Constance ARI - Arts Tasmania 2018 Acquittal Documentation

Welcome to the Anthropocene
Documentation of ‘Welcome to the Anthropocene’, curated by Kira Askaroff with work by: Pony Express collaborating with Professor Beth Fulton, Ken + Julia Yonetani collaborating with Assoc. Professor Julia Blanchard and Selena de Carvalho with Dr. Alistair Hobday.

Video Credit: Ninna Billycan

Image credits: Lucy Parakhina

Quiet Breathing
Documentation of ‘Quiet Breathing’, a solo show by Pirrin Francis at the School of Creative Arts.

Raw Form
Documentation of ‘Raw Form’, curated by Brendan McLeary with work by Chloe Alison Escot,
BABY (fka Callan), Carolee Schneemann and Damien Jalet/Gilles Delmas.

The Pink Palace
Documentation of ‘The Pink Palace’, curated by Grace Herbert and Lucy Parakhina for Dark Mofo 2019 with work by Dexter Rosengrave, Samuel Mountford, Maria Blackwell and Tess Campbell made in collaboration with Risdon Prison inmates Mick, Patrick, Karen and Kristy.

they tell you which rock they were and how they travelled so far
Documentation of Constance’s mentorship ‘Artist/ Curator’ project. ‘they tell you which rock they were and how they travelled so far’, shown at Kelly’s Garden Salamanca Arts Centre curated by Caitlin Fargher with work by Alana Collins, Jessica Quinnell, Gabbee Stolp and Caitlin Fargher.

Accross the Coals
Documentation of ‘Across the Coals’, curated by Priscilla Beck, presented in partnership with GASP with work by: Theia Connell, Adam James, Georgie Vozar, Leen Reith, Richie Cuskelly and Julie Gough. Video Credit: Julian Frichot.

Video Credit: Julian Frichot

Image credits: Julian Frichot

Constance 2018 Artistic Program Media Coverage


‘Australian artists and inmates collaborate to make videos about the reality of life behind bars‘
Author: Elizabeth Fortesque
Edition: The Art Newspaper
(Pink Palace)


Author/Byline: Andrew Harper
Edition: TasWeekend Section: Lifestyle Page: 21
Mercury (Hobart, Australia) - December 22, 2018
(Pink Palace)

‘Travails of jail’
Author/Byline: Andrew Harper
Edition: TasWeekend Section: Lifestyle Page: 21
Mercury (Hobart, Australia) - June 16, 2018
(Pink Palace)

‘Glimpse inside the Pink Palace’
Author/Byline: Kane Young
Edition: Hobart Section: News Page: 5
Mercury (Hobart, Australia) - June 8, 2018
(Pink Palace)

‘Degree of arts and sciences’
Author/Byline: Kane Young
Edition: Hobart Section: News Page: 11
Mercury (Hobart, Australia) - December 5, 2017
(Welcome to the Anthropocene)

‘Exploring a new era’
Author/Byline: Andrew Harper
Edition: TasWeekend Section: Lifestyle Page: 21
Mercury (Hobart, Australia) - December 16, 2017
(Welcome to the Anthropocene)

CONSTANCE is an off-site, project based A.R.I based in nipaluna / Hobart. CONSTANCE is focused on creating critical dialogues and engagement within, and  beyond, the local Tasmanian arts community through supporting experimental and critical praxis.

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CONSTANCE acknowledges and respects the palawa people as the traditional and ongoing owners and custodians of lutruwita. We pay our respects to elders past, present and future, and acknowledge that sovereignty has never been ceded.

Constance ARI 2018 program is assisted
through Arts Tasmania by the Minister for the Arts..