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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CENTENARY PARTNERS

We are grateful to the following for their support...

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THE RODD

An inspirational setting imbued with history that supports creative practice

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SUPPORT US

As a registered charity (CIO 1161850) we rely on the generosity of those who share our passion for the arts, landscape and heritage...

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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.38 The Cardplayers - Nevin Jayawardena

This work by Sidney Nolan concentrates on the characters in the painting, rather than the architecture. Nolan has utilized…

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No 93. Artist and painting - Charles Nodrum

This is one of 30 to 40 drawings Nolan made in an afternoon whilst talking to his friend Elwyn Lynn. Some were easier to…

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No.13 Untitled (Catani Arch, St Kilda) - David Rainey

Sidney Nolan was born the very same day Carlo Catani turned 65 and retired from the Public Works Department in Melbourne…

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