Dr Christian Thompson wins inaugural ACMI Mordant Family VR Commission


Aboriginal Australian artist Dr Christian Thompson is one of Australia’s leading visual artists and the first to win the new ACMI Mordant Family VR Commission focusing on the medium of VR (virtual reality).

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“Chinese Whispers and Other Stories”, photography-based exhibition tours Canberra and Melbourne, Australia


Four young female Australia-based artists explore cultural identity and ‘Asianness’ in exhibitions in Canberra and Melbourne. Art Radar takes a closer look at the themes that intrigue all four artists. From 27 April to 21 May 2017 Canberra’s Manuka Arts … Continue reading

“Political Acts: Pioneers of Performance Art in Southeast Asia” at the Arts Centre Melbourne


Art Radar takes a closer look at some of the participating performance artists and their practice in “Political Acts: Pioneers of Performance Art in Southeast Asia”.

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Japanese artist Miyanaga Akira’s “Realtime” at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne


The museum show marks the first time Japanese artist Miyanaga Akira has exhibited in Australia.

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“Who’s Afraid of Colour?”: 118 Aboriginal women artists at NGV Australia


“Who’s Afraid of Colour?” showcases the work of female Australian Indigenous artists at the National Gallery Victoria.

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“The You Beaut Country”: influential Australian artist John Olsen at National Gallery of Victoria


National Gallery of Victoria holds retrospective on John Olsen, one of Australia’s greatest living artists.

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Preview: Melbourne’s 602 art fair


New initiative 602 fills the void left by Melbourne Art Fair cancellation in 2016.

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“What happens now?”: Public Art Melbourne Biennial Lab 2016


The Public Art Melbourne Biennial Lab: What happens now? announces the artist list for its inaugural edition. Thirteen artists will spend two weeks in June 2016 developing their ideas in an intensive laboratory setting at Melbourne’s historical Queen Victoria Market. Public Art Melbourne … Continue reading