Goldin+Senneby: Standard Length of a Miracle (The Bootleg) Exhibition at IMA
For the Brisbane iteration Goldin+Senneby invited Camila Marambio and Amaara Raheem to act as interlocutors. Marambio & Raheem responded with QUIZ which led to RESULT which led to the conception of Meth(odology) Lab. During the first week of the exhibition Meth(odology) Lab was open making TIME: an immersive set of procedures that distill and digest through lines of Goldin+Senneby’s practice.
In the main room, a plot of land acquired by Goldin+Senneby is ...
All the World’s Memories at GoMA
The program features works that reflect on humanity's engagement with the natural world and built environment; portraits of public and private personalities made from home recordings; visual essays and compilations that mine material appropriated from news agencies, advertising and popular cinema; and pioneering collage films that juxtapose found footage from disparate sources. Connecting the various works is a desire to understand the world through poetic forms of montage.
Louise Paramor Palace of the Republic Exhibition at NGV
The NGV has invited Paramor to take over a dedicated space of The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia with a specially commissioned installation involving a multitude of new paper sculptures that reference Paramor’s earlier artistic practice in conjunction with a survey of her recent colourful plastic assemblages.
Louise Paramor Palace of the Republic Exhibition
17 November 2017 – 12 March 2018
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Eija-Liisa Ahtila: Studies on the Ecology of Drama Exhibition at ACMI
Studies on the Ecology of Drama is a four-screen installation by renowned Finnish filmmaker and artist Eija-Liisa Ahtila.
Against the backdrop of the Finnish countryside, a ‘human actor’ guides us through a series of thoughtful yet playful visual exercises. Through meditative animation and visual effects we’re invited to consider how cinema constructs our relationship to nature.
Featuring a juniper tree, a common swift, a horse, a butterfly and a group of ...
Del Kathryn Barton The Highway is a Disco Exhibition at NGV
Del Kathryn Barton: The Highway is a Disco reveals the artist’s imaginative and deeply sensuous world, where ornately decorated species – both human and animal – are rendered in seductive line and colour. Del Kathryn Barton: The Highway is a Disco is a survey of new and recent work by the two times Archibald Portrait Prize winner that reveals the breadth of Barton’s practice.
Featuring comprehensive displays of recent paintings and drawings for which she is arguably best known, ...
Wonderland Exhibition at ACMI
From first gracing the page in 1865, Alice has delighted audiences and inspired artists across generations. In more than 40 cinematic odysseys, she has epitomised the best in animation, been an arthouse icon and a blockbuster success.
Alongside her journey through pop culture, Wonderland explores how filmmaking, special effects and technology have reimagined one of the world’s most beloved characters.
In this must-see event, take a trip through the looking ...
World Premiere of Terror Nullius by Soda_Jerk Coming Soon to ACMI!
TERROR NULLIUS is the third Ian Potter Moving Image Commission (IPMIC), a ten-year, biennial program providing $100,000 for the creation of new works by mid-career Australian artists – and the most significant moving image commission in the country. Soda_Jerk take on the IPMIC following the success of The Was, their 2016 collaboration with The Avalanches. This year they have also presented multi-channel video installations at international art spaces including the Barbican, London; ...
Picasso the Vollard Suite Exhibition at QAG
Picasso once said of the role of an artist, 'it's not what the artist does that counts, but what he is'. He identified himself, along with his own sense of artistic creativity and sexuality, with the mythical figure of the Minotaur. Nowhere is the link between the artist and 'the untamable beast', to use Picasso's words, more apparent than in the 'Vollard Suite'. In these prints the major emphasis was devoted to transformations of the artists into his alter-ego, the Minotaur.
Every Day I Wait – Anne Scott Wilson Exhibition at MoB
Scott Wilson studied ballet as a child in Brisbane. Her first performance was in Christmas in Storyland at Brisbane City Hall in 1960 and she was a member of Queensland Ballet before her family moved to Melbourne.
Her works integrate video, photography, performance, sound, and installation to immerse the viewer in an almost physical experience that elicits a sense of what it is to move like a ballet dancer –weightless motion camouflaging the often painful and ...
Jean-Pierre Melville: The Outsider at ACMI
Dubbed the 'godfather of the French New Wave' and driven by a love of 30s and 40s American gangster films, director Jean-Pierre Melville's lean but vital oeuvre has influenced filmmakers across the world including Jean-Luc Godard, Quentin Tarantino, John Woo, Michael Mann and Johnnie To.
Tinged with the trappings of film noir, dripping with style and a sardonic worldview, Melville created a meticulous playbook on the moral codes of desperate men and cool criminals, while setting the gold ...