Tag : Céleste Boursier-Mougenot

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21st Century Artist Talk: Céleste Boursier-Mougenot

Artist talk presented as part of the opening weekend public programs of ‘21st Century: Art in the First Decade’, 18 December 2010, Gallery of Modern Art.

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Installation view: Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane | Photography by Natasha Harth

Behind-the-scenes: Céleste Boursier-Mougenot ‘from here to ear (v. 13)’ 2010

This morning members of the Queensland Finch Society released the 50 finches that will occupy Céleste Boursier-Mougenot’s installation from here to ear (v. 13) 2010.

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Installation view: Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane | Photography by Natasha Harth

Behind-the-scenes: Céleste Boursier-Mougenot ‘from here to ear (v. 13)’ 2010

This morning members of the Queensland Finch Society released the 50 finches that will occupy Céleste Boursier-Mougenot’s installation from here to ear (v. 13) 2010.

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Installation view: Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane | Photography by Natasha Harth

Behind-the-scenes: Céleste Boursier-Mougenot ‘from here to ear, (v. 13)’ 2010

Céleste Boursier-Mougenot is currently at the Gallery of Modern Art working with staff on the installation of From here to ear (v. 13) 2010, a major commission for the ‘21st Century: Art in the First Decade’ exhibition. The work includes a series of octagonal structures, each made in maple and plywood, harpsichord strings, piano pins, contact microphones and broadcast system, coat hangers, metal recipients, seeds, water, nests, ground in MDF, sand, grass and native finches. All wil be revealed in a week from now…

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Camera: Ben Wickes | Editing: David Burnett, Ben Wickes

21st Century Artist Interview: Céleste Boursier-Mougenot

Céleste Boursier-Mougenot creates works by drawing on the rhythms of daily life to produce sound in unexpected ways. In August 2010 Boursier-Mougenot sat down with Nicholas Chambers, Curator of Contemporary International Art at the Queensland Art Gallery to discuss his practice and his major new commission for the ‘21st Century: Art in the First Decade’ exhibition.