Dots Obsession—Tasmania 2016  Yayoi Kusama (Born 1929, Matsumoto, Japan; lives and works in Tokyo, Japan) Mixed media installation Commissioned by Mona for On the Origin of Art   ©Yayoi Kusama. Courtesy YAYOI KUSAMA Inc., Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo/ Singapore and Victoria Miro Gallery, London

Dots Obsession—Tasmania
2016

Yayoi Kusama (Born 1929, Matsumoto, Japan; lives and works in Tokyo, Japan)
Mixed media installation
Commissioned by Mona for On the Origin of Art 

©Yayoi Kusama. Courtesy YAYOI KUSAMA Inc., Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo/ Singapore and Victoria Miro Gallery, London

 AMARNA 2015  James Turrell (born 1943, Los Angeles, California; lives and works in Flagstaff, Arizona) Skyspace series  Steel frame, fibreglass foam sandwich roof construction, fibreglass reinforced concrete seating imensions:  7 (H) 28.3 x (W) x 21.15m (D)  © James Turrell

AMARNA
2015

James Turrell (born 1943, Los Angeles, California; lives and works in Flagstaff, Arizona)
Skyspace series
Steel frame, fibreglass foam sandwich roof construction, fibreglass reinforced concrete seating
imensions:  7 (H) 28.3 x (W) x 21.15m (D)

© James Turrell

 AMARNA 2015  James Turrell (born 1943, Los Angeles, California; lives and works in Flagstaff, Arizona) Skyspace series  Steel frame, fibreglass foam sandwich roof construction, fibreglass reinforced concrete seating imensions:  7 (H) 28.3 x (W) x 21.15m (D)  © James Turrell

AMARNA
2015

James Turrell (born 1943, Los Angeles, California; lives and works in Flagstaff, Arizona)
Skyspace series
Steel frame, fibreglass foam sandwich roof construction, fibreglass reinforced concrete seating
imensions:  7 (H) 28.3 x (W) x 21.15m (D)

© James Turrell

 AMARNA 2015  James Turrell (born 1943, Los Angeles, California; lives and works in Flagstaff, Arizona) Skyspace series  Steel frame, fibreglass foam sandwich roof construction, fibreglass reinforced concrete seating imensions:  7 (H) 28.3 x (W) x 21.15m (D)  © James Turrell

AMARNA
2015

James Turrell (born 1943, Los Angeles, California; lives and works in Flagstaff, Arizona)
Skyspace series
Steel frame, fibreglass foam sandwich roof construction, fibreglass reinforced concrete seating
imensions:  7 (H) 28.3 x (W) x 21.15m (D)

© James Turrell

 AMARNA 2015  James Turrell (born 1943, Los Angeles, California; lives and works in Flagstaff, Arizona) Skyspace series  Steel frame, fibreglass foam sandwich roof construction, fibreglass reinforced concrete seating imensions:  7 (H) 28.3 x (W) x 21.15m (D)  © James Turrell  Background:  Flatbed Truck, Trailer and Cement Truck 2007  Wim Delvoye (Born 1965, Wervik, Belgium; lives and works in Ghent, Belgium) aser-cut corten steel

AMARNA
2015

James Turrell (born 1943, Los Angeles, California; lives and works in Flagstaff, Arizona)
Skyspace series
Steel frame, fibreglass foam sandwich roof construction, fibreglass reinforced concrete seating
imensions:  7 (H) 28.3 x (W) x 21.15m (D)

© James Turrell

Background:

Flatbed Truck, Trailer and Cement Truck
2007

Wim Delvoye (Born 1965, Wervik, Belgium; lives and works in Ghent, Belgium)
aser-cut corten steel

 Chapel 2010 to 2011  Wim Delvoye (Wervik, Belgium, 1965) Corten steel, etched stained glass, steel, lead

Chapel
2010 to 2011

Wim Delvoye (Wervik, Belgium, 1965)
Corten steel, etched stained glass, steel, lead

 Chapel (interior detail) 2010 to 2011  Wim Delvoye (Wervik, Belgium, 1965) Corten steel, etched stained glass, steel, lead

Chapel (interior detail)
2010 to 2011

Wim Delvoye (Wervik, Belgium, 1965)
Corten steel, etched stained glass, steel, lead

 Left: Lange Eenzame Man/Long Lonely Man 2010  Berlinde De Bruyckere (Born 1964, Ghent, Belgium, where she lives and works) Wax, epoxy, cushion, glass, wood, iron Mona collection  Right: Untitled 1988–89  Ruth Frost (Born 1957, Sydney, Australia; 1989–95 in Canberra; lives and works in Hobart, Australia) Silver gelatin photograph 204.5 x 91 cm Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

Left:
Lange Eenzame Man/Long Lonely Man
2010

Berlinde De Bruyckere (Born 1964, Ghent, Belgium, where she lives and works)
Wax, epoxy, cushion, glass, wood, iron
Mona collection

Right:
Untitled
1988–89

Ruth Frost (Born 1957, Sydney, Australia; 1989–95 in Canberra; lives and works in Hobart, Australia)
Silver gelatin photograph
204.5 x 91 cm
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

 The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery's Barkcloth Collection from Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tahiti, Tonga, Vanuatu, Possibly Melanesia and Futuna, with:  Coffin of Iret-Heru-ru Egypt, late 26th Dynasty, c. 600–525 BCE Wood, gesso, pigment 172 x 54 x 42.5 cm As a part of the Theatre of the World exhibition at Mona.

