Mundijong artist gets Australia Council grant for exhibition honouring Marcel Duchamp

Anna Louise Richardson’s upcoming exhibition has been awarded a $35,900 grant.
Anna Louise Richardson’s upcoming exhibition has been awarded a $35,900 grant.

MUNDIJONG’s Anna Louise Richardson is ecstatic after her upcoming exhibition received a welcome boost in the form of government funding.

The Australia Council of the Arts has awarded Richardson’s HERE&NOW: Besides, It Is Always The Others Who Die exhibition a $35,900 grant to go towards paying artists, producing a catalogue, public access programming and exhibition costs.

Ms Richardson said she was delighted upon hearing she had been awarded the grant.

“I was very excited and relieved the project can be fully supported to produce great work and a catalogue,” she said.

“It is a great feeling to have the project recognised by peers in the Australia Council selection process.”

Marking the 50th anniversary of French-American artist Marcel Duchamp’s death, the HERE&NOW exhibition offers a contemporary engagement of his legacy through themes of duality, process and disruption.

Ms Richardson said she was already counting the days until the exhibition starts on September 1.

“I love curating and working with artists, this is an excellent opportunity for an emerging curator and I am honoured to have been selected and supported,” she said.

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