Edmund Capon Appointed New Chair of 4A

Sydney’s 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art has elected Edmund Capon as its new chair of the board. A London native, Capon brings with him 33 years of arts experience gained while working at Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, where he was director and chief curator since 1978.

BoS Severs Ties with Transfield

The future of the Biennale of Sydney (BoS) has been thrown into question after last Friday, when its board capitulated to pressure from participating artists to sever ties with its founding partner and major sponsor Transfield, the contractor which manages Australia’s immigration detention facilities, currently on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea.