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White Night Melbourne, 2017. Tourism Victoria/flickr

Architecture, undistracted

February hosted White Night in Melbourne. I’m embarrassed to say I was tucked up asleep in bed (it had been a long week!). But my Instagram feed attests that the architectural community, along with several hundred thousand of their friends, were … Continue reading

The Museum of Water at Cottesloe Beach, WA documents displays sample of water collected by donors. Rebecca Mansell, Author provided

Perth’s Museum of Water documents our intimate relationship with a precious resource

A museum of water? This is the improbable concept featuring in this year’s Perth International Arts Festival. The brainchild of British artist Amy Sharrocks, the Museum of Water intends to trace the manifold ways that people relate to water. People … Continue reading

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Shigeru Ban, Cardboard Cathedral, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2013. Photo: Stephen Goodenough

Architect’s Talk at Sydney Opera House: Shigeru Ban

4.30 pm Key Projects & Humanitarian Work Shigeru Ban is speaking in Australia, coinciding with his first ever project in the country, opening 25 March at Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation (SCAF) in Paddington. “Shigeru Ban’s commitment to humanitarian causes through … Continue reading

Sunshine Art Prize 2016 Winner: Michael Cook | Mother – Tennis | 2016 | digital photograph inkjet on photo rag | 80 x 120 cm

The Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2017

The Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2017 is a national contemporary acquisitive award presented by Sunshine Coast Council. The Award is open to any artist who is an Australian resident, working in a 2D medium. Forty finalists will be selected for exhibition at … Continue reading

Ancient Cities of the Asia Pacific

Ancient Cities of the Asia Pacific

Photographer John Gollings has recorded the progress of modern architecture in Australia and throughout the world for 40 years. He is considered one of Australia’s leading architectural photographers. In this world-first preview, John has curated a selection of awe-inspiring images … Continue reading

Artist Mehwish Iqbal in her studio pinning a delicate artwork to the wall

Mehwish Iqbal – Flux

.M Contemporary is excited to announce the first solo show of Mehwish Iqbal, Flux.  Following her recent show Diaspora-Making Machines and curated by Paul Howard at Blacktown Arts Centre and her participation in a group show curated by Alexie Glass-Kantor, Talia … Continue reading

Emma Davies Dot to Dot (Finalist 2015 Victorian Craft Awards)

Victorian Craft Award

The Victorian Craft Award is a biennial event facilitated by Craft Victoria in the pursuit of presenting and celebrating excellence in contemporary craft practice. The Awards welcome applications from emerging, mid-career and established craftspeople across the state of Victoria. Applications of individual … Continue reading

Shaun Gladwell, Double Field/Viewfinder (Tarin Kowt), 2009-10, two-channel video, 18 minutes, 39 seconds, collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Image courtesy of the artist

Shaun Gladwell, Virtual Imperator – Edge of Empire

A new exhibition of photographic, video and VR works by Shaun Gladwell critically addressing the ambivalence of representing conflict and the historical persistence of imperial structures. In his latest exhibition, renowned artist Shaun Gladwell continues to interrogate the role of the camera … Continue reading

Surface Tension by Biljana Jancic

Surface Tension

Responding directly to the architecture of UTS Gallery, Surface Tension aims to fold space and time through projected images and the insertion of reflective surfaces, creating ways for the viewer to become a part of the work. The work is … Continue reading