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery's Barkcloth Collection from Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tahiti, Tonga, Vanuatu, Possibly Melanesia and Futuna, with:

Coffin of Iret-Heru-ru
Egypt, late 26th Dynasty, c. 600–525 BCE
Wood, gesso, pigment
172 x 54 x 42.5 cm
As a part of the Theatre of the World exhibition at Mona.

 bit.fall 2001 - 2007  Julius Popp (1973, Nuremberg, West Germany; lives and works in Leipzig, Germany and New York, NY, USA) Computer, electronic devices, pump, 320 magnetic valves, stainless steel basin and water, edn 2/4 Part of the Mona permanent collection.

bit.fall
2001 - 2007

Julius Popp (1973, Nuremberg, West Germany; lives and works in Leipzig, Germany and New York, NY, USA)
Computer, electronic devices, pump, 320 magnetic valves, stainless steel basin and water, edn 2/4
Part of the Mona permanent collection.

 Left: Inner Sky, 2015 Iron, amethyst geode  Right: Inner Sky, 1991 Iron, amethyst geode  Marina Abramović (1946, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; lives and works in New York, NY, USA)  INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PUBLIC  Stand under the Inner Sky. Close your eyes. Motionless. Depart. Duration: Limitless   Courtesy of the Marina Abramović Archives and Sean Kelly Gallery, New York

Left:
Inner Sky, 2015
Iron, amethyst geode

Right:
Inner Sky, 1991
Iron, amethyst geode

Marina Abramović (1946, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; lives and works in New York, NY, USA)

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PUBLIC
Stand under the Inner Sky.
Close your eyes.
Motionless.
Depart.
Duration: Limitless

Courtesy of the Marina Abramović Archives and Sean Kelly Gallery, New York

 White Dragon 1990  Marina Abramović (1946, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; lives and works in New York, NY, USA) Oxidised copper, obsidian  INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PUBLIC  Stand on the copper base. Rest your head on the mineral pillow. Remain until energy is transmitted. Duration: Limitless   Courtesy of the Marina Abramović Archives and Sean Kelly Gallery, New York

White Dragon
1990

Marina Abramović (1946, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; lives and works in New York, NY, USA)
Oxidised copper, obsidian

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PUBLIC
Stand on the copper base.
Rest your head on the mineral pillow.
Remain until energy is transmitted.
Duration: Limitless

Courtesy of the Marina Abramović Archives and Sean Kelly Gallery, New York

 Private Archaeology 1997/2015  Marina Abramović (1946, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; lives and works in New York, NY, USA) Four wood cabinets, mixed media drawings Courtesy of the Marina Abramović Archives and Mona

Private Archaeology
1997/2015

Marina Abramović (1946, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; lives and works in New York, NY, USA)
Four wood cabinets, mixed media drawings
Courtesy of the Marina Abramović Archives and Mona

 Cleaning the Mirror I 1995  Marina Abramović (1946, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; lives and works in New York, NY, USA) Performance for video, recorded at the Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, duration 00:03:00; 5-channel video installation, colour, 5-channel mono sound, infinite loop Courtesy of the Marina Abramović Archives and LIMA

Cleaning the Mirror I
1995

Marina Abramović (1946, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; lives and works in New York, NY, USA)
Performance for video, recorded at the Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, duration 00:03:00; 5-channel video installation, colour, 5-channel mono sound, infinite loop
Courtesy of the Marina Abramović Archives and LIMA

 Various artworks as a part of Gilbert & George: The Art Exhibition, displayed at Mona, 2016.

Various artworks as a part of Gilbert & George: The Art Exhibition, displayed at Mona, 2016.

 Various artworks as a part of Gilbert & George: The Art Exhibition, displayed at Mona, 2016.

Various artworks as a part of Gilbert & George: The Art Exhibition, displayed at Mona, 2016.

 Boat of Ra 2014  Matthew Barney (Born 1967, San Francisco, CA, USA; lives and works in New York) Wood, resin-bonded sand, steel, furniture, cast bronze and gold-plated bronze 335.3 x 1524 x 731.5 cm   Courtesy of the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels   

Boat of Ra
2014

Matthew Barney (Born 1967, San Francisco, CA, USA; lives and works in New York)
Wood, resin-bonded sand, steel, furniture, cast bronze and gold-plated bronze
335.3 x 1524 x 731.5 cm 

Courtesy of the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels
 

 Portcullis Block 2014  Matthew Barney (Born 1967, San Francisco, CA, USA; lives and works in New York, NY, USA) Graphite and wood sleds  Courtesy of the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels 

Portcullis Block
2014

Matthew Barney (Born 1967, San Francisco, CA, USA; lives and works in New York, NY, USA)
Graphite and wood sleds

Courtesy of the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels 

 Shaduf 2014  Matthew Barney (Born 1967, San Francisco, CA, USA; lives and works in New York, NY, USA) Cast brass  Courtesy of the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels

Shaduf
2014

Matthew Barney (Born 1967, San Francisco, CA, USA; lives and works in New York, NY, USA)
Cast brass

Courtesy of the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels

 River of Fundament: Crown Sulfur 2014  Matthew Barney (Born 1967, San Francisco, CA, USA; lives and works in New York, NY, USA) Engraved zinc in zinc frame, with surrounding markings from Portcullis Block  Courtesy of the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels 

River of Fundament: Crown Sulfur
2014

Matthew Barney (Born 1967, San Francisco, CA, USA; lives and works in New York, NY, USA)
Engraved zinc in zinc frame, with surrounding markings from Portcullis Block

Courtesy of the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels 

 Sans titre 2008   Hubert Duprat (Born 1957, Nérac, France; lives and works in southern France) Synthetic gypsum plaster, brass   FRAC Languedoc-Roussillon, Montpellier

Sans titre
2008 

Hubert Duprat (Born 1957, Nérac, France; lives and works in southern France)
Synthetic gypsum plaster, brass

FRAC Languedoc-Roussillon, Montpellier

 Chagrin 2009/2013  Hubert Duprat (Born 1957, Nérac, France; lives and works in southern France) Polystyrene, shagreen  Courtesy of Art : Concept, Paris

Chagrin
2009/2013

Hubert Duprat (Born 1957, Nérac, France; lives and works in southern France)
Polystyrene, shagreen

Courtesy of Art : Concept, Paris

 Wall Drawing #394   Sol LeWitt (Born 1928, Hartford CT, USA; died 2007, New York, NY) Black crayon, black pencil Estate of Sol LeWitt  &  'No Title (Awelye) (detail) 1994  Emily Kame Kngwarreye Anmatyerre (Born 1910 at Alhalkerein, Utopia Station, NT, Australia; died 1996, Alice Springs, NT) Acrylic paint on synthetic canvas Five panels, overall 185.5 x 331 cm Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania

Wall Drawing #394 

Sol LeWitt (Born 1928, Hartford CT, USA; died 2007, New York, NY)
Black crayon, black pencil
Estate of Sol LeWitt

&

'No Title (Awelye) (detail)
1994

Emily Kame Kngwarreye Anmatyerre (Born 1910 at Alhalkerein, Utopia Station, NT, Australia; died 1996, Alice Springs, NT)
Acrylic paint on synthetic canvas
Five panels, overall 185.5 x 331 cm
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania

 Bullet Hole 1988 to 1993  Mat Collishaw (1966, Nottingham, England; lives and works in London, England) Cibachrome mounted on 15 light boxes

Bullet Hole
1988 to 1993

Mat Collishaw (1966, Nottingham, England; lives and works in London, England)
Cibachrome mounted on 15 light boxes

 On the Road to Heaven The Highway to Hell 2008  Stephen J Shanabrook (1965, Cleveland, OH, USA; lives and works in New York, NY, USA and Moscow, Russia) Remnants of the suicide bomber cast in dark chocolate, edn 2/5

On the Road to Heaven The Highway to Hell
2008

Stephen J Shanabrook (1965, Cleveland, OH, USA; lives and works in New York, NY, USA and Moscow, Russia)
Remnants of the suicide bomber cast in dark chocolate, edn 2/5

 Mt Jim Field Outline 2016  Cameron Robbins (Born 1963, Melbourne, Australia, where he lives and works) Neon and basalt

Mt Jim Field Outline
2016

Cameron Robbins (Born 1963, Melbourne, Australia, where he lives and works)
Neon and basalt

 Untitled, 1998 Iron, meat, steel hooks  &  Untitled, 2002 Jute coffee bags, coal; three parts  Both works by Jannis Kounellis (1936, Piraeus, Greece; lives and works in Rome, Italy)

Untitled, 1998
Iron, meat, steel hooks

&

Untitled, 2002
Jute coffee bags, coal; three parts

Both works by Jannis Kounellis (1936, Piraeus, Greece; lives and works in Rome, Italy)

 Danser la musique 2000 to 2009  Chen Zhen (Shanghai, China, 1955-2000)  Installation of steel, iron, nylon, hemp, cannon shells, bullet shells, Buddhist bells, edition 1/3

Danser la musique
2000 to 2009

Chen Zhen (Shanghai, China, 1955-2000)

Installation of steel, iron, nylon, hemp, cannon shells, bullet shells, Buddhist bells, edition 1/3

 The Island 2009  Walton Ford (Born 1960, Larchmont, NY, USA; lives and works in New York) Watercolour, gouache, pencil and ink on paper, three sheets  Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas

The Island
2009

Walton Ford (Born 1960, Larchmont, NY, USA; lives and works in New York)
Watercolour, gouache, pencil and ink on paper, three sheets

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas

 Daft Dank Space 2013  Aaron Curry (Born 1972, San Antonio, TX, USA; lives and works in Los Angeles, CA) Silkscreen on cardboard, wood frame panels, silkscreen and spray paint on wood and cardboard  Courtesy of Almin Rech and David Kordansky Gallery

Daft Dank Space
2013

Aaron Curry (Born 1972, San Antonio, TX, USA; lives and works in Los Angeles, CA)
Silkscreen on cardboard, wood frame panels, silkscreen and spray paint on wood and cardboard

Courtesy of Almin Rech and David Kordansky Gallery

 Lange eenzame man 2010  Wax, epoxy, cushion, glass, wood, iron  &  P XIII 2008  Cast and modelled wax, epoxy, metal, rope  Both works by Berlinde De Bruyckere (Born 1964, Ghent, Belgium, where she lives and works) Part of the Mona collection

Lange eenzame man
2010

Wax, epoxy, cushion, glass, wood, iron

&

P XIII
2008

Cast and modelled wax, epoxy, metal, rope

Both works by Berlinde De Bruyckere (Born 1964, Ghent, Belgium, where she lives and works)
Part of the Mona collection

 The Centrifugal Soul 2016  Mat Collishaw (Born 1966, Nottingham, England; lives and works in London, England) Acrylic, aluminium, steel, LED lights, motor, electronic circuitry, resin, paint  Commissioned by Mona for On the Origin of Art

The Centrifugal Soul
2016

Mat Collishaw (Born 1966, Nottingham, England; lives and works in London, England)
Acrylic, aluminium, steel, LED lights, motor, electronic circuitry, resin, paint

Commissioned by Mona for On the Origin of Art

 Afloat Asunder  Ian Burns (Born 1964, Newcastle, Australia. Lives and works in New York City, USA)  As part of Dark Mofo, 2013

Afloat Asunder

Ian Burns (Born 1964, Newcastle, Australia. Lives and works in New York City, USA)

As part of Dark Mofo, 2013

 Berlin Buddha 2007  Zhang Huan (Born 1965, Anyang, Henan Province, China; lives and works in Shanghai, China and New York, NY, USA) Aluminium and ashes Each 370 x 260 x 290 cm  Private collection, Geneva, courtesy of Letizia Cramer

