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New Works Launch at West Space

New Works Launch at West Space

Dear Colleagues and Friends, This Winter I am delighted to share my new works  Thirst Knows No Season and My Nike Will Live Longer Than Me II with you opening in the exhibition Every Second Feels Like a Century, launching next Thursday evening at West Space. Exhibition Launch Details - Thursday 31st August 6pm - 8pm West Space Level 1, 225 Bourke Street Melbourne, Vic, 3000 Image - Jasmine Targett, My Nike Will Live Longer Than Me II. About the Exhibition - Every Second Feels Like a Century Cu...

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NotFair Art Fair proudly presents Jasmine Targett

NotFair Art Fair proudly presents Jasmine Targett

This winter NotFair Art Fair proudly presents the work of Jasmine Targett as a part of the 2016 Sign O' The Times Melbourne exhibition, curated by Kirsten Rann. Some thoughts on NotFair 2016 from the curator, Kirsten Rann - Being invited to curate this year’s NotFair was a wonderful opportunity for me to focus on the really fresh and exciting talent that exists across Australia in both the emerging and independent artist sectors. This is the fertile ground in which I often find myself, so I k...

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Jasmine Targett: A Sinister Beauty

Jasmine Targett: A Sinister Beauty

Dear friends and colleagues! It is my delight to invite you to an exciting new project I have been working on over the past year - A Sinister Beauty, opening at Strange Neighbour Gallery Friday 24th July. Please see details below – A SINISTER BEAUTY Sarah Field / Jennifer King / Nadia Mercuri / Jasmine Targett / Bethany Wheeler. Opening 6 - 9pm Friday 24 July 2015. Strange Neighbour Gallery “The state of emergency in which we all live is not the exception but the rule.” Walter Benjamin in Malco...

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Jasmine Targett: new artwork commission at Incinerator Gallery

Jasmine Targett: new artwork commission at Incinerator Gallery

Earlier this year I was commissioned by Incinerator Gallery to create a new experimental public artwork for their outdoor exhibition space. Please join us for food and drink to toast the exhibition opening of the work. Vision Quest: Into Nature Exhibition Opening 6 - 8pm Friday 5th June. Exhibition runs: 5th June - 26th July 2015.                   About - Jasmine Targett's new installation Vision Quest: Into Nature, is comprised of a large hand-made...

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Sneak Peak of New Exhibition

Sneak Peak of New Exhibition

Dear friends, colleagues and awesome supporters It is my pleasure to give you a sneak peak of my new work and invite you to the exhibition opening The Catchments Project. Please join us for a drink this Thursday 30th April to toast the work and merrily warm the opening of the new Creative Spaces: Carlton Connect Studio at LAB14. 700 Swanston Street, Carlton. Exhibition runs till 16th May 2015. About In The Catchments Project artists Debbie Symons and Jasmine Targett have researched how humanit...

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Jasmine Targett + Debbie Symons awarded $20k Residency

Jasmine Targett + Debbie Symons awarded $20k Residency

We are thrilled to announce that Melbourne Artists Debbie Symons and Jasmine Targett have been awarded the first Artist in Residence at Creative Spaces: Carlton Connect Studio for their new body of work -The Catchments Project. The City of Melbourne’s Creative Spaces program has established a studio at the Carlton Connect Initiative’s (CCI), LAB-14, with the specific intention of positioning artists amongst researchers, academics and entrepreneurs addressing issues of sustainability and resili...

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Jasmine Targett in Runway Experimental Australian Art

Jasmine Targett in Runway Experimental Australian Art

Jasmine Targett's latest series Vision Quest has been published in the latest issue of RUNWAY Australian Experimental Art. "Earlier this month I was commissioned by Runway to write an article for the masterful Runway Australian Experimental Art Magazine that launched last week for Vienna Art Week. The piece is on Vision Quest a body of  new experimental works that will be exhibited in Australia in 2015. Earlier this year, the first work in the series 'What the eyes do not see' was awarded the Se...

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Blind Spot opens at Linden Center for Contemporary Art

Blind Spot opens at Linden Center for Contemporary Art

Blind Spot opened in May at Linden Center for Contemporary Art as a part of the 2014 Innovators Program. About the work- My latest installation project, ‘Blind Spot’, has been a daring attempt to map out a large three dimensional hole in space. A complex and multifaceted anti-form that is as optically impossible to describe as the space inside an atom. Blind Spot describes one of the most significant environmental discoveries of our age- the Ozone Hole. Like an iceberg looming in space, it is a...

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MAKING SENSE at CRAFT

MAKING SENSE at CRAFT

Two years in the making, Debbie Symons and Jasmine Targett's exhibition 'Making Sense' opened on September 8th, 2011 at CRAFT. Making Sense combines the works of Targett and Symons’ which investigate both atmospheric and political interests in the ecological conundrum. Exhibition excerpt- The way we make sense of the world has dramatically altered in recent years due to the vast amounts of scientific data, regarding the environmental dilemma. The conceptual challenge presented within the works f...

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Life Support Systems Awarded City of Melbourne Grant

Life Support Systems Awarded City of Melbourne Grant

Way back in 2011 I was awarded an Arts Project Grant for Emerging Artists from the City of Melbourne for my the development of my project: Life Support Systems. The brief: To create a series of weather maps that use data from NASA Earth Observing Satellite to chart the history of monitoring Earth’s Atmosphere and today’s attitudes towards Climate Change: the forecast for tomorrow. The weather maps will be created using the high-tech glass designed by NASA for the visor of space suit helmets. The...

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News – Hello lovers

News – Hello lovers

Hello tribe! Welcome to my fantastic new site deigned by myself and the epically amazing talents of Miss Debbie Symons. My partner in crime for all things art related. To get you up to speed on where I have been and where I am heading, please forgive me as I mercilessly re-post some of my highlights over the past few years. My three blogs to date still exist but won't be updated as much any more... jasminetargett.blogspot.com crumblingecologies.blogspot.com life-support-systems.blogspot.com If y...

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