GASP’s major art program over the next three years is Swimmable! consisting of artist residencies and the production of works of public art.
The first GASP! art project, The Waters Twine, by Scottish artist Susan Philipsz – more
GASP! and Carbon Arts have joined forces and are working on an ambitious cross sector collaboration for Swimmable! Reading the River commencing with a Lab with 7 highly esteemed artists in September 2014. The project envisions a series of innovative, data-driven artworks developed over 3 years from 2015, situated within the Derwent Estuary and at GASP. – more
GASP! and Dark Mofo presented an all night performance by one of Australia’s most esteemed and enduring artists for the winter solstice. – more
James Newitt, My Secession Party, 2011 was commissioned by Contemporary Art Services Tasmania as part of the public art project ‘Iteration:Again’, curated by David Cross. – more
GASP! is approximately 3km from Montrose Bay to Wilkinson’s Point, a linear 9 hectare public space with landscape features including open parkland, wetlands and bird habitat. Connecting the foreshore edge is a crescent shaped boardwalk in 4 parts with three public pavilions.
All facilities are for the enjoyment of everyone! The new pavilions at Little John, The Grove and Wilkinson’s Point and the coloured boardwalk were designed by Room 11 Architects, these spaces can not be booked for private events. The Glenorchy City Council maintains and manages the space – more.
Perfect for uninterrupted walking and running the paths lead from Mona through Montrose Bay and right around to Wilkinson’s Point, in total approximately 4km. The Pavilions offer an opportunity to sit, relax and contemplate or get together with small groups – more
Situated on the Derwent estuary system, at Elwick Bay, GASP responds to the lapping tides. The tidal waters produce an ever changing environment of mud flats and inundations. Bird and marine life come and go. Help us make a difference – more
Artistic Director, Australian Centre of Contemporary Art
GASP! is a dynamic, inspirational and internationally resonant open space providing unique encounters with art and creating memorable experiences for all in the natural environment – more
From the early beginnings of community leadership through to the development of a vision supported by all tiers of government a great many people have assisted in bringing GASP! to life – more
Grants, donations and pro bono support all currently enable us to build the GASP! vision. GASP! is a registered Charitable Institution (Public Art Gallery) endorsed as a deductible gift recipient (DGR) by the Australian Tax Office, all donations over $2 are tax deductible.
Elwick Bay Foreshore
Brooker Highway 7010
Pippa Dickson – CEO
03 6216 6373
GASP! Head Office – Glenorchy City Council
374 Main Road Glenorchy
Glenorchy Art and Sculpture Park is a Not-for-Profit Australian Public Company Limited by Guarantee
ACN 145 591 304.