Ocean Imaginaries | RMIT University

RMIT have developed a video of the Ocean Imaginaries exhibition which focuses on some of the contradictions and conflicted feelings raised by how the ocean is imagined in an age of environmental...

Ocean Imaginaries

Ocean Imaginaries, RMIT Gallery's new exhibition opens on the 5th of May and runs until the 1st of July, 2017. The exhibition is part of CLIMARTE's Art+Climate=Chang 2017 Festival and includes artists: Anne Bevan, Emma Critchley & John Roach, Alejandro Duran, Simon...

John Fries Award 2016

JOHN FRIES AWARD EXHIBITION DATES Opening Night:            Thursday, 18 August, 2016 Exhibition:                    Friday, August 19 – Saturday, 1 October, 2016 Where:                           UNSW Galleries at UNSW Art & Design, Cnr Oxford Street  and Greens Rd,...

NotFair Art Fair

Sign O’ the Times 16 – 21 August 2016 524 Flinders Street, Melbourne Curated by Kirsten Rann The NotFair exhibition features some fantastic works and artists. I am extremely proud to be a part of the show with World Species Market, 2014 & Counting One to Four: Nature...

Waterhouse Natural History Science Art Prize

Counting One to Four: Nature morte is a finalist in The Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize. The Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize commemorates the birth of the South Australian Museum’s first curator, Frederick George Waterhouse. The biennial prize is an...

Melbourne Central Art Loop curated by [MARS] gallery

Excited to announce that my work Counting One to Four: Nature morte, 2015 has been selected to show as part of the inaugural Melbourne Central Art Loop exhibition curated by [MARS] gallery. The exhibition features an amazing line up of artists. Many thanks to Andy...

Federation Square – Outdoor Cinema. This Changes Everything

Enjoy a curated program of talks and screen-based works including feature film, This Changes Everything and Counting One to Four: Nature morte, ahead of the 2015 Paris Climate Conference. In December, the world’s powers will meet in Paris to discuss climate change and...

Counting One to Four: Nature morte to be shown in New York

CLIMARTE has been officially invited to take part in the New York launch of A View from the Cloud, at the Dag Hammarskjold Plaza – “The Gateway to the United Nations”, 47th street between first and second avenues. The event will feature work by international artists...

The Catchments Project Video

Excited to announce that the City of Melbourne have launched their video on The Catchments Project. See below to view.

Counting One to Four, Linden New Art

Visualising the 2014 IPCC report Exhibition: Counting One to Four, Linden Projects: Atmosphere Exhibition runs till the 12th of July 2015 In 1972, 114 nations attended the first Earth Summit in Stockholm, Sweden to discuss the environment. Since this date 20...

The Politics of Perception – Latrobe Regional Gallery

Artists Debbie Symons and Jasmine Targett are presenting environmentally challenging work at Latrobe Regional Gallery for Art + Climate = Change 2015. The Politics of Perception exhibits works by artists Symons and Targett that map critical issues surrounding our...

The Catchments Project

I am thrilled to announce that Jasmine Targett and I have been awarded the first Artist in Residence at Creative Spaces: Carlton Connect Studio for our new body of work -The Catchments Project. The City of Melbourne’s Creative Spaces program has established a studio...

MARS Gallery 21st Jan – 8th Feb

My new work Amazonia is now exhibiting at MARS gallery. More details can be found here http://marsgallery.com.au/debbie-symons-amazonia-2015/ I was fortunate to be interviewed about my work Amazonia by Alex McCulloch on The Arts Show. To listen to the interview please...

The Incinerator Art Award – Art for Social Change

My work Trade has been selected as a finalist in the Incinerator Art Award exhibition. The exhibition runs from the 17th of October till the 30th of November, 2014. The award is inspired by the original architect of the Incinerator Gallery, Walter Burley Griffin and...

Linden Innovators Exhibition – June 2014

My exhibition in Linden's Innovators is quickly coming around. The opening night is on the 26th of June  and I would love to see you there.  The exhibition runs from the 27th of June till the 3rd of August. Trade highlights the impact of commodities produced for...

Linden Art Prize 2014

My work, World Species Market was selected to be part of the inaugural Linden Art Prize and the works shown by all the artists are amazing and well worth the visit. The exhibition is on till the 30th of March, 2014. On the opening night I was thrilled to received the...

WWF Earth Hour 2013 Creative Arts Finalist

My application for the World Wildlife Fund Earth Hour 2013 Creative Arts Award was successful and I am one of the 5 finalist. The final judging takes place on the 23rd of March at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney. More information on the award can be found...

Us and Them – Umwelten. Project Space, RMIT

Installation Images from the Exhibition Essay by Linda Williams, opened by Linda Williams and Kate Rigby Eight artists from the RMIT Global Ecologies Research Group respond to German ethologist Jacob von Uexkull's theory of 'umwelt', which suggests that each and every...

Making Sense: from the Sublime to the Meticulous

Catalogue essay's from the Making Sense Exhibition at Craft Victoria It’s hard to imagine a more opportune moment for ‘making sense’ of environmental issues, which clearly present us all – scientists and non-scientists alike – with a huge challenge. In this regard,...

New perspectives in environmental art: Us and Them – Umwelten

The concept of umwelten is a term derived from the work of the early 20th Century biologist and ethologist Jakob von Uexküll. In the German umwelt means 'surrounding world', or 'self-centred world' and for von Uexküll umwelten conveyed the idea of the vast range of...

2112 Imagining the Future

Curator: Dr. Linda Williams Tapping into general anxieties about an uncertain future and public concern about the consequences of climate change, 2112 Imagining the Future presents a range of images revealing how contemporary artists imagine the world might look in...

Making Sense, Craft Victoria

Installation images from the Making Sense Exhibition, Jasmine Targett and Debbie Symons at Craft Victoria. Download the catalogue MAKING SENSE                      ...