COFA Talks Online
COFA Talks - Glenn Barkley - MCA: The MCA Collection
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Glenn Barkley, Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, looks at the MCA Collection in the context of the redeveloped space.
Glenn Barkley is a Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Sydney and was previously Curator of the University of Wollongong Art Collection from 1996 to 2007. Major curatorial projects have included Almanac: The Gift of Ann Lewis AO, MCA (2009 - 10), Making it New: Focus on Contemporary Australian Art, MCA (2009),avoiding myth & message: Australian artists and the literary world, MCA (2009), Home Sweet Home: Works from the Peter Fay collection, National Gallery of Australia (co-curated with Dr Deborah Hart) (2003/2004), Multiplicity: prints and multiples from the collections of the MCA and the University of Wollongong, MCA (2006 and touring),Without Borders: Outsider Art in an Antipodean Context (co-curated with Peter Fay), Monash University Museum of Art and Campbelltown Art Centre, Sydney (2008).
Glenn is currently curating a survey exhibition of Berlin-based New Zealand artist Michael Stevenson scheduled for April 2011, and in collaboration with MCA curators Rachel Kent, Keith Munro and Anna Davis In the Balance: art for a changing world and a major exchange exhibition between the MCA and the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea scheduled for June 2011.
This talk was shot on Tuesday July 24th as part of the COFA Talks series.