Events

Dystopia/Utopia:2070 exhibition

27 May, 2021

Are we heading for a dystopian or utopian world in 2070? In this upcoming exhibition, artists and writers respond to speculative fiction and imagine possible future scenarios. Given what we have been experiencing recently, whether it be cataclysmic natural events like bushfires or world-wide pandemics, are we headed for a…

History in the Making explores the influence of materials through design

26 May, 2021

Featuring works made from ancient timber, animal parts, synthetics, industrial alloys and more, History in the Making explores humanity’s relationship to the material world by highlighting how materials and systems of production have influenced human culture, history and present-day value systems, opening Saturday 22 May at NGV International. From the invention of…

Dale Harding: Through a Lens of Visitation

28 Apr, 2021

A descendant of the Bidjara, Ghungalu and Garingbal peoples of central Queensland, Dale Harding’s multilayered practice political with a focus on family, community and place. Through a Lens of Visitation explores the artist’s relationship to his mother’s Country, Carnarvon Gorge (Qld), and includes a selection of existing works and a major…

Mud Talks: The Magic and Art of Beekeeping

14 Apr, 2021

As the beekeeping season comes to a close, you’re invited to view new sculptural works and enjoy the last of the 20/21 season honey harvest. The new works, entitled: What it is to be broken. What It Is To Mend is a collaboration between Mud Australia and Honey Fingers. Many things changed…

JamFactory presents Ceramica Maxima

4 Apr, 2021

Ceramica Maxima is a flamboyant showcase of colour, shape, form, pattern and texture as explored by nine contemporary Australian ceramic artists through the painted and glazed surfaces of their pottery. Heavily decorated, haphazardly glazed and layered with colour, the artworks in this exhibition celebrate a painterly aesthetic and underscore the unusual…

By-Product 2021 at Melbourne Design Week

18 Mar, 2021

By-Product is a group exhibition exploring how circular economy and open-source knowledge sharing can help reduce waste in design, produced by E tū and Ulla-Britta. Leading Australian designers are creating an object made from waste by-products from their practice and making their process and insights open-source for the broader design…