Berlin Buddha
2007

Zhang Huan (Born 1965, Anyang, Henan Province, China; lives and works in Shanghai, China and New York, NY, USA)
Aluminium and ashes
Each 370 x 260 x 290 cm

Private collection, Geneva, courtesy of Letizia Cramer

 spectra [tasmania] 2013  Ryoji Ikeda (Born 1966, Gifu, Japan; lives and works in Paris, France) Site-specific installation: 49 Xenon searchlights, 8-channel sound system  Courtesy of Ryoji Ikeda and Koyanagi Gallery, Tokyo

spectra [tasmania]
2013

Ryoji Ikeda (Born 1966, Gifu, Japan; lives and works in Paris, France)
Site-specific installation: 49 Xenon searchlights, 8-channel sound system

Courtesy of Ryoji Ikeda and Koyanagi Gallery, Tokyo

 Solid Light Works  Anthony McCall Installation view, Dark Mofo 2015, Macquarie Point, Hobart, June 2015  © Anthony McCall

Solid Light Works

Anthony McCall
Installation view, Dark Mofo 2015, Macquarie Point, Hobart, June 2015

© Anthony McCall

 Fire Organ  Bastiaan Maris  Commissioned for Dark Mofo, 2015

Fire Organ

Bastiaan Maris

Commissioned for Dark Mofo, 2015

 Exxopolis  Architects of Air  Commissioned for MOFO, 2015

Exxopolis

Architects of Air

Commissioned for MOFO, 2015

 Pulse Column  Rafael Lozano-Hemmer (1967, Mexico City, Mexico; lives and works in Montreal, QC, Canada)  Commissioned for Dark Mofo, 2015

Pulse Column

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer (1967, Mexico City, Mexico; lives and works in Montreal, QC, Canada)

Commissioned for Dark Mofo, 2015

 Bodystorm  Grupo Empreza  Commissioned for Dark Mofo, 2016 

Bodystorm

Grupo Empreza

Commissioned for Dark Mofo, 2016 

 Bass Bath  Byron J. Scullin  Site specific performance, commissioned for Dark Mofo 2015

Bass Bath

Byron J. Scullin

Site specific performance, commissioned for Dark Mofo 2015

 The Shadows Calling  Patricia Piccinini (Born 1965, Freetown, Sierra Leone; lives and works in Melbourne, Australia)  Commissioned for Dark Mofo 2015

The Shadows Calling

Patricia Piccinini (Born 1965, Freetown, Sierra Leone; lives and works in Melbourne, Australia)

Commissioned for Dark Mofo 2015

 Lange Eenzame Man/Long Lonely Man 2010  Berlinde De Bruyckere (Born 1964, Ghent, Belgium, where she lives and works) Wax, epoxy, cushion, glass, wood, iron Mona collection

Lange Eenzame Man/Long Lonely Man
2010

Berlinde De Bruyckere (Born 1964, Ghent, Belgium, where she lives and works)
Wax, epoxy, cushion, glass, wood, iron
Mona collection

 Various artworks displayed as a part of the evolving Monanisms Exhibition, including:  China China – Bust 82 2004 AH XIAN (Born 1960, Beijing, China; emigrated to Australia in 1990; lives and works in Sydney; also works in China) Cast porcelain with hand-painted underglaze decoration

Various artworks displayed as a part of the evolving Monanisms Exhibition, including:

China China – Bust 82
2004
AH XIAN (Born 1960, Beijing, China; emigrated to Australia in 1990; lives and works in Sydney; also works in China)
Cast porcelain with hand-painted underglaze decoration

 supersymmetry [experiment] 2014  Ryoji Ikeda (Born 1966, Gifu, Japan; lives and works in Paris, France) Audiovisual installation comprising LED lights, LCD displays, lasers, sensors, computers, loud speakers, motors, beads, steel, aluminium, acrylic, glass, wood  Courtesy of Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media, YCAM

supersymmetry [experiment]
2014

Ryoji Ikeda (Born 1966, Gifu, Japan; lives and works in Paris, France)
Audiovisual installation comprising LED lights, LCD displays, lasers, sensors, computers, loud speakers, motors, beads, steel, aluminium, acrylic, glass, wood

Courtesy of Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media, YCAM

 Left: 'Snake', 1970 to 1972  Sir Sidney Nolan (1917, Melbourne, Australia; died 1992, London, England) Mixed media on paper, 1620 sheets  Floor:   'Untitled', 2002  Jannis Kounellis (1936, Piraeus, Greece; lives and works in Rome, Italy) Jute coffee bags, coal  Right:  Artifact, 2010  Gregory Barsamian (Chicago, Illinois, USA, 1953) Steel, foam rubber, paper, acrylic resin

Left:
'Snake', 1970 to 1972

Sir Sidney Nolan (1917, Melbourne, Australia; died 1992, London, England)
Mixed media on paper, 1620 sheets

Floor:  
'Untitled', 2002

Jannis Kounellis (1936, Piraeus, Greece; lives and works in Rome, Italy)
Jute coffee bags, coal

Right: 
Artifact, 2010

Gregory Barsamian (Chicago, Illinois, USA, 1953)
Steel, foam rubber, paper, acrylic resin

 Left: Mummy and Coffin of Pausiris 100 BCE to 100 CE  Human remains encased in stucco plaster with glass eyes, incised and painted decoration  Right wall: The Morgue (Blood Transfusion Resulting In Aids), 1992  Andres Serrano (Born 1950, New York, USA) Cibachrome photograph, edn 2/3 

Left:
Mummy and Coffin of Pausiris
100 BCE to 100 CE

Human remains encased in stucco plaster with glass eyes, incised and painted decoration

