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Dana Harris - Survey

9 Aug - 22 Oct, 2017

Dana Harris is obsessed with mapping and drawing space as a way of simultaneously marking physical space and marking time to reveal and understand their connections. She researches information from many different fields including the fields of science, history, design and architecture, searching for interesting connections to explore. Operating like a detective, Dana intimately examines...

Hayley Millar - My Mirring

9 Aug - 22 Oct, 2017

In My Mirring Hayley Millar explores her deep connection to land and highlights the contemporary Indigenous experience of Country. For Hayley, it’s from within the Australian bush that answers to personal issues are provided: for growth, for clarity, for satisfaction and for cleansing. In this photographic series, Hayley explores narratives of Australian history through a postcolonial lens....


9 Aug - 22 Oct, 2017

Contemplating the quiet moments when we consciously pause and ruminate before ‘busy’ takes over, Keepsake explores the personal moments found in our urban environments and strives to capture small moments of the sublime in the everyday. In a unique combination of painting and jewellery practices, Keepsake showcases intimate oil paintings on copper by Kirrily Hammond and contemporary...

Aaron Claringbold - Confluence

12 Aug - 22 Oct, 2017

In Confluence Aaron Claringbold investigates non-Indigenous relation to place and connection to land in light of his personal heritage and a sense of being complicit in the ongoing colonisation of Australia. He explores the Birrarung and the Merri Merri Creeks as a confluence — a coming together and merging of movement and flow in a broad sense. The exhibition is based on the consideration...

Carly Fisher - From Little Things Big Things Grow

12 Aug - 22 Oct, 2017

Carly Fischer’s latest sculptural installation reflects on how corporations market products towards culturally, environmentally and politically aware Australians. Drawing on the protest song by Paul Kelly, her installation questions whether cultural resistance can escape being appropriated, commodified and sold back to us as gentrified lifestyle packages. Image: Carly Fischer, Make...

Daniel Crooks - New Commission

12 Aug - 22 Oct, 2017

Bundoora Homestead Art Centre is delighted to present a new commission by leading video artist Daniel Crooks. This new work will premiere an investigation of the artist’s local neighbourhood — High Street, Preston — while further developing his renowned pixel-splicing aesthetic. Continuing Crooks’ fascination with time as a physical material the commission will also explore how...

Rozalind Drummond - Process Blue, Nature Trips, Corduroy, Pine Shelving

12 Aug - 22 Oct, 2017

'Kingsbury’ forms the backdrop to Rozalind Drummond’s latest exhibition. Kingsbury was a half-way house and alternative school once adjacent to the now demolished Mont Park Hospital located near Bundoora Homestead. In the 1970s Kingsbury embraced both an insular and experimental culture, taking form in encounter sessions, consciousness raising, group discussions, readings 'out-loud' and...

Salon of Spirits

12 Aug - 22 Oct, 2017

Conjuring the inherent and animistic power of objects, Salon of Spirits channels the psychic unity between the material and the immaterial. Through conduits of spiritualism and surrealism, these objects are seen to have their own lives, to possess their own breath, and careful mediumship awakens them. Presented through a series of strange tableaux, the exhibitors assemble objects from their...

Darebin Art Prize

8 Oct - 4 Mar, 2018

The Darebin Art Prize is a biennial multi-medium award for excellence in contemporary visual art. Artists from across Australia are presented in this major exhibition where they will be competing for the $10,000 acquisitive prize and $1,000 People’s Choice Award. See contemporary artworks across all media, from painting, drawing, photography, sculpture and craft, through to video and...

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