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.41 Pretty Polly Mine - Michael Brand

Pretty Polly Mine powerfully evokes the harshness of much of our landscape and how we tackled our often tenuous relationship…

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No 60. Central Australia - Chris Drury

I am not a painter and have never been influenced by Nolan’s work as such but have found many parallels in the central…

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No 83. Mrs Fraser - Anne Carter

Sidney Nolan spent October of 1947 on K’gari (Fraser Island), a sand island off the coast of Queensland, where he produced…

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