Get to Work

Exhibition

Greater Together

WORK/SHOP, developed by Laura Couttie, engages four artist practitioners and collaborators (Debris Facility, Get to Work, OK YEAH COOL GREAT and Paradise Structures) who have developed conceptual retail projects for the ACCA bookshop...
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Aleks Danko: What are you doing boy?

At the time of this exhibition Aleks Danko was working with topics drawn from his own life experience as the son of migrant Ukranian parents born into the uniformity of suburban Adelaide. Themes of alienation, melancholy and displacement were confronted with humour in this exhibition which...
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Alan Currall:
Encyclopædia and other works

Glasgow-based artist Alan Currall’s new interactive work Encyclopædia used reality television, with its fly on the wall format, as its point of departure to create a kind of social experiment or observation with participants who analysed the everyday and ordinary...
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Gail Hastings: Mission – Untitled (blue) and Setting the Scene for Nobody

...train station. The point of view within the video projection presented at ACCA was presumably that of the viewer searching for the work; getting on and off trains, walking underground, collecting clues, before finally witnessing someone else taking (snatching) the painting. The clues found within...
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WORK/SHOP

During Greater Together, ACCA will present WORK/SHOP, a corresponding project developed by Laura Couttie in the form of a relational retail space in ACCA’s foyer. Engaging four artist practitioners and collaborators who have developed conceptual retail projects, WORK/SHOP...
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Upstarts

...a project that explores the commodification of creative output as well as new photography and sculptural works.Week 1: 14 – 18 October: Lucie McIntosh engages with techniques of abstraction and explores the materiality of print to create...
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ART#2 ACCA REGIONAL TOUR: Horsham

...eight individuals to participate in her artwork. Sydney-based, the artist will engage in weekly phone conversations with each participant, getting to know more about them and their opinions through inquiry and conversation. The resulting work will be a series of full-page headlines published weekly...
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Lucy Guerin: NEWRETRO

Lucy Guerin's major durational performance installation, NEWRETRO, draws on 21 existing dance works from the past 21 years, re-imagined by an ensemble of 21 dancers. The performance unfolds over an extended three-hour duration, inviting audiences into a space at once intimate and spectacular.
Press Release

Greater Together

Malinowska, Patrick Staff. WORK/SHOP: Debris Facility, Get To Work, OK YEAH COOL GREAT, Paradise Structures. Australian Centre for Contemporary Art 111 Sturt Street...
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Educator Preview: Unfinished Business

Educators are invited to join us to celebrate the end of the school year and get the very first look at ACCA's summer exhibition Unfinished Business: Perspectives on art and feminism. As the last works are hung and finishing touches added, ACCA’s Artistic Director...
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Karaoke Performance 3: Hoang Tran Nguyen: Work, Worker

...nbsp; Read more about the work here »  How to get there: Shuttle Bus: Meet at ACCA by 7:15pm (no bookings required, limited seats available...
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ICONS: Umberto Boccioni, ‘Unique Forms of Continuity in Space’ 1913

Umberto Boccioni's Unique Forms of Continuity in Space, a work which represents a striding figure who appears to be coming apart at the seams, has become an icon of the Italian avant-garde movement known as ‘Futurism’. In 1913, the time...
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Also this year

...18 March, The Age, Melbourne gets a $128m square deal, and one that really works27 August, The Age...
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ICONS: ‘The Icon’, its use and abuse in the modern age

...or as worthy of veneration'. A word once reserved for religious images or symbols is now overused and abused by designers, marketers, and in contemporary media. But what does and doesn’t constitute an iconic work of design?Annemarie Kiely is the Melbourne Editor...
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Rewind: Geoff Lowe: Collaborations 1980 -1992

...but by permanently rescinding my artistic identity by joining with Jacqueline Riva and whoever we worked with, as A Constructed World. This distancing from the medium of painting was the only way to get out of the impoverished transcendence mentioned above.  To begin some kind of material account of what...
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ICONS: Peter Zumthor, ‘The Therme Vals’

...occupy the built realm. Every building has a sensorial profile, but some are highly considered, tailored to evoke particular experiences and memories. At the pinnacle of such work stands Peter Zumthor, a Pritzker Laureate and winner of the 2013 RIBA Gold Medal Award. Slowly crafting cinematic...
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A Biography of Daphne Professional Learning Program for Teachers

...will explore the exhibition A Biography of Daphne before undertaking an interactive silicone cast workshop informed by artist Lauren Burrow's work A stick developing eyes 2020-2021. This is the third in our year-long series of fun, and relaxed hands...
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Fabric letter forms with Nadia Hernández

Design and stitch fabric letter forms with artist Nadia Hernández as part of ACCA’s artist-led workshop series. In this workshop, Hernández will guide participants through a series of type-based exercises inspired by Latin American Modernism including the work of architects Gio Ponti, Jorge Romero...
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Overlapping Magisteria Professional Learning Program for Teachers

...for educators of all disciplines. Please note places are strictly limited so get in quick! Sidney McMahon works across sculptural installation, video and performance, with an interest in architecture and the body, memory and feeling. McMahon’s works bring together seemingly incommensurate cultural...
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ICONS: Mike Nelson: ‘The Coral Reef’ 2000

...their way out of the maze-like work. The Coral Reef was both a critique of global capital, and a highly reflexive meditation on medium. It led to Nelson's nomination for the Turner Prize in 2001, was acquired by the Tate Britain in 2008, and has since become...
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IMAGINEERING WORKSHOP: Expand your capacity for creative thinking

Get serious about design, play, imagination and the process of thinking like an artist in two hands-on workshops run by thought-provoking Melbourne artists Meredith Turnbull and Sean Peoples and Veronica Kent. Providing insight into the artists’ own unique ways of working...