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ELIZABETH ANN MACGREGOR OBE TO END TENURE AS MCA DIRECTOR

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) today announced that, after more than two transformational decades at the helm, Elizabeth Ann Macgregor OBE, will end her tenure as Director later this year.

The MCA said that Ms Macgregor had recently advised the MCA Chairman and Board that she had decided to step down. She will leave the position in October to allow the Museum, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, to transition as seamlessly as possible to a new Director.

“Succession has been very much on my mind since my 20th anniversary as Director in 2019,” said Macgregor. “The last two decades have been the most thrilling and rewarding of my professional life. The decision to leave has been extraordinarily difficult to make, but the 30th anniversary seemed like the right moment to hand the reins over to ensure the MCA continues to evolve and thrive. It has also been hard to be cut off from family in the Northern Hemisphere during COVID-19, so I’m planning to return to the United Kingdom in October to spend time with family initially.” Continue reading ELIZABETH ANN MACGREGOR OBE TO END TENURE AS MCA DIRECTOR

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART : LINDY LEE ‘MOON IN A DEW DROP’

Lindy Lee,Listening to the Moon, 2013. Stainless steel. Image courtesy the artist and Sullivan and Strumpf, Sydney and Singapore, (c) the artist. photograph Ng Wu Gang

Lose yourself in the work of influential Australian Chinese artist Lindy Lee. Slow down and take in shimmering, meditative and thought-provoking works in her largest survey exhibition to date, which draws on her experience of living between two cultures.

Using a spectacular array of processes which include flinging molten bronze, burning paper and allowing the rain to transform surfaces, Lee draws on her Australian and Chinese heritage to develop works that engage with the history of art, cultural authenticity, personal identity and the cosmos. Key influences are the philosophies of Daoism and Ch’an (Zen) Buddhism, which explore the connections between humanity and nature.

Curated by MCA Director, Elizabeth Ann Macgregor OBE, this exhibition will introduce audiences to over 70 works from across the artist’s extensive career, from early photocopy artworks and wax paintings to recent large-scale installations and sculptures.

Curator

Elizabeth Ann Macgregor OBE

Associate Curator

Megan Robson

Lindy Lee’s ‘Moon In A Dew Drop’ will exhibit at Level 3 at the Museum Of Contemporary Art until the 28th February, 2020. Admission is free. The exhibition is closed on Mondays and open between 10am and 5pm Tuesdays to Sundays.

Featured image : Australian Chinese artist Lindy Lee