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Ballysiléachn I

28.11.2012 – 15.12.2012 Oscar Perry & Rowan McNaught A dry stone wall is actually two separate but interlocking walls, tied at regular intervals by longer through or tie stones. Armed with only a seldom used hammer, a good waller can balance a structure that will last for centuries, finds Jon Henley. Oscar Perry and Rowan McNaught are Melbourne-based [...]

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Limiting my vocab

28.11.2012 – 15.12.2012 Fernando do Campo This exhibition continues an ongoing enquiry into the potential of a chosen shape or form to activate multiple pictorial spaces through varied approaches to painting, design and configuration. Rule-based approaches to painting (i.e. the repetition of marks/formulas, tessellations and iterations of images and forms) are used to detract from the significance of the picture’s [...]

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What the monkey says no one pays attention to

21.11.2012-24.11.2012 curated by Marie Gautier and Clémence de Montgolfier with Speech and What Archive   Speech and What Archive (SWA) is a gang of young and experienced art professionals who seek to make speech material together. By proposing the event and exhibition What the monkey says no one pays attention to,  SWA members Marie Gautier and Clémence [...]

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Ménage à Trois

24.10.2012 – 10.11.2012 Andrew Beck | Bronwyn Holloway-Smith | Molly Samsell | Kate Woods (NZ) COBRA | Hikaru Miyakawa (Japan)   The three shows across NZ, Japan and Australia expand the existing relationships between the galleries through cross-cultural exchange and open dialogues. The unfolding structure of the three exhibitions echoes the manner in which things [...]

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L O S T L I G H T H E A V Y M E T A L

03.10.2012 – 20.10.2012 Lisa Crowley  

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Common Ground

03.10.2012 – 20.10.2012 Mia Kenway Mia Kenway’s work is generally a mixture of minimal abstract drawings and sculptures. A Pastel pallet is often used, which is soft and somewhat feminine. Common Ground explores certain patterns found in nature and urban environments. Images are merged together and subtly re arranged to bring forth a slightly blurred, [...]

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HELLS KITCHEN STAIRWELL COMMISSION (Trevelyan Clay & Ry Haskings)

This work, a collaboration between Trevelyan Clay and Ry Haskings, is the fifth commissioned by Hells Kitchen. Past commissions have seen the production of works by Sharon Goodwin, DAMP, Ry Haskings and Evelyn Tarunadjaja.

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A Single Man

12.09.2012 – 29.09.2012 Matthew Benjamin   

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Content Aware

12.09.2012 – 29.09.2012 Greatest Hits   

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Moonlit Forest

22.08.2012 – 08.09.2012 Johl Dwyer

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My Balls

22.08.2012 – 08.09.2012 Emily Taylor

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In Darkness Born

02.08.2012 – 18.08.2012 Justin Andrews In this exhibition, Andrews will present a site-specific arrangement of works made between 1998-2012, collectively pointing towards his ongoing interest in the (seemingly distant yet re-occurring) forms of Non-Objectivity and Constructivism. Andrews’s practice uses systems which involve elements of randomness.  Generative processes and their resultant artworks become indexical registers of studio-based [...]

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BIG TIME

02.08.2012 – 18.08.2012 Geoff Newton  Big Time is Geoff Newton’s 13th solo exhibition. Newton’s new suite of paintings playfully grapple with the ‘big themes’ in genre painting as a vehicle for navigating his psyche. Comprising of large-scale works in acrylic, oil and enamel, Big Time raises questions of the relevance of contemporary painting, the struggle of [...]

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FACIAL

11.07.2012 – 28.07.2012 Matthew Hopkins | Mary MacDougall | Tom Polo  Facial explores varied and overlapping approaches to portraiture through painting, drawing and installation. Matthew Hopkins, Mary MacDougall and Tom Polo produce portraits between abstraction and simple representational forms, often using repetition and pattern to forge changes and celebrate subjects undergoing visual transformations. As parts of [...]

