A new biennial exhibition

About Hobart Current

Hobart Current will nurture and showcase contemporary artists working across performance, music, film, design, visual art and literature.

Creative Director
announced

February 2019

Rosie Dennis has been appointed. The theme she has chosen is 'liberty'.

Artists
announced

August 2019

Ten artists will be commissioned to create new works in various art forms.

Exhibition
opens

September 2020

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.'