Right wall:
The Morgue (Blood Transfusion Resulting In Aids), 1992

Andres Serrano (Born 1950, New York, USA)
Cibachrome photograph, edn 2/3 

 Dots Obsession—Tasmania 2016  Yayoi Kusama (Born 1929, Matsumoto, Japan; lives and works in Tokyo, Japan) Mixed media installation Commissioned by Mona for On the Origin of Art   ©Yayoi Kusama. Courtesy YAYOI KUSAMA Inc., Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo/ Singapore and Victoria Miro Gallery, London
 AMARNA 2015  James Turrell (born 1943, Los Angeles, California; lives and works in Flagstaff, Arizona) Skyspace series  Steel frame, fibreglass foam sandwich roof construction, fibreglass reinforced concrete seating imensions:  7 (H) 28.3 x (W) x 21.15m (D)  © James Turrell
 AMARNA 2015  James Turrell (born 1943, Los Angeles, California; lives and works in Flagstaff, Arizona) Skyspace series  Steel frame, fibreglass foam sandwich roof construction, fibreglass reinforced concrete seating imensions:  7 (H) 28.3 x (W) x 21.15m (D)  © James Turrell
 AMARNA 2015  James Turrell (born 1943, Los Angeles, California; lives and works in Flagstaff, Arizona) Skyspace series  Steel frame, fibreglass foam sandwich roof construction, fibreglass reinforced concrete seating imensions:  7 (H) 28.3 x (W) x 21.15m (D)  © James Turrell
 AMARNA 2015  James Turrell (born 1943, Los Angeles, California; lives and works in Flagstaff, Arizona) Skyspace series  Steel frame, fibreglass foam sandwich roof construction, fibreglass reinforced concrete seating imensions:  7 (H) 28.3 x (W) x 21.15m (D)  © James Turrell  Background:  Flatbed Truck, Trailer and Cement Truck 2007  Wim Delvoye (Born 1965, Wervik, Belgium; lives and works in Ghent, Belgium) aser-cut corten steel
 Chapel 2010 to 2011  Wim Delvoye (Wervik, Belgium, 1965) Corten steel, etched stained glass, steel, lead
 Chapel (interior detail) 2010 to 2011  Wim Delvoye (Wervik, Belgium, 1965) Corten steel, etched stained glass, steel, lead
 Left: Lange Eenzame Man/Long Lonely Man 2010  Berlinde De Bruyckere (Born 1964, Ghent, Belgium, where she lives and works) Wax, epoxy, cushion, glass, wood, iron Mona collection  Right: Untitled 1988–89  Ruth Frost (Born 1957, Sydney, Australia; 1989–95 in Canberra; lives and works in Hobart, Australia) Silver gelatin photograph 204.5 x 91 cm Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
 The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery's Barkcloth Collection from Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tahiti, Tonga, Vanuatu, Possibly Melanesia and Futuna, with:  Coffin of Iret-Heru-ru Egypt, late 26th Dynasty, c. 600–525 BCE Wood, gesso, pigment 172 x 54 x 42.5 cm As a part of the Theatre of the World exhibition at Mona.
 bit.fall 2001 - 2007  Julius Popp (1973, Nuremberg, West Germany; lives and works in Leipzig, Germany and New York, NY, USA) Computer, electronic devices, pump, 320 magnetic valves, stainless steel basin and water, edn 2/4 Part of the Mona permanent collection.
 Left: Inner Sky, 2015 Iron, amethyst geode  Right: Inner Sky, 1991 Iron, amethyst geode  Marina Abramović (1946, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; lives and works in New York, NY, USA)  INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PUBLIC  Stand under the Inner Sky. Close your eyes. Motionless. Depart. Duration: Limitless   Courtesy of the Marina Abramović Archives and Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
 White Dragon 1990  Marina Abramović (1946, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; lives and works in New York, NY, USA) Oxidised copper, obsidian  INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PUBLIC  Stand on the copper base. Rest your head on the mineral pillow. Remain until energy is transmitted. Duration: Limitless   Courtesy of the Marina Abramović Archives and Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
 Private Archaeology 1997/2015  Marina Abramović (1946, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; lives and works in New York, NY, USA) Four wood cabinets, mixed media drawings Courtesy of the Marina Abramović Archives and Mona
 Cleaning the Mirror I 1995  Marina Abramović (1946, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; lives and works in New York, NY, USA) Performance for video, recorded at the Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, duration 00:03:00; 5-channel video installation, colour, 5-channel mono sound, infinite loop Courtesy of the Marina Abramović Archives and LIMA
 Various artworks as a part of Gilbert & George: The Art Exhibition, displayed at Mona, 2016.
 Various artworks as a part of Gilbert & George: The Art Exhibition, displayed at Mona, 2016.
 Boat of Ra 2014  Matthew Barney (Born 1967, San Francisco, CA, USA; lives and works in New York) Wood, resin-bonded sand, steel, furniture, cast bronze and gold-plated bronze 335.3 x 1524 x 731.5 cm   Courtesy of the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels   
 Portcullis Block 2014  Matthew Barney (Born 1967, San Francisco, CA, USA; lives and works in New York, NY, USA) Graphite and wood sleds  Courtesy of the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels 
 Shaduf 2014  Matthew Barney (Born 1967, San Francisco, CA, USA; lives and works in New York, NY, USA) Cast brass  Courtesy of the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels
