The newly developed heart of our University boasts some great art and design. Commissioned works, exhibitions and environmental graphics help create a space that is dynamic and distinct.
Deb Jones I born 1963 Parkes, New South Wales; Catherine Truman I born 1957 Glenelg, South Australia; Ian Gibbins I born 1954 Melbourne, Victoria.
Now suspended above the Hub’s northern stairwell, Chandelier gives a contemporary twist to the ornate lighting fixtures of 18th century Europe, typically produced by Bohemian and Venetian glassmakers. View more here.
Judy Watson | born 1959, Mundubbera, Queensland
Conceived as sentinels to watch over and protect the campus, the nine steel-fabricated feathers comprising yara honour the Kaurna Ancestor Spirit Tjilbruke – the glossy ibis – and pay tribute to the traditional owners of the land on which Flinders University was founded. The plume-like forms located across the plaza are linked by strings of poetic text gifted by Kaurna Elder Uncle Lewis Yerloburka O’Brien. View more here.
Spaces & places for temporary exhibitions
Tucked behind Grind & Press Café at the Hub’s Registry entrance, The Studio offers a small and flexible environment with options for wall hung and free standing works including audio and/or video.
The Studio is open weekdays 9am – 5pm and can be hired for events.
Pop Up Art
Temporary exhibits – including work by established and emerging artists as well as students and staff – will also be supported across the Plaza and Student Hub. Watch this space for details.