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Works available at Stockroom Kyneton

Works available at Stockroom Kyneton

I am thrilled to announce that some of my work is now available at Stockroom Gallery in Kyneton. " In Stockroom Gallery expect to encounter some of Australia’s most exciting and collectable new and established contemporary artists within a monthly program of solo and curated exhibitions. Featuring three gallery spaces and a sculpture courtyard, public exhibition openings are held on the second Saturday of every month from 4.30pm. Stockroom directors Magali Gentric and Jason Waterhouse are passi...

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New Book Features Jasmine’s Latest Projects

New Book Features Jasmine’s Latest Projects

It is my pleasure to announce the exciting release of Art + Climate =  Change, published by the Ian Potter Museum of Art. The book features two of my recent key projects - The Politics of Perception at Latrobe Regional Gallery and The Catchments Project - at Creative Space's Lab 14 Studio, presented during 2015 as a part of the Art+ Climate = Change Festival. "In a period of profound environmental and social upheaval, climate change has become one of our greatest challenges. Yet for many of us,...

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New Catchments Project Video

New Catchments Project Video

I am excited to announce that the City of Melbourne have launched their New Catchments Project Video. Check it out via the link below. We would like to thank the team at Creative Spaces for the honor of being their first artists in residence, CLIMARTE for their tremendous support during the Art+Climate=Change Festival, the LAB-14 + Carlton Connect Initiative for their awesome guidance and research support during our residency, but most importantly, thank you to all of the beautiful Melbourne fo...

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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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Latrobe Regional Gallery presents Jasmine Targett in poignant new exhibition

Latrobe Regional Gallery presents Jasmine Targett in poignant new exhibition

Artists Debbie Symons and Jasmine Targett are presenting environmentally challenging work at Latrobe Regional Gallery for Art + Climate = Change 2015. The Politics of Perception exhibits works by artists Symons and Targett that map critical issues surrounding our environment; poetically and potently charting landmarks of anthropocentric disaster that cannot be found on any atlas or world map. This body of work raises critical issues surrounding the subtleties and complexities associated with hu...

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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 Emerging Contemporaries at Craft ACT

Jasmine Targett in Emerging Contemporaries at Craft ACT

Emerging Contemporaries, Opening Thursday 12 February 6pm in the Craft ACT Gallery, showcases the work of 2014’s outstanding graduate students and selected national emerging craft practitioners and designer makers that demonstrate exceptional talent in their chosen field. These emerging artists are representative of the next wave of professional artists who are exploring conceptually dynamic and innovative craft and design practice. They are the ones to watch. In a series of casual interviews we...

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Jasmine Targett in Three New Exhibitions this October

Jasmine Targett in Three New Exhibitions this October

This October I am in three fantastic group exhibitions. Details of the Exhibition Openings are on each Gallery Website below. Hope to see you there - J   11 Oct - 1 Nov 2014 LANDSCAPES: From here to there - Curated Ryan Foote Hawthorn Studio + Gallery - 635 Burwood Road, Hawthorn East, Vic.   17 Oct - 30 Nov INCINERATOR ART AWARD - Art for Social Change Incinerator Galley - 180 Holmes Rd, Moonee Ponds, Vic   24th Oct - 6th Dec LINDEN POSTCARDS SHOW 2014 Linden Center for Contemp...

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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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Jasmine Targett Awarded Senini Sculpture Prize

Jasmine Targett Awarded Senini Sculpture Prize

Jasmine Targett's latest installation'What the eyes do not see' has been awarded the 2013 Mary and Lou Senini Sculpture Prize at McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park. The work: "At night when I look through my telescope I often wonder could there be another person with a telescope looking back at me?" I suffer from what 17th-century English philosopher Francis Bacon called ‘a mystified incomprehension that science alone cannot cure.’ When I think about observation I sense there is a greater con...

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Jasmine Targett awarded Australia Council Grant

Jasmine Targett awarded Australia Council Grant

In 2013 I was awarded a New Work grant for a two year project that will push my practice beyond limitations and to new heights (literally in this case!) Brief: ‘Blind Spot’ is a Techno-romantic craft installation aiming to explore the blind spot in perception surrounding nature and existence.... ‘In every observation there is a blind spot, the spot on the retina where the optical nerve is connected making the eye blind on that very spot, all one can do is try to move these blind spots, in an ef...

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Crumbling Ecologies Opens at CRAFT

Crumbling Ecologies Opens at CRAFT

Crumbling Ecologies  @ CRAFT 27th April - 9th June 2012. Crumbling Ecologies was a project that fundamentally changed the way I approached my arts practice and shifted my awareness on the broader issues impacting the arts industry. Crumbling Ecologies interrogates the impact of the economic climate on both environmental conservation and arts education in Melbourne. In times of economic crisis both art and conservation funding is cut, raising questions on their value to culture and society. A res...

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Crumbling Ecologies Awarded City of Melbourne Grant

Crumbling Ecologies Awarded City of Melbourne Grant

In 2012, the Crumbling Ecologies Project was awarded full funding and support from the City of Melbourne’s Arts Projects. Overview: The Crumbling Ecologies Project uses the ecological conundrum as a metaphor to discuss crumbling diversity and sustainability in Melbourne’s diminishing arts schools. The works presented critically address how the economic climate has affected the infrastructures that support artistic practice in Melbourne, commenting on how the culture of learning is changing. Obje...

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Jasmine Targett featured on Art Emperor TV

Jasmine Targett featured on Art Emperor TV

Jasmine's latest installation in Wonderland at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Taipei was featured by Art Emperor Taiwan! You can check out a guided tour + review of the exhibition by clicking on the image below- Jasmine Targett feature by Art Emperor @ Wonderland, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei. 2012. from Jasmine Targett on Vimeo.   For more on Art Emperor's coverage of Wonderland- http://artemperor.tw/tidbits/501   Article: Jasmine Targett featured on Art Emperor TV

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Jasmine in Wonderland at Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei

Jasmine in Wonderland at Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei

In 2012 I was invited to exhibit in ‘Wonderland’ at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Taipei curated by the extraordinary talents of Miss Annie Ivanova. ‘Wonderland’ is a survey of innovative contemporary art emerging from Australia, the exhibition will feature works from 24 award-winning artists. The first multi-art form survey exhibition of Australian art in Taiwan, Wonderland: New Contemporary Art from Australia expresses the dynamic processes of rethinking Australia’s identity and its place ...

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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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Losing the Unique at Shifted Gallery

Losing the Unique at Shifted Gallery

'Losing the Unique' was the second installment of collaborations between myself and Debbie Symons. The works presented explore the multi-faceted anthropogenic ecological identity, with its concerns in the archiving and documentation of the natural environment, and, the consequentiality of these actions. As we discuss the depth of our history and reassess our future, we must not stand to silence the call of an entire species and loose the uniqueness of an individual voice. The works seek to discu...

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Inside the Realm of Invisible Spheres

Inside the Realm of Invisible Spheres

In 2009 Debbie Symons and I collaborated on our first exhibition together 'Inside the Realm of Invisible Spheres'. The exhibition was the beginning of a research collaboration that stems between our practices today and has resulted in many more collaborative exhibitions and works. Exhibition Excerpt: Inside the realm of invisible spheres combines the works of Jasmine Targett and Debbie Symons, who are both currently completing a Masters of Fine Art at Monash University. These works explore the s...

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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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