ABOUT

“The Rodd is a centre for creative work, exploration, learning and doing. It is a kind of testing ground, it is a place for experiment, it is a place in which things can be tried and things can be discovered.”                                 

Mel Gooding, 2010

OUR VISION

A rural centre of creative practice and research, inspired by...

 

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OUR TEAM

Details about the staff at The Rodd and our Board Trustees...

 

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OUR HISTORY

The ancient landscape of its valley setting reminded him of...

 

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 ABOUT SIDNEY

"I've had a very complex life, emotional life... I'd like now to be more direct, to try and look at myself as if I am somebody else"

1992

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TRUST
FILM

A short film about the Sidney Nolan Trust

 

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In 2017 we celebrated the centenary of Sidney Nolan’s birth with a successful UK-wide...

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The Nolan 100

A birthday tribute to Sidney Nolan from 100 individuals worldwide.                   

In 2017 we invited people who knew Sidney, worked with him, or have been influenced by his work or his legacy to choose a ‘favourite’ Nolan work and tell us why.

No 96. Digital image - Joe Studholme

This post-Ned Kelly image was one of a planned portfolio of prints, which sadly was never published. It was to have been…

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No.21 Steve Hart Dressed as a Girl -Jennifer Higgie

My favourite Sidney Nolan work must be the 'Ned Kelly' series from 1946. I partly grew up in Canberra, and seeing these …

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No.24 Policeman in a Wombat Hole - Kay Whitney

I chose this painting for the way it engages and enthralls the thousands of children who visit it each year. It is whimsical…

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