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Encompassing three principal exhibition spaces, the Galleries are a platform for examining contemporary visual and material culture through exhibitions and public programs.

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2020

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Samuel Hodge: The Wit of the Staircase

Drawing on a twenty-year archive of artistic practice, Samuel Hodge presents an ambiguous and...

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Skye Wagner: Opacity Shift

Skye Wagner’s photographs explore the circulation and digital malleability of contemporary...

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'O le ūa na fua mai Manu'a

Through fresh fresh international perspectives, this exhibition endeavours to embody and awaken...

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OFO HAKE: Koe Ngatu Teuteu 'o 'Akesa mo 'Isileli Fifita

This special project features a monumental ngatu (painted tapa) created by Tongan artist and...

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Shivanjani Lal: Beta, ek story bathao

Shivanjani Lal is a twice-removed Fijian Indian Australian artist who works with archival images...

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Wansolwara: One Salt Water

A series of exhibitions, performances and events from across the Pacific and throughout the...

2019

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Javier Téllez: NOSFERATU (The Undead)

'NOSFERATU (The Undead)' is a film installation by Venezuelan born, New York-based artist Javier...

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The Big Anxiety

The Big Anxiety festival brings together artists, scientists and communities to question and re-...

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Debra Porch: Art Should Make Life More Interesting Than Art

The work of Debra Porch explores the potency of memory and its ability to transform the ordinary...

Robert Andrew, 'residual', 2014, concrete, steel, electro-mechanicals and a rock, 120 x 80 x 20cm. Photograph: Sam Scoufos, courtesy the artist
Material Place: Reconsidering Australian Landscapes

'Material Place' gathers artists who are thinking through the materiality of the Australian...

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Rachel O’Reilly: The Gas Imaginary

Using poetry, drawing, film and public lectures, Rachel O'Reilly addresses the install of...

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Gemma Smith: Rhythm Sequence

The first career survey of Australian artist Gemma Smith traces the development of Smith’s...

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Nicholas Aloisio-Shearer: Fragile Fantasy

The work of Nicholas Aloisio-Shearer considers the field of image production surrounding video...

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Order of Events: Elliott Bryce Foulkes & Maria Smit

Multidisciplinary designers Elliott Bryce Foulkes and Maria Smit draw on a collaborative working...

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Architecture Makes Us: Cinematic Visions of Sonia Leber & David Chesworth

This mid-career survey brings together six video works by the collaborative duo, exploring...

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Oliver Beer: Impossible Composition

Oliver Beer’s practice engages with sound, architecture and the memory of objects. 'Impossible...

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Zanny Begg: The Beehive

'The Beehive' is a non-linear experimental documentary exploring the unsolved murder of Sydney...

2018

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Beth Dillon: Been There, Done That

How is the nomadic artist implicated in the promises and paradoxes of global mobility?

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Chelsea Lehmann: The Articulate Surface

Synthesising art conservation imaging practices with painting techniques, Chelsea Lehmann's work...

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David Eastwood: The Posthumous Studio

David Eastwood creatively re-imagines the late painter Francis Bacon’s London-based studio in...

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Kynan Tan: Processing Data

Through digitally-generated visualisation and simulation, this exhibition draws attention to the...

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Make Known: The Exquisite Order of Infinite Variation

Exploring ideas about design thinking and the creative process, across a range of media and...

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Local Colour: Experiments in Nature

'Local Colour' features artists and designers with an interest in sustainable practices, local...

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Christian Thompson: Ritual Intimacy

Christian Thompson is one of Australia’s leading and most exciting contemporary artists. He made...

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Enough خلص Khalas

'Enough خلص Khalas' unapologetically explores the contemporary Australian Muslim experience,...

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Bronwen Williams: In-audibility, In-visibility

Bronwen Williams works with sound and installation to explore the nuances of contemporary Asian-...

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Mollie Rice: Threshold Aligning (Performing Place)

Mollie Rice works across site and studio to explore human spatiality and the contemporary city,...

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Rachel Honnery: The Plastosystem

Rachel Honnery utilises a science-fiction lens to understand the transformative effects of...

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In Your Dreams

The divide between rich and poor is widening, conflict and climate change are forcing people...

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Tell: Contemporary Indigenous Photography

Exploring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander life, history and culture through a focus on...

2017

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Group Therapy: Mental Distress in a Digital Age

'Group Therapy' explores connections between mental health and the values, political conditions...

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Snoösphere

'Snoösphere' is an expansive, responsive art installation that you can smell, feel, touch and...

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Monika Behrens: Reimagining 17th-Century Dutch Still Life

This exhibition is a culmination of Monika Behrens’ research into 17th-century Dutch still life...

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Morgan Veness: Mr. Jizolark’s Concrete Data

Working across sculpture, installation and drawing, Morgan Veness is interested in repurposing...

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Paul Ogier: The Prohibited Zone

Paul Ogier works with photography to capture alternative views of Australian landscapes.

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A Working Model of the World

From dioramas to dolls' houses, atomic models to cloud-chambers, mandalas to maquettes, 'A...

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Still In My Mind: Gurindji Location, Experience and Visuality

'Still In My Mind' considers the ongoing impact of the Gurindji Walk-Off, a seminal event in...

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Abdul Abdullah: Terms of Engagement

'Terms of Engagement' brings together recent works by Abdul Abdullah exploring the...

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Penelope Benton: The Icing on the Cake

Penelope Benton’s collaborative practice with her partner Alexandra Clapham explores the...

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EXIT

In an immersive, 360-degree installation, 'EXIT' visually correlates global human migratory...