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PINKWASHING: SPIN ME OUT!
15 Nov - 3 Mar, 2019
Richard Harding's new series was derived from an SBS News broadcast from January 2018, as Australia geared up for the 2018 Gay Pride March in Melbourne and the 40th Anniversary of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. Harding’s artworks mingle images of celebration with archive footage of targeted attacks on people of difference to explore how discrimination has been experienced by LGBTIQ...
17 Nov - 3 Mar, 2019
Lucky? explores the history and effects of gold-mining and the pursuit of wealth in Australia through a contemporary lens. Co-curated by Sophia Cai and Claire Watson, the exhibition brings together a range of works that speak to issues relating to exploitation and mining of the land for gold and desecration of Country. The selected works interrogate wealth and the Australian...
17 Jan - 3 Mar, 2019
Dapper explores 'The Dapper Queer' – a finessed fashion sensibility that considers costuming, codes and the allure of the queer gaze. This exhibition features artists who have played with, constructed and considered the threads we wear and how style can both define and expose us. This exhibition connects to our queer histories, gender fluidity and acknowledges the defiantly dapper. The...
7 Mar - 5 May, 2019
Healing Practices explores contemporary art’s relationship to the compensatory and coping mechanisms borne in response to trauma. For the exhibiting artists, the artistic process serves as a form of empowerment, a means of working through social inequalities and their associated trauma. Curated by Rachel Ciesla, Healing Practices uses the site of Bundoora Homestead – formerly a...
Those Monuments Don't Know Us
9 Mar - 5 May, 2019
Australia has long defined itself by who does and doesn’t belong. Bundoora Homestead mansion is an iconic monument of a time where the exclusion of non-European and non-Anglo-Saxon people was written into law, as a founding principle. Those Monuments Don’t Know Us considers how this history has a habit of repeating, and explores the politics of ‘belonging’ in Australia, through a...