Sophie Cunningham

Exhibition

The City Speaks

The City Speaks brings art into the laneways, parks and public spaces of Melbourne’s city streets. Through performance, installation and spoken word, participating artists and writers evoke encounter, curiosity and provocation – probing a wide, and at times unsuspecting, audience to rethink the definition of art and consider how it might reflect, enrich, and even […]

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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Six Walks

...with Idil Ali, Timmah Ball, Tony Birch, Sophie Cunningham, Eleanor Jackson and Christos Tsiolkas...
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Six Walks Episode Two: Sophie Cunningham on Royal Park

Six Walks Episode 2: Sophie Cunningham on Royal Park Listen...
Program

THE PEDESTRIANS: David Astle, Sophie Cunningham, Christos Tsiolkas, Alia Gabres

Sophie Cunningham Time: Sunday 13 November, 3–4pm, $10, Bookings essential Book here » Location: meet at Flinders Street Station underpass, at corner...
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Six Walks Episode Two: Sophie Cunningham on Royal Park Transcript

BACK TO SIX WALKS: SOPHIE CUNNINGHAM...
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Podcasts and Videos

...featuring Melbourne-based writers Idil Ali, Timmah Ball, Tony Birch, Sophie Cunningham, Eleanor Jackson and Christos Tsiolkas. Read more...
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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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Never Alone by Kent Morris

...this broad ranging project will also consider the radical shift from the civic space of the public square to the virtual space of the digital commons. Audio walking tours by leading Australian writers including Tony Birch and Sophie Cunningham, recorded as podcasts, will be launched in November...
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Announcing ACCA’s Summer Season – Who’s Afraid of Public Space?

...conferences, and events held in the lead-up to the project’s December launch – including Kent Morris: Never alone 2020, Six Walks podcast series with Idil Ali, Timmah Ball, Tony Birch, Sophie Cunningham, Eleanor Jackson, Christos Tsiolkas, and Kerrie Poliness: Parliament steps...
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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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Who’s Afraid of Public Space?

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Six Walks Episode Three: Eleanor Jackson on art, motherhood and taking up space in the Melbourne Arts Precinct Transcript

Timmah Ball, Tony Birch, Sophie Cunningham, Eleanor Jackson and Christos Tsiolkas take us from the Birraung to Royal Park, from regal cinemas to abandoned military defence force bases, tracing desire lines as much as designated paths. They tackle concerns from public housing to motherhood, colonisation...
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Six Walks Episode Five: Timmah Ball on exploding the Maribyrnong Transcript

Tony Birch, Sophie Cunningham, Eleanor Jackson and Christos Tsiolkas take us from the Birraung to Royal Park, from regal cinemas to abandoned military defence force bases, tracing desire lines as much as designated paths. They tackle concerns from public housing to motherhood, colonisation...
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Six Walks Episode Six: Christos Tsiolkas on silver screens Transcript

Timmah Ball, Tony Birch, Sophie Cunningham, Eleanor Jackson and Christos Tsiolkas take us from the Birraung to Royal Park, from regal cinemas to abandoned military defence force bases, tracing desire lines as much as designated paths. They tackle concerns from public housing to motherhood...
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Six Walks Episode One: Tony Birch on the Birrarung Transcript

Timmah Ball, Tony Birch, Sophie Cunningham, Eleanor Jackson, and Christos Tsiolkas take us from the Birrarung to Royal Park, from regal cinemas to abandoned military defence force spaces, tracing desire lines as much as designated paths. They tackle concerns from public housing, to motherhood...
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Six Walks Episode Four: Idil Ali on the Carlton Housing Estate Transcript

...of these restrictions, allowing for expanded horizons and encouraging a renewed interest in our surrounding natural and urban environments and to the narratives, knowledge and histories latent within them. Across Six Walks writers Idil Ali, Timmah Ball, Tony Birch, Sophie Cunningham, Eleanor Jackson...