MCA ARTBAR curated by Daniel Boyd

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) announces artist Daniel Boyd as guest curator of the next MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi held on Friday 28 September 2012.

Art Exhibition previously on at Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) in The Rocks precinct, New South Wales, Australia.
From Friday 28 September 2012 to Friday 28 September 2012
Launch Friday 28 September 2012, 7∙00–11∙00 pm

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Published by M.C.A. on Tuesday 18 September 2012.
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For this edition of MCA ARTBAR, titled Up in Smoke Tour, Daniel Boyd will take the public on a musical and informative journey into a modern day interpretation of the enlightenment era, with DJs Captain Franco and Elston and, later in the evening, The Canyons enlightening attendees with a sound odyssey that promises not to disappoint.

With video works, panel discussions with the artist and his peers, movement, performance and the excitement of ARTBAR’s ordered chaos, the MCA invites the public to step into the artist’s mind and celebrate the Collection Galleries and the beginning of spring in true ARTBAR style.

The event will take over the entire wing and Volume One: MCA Collection on Level 2.

It is art but not as you know it.

$20/$15 MCA Members and Concessions in advance (booking fees apply)
$25 at the door (subject to availability)
Over 18s only.

Friday 28 September, 7∙00–11∙00 pm

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Daniel Boyd was born in Cairns in 1982, and has been exhibiting his work nationally and internationally since 2005. He lives and works in Sydney. In 2007 Boyd was selected for the inaugural National Indigenous Art Triennial and in 2009 he was commissioned by the Queensland Government Public Art Fund to produce a major sculptural work for the newly developed Kangaroo Point park in Brisbane. The work, titled Seven Versions of the Sun, was installed in May 2010. Boyd’s work is held by the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, the National Gallery of Australia, the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the National Gallery of Victoria, as well as numerous private collections nationally.

For more information, visit: mca.com.au/series/artbar or facebook.com/MCAARTBAR

For press enquiries, please contact:
Kelly Stone on 02 9245 2434 or 0429 572 869
kelly.stone@mca.com.au