Boiler Room Lecture: Jalal Toufic

Which Is the More Difficult in the Christian Era: to Resurrect or to Bury?


Tuesday 11 August 2015, 6:00-7.30pm

Village Roadshow Theatrette,
State Library of Victoria Conference Centre

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Linda Marrinon: Figure Sculpture
11 July - 19 September 2015


A key figure in Australian contemporary art since the mid-1980s, Linda Marrinon has developed a wonderfully idiosyncratic language of figurative sculpture. This exhibition will focus on works produced over the last ten years, providing an intimate view of her expanding repertoire of historical and cultural figures, from Voltaire and Edwardian ladies to Emergency Service Worker and MC Hammer. Figure Sculpture will bring together 60 figures and busts from public and private collections, the artworks brought together for the very first time.

Dominik Lang: Girl with Pigeon
11 July - 19 September 2015


Czech artist Dominik Lang takes a preexisting bronze sculpture, the seated figure of a small girl, found abandoned in the studio of his late father artist Jiri Lang (1927-1996) as the departure point for the large installation, Girl with Pigeon. Lang envisions a series of sculpted movements, poses and gestures that the static figure would enact, execute or perform should it leave its still position to move throughout the gallery.

Ronnie van Hout: Dayton
Opposite the New Horizons building, Monash University Clayton


Ronnie van Hout's Dayton, an oversized sculpture of a seated humanoid robot has found a home opposite the New Horizons building at Monash University's Clayton Campus. van Hout's sculpture encourages us to think about the increasing human-like nature of robots and our corresponding and intensifying reliance on technology. Read more here...

Sanné Mestrom: Weeping Women
Ian Potter Sculpture Court Commission


Sanné Mestrom's practice draws on iconic figures of twentieth-century modernist art, exploring how value is constructed and the deep ties between artworks and their cultural and historical context. Read more here...

Art as a Verb
Exhibition Catalogue

131 pages, 66 colour pages
Texts: Charlotte Day, Francis E. Parker & Patrice Sharkey, Victoria Lynn, Ian Milliss, Jarrod Rawlins
ISBN: 978-0-9923754-2-3

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