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bauhaus fisher price

11.07.2012 – 28.07.2012 Liang Luscombe   Inspired by the wild colours, patterns and shapes of the Italian design collective Memphis Group, Liang Luscombe expands painting beyond the canvas into the realm of the functional and spatial. Luscombe has appropriated (or more accurately “knocked off”) Memphis Groups member Andrea Branzi’s 1980 Ginger chair, mixing together high-end design aesthetics with a do-it-yourself [...]

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or either silver lining

20.06.2012 – 06.07.2012 Greatest Hits | DAMP | Ronnie van Hout | Andrew Liversidge An exhibition of video works that use play and performance, boredom and repetition to explore boundaries of control, production, value and activity. These works in the exhibition will be complimented by two screenings of Bruce Nauman’s Bouncing two balls between the floor and [...]

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DISCIPLINE, AND OTHER SERMONS

20.06.2012 – 06.07.2012 Nicholas Corggon & Helen Hughes Discipline, and other sermons is a three-week series of lectures and reading groups on contemporary art, organised by co-editors of the Melbourne-based contemporary art journal Discipline, Nick Croggon and Helen Hughes. For this event, Discipline will turn the back room at TCB into a pop-up bookstore and meeting space in which to [...]

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Doing Becoming Being

30.05.2012 – 16.06.2012 Tully Arnot | Charles Dennington | Ariel Schlesinger | Christine Sun Kim | Virginia Overell Curated by Tully Arnot and Charles Dennington Doing Becoming Being develops on ‘outsider’ modes of invention; a non-teleological process where outcomes are unanticipated, in a manic, tinkering approach to the creation of tools, objects and proto-scientific theories. Within [...]

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SOMETHINGLAND

30.05.2012 – 16.06.2012 Henry Jock Walker ‘The touch of a rail turns a shuv into a board varial and, since proper shuvs are so tough to do above the lip without a grab, we’re in varial territory here.’* This exhibition will include live performance, a site specific- video- painting- installation, board-art paintings, posters and sculpture. [...]

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VVVVVV GWEEEEEN

09.05.2012 –  26.05.2012 Andre Piguet   1    KAPA  Sound of cap opening 2    ZAAAH  Sound of heavy water falling 3    BETAH  Sound of hand scooping goop 4    PACH  Sound of razor being opened 5    VWOOOH  Sound of air blowing forcefully 6    BUK BUK  Sound of bubbling 7    SHHHHHHH [...]

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Rock Steady

09.05.2012  - 26.05.2012 Andie Tham   Rock Steady is an exhibition about representation in painting, fabricated like-ness of source imagery and the quandary of re-presentation and simulacra. The sculptures are heavily process based, un-packing the steps of creating and our obsession in making what we fabricate around us appear raw and natural in our interiors. [...]

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Building out of sound

18.04.2012 – 05.05.2012 Holly Willson | Alexandra Savtchenko-Belskaia  Building out of sound is an exhibition about an experience of language and space. Maintaining the individual positions of their practices, artists Alexandra Savtchenko-Belskaia and Holly Willson build upon common ground in their approaches to the relationship between abstraction and specificity. Through a parallel investigation, working across [...]

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Loneliness of a long distance runner

  28.03.2012 – 14.04.2012 Tim Hillier Loneliness of a long distance runner is a three screen moving collage. Tim Hillier’s video piece pays homage to Cliff Young, whilst he also examining the quixotic aspects of exercise and struggle in life to ‘keep on keeping on’. Cliff Young was an inspiration for the attitude of never giving up. [...]

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MAN HANDS

28.03.2012 – 14.04.2012 Clara Chon | Imogen Taylor | Ben Tankard An episode of Seinfeld, the TV “[show] about nothing” (1) chronicles the reactions of its namesake protagonist as he takes notice of his new love interest Jillian’s inexplicably large ’man hands’. Eventually Jillian’s crudely coarse hands and its stark incongruity with her attractiveness devastates Jerry to such [...]

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Real Energy

  07.03.2012 – 24.03.2012 Illia Rosli

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Moonraker

07.03.2012 – 24.03.2012 Oscar Perry

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two plus two

15.02.2012 – 03.03.2012 Luigi Fusinato Luigi Fusinato two plus two will be a collection of all new works, by the artist for this exhibition.

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