James C. Sourris Artist Interview Series

Filmed in the artists' studios and homes, these digital stories are an intimate and revealing look at their work and the influences that shape their practice: painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, installation and performance arts.

Gareth Sansom interview: The James C. Sourris AM Collection

Gareth Sansom talks to Steve Cox about his life, art practices and success at winning the Hugh Williamson Prize, McCaughey Memorial Prize and Dobell Prize for Drawing.

Interviewed 21 December 2016

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Doug Hall AM interview: The James C. Sourris AM Collection

Doug Hall AM talks to Rex Butler about his career as an art gallery director beginning at age 21 and the creation of the Asia Pacific Triennial.  

Interviewed 15 December 2016

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Helga Groves interview: The James C. Sourris AM Collection

Helga Groves talks to Jane O'Neill about her life, art and influences on her practice such as landscape and geology which she is interested in at both a macro and micro level.

Interviewed 13 December 2016

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Ray Hughes interview: The James C. Sourris AM Collection

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Anne Wallace interview: The James C. Sourris AM Collection

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William Robinson interview: The James C. Sourris AM Collection

William Robinson talks to Vanessa Van Ooyen about his art, his success at winning the Archibald Prize and his busy life as both a teacher and an artist.

Interviewed 6 February 2016

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Leonard Brown interview: The James C. Sourris AM Collection

Leonard Brown talks to Angela Goddard about his art, his first solo exhibition at age 19, and his involvement with the Anglican Franciscan Friars and Russian Orthodox Church.

Interviewed 1 December 2015

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Peter Kennedy interview: The James C. Sourris AM Collection

Peter Kennedy talks to Max Delany about his art, his artistic career, and being credited with presenting the first exhibition in Australia to use neon light.

Interviewed 16 March 2015

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Sebastian Di Mauro interview: The James C. Sourris AM Collection

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Ian Smith interview: The James C. Sourris AM collection

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Normana Wight interview: The James C. Sourris AM collection

Normana Wight talks to Noreen Grahame about her art, her artistic career, the influence computer technology has had on her art and her future aspirations.

Interviewed 21 August 2014

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Fiona Foley interview: The James C Sourris AM Collection

Fiona Foley talks to Louise Martin-Chew about her life as an artist and the influences on her practice including her sense of justice, desire to tell the hidden histories, her family memories and her love for Aboriginal culture.

Interviewed 19 Jun 2013

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Judith Wright interview: The James C Sourris AM Collection

Judith Wright talks to Julie Ewington about her childhood imaginary world, that which has influenced her art including the loss of her baby girl and the fragility of human life, as well as discussing various aspects of her artist works.

Interviewed 12 Jun 2013

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Gordon Shepherdson interview: The James C Sourris Collection

Gordon Charles Halloran Shepherdson talks to David Burnett about his art, and the influences on his practice including having worked in an abattoir, the sea, fishing and darkness.

Interviewed 31 Aug 2012

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Madonna Staunton interview: The James C Sourris AM Collection

Madonna Staunton talks to Professor Robert Leslie Lingard about her art and life, the influences on her art including her childhood, fragile health, and poetry, the various artists and experiences that she has encountered and that which motivates and inspires her.
Interviewed 4 Apr 2012

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Richard Bell interview: The James C Sourris AM Collection

Richard Bell talks to Rex Butler about the development of his artistic practice, about winning the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award and the artist group Proppa Now.

Interviewed 19 April 2011.

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Luke Roberts interview: The James C Sourris AM Collection

Luke Roberts talks to Doug Hall about growing up Catholic in Alpha (Qld), being a gay artist and his show AlphaStation/Alphaville at the Institute of Modern Art in Brisbane, Queensland.

Interviewed 26 February 2011

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Vernon Ah Kee interview: The James C Sourris AM Collection

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Judy Watson interview: The James C Sourris AM Collection

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