until she buried herself under her labours.  At the completion of the performance the artist popped all the balloons and left the room.

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    Under Twenty-Seven – Ella Dreyfus

    22nd Oct 2019

    Under Twenty-Seven is a series of portraits depicting the same group of men as they evolve from childhood into adulthood, and their development from boyhood in 2005, through adolescence in 2012, into young men in 2019. The sensitive and poignant portraits address contemporary concepts of masculinity and Dreyfus acknowledges her privileged position as mother and witness to these subtle yet momentous changes.

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    Changing Horizons – Tricia Trinder

    5th Nov 2019

    Tricia Trinder is an encaustic artist creating horizon and porthole series expressing visually a feeling of calmness and release afforded to us by the ocean horizon. She is intrigued by how the colours and texture of the ocean are influenced by the colours and light in the sky. Her Horizons encourages the viewer to contemplate what is beyond.

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Gallery open 10-5pm daily
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