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15-17 August: A forum on the contemporary art, science and politics of seeing, co-presented by the Power Institute and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.

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Power panel at CIHA and Digital Art History Survey

Power invites contributions to a new survey on Digital Art History as part of a panel being presented at the 36th CIHA World Congress in Lyon on 'The Research Institute in the Metaverse' 

Ian Burn sitting at his desk in London.

Ian Burn: Collected Writings 1966-1993

We're proud to announce a major new publication: the most comprehensive collection of writings by Ian Burn, artist, curator and "ex-conceptual artist", edited by Ann Stephen.

Ian Burn at his desk in Finsbury Park flat, London, 1966.


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Gail Priest: Paris Residency Fellow 2024

Sound artist and researcher Gail Priest details her travels around Paris, Berlin and Copenhagen, and her time in the snow-bound halls of the Pierre Schaeffer archives in Caen. 

Gail Priest, Audioblast: Resonant Futurs Performance, Nantes. Photo: Eva Ursprung.


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2025 Paris Residency Fellowships: Applications Closing Soon!

You can now apply to be one of our 2025 Nicholas & Angela Curtis Cité Internationale des Arts Residency Fellows. Applications close 31 July 2024!

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Simryn Gill: Schaeffer Library Artist in Residence 2024

In 2024, Simryn Gill will be the Schaeffer Library Artist in Residence, finding a place for her practice amidst the Library's unique collection. 

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Digital art history: Power convening panel at CIHA Lyon 2024

The Power Institute is convening a panel in June on art history and the digital, at the prestigious CIHA conference in Lyon. 

A painting showing a woman embodying the Republic of France, with two children suckling at her breasts

Lauren Carroll Harris: Paris Residency Fellow 2023

Lauren Carroll Harris details her winter writing and research projects in Paris.

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End of Year Message 2023

A message from Mark Ledbury, Director of the Power Institute

Slight edit of JW Power, Self portrait, c1920, Chau Chak Wing Museum, PW1961.8.


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Ends of Painting wins prize

Our 2023 publication Ends of Painting: Art in the 1960s and 1970s, edited by Paris Lettau and David Homewood, has been awarded a prize for best anthology.

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