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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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 49. Myself - Simon Mundy

Nolan was never afraid of revealing himself in his art but equally he liked to play hard to get, teasing the viewer or reader…

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No.26 Self Portrait in Youth - Barry Pearce & Duncan Fallowell

Sidney Nolan’s manner of seizing an image might have earned him a similar reference to his contemporary Willem de Kooning…

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No 53. Randolph Stow - Suzanne Falkiner

In March 1963 the poet and novelist Randolph Stow—‘Mick’ to his familiars—had resigned from teaching at Leeds University…

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