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Tour De Force: In Case Of Emergency Break Glass

Tour De Force: In Case Of Emergency Break Glass highlights the work of eight progressive Australian artists who have made work that breaches the traditional ideas, methods and materials of glass making. The exhibition brings new focus to the medium of glass, particularly the conceptual branch of the practice. Masterfully crafted and exquisitely realised, this provocative exhibition is a celebration of genuine artistic integrity - and as such is set to both challenge and inspire a new generation of studio glass artists.

Curated by renowned glass rebel Megan Bottari, Tour de Force is not for the faint of heart.

Tour De Force: In Case Of Emergency Break Glass is a project developed by artisan and Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, curated by Megan Bottari and toured by Museum & Gallery Services Queensland. The exhibition tour is supported by Visions of Australia, an Australian Government program, and the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian Government and state and territory governments.

Tour Dates 2011

National Art Glass Gallery, Wagga: 21 January - 13 March

Jam Factory: 25 March - 7 May

Bega Valley Regional Gallery: 14 May - 25 June

Craft ACT: 30 June - 6 August

Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum: 16 September - 22 October

Noosa Regional Gallery: 3 November - 11 December

Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville: 16 December - 26 February 2012

Tour Dates 2012

Tweed River Art Gallery: 23 March - 6 May

Bunbury Regional Art Gallery: 29 June - 12 August

Mornington Peninsula Regional Art Gallery: 30 August - 7 October

Toowoomba Regional Gallery: 15 October - 25 November

Museum and Art Gallery Northern Territory: 15 December - 10 March 2013


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