Roni Horn thinks of water as a verb, as something one experiences in its relationship to other things. And I think, this has everything to do with GASP. People talk about looking and seeing, experiencing and touching art. But it sinks deeper than skin. We form relationships with art.
A new work by Vivienne Cutbush as part of Young Writers in the City of Glenorchy
GASP is an irresistible place where art meets park meets people.
GASP commissions and produces temporary and permanent internationally resonant art projects in all forms. Contemporary artists respond directly to the site, its unique environment and the local community.
Cutbush was writer in residence at GASP for the Young Writers in the City of Glenorchy program and has produced a wonderful new work not to be missed – more
Matej Andraž Vogrinčič
Celebrated Slovenian artist Vogrincic undertook a 10 week residency at GASP, creating a major temporary artwork on site from July – December 2016 – more
A poetic and dynamic light array over 60 metres providing information about estuarine health through dissolved oxygen levels below the surface. ‘Dear Derwent’ Txt 0427 700 100 – more
From 2015 to 2017 we are delivering a program of contemporary art uniquely focused on the River Derwent. – more
Sasha Huber & Petri Saarikko – more
James Newitt – more
James Geurts - more
Tega Brain & Janet Laurence
Parliament: An island in an island, by Janet Laurence & Tega Brain, is a proposition for a major new public artwork at GASP, which asks: How can we co-produce environments that are not exclusively designed to be in the service of humans, but rather that incorporate a wider ecological agenda? – more
Petri Saarikko & Chris Abrahams
Chris Abrahams & Petri Saarikko along with Eleanor Tucker, Jet Cyngler, Barbie Kjar, Rosie Grayson, Melinda Risby and Millicent Huber, led us on an unforgettably calm and beguiling journey into 2017.
Justy Phillips & Margaret Woodward
Fall of the Derwent (2015–17), is
an experiment in hydrographic publishing. A unique performance of hand-to-hand publishing released to you through the current Energy in Storage levels of the River Derwent
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.
GASP has developed its very own food truck which is currently operated by Lean-to-Kitchen, an award-winning manufacturer of gourmet mustard, sauce and relish, and are catering experts! – 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
GASP hugs the waters edge along a linear stretch of public land from Wilkinson’s Point to Montrose Bay on the Elwick Bay foreshore, 10 minutes north of Hobart by car, 20 minutes by ferry and 40 minutes by bike. GASP is just 1 kilometre from MONA and can be accessed by car or on foot and by ferry for special events.
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. The little blue boat ‘Robin’s Boat’ moored, just beyond shore, bobs on the surface. Download a printable PDF map or view Google map.
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
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
Donations are vital in enabling us to continue to build the unique GASP vision.
Your support as a donor goes a lot further than you might imagine in terms of supporting artists and developing GASP programs.
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
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.