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Current Projects


Current Projects ARI


Current Projects is run by Brisbane artist, Richard Stride, and writer/curators, Katherine Dionysius and Amy-Clare McCarthy. Previous members are artists Sam Cranstoun, Marcel Daniels, Brooke Ferguson, Daniel Herberg, and Michelle Knowles.


c. October 2011-  c.November. 2014


Current Projects @ Ryan Renshaw Windowbox
137 Warry St
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Wed-Sat, 11am-5pm


Current Projects encourages critical dialogues around contemporary art and curatorial practice by providing a platform for active, meaningful engagement between artists, curators, writers and audience. Current Projects provides support and opportunities for emerging artists to work within a model that embraces a curatorial approach whereby they are encouraged to consider their relationship to contemporary art theory and writing. Current Projects is interested in developing critical dialogue around the practice of emerging artists through employing the skills of both writers and curators, thereby strengthening the skills and relationships between them. We aim to promote this exchange between artists, curators and writers by encouraging scholarship, building critical dialogue and discussion, and providing a flexible and dynamic exhibition platform that makes this possible. Current Projects engages with a diverse range of artists who work across different mediums and have a variety of forms of practice.

Current Projects hosts both exhibitions and events which promote a cross fertilisation of ideas between artists and arts workers. We encourage new and experimental ways of thinking about the working relationship between artists, writers and curators. This involves exhibitions, publications and a public program that encourages rigorous dialogue about the roles and potential of artists and art workers within the Queensland arts sector and also within the broader context of contemporary art theory and debate.

Price by negotiation | Current Projects at Sydney Contemporary
as part of [Q] ARI. Queensland Artist-run Initiatives Project. Curated by Naomi Evans and Pia Robinson.

20 – 22 September 2013
Booth D145 Sydney Contemporary
Carriage Works, 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh NSW 2015

5 October – 16 November 2013
Griffith University Art Gallery
226 Grey Street, South Bank QLD 4101
Current Projects
Price by negotiation (sales video still), 2013

Current Projects is going to market. The entire enterprise is up for sale. Potential buyers are invited to make an offer with the co-directors at Sydney Contemporary or through private appointment.

This project has received financial assistance from the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.
Supported by Griffith University Art Gallery, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University.