MoCO at Cockatoo Island, Museum of Copulatory Organs premiere at the Biennale of Sydney 2012

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The Museum of Copulatory Organs (MoCO) premiered at the Biennale of Sydney 2012, in a dilapidated building in Cockatoo Island, in the middle of the Sydney Harbour. It attracted more than a quarter of a million visitors, of all ages. [...]

MoCO at Cockatoo Island, Museum of Copulatory Organs premiere at the Biennale of Sydney 2012

Category: Most recent

The Museum of Copulatory Organs (MoCO) premiered at the Biennale of Sydney 2012, in a dilapidated building in Cockatoo Island, in the middle of the Sydney Harbour. It attracted more than a quarter of a million visitors, of all ages. [...]

Project Video at Sicardi Gallery Houston

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Project Video:Maria Fernanda Cardoso & Harley, Dias & Riedweg, Oscar Muñoz, Miguel Angel Rojas and Liliana Porter February 21 – March 30, 2013 Liliana Porter, Matinee (Video Still), 2009, 20:45minutes     Sicardi Gallery is pleased to announce Project Video, [...]

Project Video at Sicardi Gallery Houston

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Project Video:Maria Fernanda Cardoso & Harley, Dias & Riedweg, Oscar Muñoz, Miguel Angel Rojas and Liliana Porter February 21 – March 30, 2013 Liliana Porter, Matinee (Video Still), 2009, 20:45minutes     Sicardi Gallery is pleased to announce Project Video, [...]

Inaugural show at Casa Daros Rio de Janeiro

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I am one of the 10 artists in the show Cantos Cuentos Colombianos, chosen for the  inauguration of Casa Daros in Rio de Janeiro!  An earth shattering move from Daros Latinamerica to upturn the relationships between the art worlds of [...]

Inaugural show at Casa Daros Rio de Janeiro

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I am one of the 10 artists in the show Cantos Cuentos Colombianos, chosen for the  inauguration of Casa Daros in Rio de Janeiro!  An earth shattering move from Daros Latinamerica to upturn the relationships between the art worlds of [...]

Cardoso’s Woven Water at MCA New Building

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On 29th March 2012, a bold, new and significantly expanded Museum of Contemporary Art Australia will be unveiled. Following a AUD$53 million redevelopment, the Museum will be transformed into a major cultural centre for contemporary art and creative learning. The MCA is [...]

Cardoso’s Woven Water at MCA New Building

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On 29th March 2012, a bold, new and significantly expanded Museum of Contemporary Art Australia will be unveiled. Following a AUD$53 million redevelopment, the Museum will be transformed into a major cultural centre for contemporary art and creative learning. The MCA is [...]

Cardoso at the Queensland Centre for Photography

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Queensland Centre for Photography presents SOUTH OF THE BORDER Link Petrina Hicks – Polixeni Papapetrou – Catherine Nelson Maria Fernanda Cardoso – Murray McKeich OPENING NIGHT: Sunday 1st April 4-7pm EXHIBITION DATES: 31st March – 29th April 2012 GALLERY INFO: [...]

Cardoso at the Queensland Centre for Photography

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Queensland Centre for Photography presents SOUTH OF THE BORDER Link Petrina Hicks – Polixeni Papapetrou – Catherine Nelson Maria Fernanda Cardoso – Murray McKeich OPENING NIGHT: Sunday 1st April 4-7pm EXHIBITION DATES: 31st March – 29th April 2012 GALLERY INFO: [...]

Arts NSW Grant for MoCo Biennale participation

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Maria Fernanda Cardoso and her participation in the 18th Biennale of Sydney 21012 is supported by the NSW Government through Arts NSW.

Arts NSW Grant for MoCo Biennale participation

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Maria Fernanda Cardoso and her participation in the 18th Biennale of Sydney 21012 is supported by the NSW Government through Arts NSW.

Cardoso and Harley at 18th Sydney Biennale

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The world premiere of the MoCo_Museum of Copulatory Organs will be presented at the next 18th Sydney Biennale, at Building 123 at Cockatoo Island. June 27-Sept 16 2012. Curated by Catherine de Zegher and Gerald McMaster http://bos18.com/exhibition-overview When I was [...]

Cardoso and Harley at 18th Sydney Biennale

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The world premiere of the MoCo_Museum of Copulatory Organs will be presented at the next 18th Sydney Biennale, at Building 123 at Cockatoo Island. June 27-Sept 16 2012. Curated by Catherine de Zegher and Gerald McMaster http://bos18.com/exhibition-overview When I was [...]

Phallomedusa Solida Phallus

A common Sydney mangrove snail has been recently named by taxonomist Rosemary Golding after the shape of it’s phallus, which as it’s name says, looks like a medusa head. My question when I look at this images under the electronic [...]

Phallomedusa Solida Phallus

A common Sydney mangrove snail has been recently named by taxonomist Rosemary Golding after the shape of it’s phallus, which as it’s name says, looks like a medusa head. My question when I look at this images under the electronic [...]

It’s Not Size That Matters, It Is Shape

Installation shots at ARC One Gallery in Melbourne 2011

It’s Not Size That Matters, It Is Shape

Installation shots at ARC One Gallery in Melbourne 2011

Stick Insects on Branch

2009  Work in progress. In collaboration with Ross Rudesch Harley. This video is to be viewed vertically. Mimicry is not only about looks but about behaviour. Stick insects, like a real branch, only move unless there is air movement around [...]

