Hobart Current: Liberty 2020 artists
About Hobart Current
Hobart Current will nurture and showcase contemporary artists working across performance, music, film, design, visual art and literature.
Rosie Dennis has been appointed. The theme she has chosen is 'liberty'.
Ten artists will be commissioned to create new works in various art forms.
The inaugural exhibition will run from September to November 2020 in Hobart.
Creative director Rosie Dennis and liberty 2020
'This theme can be interpreted globally and locally, as celebrating the nation as a whole or a neighbourhood. I’m interested in sparking a fuller conversation about who chooses freedom for whom, in what space and during what time.'
Hobart Current Timeline
Liberty Artists - Video Blog Check-ins
Over the last six months our ten artists have been working away on their artworks for Liberty - from here to here.
Liberty is the inaugural Hobart Current exhibition and it opens on 3 September 2020. View the artists' progress thus far and gain an intriguing insight into their visions and process in these video updates below.
Artist, commercial diver, and astronaut candidate
Sarah Jane Pell
Filmmaker and artist
Multimedia and installation artist
The ten Liberty artists revealed
Creative director Rosie Dennis announced
Rosie Dennis has been selected as the Creative Director for the inaugural Hobart Current. Rosie Dennis creates complex contemporary performance works that have a strong connection to place and the everyday. Rosie has presented various works at more than twenty-five festivals across Europe and the UK.