September 18, 2023

Meanjin/Brisbane-based artist James Barth awarded Copyright Agency Partnerships commission, in collaboration with IMA

The Institute of Modern Art (IMA) and the Copyright Agency are pleased to announce that Meanjin/Brisbane-based artist James Barth is the third recipient of the Copyright Agency Partnerships (CAP) commission. The $80,000 contemporary art commission is the third in an annual series presented by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund in partnership with leading Australian arts […]

August 29, 2023

The second edition of the Copyright Agency Partnerships Commission, James Nguyen’s multi-lingual installation Open Glossary interrogates the politics of language, cultural exchange, activism and belonging.

Amongst other things, Nguyen will fill ACCA’s main hall with hundreds of white shirts, as a sensory and immersive sculptural work that probes the language of contemporary art and society more widely. Born in Vietnam and based in Narrm (Melbourne), James Nguyen’s practice examines ways to decolonise and interrogate the politics of family history, translation, displacement […]