 River of Fundament: Crown Sulfur 2014  Matthew Barney (Born 1967, San Francisco, CA, USA; lives and works in New York, NY, USA) Engraved zinc in zinc frame, with surrounding markings from Portcullis Block  Courtesy of the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels 
 Sans titre 2008   Hubert Duprat (Born 1957, Nérac, France; lives and works in southern France) Synthetic gypsum plaster, brass   FRAC Languedoc-Roussillon, Montpellier
 Chagrin 2009/2013  Hubert Duprat (Born 1957, Nérac, France; lives and works in southern France) Polystyrene, shagreen  Courtesy of Art : Concept, Paris
 Wall Drawing #394   Sol LeWitt (Born 1928, Hartford CT, USA; died 2007, New York, NY) Black crayon, black pencil Estate of Sol LeWitt  &  'No Title (Awelye) (detail) 1994  Emily Kame Kngwarreye Anmatyerre (Born 1910 at Alhalkerein, Utopia Station, NT, Australia; died 1996, Alice Springs, NT) Acrylic paint on synthetic canvas Five panels, overall 185.5 x 331 cm Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania
 Bullet Hole 1988 to 1993  Mat Collishaw (1966, Nottingham, England; lives and works in London, England) Cibachrome mounted on 15 light boxes
 On the Road to Heaven The Highway to Hell 2008  Stephen J Shanabrook (1965, Cleveland, OH, USA; lives and works in New York, NY, USA and Moscow, Russia) Remnants of the suicide bomber cast in dark chocolate, edn 2/5
 Mt Jim Field Outline 2016  Cameron Robbins (Born 1963, Melbourne, Australia, where he lives and works) Neon and basalt
 Untitled, 1998 Iron, meat, steel hooks  &  Untitled, 2002 Jute coffee bags, coal; three parts  Both works by Jannis Kounellis (1936, Piraeus, Greece; lives and works in Rome, Italy)
 Danser la musique 2000 to 2009  Chen Zhen (Shanghai, China, 1955-2000)  Installation of steel, iron, nylon, hemp, cannon shells, bullet shells, Buddhist bells, edition 1/3
 The Island 2009  Walton Ford (Born 1960, Larchmont, NY, USA; lives and works in New York) Watercolour, gouache, pencil and ink on paper, three sheets  Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas
 Daft Dank Space 2013  Aaron Curry (Born 1972, San Antonio, TX, USA; lives and works in Los Angeles, CA) Silkscreen on cardboard, wood frame panels, silkscreen and spray paint on wood and cardboard  Courtesy of Almin Rech and David Kordansky Gallery
 Lange eenzame man 2010  Wax, epoxy, cushion, glass, wood, iron  &  P XIII 2008  Cast and modelled wax, epoxy, metal, rope  Both works by Berlinde De Bruyckere (Born 1964, Ghent, Belgium, where she lives and works) Part of the Mona collection
 The Centrifugal Soul 2016  Mat Collishaw (Born 1966, Nottingham, England; lives and works in London, England) Acrylic, aluminium, steel, LED lights, motor, electronic circuitry, resin, paint  Commissioned by Mona for On the Origin of Art
 Afloat Asunder  Ian Burns (Born 1964, Newcastle, Australia. Lives and works in New York City, USA)  As part of Dark Mofo, 2013
 Berlin Buddha 2007  Zhang Huan (Born 1965, Anyang, Henan Province, China; lives and works in Shanghai, China and New York, NY, USA) Aluminium and ashes Each 370 x 260 x 290 cm  Private collection, Geneva, courtesy of Letizia Cramer
 spectra [tasmania] 2013  Ryoji Ikeda (Born 1966, Gifu, Japan; lives and works in Paris, France) Site-specific installation: 49 Xenon searchlights, 8-channel sound system  Courtesy of Ryoji Ikeda and Koyanagi Gallery, Tokyo
 Solid Light Works  Anthony McCall Installation view, Dark Mofo 2015, Macquarie Point, Hobart, June 2015  © Anthony McCall
 Fire Organ  Bastiaan Maris  Commissioned for Dark Mofo, 2015
 Exxopolis  Architects of Air  Commissioned for MOFO, 2015
 Pulse Column  Rafael Lozano-Hemmer (1967, Mexico City, Mexico; lives and works in Montreal, QC, Canada)  Commissioned for Dark Mofo, 2015
 Bodystorm  Grupo Empreza  Commissioned for Dark Mofo, 2016 
 Bass Bath  Byron J. Scullin  Site specific performance, commissioned for Dark Mofo 2015
 The Shadows Calling  Patricia Piccinini (Born 1965, Freetown, Sierra Leone; lives and works in Melbourne, Australia)  Commissioned for Dark Mofo 2015
 Lange Eenzame Man/Long Lonely Man 2010  Berlinde De Bruyckere (Born 1964, Ghent, Belgium, where she lives and works) Wax, epoxy, cushion, glass, wood, iron Mona collection
 Various artworks displayed as a part of the evolving Monanisms Exhibition, including:  China China – Bust 82 2004 AH XIAN (Born 1960, Beijing, China; emigrated to Australia in 1990; lives and works in Sydney; also works in China) Cast porcelain with hand-painted underglaze decoration
 supersymmetry [experiment] 2014  Ryoji Ikeda (Born 1966, Gifu, Japan; lives and works in Paris, France) Audiovisual installation comprising LED lights, LCD displays, lasers, sensors, computers, loud speakers, motors, beads, steel, aluminium, acrylic, glass, wood  Courtesy of Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media, YCAM
 Left: 'Snake', 1970 to 1972  Sir Sidney Nolan (1917, Melbourne, Australia; died 1992, London, England) Mixed media on paper, 1620 sheets  Floor:   'Untitled', 2002  Jannis Kounellis (1936, Piraeus, Greece; lives and works in Rome, Italy) Jute coffee bags, coal  Right:  Artifact, 2010  Gregory Barsamian (Chicago, Illinois, USA, 1953) Steel, foam rubber, paper, acrylic resin
 Left: Mummy and Coffin of Pausiris 100 BCE to 100 CE  Human remains encased in stucco plaster with glass eyes, incised and painted decoration  Right wall: The Morgue (Blood Transfusion Resulting In Aids), 1992  Andres Serrano (Born 1950, New York, USA) Cibachrome photograph, edn 2/3 

