Updates

NGV Triennial opens

21 Dec, 2020

The NGV Triennial is a large-scale exhibition of international contemporary art, design and architecture that explores some of the most globally relevant and pressing issues of our time, including isolation, representation and speculation on the future. Featuring 86 projects by more than 100 artists, designers and collectives from more than…

MPavilion to take residency at Melbourne’s Parkade Carpark

10 Dec, 2020

The Naomi Milgrom Foundation, in collaboration with the City of Melbourne and Creative Victoria, announced that from 8 January 2021, MPavilion will take residency at the architecturally significant Parkade Carpark designed by Melbourne architect Peter McIntyre AO at 34 Little Collins Street, Melbourne. As an extraordinary contribution to the City of Melbourne’s recovery strategy, MPavilion Parkade, will be…

SHELTER announces December content

10 Dec, 2020

SHELTER is the new home of inspiring design and architecture content. The global streaming service’s content encompasses everything from stories of design, to a deep dive into sustainability, history, and real-life aspirational stories. It offers audiences a range of fascinating ‘must-watch’ options from feature length films to television series; short…

2020 NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship winner announced

10 Dec, 2020

Artspace Sydney and Create NSW announced Kamilaroi/Gamilaraay artist Dennis Golding as the recipient of the 2020 NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship (valued at $30 000), making him the first Aboriginal artist to win in the award’s over 100-year history. Golding’s winning work Cast in cast out reflects on his childhood…

UPTOWN: 24/7 outdoor art exhibition transforms the top of Bourke Street

9 Dec, 2020

UPTOWN: an art exhibition for our city transforms the top of Bourke Street into a 24/7 outdoor art gallery – a uniquely Melbourne experience that combines art, architecture, and streetscape by matching 26 contemporary artists with vacant shops, restaurants, store windows, building exteriors and laneways. Curated by Fiona Scanlan and…

Introducing Pure Sh*t: organic, odourless cow manure

4 Dec, 2020

2020 has been a challenging year and in a bid to see some good come from this sh*t, 2020 Pure Sh*t launches out of Melbourne – a completely organic, dry, odourless manure with 100 per cent of profits given to those deeply affected by the events of this year. Ideal…

21st Australian Timber Design Awards winners announced

3 Dec, 2020

The Annual Australian Timber Design Award winners for 2020 were announced last night at a virtual event. BVN and TTW received first prize for their stunning project: Marrickville Library. The Marrickville library and community centre is located on the site of the former Marrickville Hospital site which closed in 1990….

John Wardle Architects Bushfire Recovery Auction opens

26 Nov, 2020

In February, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria launched the Biodiversity Recovery Project in partnership with John Wardle Architects. This exciting initiative was developed in the aftermath of summer’s bushfires, which devastated our precious native flora and fauna and left many rare and threatened native plant species barely clinging to survival in the wild. John Wardle Architects…

RONE in Geelong

26 Nov, 2020

Geelong Gallery is proud to announce the rescheduling of RONE in Geelong following nationwide gallery closures due to the COVID–19 pandemic. The exhibition will now open on 27 February 2021. Acclaimed for his major transformations of abandoned spaces worldwide and his sell-out installation, EMPIRE, at Burnham Beeches in 2019, RONE…