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September 2011

Companion Planting

September 28, 2011 - October 10, 2011
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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Julie Ryder's solo exhibition, Companion Planting, is inspired by a 2009 Hill End residency in Murray’s Cottage, the former home of Donald Friend and Donald Murray. The complex relationship between the gregarious well-known artist, (Friend) and the reclusive, introverted gardener (Murray) is explored through watercolours, textiles and objects that are sourced directly from the cottage garden.

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New Landscapes: the Warburton River – Lake Eyre, 2011

September 8, 2011 - September 26, 2011
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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Catherine Rogers is a Sydney based artist whose photographic practice is based around the landscape – particularly the Australian landscape. This new work shows some preliminary images from a recent trip to Lake Eyre (and beyond) this winter. The larger project includes images and drawings from the Kimberlies, and from over 8,000kms of travel by road, to and from the far north.

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August 2011

Oxford Street Profile (OSP)

August 24, 2011 - September 6, 2011
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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How do we relate to the streets we are most familiar with? I believe people use the street for their specific needs, whether it is for business, pleasure, shopping or traversing the suburbs. OSP argues that the more we use our streets, the less we see them as they are.

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The William John Woodhouse Rephotography Project

August 16, 2011 - August 22, 2011
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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Rowan Conroy is a Sydney based artist whose practice focuses on the use of photography and large format digital printing to present visions of the contemporary landscape and its detritus. Conroy's photographs document the archaeology of the present, the collision of the deep past with the recent past.

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July 2011

Nets

July 30, 2011 - August 15, 2011
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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An exhibition of contemporary Australian textiles responding to the theme of nets - exploring ideas of net-making, materials traditionally and non-traditionally used to make nets, use of nets, networking and related concepts.

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June 2011

Threads of Life

June 15, 2011 - July 25, 2011
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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Electron and Scanning Electron Microscopy have informed Julie Ryder’s latest body of work.

I have used images of my scanned fabrics and microorganisms to form new designs and motifs for my textiles.

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May 2011

October (1953)

May 4, 2011 - June 8, 2011
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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October (1953) is an exhibition of new work from photographers Paul Ogier and Catherine Rogers. The images are an investigation of a landscape used during the atomic weapons testing in Australia, in particular, the 1953 series of tests at the Emu Field atomic test site in South Australia.

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April 2011

Take a Line

April 2, 2011 - May 2, 2011
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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Stripes are the simplest of all patterns, a series of parallel lines going in one direction, a rhythmic surface that indicates movement.

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March 2011

Video Garden Artefacts (VGA) 1997/2011

March 15, 2011 - April 1, 2011
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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Video Garden Artefacts are a series of still video investigations that are a prelude to later work seeking to position gardens as thinking enclosures. New work by Paul Ogier.

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January 2011

Shibori in Fashion

January 27, 2011 - March 12, 2011
Barometer, 13 Gurner Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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SHIBORI, the ancient resist dye technique, continues to inspire in the 21st century. Textiles by Barbara Rogers.

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