Dots Obsession—Tasmania
2016

Yayoi Kusama (Born 1929, Matsumoto, Japan; lives and works in Tokyo, Japan)
Mixed media installation
Commissioned by Mona for On the Origin of Art 

©Yayoi Kusama. Courtesy YAYOI KUSAMA Inc., Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo/ Singapore and Victoria Miro Gallery, London

AMARNA
2015

James Turrell (born 1943, Los Angeles, California; lives and works in Flagstaff, Arizona)
Skyspace series
Steel frame, fibreglass foam sandwich roof construction, fibreglass reinforced concrete seating
imensions:  7 (H) 28.3 x (W) x 21.15m (D)

© James Turrell

AMARNA
2015

James Turrell (born 1943, Los Angeles, California; lives and works in Flagstaff, Arizona)
Skyspace series
Steel frame, fibreglass foam sandwich roof construction, fibreglass reinforced concrete seating
imensions:  7 (H) 28.3 x (W) x 21.15m (D)

© James Turrell

AMARNA
2015

James Turrell (born 1943, Los Angeles, California; lives and works in Flagstaff, Arizona)
Skyspace series
Steel frame, fibreglass foam sandwich roof construction, fibreglass reinforced concrete seating
imensions:  7 (H) 28.3 x (W) x 21.15m (D)

© James Turrell

AMARNA
2015

James Turrell (born 1943, Los Angeles, California; lives and works in Flagstaff, Arizona)
Skyspace series
Steel frame, fibreglass foam sandwich roof construction, fibreglass reinforced concrete seating
imensions:  7 (H) 28.3 x (W) x 21.15m (D)

© James Turrell

Background:

Flatbed Truck, Trailer and Cement Truck
2007

Wim Delvoye (Born 1965, Wervik, Belgium; lives and works in Ghent, Belgium)
aser-cut corten steel

Chapel
2010 to 2011

Wim Delvoye (Wervik, Belgium, 1965)
Corten steel, etched stained glass, steel, lead

Chapel (interior detail)
2010 to 2011

Wim Delvoye (Wervik, Belgium, 1965)
Corten steel, etched stained glass, steel, lead

Left:
Lange Eenzame Man/Long Lonely Man
2010

Berlinde De Bruyckere (Born 1964, Ghent, Belgium, where she lives and works)
Wax, epoxy, cushion, glass, wood, iron
Mona collection

Right:
Untitled
1988–89

Ruth Frost (Born 1957, Sydney, Australia; 1989–95 in Canberra; lives and works in Hobart, Australia)
Silver gelatin photograph
204.5 x 91 cm
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery's Barkcloth Collection from Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tahiti, Tonga, Vanuatu, Possibly Melanesia and Futuna, with:

Coffin of Iret-Heru-ru
Egypt, late 26th Dynasty, c. 600–525 BCE
Wood, gesso, pigment
172 x 54 x 42.5 cm
As a part of the Theatre of the World exhibition at Mona.

bit.fall
2001 - 2007

Julius Popp (1973, Nuremberg, West Germany; lives and works in Leipzig, Germany and New York, NY, USA)
Computer, electronic devices, pump, 320 magnetic valves, stainless steel basin and water, edn 2/4
Part of the Mona permanent collection.

Left:
Inner Sky, 2015
Iron, amethyst geode

Right:
Inner Sky, 1991
Iron, amethyst geode

Marina Abramović (1946, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; lives and works in New York, NY, USA)

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PUBLIC
Stand under the Inner Sky.
Close your eyes.
Motionless.
Depart.
Duration: Limitless

Courtesy of the Marina Abramović Archives and Sean Kelly Gallery, New York

White Dragon
1990

Marina Abramović (1946, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; lives and works in New York, NY, USA)
Oxidised copper, obsidian

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PUBLIC
Stand on the copper base.
Rest your head on the mineral pillow.
Remain until energy is transmitted.
Duration: Limitless

Courtesy of the Marina Abramović Archives and Sean Kelly Gallery, New York

Private Archaeology
1997/2015

Marina Abramović (1946, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; lives and works in New York, NY, USA)
Four wood cabinets, mixed media drawings
Courtesy of the Marina Abramović Archives and Mona

Cleaning the Mirror I
1995

Marina Abramović (1946, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; lives and works in New York, NY, USA)
Performance for video, recorded at the Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, duration 00:03:00; 5-channel video installation, colour, 5-channel mono sound, infinite loop
Courtesy of the Marina Abramović Archives and LIMA

Various artworks as a part of Gilbert & George: The Art Exhibition, displayed at Mona, 2016.

Various artworks as a part of Gilbert & George: The Art Exhibition, displayed at Mona, 2016.

Boat of Ra
2014

Matthew Barney (Born 1967, San Francisco, CA, USA; lives and works in New York)
Wood, resin-bonded sand, steel, furniture, cast bronze and gold-plated bronze
335.3 x 1524 x 731.5 cm 

Courtesy of the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels
 

Portcullis Block
2014

Matthew Barney (Born 1967, San Francisco, CA, USA; lives and works in New York, NY, USA)
Graphite and wood sleds

Courtesy of the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels 

Shaduf
2014

Matthew Barney (Born 1967, San Francisco, CA, USA; lives and works in New York, NY, USA)
Cast brass

Courtesy of the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels

River of Fundament: Crown Sulfur
2014

Matthew Barney (Born 1967, San Francisco, CA, USA; lives and works in New York, NY, USA)
Engraved zinc in zinc frame, with surrounding markings from Portcullis Block

Courtesy of the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels 

Sans titre
2008 

Hubert Duprat (Born 1957, Nérac, France; lives and works in southern France)
Synthetic gypsum plaster, brass

FRAC Languedoc-Roussillon, Montpellier

Chagrin
2009/2013

Hubert Duprat (Born 1957, Nérac, France; lives and works in southern France)
Polystyrene, shagreen

