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Garage Days Re-visited

14.09.2016-01.10.2016 Masato Takasaka TCB Inc. Art invites Masato Takasaka, a Melbourne-based artist, known for both his performances as a lead guitarist in über-hip rock bands as well as his visual art practice. Takasaka thinks about his studio practice in musical terms, describing his aesthetic as an iPod Shuffle on endless repeat: playing the greatest hits [...]

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Sluggardly

14.09.2016-01.10.2016 Nell Pearson Sluggardly is more to do with a sort of psychic laziness than with couch-clinging or driving everywhere.  I do not use it in the pejorative form, but with a kind of regard that might be closer to an affirmation. As they are horizontal, representational and propositional, the drawings differ from the upright [...]

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Photosheets 2015

25.08.2016 – 10.09.2016 John Nixon The camera here is used as an extension of the eye—of looking. Most of the photographs have been taken in my local environment, in my Briar Hill garden/house/studio focusing on elements or details within this environment, however others are taken in foreign countries. The photographs are taken close-up to the [...]

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Family is a score

25.08.2016 – 10.09.2016 Adelle Mills Family is a score is a solo exhibition of a new performance video by Adelle Mills. ‘I will, at some point, need a cigarette, but for now I am a baby’. In Scenery for catharsis the speech, mood and body languages of the artist’s immediate family are described by use [...]

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Friendly Reminder

03.08.2016 – 20.08.2016 Mary Teague In Mary Teague’s exhibition, Friendly Reminder, a series of stickers—over-sized, overlapped, crushed and peeling—are printed with images of empty photo frames, found photographs and casual snapshots. Some of the images nod towards an uncanny kitsch, some towards things kept for a nostalgic throb more than aesthetic virtue. In this sense, [...]

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TCB

03.08.2016 – 20.08.2016 Thomas Kong (USA) Organised by Dan Miller Thomas Kong lives in Chicago, where he and his wife manage Kim’s Corner Food, a convenience store located in the city’s Rogers Park neighborhood. Working in collage and assemblage, and primarily using repurposed advertising materials and product packaging from the store, Kong’s prolific production occurs [...]

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Te rama taka i te Rangi

13.07.2016 – 30.07.2016 Tamsen Hopkinson Te Rama Taka I Te Rangi A light falls from the sky for my grandmothers Te Paea Polly White & Erica Mary Hopkinson Ko Haruru toku maunga Ko Mohaka toku awa Ko Takitimu toku waka Ko Ngati Kahungunu toku iwi Ko Ngati Pahauwera toku hapu Ko Tamsen Mary Hopkinson toku [...]

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The Transit Lounge

13.07.2016 – 30.07.2016 Ruth O’Leary ‘this is a metaphor it is a metaphor for being between deaths because the main thing the only function for you now now you are in the transit lounge is to bear witness to the atoms expanding to breathe them in and walk for seemingly ever in your flesh and [...]

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Soily

15.06.2016 – 02.07.2016 Kate Smith Kate Smith completed a Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Arts (Visual) (First Class Honours) at the Australian National University (ANU) and the ANU School of Art, Canberra, in 2005. In the same year she was the recipient of the ANU School of Art Peter Fay Graduate Award. She recently [...]

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This Beautiful Life

15.06.2016 – 02.07.2016 Katherine Botten   Monet garden My grandmas garden Lounging in the winter sun Black possum fur fingerless gloves Dark Brown walls Mattress on the ground Snuggled up Watching movies Alone at the cinema Floating in Nothing Katherine Botten is an Australian born interdisciplinary artist. Her works are primarily voiced in the first [...]

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Under the Jumpers

15.06.2016 – 02.09.2016 Erin Crouch snooping I found it under the jumpers. bound with roses frigid. up in words and tied in a net you fall into Jump. bounce. and you’ll say you don’t give a damn

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Att: Main Reception Level 1, 12 Waratah Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000

25.05.2016 – 11.06.2016 Lou Hubbard I was looking for an angle to describe my exhibition Att: Main Reception, Level 1, 12 Waratah Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000. So I googled “dread” and “anticipation” but somehow hit Enter before typing in “Virginia Woolf”. The top search result was un Bloomsbury yet sweetly coincidental: Adam Kucharski’s essay “The Science of Dread: anticipating [...]

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Carry on

25.05.2016 – 11.06.2016 Rebecca Joseph Rebecca Joseph has exhibited in group exhibitions at multiple ARI’s around Melbourne and most recently had her work featured in un Magazine issue 9.1. This is her first solo show.

