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2021 NIB Literary Awards

24 November 2021

The Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award is presented annually by Waverley Council with support from Principal Sponsors Mark and Evette Moran. Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2021, the Nib remains Australia's only major literary award of its kind presented by a local council. Judging criteria includes high literary merit, quality of research, readability and value to the community.

Waverley Council is delighted to announce the winners of the 2021 Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award ($20,000), Luke Stegemann, and Nib People’s Choice Prize ($2,500), Tim Olsen.

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Video tour: Valerie Marshall Strong Olsen

OLSEN Gallery
November 2021

Exhibited at the National Art School November 2021

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Video tour: George Byrne 'Innervisions'

OLSEN Gallery
November 2021

Tour George Byrne's 'Innervisions' exhibition at OLSEN Gallery November 2021

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Video tour: Michelle Cawthorn

OLSEN Gallery
November 2021

Video tour of Michelle Cawthorn 'Beautiful Strange' showing at OLSEN Gallery

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Artist George Byrne talks with Maria Stoljar

Talking with Painters
November 2021

Maria Stoljar sat down with Australian artist George Byrne to talk about his 2021 show at Olsen Gallery in Sydney, 'Innervisions', an outstanding exhibition of photography-based works where landscapes transformed into dreamscapes sit beside more abstract works.

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The Roundtable: following in a famous parent's footsteps

Sunday Extra, ABC Radio National
Julian Morrow
31 October 2021

At the Roundtable we hear about the experiences of people who grew up with a parent who was famous or in the public eye. How does it affect the child's perception of the parent and themself, and what happens when they decide to follow in their parent's footsteps? 

GUESTS: Georgina Downer, CEO of the Robert Menzies Institute and past Liberal Party electoral candidate;

Peter Hillary, mountaineer and philanthropist; 

Tim Olsen, gallerist and author of Son of the Brush

Duration: 27min 26sec
Broadcast: Sun 31 Oct 2021, 9:30am

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JOHN OLSEN: GOYA'S DOG

National Art School
29 October 2021

Walkthrough of the exhibition John Olsen: Goya's Dog, showing until end November 2021.

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Interview with the Artist

National Art School
Interview by Steven Alderton
June 2021

Interview with John Olsen in his studio prior to the opening of Goya's Dog exhibition at the National Art School.

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Video tour: Kunmanara (Wawiriya) Burton

OLSEN Gallery
October 2021

Video tour of the Kunmanara (Wawiriya) Burton exhibition at OLSEN Gallery, October 2021

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Video Tour: Paul Davies 'Belvedere Loop'

OLSEN Gallery
September 2021

View the extended video including the exhibition essay here

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Video Tour: Jacqui Stockdale My Funny Valentine OLSEN

OLSEN Gallery
August 2021

Click here for the video accompanied by the artist, Jacqui Stockdale, singing 'My Funny Valentine'

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Video Tour: Jacqui Stockdale My Funny Valentine OLSEN NY

OLSEN Gallery NYC
August 2021

Click here for the video accompanied by the artist, Jacqui Stockdale, singing 'My Funny Valentine'

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Australian filmmaker and visual artist Tim Georgeson has created a new performance film responding to William Barton and Veronique Serret's Kalkani.

July 2021

Filmed across Lake Bumbunga, a salt lake located in South Australia, Urritjara, starring actor and performer Derik Lynch, is a gripping portrait of the synergy between sound, earth and movement directed by Tim Georgesen. Urritjara is the term for ‘movement’ in Yankunytjatjara language — the language native to Lynch’s father’s family.

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