Courtesy of Art : Concept, Paris

Wall Drawing #394 

Sol LeWitt (Born 1928, Hartford CT, USA; died 2007, New York, NY)
Black crayon, black pencil
Estate of Sol LeWitt

&

'No Title (Awelye) (detail)
1994

Emily Kame Kngwarreye Anmatyerre (Born 1910 at Alhalkerein, Utopia Station, NT, Australia; died 1996, Alice Springs, NT)
Acrylic paint on synthetic canvas
Five panels, overall 185.5 x 331 cm
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania

Bullet Hole
1988 to 1993

Mat Collishaw (1966, Nottingham, England; lives and works in London, England)
Cibachrome mounted on 15 light boxes

On the Road to Heaven The Highway to Hell
2008

Stephen J Shanabrook (1965, Cleveland, OH, USA; lives and works in New York, NY, USA and Moscow, Russia)
Remnants of the suicide bomber cast in dark chocolate, edn 2/5

Mt Jim Field Outline
2016

Cameron Robbins (Born 1963, Melbourne, Australia, where he lives and works)
Neon and basalt

Untitled, 1998
Iron, meat, steel hooks

&

Untitled, 2002
Jute coffee bags, coal; three parts

Both works by Jannis Kounellis (1936, Piraeus, Greece; lives and works in Rome, Italy)

Danser la musique
2000 to 2009

Chen Zhen (Shanghai, China, 1955-2000)

Installation of steel, iron, nylon, hemp, cannon shells, bullet shells, Buddhist bells, edition 1/3

The Island
2009

Walton Ford (Born 1960, Larchmont, NY, USA; lives and works in New York)
Watercolour, gouache, pencil and ink on paper, three sheets

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas

Daft Dank Space
2013

Aaron Curry (Born 1972, San Antonio, TX, USA; lives and works in Los Angeles, CA)
Silkscreen on cardboard, wood frame panels, silkscreen and spray paint on wood and cardboard

Courtesy of Almin Rech and David Kordansky Gallery

Lange eenzame man
2010

Wax, epoxy, cushion, glass, wood, iron

&

P XIII
2008

Cast and modelled wax, epoxy, metal, rope

Both works by Berlinde De Bruyckere (Born 1964, Ghent, Belgium, where she lives and works)
Part of the Mona collection

The Centrifugal Soul
2016

Mat Collishaw (Born 1966, Nottingham, England; lives and works in London, England)
Acrylic, aluminium, steel, LED lights, motor, electronic circuitry, resin, paint

Commissioned by Mona for On the Origin of Art

Afloat Asunder

Ian Burns (Born 1964, Newcastle, Australia. Lives and works in New York City, USA)

As part of Dark Mofo, 2013

Berlin Buddha
2007

Zhang Huan (Born 1965, Anyang, Henan Province, China; lives and works in Shanghai, China and New York, NY, USA)
Aluminium and ashes
Each 370 x 260 x 290 cm

Private collection, Geneva, courtesy of Letizia Cramer

spectra [tasmania]
2013

Ryoji Ikeda (Born 1966, Gifu, Japan; lives and works in Paris, France)
Site-specific installation: 49 Xenon searchlights, 8-channel sound system

Courtesy of Ryoji Ikeda and Koyanagi Gallery, Tokyo

Solid Light Works

Anthony McCall
Installation view, Dark Mofo 2015, Macquarie Point, Hobart, June 2015

© Anthony McCall

Fire Organ

Bastiaan Maris

Commissioned for Dark Mofo, 2015

Exxopolis

Architects of Air

Commissioned for MOFO, 2015

Pulse Column

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer (1967, Mexico City, Mexico; lives and works in Montreal, QC, Canada)

Commissioned for Dark Mofo, 2015

Bodystorm

Grupo Empreza

Commissioned for Dark Mofo, 2016 

Bass Bath

Byron J. Scullin

Site specific performance, commissioned for Dark Mofo 2015

The Shadows Calling

Patricia Piccinini (Born 1965, Freetown, Sierra Leone; lives and works in Melbourne, Australia)

Commissioned for Dark Mofo 2015

Lange Eenzame Man/Long Lonely Man
2010

Berlinde De Bruyckere (Born 1964, Ghent, Belgium, where she lives and works)
Wax, epoxy, cushion, glass, wood, iron
Mona collection

Various artworks displayed as a part of the evolving Monanisms Exhibition, including:

China China – Bust 82
2004
AH XIAN (Born 1960, Beijing, China; emigrated to Australia in 1990; lives and works in Sydney; also works in China)
Cast porcelain with hand-painted underglaze decoration

supersymmetry [experiment]
2014

Ryoji Ikeda (Born 1966, Gifu, Japan; lives and works in Paris, France)
Audiovisual installation comprising LED lights, LCD displays, lasers, sensors, computers, loud speakers, motors, beads, steel, aluminium, acrylic, glass, wood

Courtesy of Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media, YCAM

Left:
'Snake', 1970 to 1972

Sir Sidney Nolan (1917, Melbourne, Australia; died 1992, London, England)
Mixed media on paper, 1620 sheets

Floor:  
'Untitled', 2002

Jannis Kounellis (1936, Piraeus, Greece; lives and works in Rome, Italy)
Jute coffee bags, coal

Right: 
Artifact, 2010

Gregory Barsamian (Chicago, Illinois, USA, 1953)
Steel, foam rubber, paper, acrylic resin

Left:
Mummy and Coffin of Pausiris
100 BCE to 100 CE

Human remains encased in stucco plaster with glass eyes, incised and painted decoration

Right wall:
The Morgue (Blood Transfusion Resulting In Aids), 1992

Andres Serrano (Born 1950, New York, USA)
Cibachrome photograph, edn 2/3 

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