Field Theory

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Greater Together

Greater Together begins with the question of work and of how to work better. It takes place in a period of uncertainty, when contemporary societal divisions (political, environmental, cultural and geographic) are creating real need to share knowledge and resources, and to reassess ideas of production and organisation – professionally, socially and artistically. At the […]

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Field Theory, Survival Session 6: Getting Out and About and How to Make the Most of What You Have

Food is running low, the roads are clogged with the undead and everyone is grossly unfit from months of debating a non-hierarchical power sharing management structure. So how can we move around and make the most of what we have left? Field Theory invites you to brush up on your abseiling skills...
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Field Theory, Survival Session 5: Psychology, Philosophy and the Future

Life in the ACCA bunker has taken it’s toll, Lara has worked her way through the Twilight series for the fourth time and Jacko has stopped communicating, he now spends his days constructing unusable lamp shades from old parachutes. There’s got to be more to life than this. Field Theory poses...
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Field Theory, Survival Session 4: Dealing with the Unexpected

On June 26th, 2017, Hacker Group Anonymous made a video claiming NASA has found evidence of extraterrestrial life. During Survival Session #4 Field Theory will be joined by members of VUFOA (Victorian UFO Action) and AusTrek (Melbourne based Star Trek club) to discuss how can we tell if aliens...
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Field Theory, Survival Session 3: Communication and Organisation

Being stuck in your compound is a drag, especially if Pictionary isn’t your thing, but not knowing what’s going on outside is worse. This week Field Theory will be asking, is anybody out there? We’ll be talking to the Western and Northern Suburbs Amateur Radio Club about tuning in after a disaster...
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Field Theory, Survival Session 2: Safety & Security

Jacko did a bit of wrestling at school and Martyn once threw rocks at cars from the roof of his house but do these classify as real skills? This week is all about being safe and assessing potential threats. Joined by an ex military survivalist, Field Theory...
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Field Theory Survival Session 1: The Basics: Food & Water

Is a windowless art gallery covered with one inch steel plates really the safest place to survive the apocalypse? Join Field Theory, members of the prepping community and a professional permaculturist as they assess the fundamental practicalities of surviving...
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Field Theory: Artist Talk

Field Theory is the collective name of a group of six predominately Melbourne-based artists, who – through a combined background in both the visual and performing arts – have established a practice of making, performing, curating and producing that responds to the unique conditions of specific...
Exhibition

Who’s Afraid of Public Space?

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Who’s Afraid of Public Space? is a multifaceted project of exhibitions and programs exploring the role of public culture, the contested nature of public space, and the character and composition of public life. The exhibition continues ACCA’s Big Picture series, which explores contemporary art’s relation to wider social, cultural […]

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Field Theory: Public Meeting

Field Theory, Meeting agenda 2021 (still), digital video. Courtesy the artists...
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Field Theory Artist Talk

Field Theory – a group of Melbourne-based artists discuss their practice and process of working together, previous projects and their work 'Final Visions – Bunker' in ACCA's exhibition Greater Together. Tuesday 25 July 2017...
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Greater Together

...as a means to consider collective responses to the challenge of climate change.    Field Theory, a collective of Australian artists, educators and producers will convert ACCA into a survivalist storeroom...
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Greater Together Exhibition Video

...the curator Annika Kristensen and collaborative artist projects Field Theory, Clark Beaumont and Bik Van der Pol. Greater Together begins with the question of work and of how to work better. It takes place in a period of uncertainty...
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Greater Together: Exhibition Opening

Join us to celebrate the opening of Greater Together, curated by Annika Kristensen on Friday 7 July, with a special performance by participating artists Antoinette J. Citizen and Courtney Coombs.
Greater Together presents eight artist projects that complicate individual notions of authorship to focus on ideas of collaboration and cooperation as a means of agency and solidarity, in […]

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Project Space: The Hoarding

Featuring work by: Guled Abdulwasi, Idil Ali, APHIDS, Beth Arnold and Sary Zananiri, Timmah Ball, Tony Birch, Jon Campbell, Michael Candy, Simona Castricum, Boris Cipusev and Anthony Romagnano, Sophie Cunningham, Keg de Souza, Field Theory, Eleanor Jackson, Aarti Jadu, Ruci...
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Announcing ACCA’s Summer Season – Who’s Afraid of Public Space?

...squares and housing developments. Participating artists and artistic collaborations include Guled Abdulwasi, APHIDS, Beth Arnold and Sary Zananiri, Jon Campbell, Michael Candy, Simona Castricum, Keg de Souza, Field Theory, Laresa Kosloff, Callum Morton, Steven...
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Who’s Afraid of Public Space?

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Who’s Afraid of Public Space?

Pahnis, Ross Coulter, Sophie Cunningham, Keg de Souza, Field Theory, Eleanor Jackson, Aarti Jadu, Natalie Jurrjens, Laresa Kosloff, Rhys Lee, Eugenia Lim, James MacSporren, Grace McQuilten and Amy Spiers with The Social Studio / Outer Urban Projects / Youthworx, John Meade, Clement Meadmore, Eden...
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RMIT School of Art: SPEAKER | Isabel Nuño de Buen

...artist working in the fields of sculpture and drawing. She has received various grants and awards, most recently the Villa Minimo Prize from the Kunstverein Hannover, Germany (2017-2018) and the Grant for Young Creators FONCA, Mexico (2015-16). She currently lives and works as a resident at the Villa...
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CANCELLED – Panel Discussion: Nonfiction Art Writing

...the theory and practice of writing in the expanded field, performative collaborative texts in artist-led publishing, and convergences between humans, nature, technology and art. Speakers David Carlin‘s nonfiction books include The After-Normal: Brief Alphabetical Essays...