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Image: Raquel Ormella, in the studio with details from All these small intensities, 2018. Photo: Andy Mullens.
Image: Raquel Ormella, in the studio with details from All these small intensities, 2018. Photo: Andy Mullens.
Free event

Open Studio: Raquel Ormella

ANCA Dickson Studio no. 5, Mixed media

Raquel Ormella has a diverse artistic practice that includes video, installation, textiles and creating zines. Her works investigates how art can encourage political consciousness and social action in relation to questions of national identity and the environment. In 2018 Shepparton Art Museum curated a solo survey show that is now touring the Eastern States with NETS Victoria. Raquel’s work has been included in the 2013 California-Pacific Triennial, 2010 Aichi Triennial (Japan), 2008 Sydney Biennale, the 2003 Biennale of Istanbul and the 2002 Sao Paulo Biennale (Brazil), as well as many group exhibitions in Australia including Material Politics, Institute of Modern Art Brisbane (2017) and The National, New Australian Art (2017) at the Art Gallery of NSW. She has held solo exhibitions at Milani Gallery in Brisbane, Artspace in Sydney, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces and Lab14 in Melbourne. She is a Lecturer at the School of Art & Design, Australian National University, Canberra.

Raquel’s studio will be open as part of ANCA Dickson open studios.