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.8 In the Cave - Rebecca Daniels

“Nolan was deeply interested in Aboriginal art and repeatedly used images of rock art in his painting because to him its…

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No.23 Agricultural Hotel - Philip Mead

Sidney Nolan’s art has embedded some powerfully iconic images into the Australian cultural optic: the black letter box…

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No 85. Leda and the Swan - Marilyn Sweet

Sid’s mother was also my grandmother. During the 50s, 60s and 70s Sid spent most of his time overseas either travelling…

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