Stick Insects on Branch

2009  Work in progress. In collaboration with Ross Rudesch Harley. This video is to be viewed vertically. Mimicry is not only about looks but about behaviour. Stick insects, like a real branch, only move unless there is air movement around [...]

Stick Insects on Rod

2009 In collaboration with Ross Rudesch Harley. HD mono channel video. Juvenile stick insects mimic the movement of a branch as if moved by wind, all while hanging up in the air from a metal rod.

Stick Insects on Rod

2009 In collaboration with Ross Rudesch Harley. HD mono channel video. Juvenile stick insects mimic the movement of a branch as if moved by wind, all while hanging up in the air from a metal rod.

Chicken Face, Fish Face, Bat Face Video

3 min colour video DVD, co-directed by Ross Rudesch Harley and Maria Fernanda Cardoso The video depicts a parade of animal faces, a procession of anonymous identities. However, each close-up reveals the fascinating peculiarity of their faces – the chickens [...]

Chicken Face, Fish Face, Bat Face Video

3 min colour video DVD, co-directed by Ross Rudesch Harley and Maria Fernanda Cardoso The video depicts a parade of animal faces, a procession of anonymous identities. However, each close-up reveals the fascinating peculiarity of their faces – the chickens [...]

Interview

A 2007 TV magazine segment about Maria Fernanda Cardoso, her background, development as an artist and involvement in a major exhibition of Latin-American art at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, Australia. Produced by the Australian Broadcasting Commission’s Sunday [...]

Interview

A 2007 TV magazine segment about Maria Fernanda Cardoso, her background, development as an artist and involvement in a major exhibition of Latin-American art at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, Australia. Produced by the Australian Broadcasting Commission’s Sunday [...]

Star Face

These images are a colalboration between Ross Rudesch Harley, myself, and the astronomical photographs of Felipe Rodriguez.

Star Face

These images are a colalboration between Ross Rudesch Harley, myself, and the astronomical photographs of Felipe Rodriguez.

Cardoso Flea Circus Live in Paris

1998 5 min colour video, 1998 by Ross Rudesch Harley This is the video documentation of a live show of the Cardoso Flea Circus at the Tipi at the Pompidou Center in Paris, as part of the Paris quartier d’ete [...]

Cardoso Flea Circus Live in Paris

1998 5 min colour video, 1998 by Ross Rudesch Harley This is the video documentation of a live show of the Cardoso Flea Circus at the Tipi at the Pompidou Center in Paris, as part of the Paris quartier d’ete [...]

Cardoso Flea Circus Tent Installation

2002 This is the tent and video installation touring with the exhibition Material World: 25 years of the Fabric Workshop and Museum. Installation view at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia.

Cardoso Flea Circus Tent Installation

2002 This is the tent and video installation touring with the exhibition Material World: 25 years of the Fabric Workshop and Museum. Installation view at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia.

Cardoso Flea Circus Video

1997 8 min colour video, co-directed by Ross Rudesch Harley and Maria Fernanda Cardoso to accompany the Cardoso Flea Circus tent installation produced by the Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philladelphia. These are real live perfoming fleas, with Cardoso performing as [...]

Cardoso Flea Circus Video

1997 8 min colour video, co-directed by Ross Rudesch Harley and Maria Fernanda Cardoso to accompany the Cardoso Flea Circus tent installation produced by the Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philladelphia. These are real live perfoming fleas, with Cardoso performing as [...]

Emu Wear Video

2008 4:35 min Colour video by Maria Fernanda Cardoso and Ross Rudesch Harley 2008 This video installation at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre documented emu feather outfits made by Maria Fernanda Cardoso and worn by a professional model. Part performance, part [...]

Emu Wear Video

2008 4:35 min Colour video by Maria Fernanda Cardoso and Ross Rudesch Harley 2008 This video installation at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre documented emu feather outfits made by Maria Fernanda Cardoso and worn by a professional model. Part performance, part [...]

Sheep

2002 I have sheared hundreds of Corriedale sheepskins in geometrical patterns (lines, squares), working in a shearing shed at Gundowringa, a sheep farm in New South Wales, Australia. I came there to hire a professional Shearer, but not finding one [...]

Sheep

2002 I have sheared hundreds of Corriedale sheepskins in geometrical patterns (lines, squares), working in a shearing shed at Gundowringa, a sheep farm in New South Wales, Australia. I came there to hire a professional Shearer, but not finding one [...]

Gundowringa Sheep Video

2002 4 min colour video DVD, by Ross Rudesch Harley Video documentation of the process of making the SHEEP series by Maria Fernanda Cardoso, filmed in a 100 year old shearing shed near Goulborn, NSW Australia.

Gundowringa Sheep Video

2002 4 min colour video DVD, by Ross Rudesch Harley Video documentation of the process of making the SHEEP series by Maria Fernanda Cardoso, filmed in a 100 year old shearing shed near Goulborn, NSW Australia.

Sheep: The Process

2003 One channel colour video by Ross Rudesch Harley 3 min. Video stills at the shearing shed of sheep farm Gundworinga, Australia.

Sheep: The Process

2003 One channel colour video by Ross Rudesch Harley 3 min. Video stills at the shearing shed of sheep farm Gundworinga, Australia.