What's on at Darebin Arts
Gold Head Public Artwork
25 Jun - 1 Jul, 2021
In January 2020 a mysterious gold headed statue appeared in All Nations Park in Northcote under cover of darkness, much to the delight of local residents and traders. The statue was knocked over shortly after, and has been in storage, under the care of Darebin Council since. In the following weeks, two more gold heads appeared in the same location, and were also removed due to insecure...
EXHIBITING CULTURE ONLINE
1 Dec - 31 Mar, 2021
Exhibiting Culture Online is an initiative of Darebin Council to support artists and audiences during a difficult year. It provided important employment opportunities for local artists through 2020 and will offer audiences an insight into the experiences of other members of our community. As part of the Community Recovery and Resilience Package that saw Council inject $11.8 million to support...
n-SCRIBE 2020 – Digital Publication NOW LIVE!
8 Dec - 31 Mar, 2021
n-SCRIBE is Darebin Arts’ annual literary magazine that publishes writers with a connection to the City of Darebin. The digital publication of n-SCRIBE 2020 is NOW LIVE! The print publication will be available from Darebin libraries, Northcote Town Hall Arts Centre, local cafes, bookshops and community hubs from February 2021. Read 40 new works from local writers...
Jeremy Eaton | Through the Hand to the Mouth
13 Jan - 27 Jan, 2021
Through the hand to the mouth explores the gesture of lighting a cigarette as a recurrent and coded motif occurring in gay cinema since 1950. Presented in the atmospheric Old Billiards Room at Bundoora Homestead Art Centre, this series of largescale prints continues Eaton’s inquiry into undisclosed homosocial histories, evoking the sensuality of these discrete exchanges.
Shannon Lyons | Li
13 Jan - 27 Mar, 2021
Li is a site-specific installation that responds to the unique social and institutional histories of the Bundoora Homestead Art Centre, formerly the Bundoora Repatriation Mental Hospital. The installation pays homage to the caregiving environment that once existed for patients at the hospital, and makes reference to ‘the shed’ -a kitchen located in an unused ward that became the locus for...