Exhibition dates 3 April - 4 May 2008

Gitte Weise Gallery

Tucholskystrasse 47, 10117 Berlin, Germany www.gitteweisegallery.com


Column 1 has recently been published by Artspace, Sydney and includes an essay on James and Eleanor's 2007 exhibition at Artspace by Anneke Jaspers.


Column 1, ISSN 1835-3487


public art commission

James and Eleanor recently completed a commission to design a series of sculptures for the new Brisbane Cycle Centre. The Cycle Centre is part of a Queensland Government initiative for a sustainable transport system for Brisbane. The centre opened to the public on 2 June 2008.

website link with more info and images

James and Eleanor's recent collaborative installation SUPERNOVA which was shown at GRANTPIRRIE Sydney, Australia in February

Grantpirrie, 86 George St, Redfern NSW 2016 tel 02 9699 9033



James and Eleanor were awarded an Australia Council supported studio residency at the British School at Rome which they undertook earlier this year. www.bsr.ac.uk

studio residency


Supernova, James and Eleanor's installation at GRANTPIRRIE, Sydney, was reviewed by Emma White in Time Out Sydney, issue 15, 20 February 2008.
Spazi Aperti opened at the Accademia di Romania, Rome on 11 June at 7pm. Live music performance by Carsten Nicolai at 9.30pm.

James and Eleanor's new work Forum (sorella) was shown in this group exhibition of 60 international artists

Accademia de Romania, Piazza José de San Martin 1, 00193 Rome, Italy


photograph documentation by Andrew Curtis
Eleanor recently showed new work in the group exhibition Show Me Your World at Gitte Weise Gallery, Berlin. Curated by Hannah Mathews. Also in the show were Del Kathryn Barton, Irene Hanenbergh, Matthew Hunt, Paul Knight and Ms & Mr. Show Me Your World coincided with the opening of the Berlin Biennale.
Tutti Frutti opened at The British School at Rome, Italy, on 13 June at 6.30pm. This group exhibition of BSR resident artists included Forum, a new work by James and Eleanor, made on their Australia Council studio residency.

James & Eleanor Avery, Cian Donnelly, Anthony Faroux, Aisling Hedgecock, Catrin Huber, Marta Marcé, Prisca Thielmann, John Walter

The British School at Rome, Via Gramsci, 61, 00197 Rome, Italy




Eleanor's installation Somewhere, someplace else was included in the group exhibition OCTOPUS 8: The softness in the rock: hope in disappointing times, curated by Emily Cormack, at Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne.




A review of Show Me Your World, shown at Gitte Weise Gallery, Berlin, which included a new collage work by Eleanor, was published in the September 2008 issue of Art & Australia. The review is by Valeria Schulte-Fischedick, Curator at the Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin.



Eleanor had two drawings in Anonymous Drawings No 9 at Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin which opened on 19 December 2008 at 7pm.


exhibition in Berlin

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