EXHIBITIONS 2004

MCA Unpacked II – Selections from the MCA Collection by Michelle Nikou (SA) and Joan Grounds (NSW)

10 June – 17 July 2004

Jim Hodges, Ed Ruscha, Rebecca Horn, Barbara Bloom, Lorna Simpson, Rosalie Gascoigne, Jessica Diamond, Sol LeWitt, Lawrence Weiner, Michelle Nikou, On Kawara, Mike Parr, Robert Rauschenberg, Sweeney Reed, Mikala Dwyer, Jenny Watson, Tim Johnson, Tommy Stevens Tjakamarra, Aleks Danko and Susan Norrie

MCA Unpacked is a series of exhibitions presented by the Museum of Contemporary Art which opens the extensive collection up to diverse perspectives and interpretations.

Michelle Nikou and Joan Grounds are two of the seven artists selected to choose works from the collection in 2003.

Michelle Nikou has chosen works which contain some form of text – Jim Hodges, Ed Ruscha, Rebecca Horn, Barbara Bloom, Lorna Simpson, Rosalie Gascoigne, Jessica Diamond, Sol Le Witt, Lawrence Weiner, Michelle Nikou, On Kawara, Mike Parr, Robert Rauschenberg and Sweeney Reed.

Joan Grounds has selected works by artists whose practice she has watched develop over time – Mikala Dwyer, Jenny Watson, Tim Johnson, Tommy Stevens Tjakamarra, Aleks Danko and Susan Norrie.

Organised and toured by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney. Catalogue essays by Bruce Armstrong, Julie Dowling, Joan Grounds, Michelle Nikou, Ken Unsworth and William Yang. Forward by Elizabeth Ann Macgregor. Introduction by Vivienne Webb