Image: Sarah Goffman, 2009
Big in Japan, Video
Photographer: Morita Yasuaki
Big in Japan 2009 Sarah Goffman
Video of oki-do (Japanese) yoga at night, in the winter rain at Shibuya crossing in Tokyo, December 2009.
Seeking to counter-act the business aspect of this vibrant and populated area with a slow movement, oki-do yoga, learnt in Australia. Shibuya is known as one of the busiest pedestrian traffic areas in the world.
Sarah Goffman was born in Sydney in 1966. She has been exhibiting regularly since 1992, and has shown extensively around Sydney, with multiple projects interstate and overseas.
Most recently in 2010 she exhibited a solo work at ICAN, Fatty and Slender; The Hanging Man’s House and was part of the group show, I like your small opening, curated by Nat Thomas at Hell Gallery in Melbourne. This year her solo exhibition; Plastic Arts was shown at Artroom 5 in Adelaide.
She just completed an Australia Council residency in Tokyo, Japan and is working on a large scale project, Trash Can Dreams for The Performance Space in October 2010.
Image: Teo Treloar, The Science 1, 45 x 33 cm
Watercolour, acrylic Ink, pencil and oil on paper.
The Science Teo Treloar
"Disintegration---I'm taking it in stride"
-Brett Easton Ellis (American Psycho)
Teo Treloar Graduated from Sydney College of the Arts with a MVA in 2006.
He has shown in Sydney, Melbourne, Tokyo and North America.
MOP Projects is assisted by the NSW Government through Arts NSW
Front Room 2002 - 2003 Chippendale
The J Balbi/E Pulie Collection Jay Balbi & Elizabeth Pulie
Like most artists, Jay Balbi and Elizabeth Pulie have been collecting the work of their friends and colleagues in the art industry over many years. Most of their collection has been on permanent display in their home; at MOP, a selection of around fifty of these works will be shown in a gallery context together for the first time.
Jay Balbi and Elizabeth Pulie have an extensive exhibiting history in both commercial and artist-run contexts in Australia and overseas, including group exhibitions in Vienna, Hamburg, London and Milan. In 2002 and 2003 they ran a project space in the front room of their home in Sydney, called Front Room, where they exhibited the work of their friends and colleagues.