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Hatched Open Studios

Hatched Open Studios

We are staying open late for an after-hours look at the Hatched: National Graduate Show 2023.

Hear from Hatched artists-in-residence Bryce Olsen, Alexandra Peters and Jayda Wilson as they open their studios for a behind-the-scenes peek at what they’ve been working on, followed by artist talks facilitated by North Metropolitan TAFE Gallery & Program Manager, Soula Vouyoucalos-Veyradier.

With food and drinks on us, experience the exhibition after hours and gain insight from the artists as they showcase their new works in progress.

Please note: Bryce Olsen’s studio is only accessible via stairs. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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About the Artist

Bryce Olsen is an artist based in Boorloo who works in the field of sculpture. His works explore connections among bodies, dwelling, mythology and power as well as themes of queerness. In his practice familiar symbols are mutated and made deviant through layers of camp, darkness and glamour, breaking the repetition of old dogmas and rendering them in service of an alternate future. Olsen completed an Advanced Diploma of Visual Art at North Metropolitan TAFE in 2022.  

Alexandra Peters is a painter, sculptor, screen printer and noise musician from Naarm/Melbourne. Her practice situates itself within the field of expanded painting through the interrogation of support structures and framing devices. She completed her honours degree in Fine Art at Monash University in 2022, where she was the recipient of the Monash University Museum of Art Award and the Megalo Print Studio Graduate Residency. Peters has been selected for Hatched: National Graduate Show 2023 at Perth Institute of Contemporary Art where she will also be a resident artist. Recent exhibitions include Mildura Atrocity Exhibition curated by Dr Helen Hughes at NAP Contemporary, Mildura, 2023.

Jayda Wilson is an emerging contemporary artist of Gugada, Wirangu, and Thai descent living and working on unceded Kaurna Yarta. Wilson’s current work focuses on the connection between language and identity as they ground themselves culturally and affirm sovereignty through Gugada and Wirangu wangga, located on the Far West Coast of South Australia. Wilsons multidisciplinary practice is a documentation of a journey to reclaiming language through celebrating nuances of First Nations languages, expressing individuality within Aboriginality. Wilson’s work creates a visual and oral archive of Gugada and Wirangu wangga, being a representation of the way they embody language and the navigation of learning their mother tongue through an imposed colonial system. 

Soula Veyradier is a cultural producer, curator and arts manager having worked on projects across the visual arts and museum areas in Australia and overseas. She is currently Gallery & Program Manager at North Metropolitan TAFE and was previously Programs Director at Spaced.  
 
On the board of Regional Arts WA, and previously Community Arts Network WA, she was involved in advocating and supporting the development of arts initiatives in regional spaces. Previous roles include Manager of the Perth site of the Western Australian Museum, Manager and Curator of the Goolagatup-Heathcote Museum and Galley, Wireless Hill Museum and Melville Discovery Centre, Project Coordinator National Geographic in Greece and Coordinator Pulstart Artists Collective in France.  
 
Across her work history she has established leading arts programs that are deeply connected to place, with a focus on incubating and inspiring practitioners, and reaching multi-sector audiences. 


Supporters

Hatched is made possible by the generosity of PICA’s Art1000 Donors, Major Exhibition Partner the Minderoo Foundation and Grace Fine Art. The Schenberg Awards are made possible by funds bequeathed to The University of Western Australia by Dr Harold Schenberg.

PICA’s opening events, public programs, family and learning programs and studio residencies are supported by our Community Engagement Partner the City of Perth.

Supported by North Metropolitan Tafe.   

 

 

 

 

Image: Hatched Open Day, 2023, photo: Sophie Minissale