Aug 03

Urban Surfaces

A new public art installation called Urban Surfaces has been revealed in Melbourne, showcasing publicly contributed photographs which capture the essence of the city. The public art concept has come about as part of a collaborative project involving students from RMIT’s School of Architecture and Design and Lendlease’s Melbourne Quarter development. Students have designed the Urban Surfaces interactive artwork […]

Aug 18

The Pool at NGV

For the first time in Australia The Pool: Architecture, Culture and Identity, Australia’s exhibition at the 2016 Venice Biennale, will be on display for local audiences in a special exhibit at NGV Australia in Melbourne. Beginning in August, the immersive exhibition will explore public space as a vital component to society using one of Australia’s […]

Sep 30

Kader Attia – Melbourne

The MCA has done well to secure a survey of Kader Attia works recipient of the 2016 Prix Marcel Duchamp prize, France’s most prestigious art award. Largely installation with some film and sculpture, the work explores themes of trauma and loss, emptiness and the void. Ghost, 2007, for example, comprises 160 aluminium-foil casts of kneeling […]

Oct 19

Sculpture by the Sea

Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, the world’s largest annual free-to-the-public outdoor sculpture exhibition, celebrates its 21st anniversary this year, returning to the spectacular Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk from 19 October-5 November. The exhibition will see the iconic stretch of Sydney coastline transformed into the world’s largest outdoor sculpture exhibition with over 100 Australian and […]

Oct 27

Above and Below by Alicia Taylor

There is nothing fast about the creative process. Five years ago, Alicia Taylor photographed an incredible storm in Tasmania sparking a desire to use the image as part of an art piece. “The idea lay dormant until I photographed a woman swimming in Fiji two years ago, and then I decided to merge these images” […]

Nov 22

Eva Franch – 2017 Lloyd Rees Lecture

Producing Alternatives: Art, Architecture, and Design in the Age of Global Powers. Don’t miss a night of stimulating discussion on contemporary art and architecture when we welcome New York-based architect, educator and curator Eva Franch to deliver our 2017 Lloyd Rees Memorial Lecture. Franch specializes in the making of alternative architecture histories and futures. She […]