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Stay With Me

04.05.2016 – 21.05.2016 Grace Anderson Grace Anderson Completed a bachelor of fine arts with honours in 2013 and The Victorian College of the Arts and has since exhibited at multiple ARI’s around Melbourne. Most recently part of a group show called ‘Feeling Material’ with newly commissioned work ‘From an Elderly Diet Coke Can’ at C3 [...]

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Why do I only date Germans and /or Austrians?

04.05.2016 – 21.05.2016 Bonita Bub Some objective points about the work are that it’s a sculptural installation consisting of a set of 15 folding, non-functional stools. These stools have been hand bent, welded and assembled in a small batch. It is also, at least for me, a line drawing in mild steel and taught canvas. [...]

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Tonight

13.04.2016 – 30.04.2016 Colleen Ahern Continuing to work from iconic imagery, Ahern has reimagined a new painting of floating heads and lights. The one painting in the space. “Love will be taught on television and by listening to songs” Colleen Ahern is an artist who makes paintings that proport to be record covers, posters, or [...]

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I Like People That Go Home

13.04.2016 – 30.04.2016 Georgia Kaw I Like People That Go Home is a momentary conclusion from an ongoing attempt to reconcile the continual and intentional search for certain outcomes versus the accidental finding of meaning that occurs along the way, whether it be whilst on a train, in the studio or talking to a friend [...]

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FENCES B/ORDERS WALLS

23.03.2016 – 09.04.2016 Janenne Eaton time is impossible to fully value – the most comprehensive fence(s) ever erected in Australia: the act of colonisation “the natives were well pleased with our people until they began clearing the ground at which they wanted us to be gone.” – William Bradley, First lieutenant on the First Fleet [...]

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Alien Antique

03.03.2016 – 19.03.2016 Sean Peoples “Allow me to describe a most marvelous phenomenon as witnessed by myself and family on Wednesday evening from half past 6 o’clock until about 8 o’clock. I was sitting at the time at my back door… …through a rift or opening in the trees planted in the street in which [...]

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LENTO VIOLENTO

03.03.2016 – 19.03.2016 Spencer Lai LENTO VIOLENTO (translated from Italian as ‘SLOW AND VIOLENT’), is a subtype of Hardcore and Electronic Dance Music, generally produced between the speeds of 70 and 120 BPM. This substyle of music incorporates a hard bass kickback, a hangover from Techno style and a placeholder for Hardstyle subset. The vocals [...]

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MILE X/SORRENTO

11.02.2016 – 27.02.2016 John Dent & Jackson Slattery

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iambic pentameter

11.02.2016 – 27.02.2016 Eliza Dyball  

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Zero to Hero

20.01.2016 – 06.02.2016 Nick Austin | Patrick Lundberg Curated by Chloe Geoghegan Opening the 2016 TCB program, Zero to Hero takes over both spaces with new work by New Zealand artists Patrick Lundberg and Nick Austin. Zero to Hero addresses the individual practices of Patrick Lundberg and Nick Austin as continuously intersecting at certain points [...]

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PAINTING, PHOTOGRAPHY, FILM

02.12.2015 – 19.12.2015 Dirk de Bruyn | Anna Higgins| Beth Caird | Luigi Fusinato This exhibition expands upon the history, approaches of experimental film and image making. Through speculative and abstract approaches the artists appropriate images to deal with trauma, confusion and nostalgia. The artists in this exhibition use personal imagery to demonstrate abstract ideals and idiosyncratic perspectives. [...]

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1/60 sec; f/5.0

02.12.2015 – 19.12.2015 Aaron Christopher Rees 1/60 sec; f/5.0 is a site-specific revisualization of space through photographic and software technologies. The world is encountered through the black mirror, unfolding to reveal the uncanny horror occurring as machines begins to see the world (be)for us. Video is a new human vision; it marks the end of [...]

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Daily life of actions

11.11.2015 – 28.11.2015 Tim Price | Jessie Boylan Painter Tim Price and photographer Jessie Boylan come together for Daily life of actions – in this investigation into environmental activist communities in Australia. Price’s paintings of activism and the daily life of actions -or actions of daily life- are like a fantasy world; everything is highly [...]

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Sundries

11.11.2015 – 28.11.2015 Alice McIntosh | Lorilee Yang Sundries is an exhibition by Alice McIntosh and Lorilee Yang that examines how we create when there is already so much in the world. In the midst of the nonsense and noise that one is faced with on an everyday basis we find ways of digesting and [...]

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