Unfinished Business: Opening Saturday Relay

Sat 16 Dec 2017

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Main Exhibition Gallery

Join us for an all-day relay of conversations, artist talks and performances on the first Saturday of Unfinished Business. Gain insights into the exhibition from the curatorial team, follow exhibiting artists around the gallery for a series of floor talks about their respective works and practices, alongside various performances.

1pm: Opening address from the curatorial team: Max Delany, Artistic Director and CEO, ACCA; Annika Kristensen, Senior Curator, ACCA; Paola Balla, Wemba-Wemba and Gunditjmara artist, curator and academic, Victoria University; Julie Ewington, curator, writer and broadcaster, and previously Head of Australian Art, Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art; Vikki McInnes, Managing Editor, Art & Australia, and Research Development Fellow, Victorian College of the Arts; Elvis Richardson, artist and initiator and chief researcher of CoUNTESS

1.30pm: Exhibiting artists Emily Floyd and Mary Featherston in conversation with curator Julie Ewington at the Round Table.

2–4pm: Performance: Psychiatric Help by Sarah Goffman

2pm: Rolling series of floor talks in the galleries with exhibiting artists Claudia Nicholson, Spence Messih and Hissy Fit

3pm: Rolling series of floor talks in the galleries with exhibiting artists Ali Gumillya BakerShevaun Wright, Salote Tawale and Kelly Doley

4pm: Rolling series of floor talks in the galleries with exhibiting artists Elizabeth PulieLyndal Walker and Vivienne Binns


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Lead Donors

Margaret Morgan Wesley Phoa

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