EXHIBITIONS: CREATOR - RAMESH MARIO-NITHIYENDRAN
30 Mar 2019 - 12 May 2019 | 9.00am - 4.00pm
Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran pushes the boundaries of figurative sculpture and ceramic conventions. Creator finds the artist channeling Hindu temple iconography, museum displays and colonial public monuments to form a dialogue with museum practices around the framing of Asian faith based objects.
The artist spent many formative years living and working in Western Sydney. Creator marks his first solo exhibition in a Western Sydney art space.
Join us for the exhibition launch on Saturday 30 March (2-4pm).
Power, Politics and Gender in Western Sydney
Sunday 5 May | 1-2pm | Free admission
Panel: Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran, Cigdem Aydemir, Jiva Parthipan, Justene Williams
Moderated by Daniel Browning
How do we think about power, politics and gender in Western Sydney?
In conjunction with his new exhibition, Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran will be joined by a panel of prominent artist and writers to discuss the themes of power, politics and gender, and their resonances in a Western Sydney context.
Ramesh pushes the boundaries of figurative sculpture and ceramic conventions through his multi-disciplinary art practice. In 2019, the artist will present his first solo exhibition in a Western Sydney art space at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre.
Presented with Sydney Writers' Festival
Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran, Figure with Snake Headpiece (detail) ,2019. Courtesy of the artist and SULLIVAN+STRUMPF, Sydney/Singapore
Duration9-5pm on weekdays
Phone02 8711 7123
EXHIBITIONS: INTERREGNUM - PENELOPE CAIN
30 Mar 2019 - 12 May 2019
9.00am - 4.00pm
Penelope Cain takes Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre’s history as a coal-power generating station as her starting point to consider shifting landscapes of power in Australia.