Search results for: August 2013

Melbourne Now countdown – day 89

Hiding in plain sight: Polixeni Papapetrou and The Ghillies “My work is about how we define notions of childhood and how we see ourselves as adults in response to those definitions.  It’s not so much a biological construct as it …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 90

Zoë Croggon: trial and error Zoë Croggon will present two recent works in Melbourne Now, entitled Fonteyn 2012 and Challenger 2012. Zoë completed a Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) at the Victorian College of the Arts in 2011, and currently …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 91

As anticipation and planning for Melbourne Now intensifies, how are NGV Educators preparing for the exhibition? Our starting point has been to learn as much about the exhibition as we can. Looking at the exhibition models with curators highlighted the incredible …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 92

  Extreme model making and the art of Melbourne Now The last couple of months have been about extreme model-making. The construction of micro worlds & mini urban environments made of paper, card, glue – not to mention big ideas, …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 93

When we began thinking about the place of contemporary fashion design in the Melbourne Now story it struck us that this was the perfect opportunity to highlight the work of local shoemakers who exemplify the current resurgence in traditional bespoke …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 94

One of the features of Melbourne Now will be the significant presence of design in the exhibition, both in terms of the diverse range of design projects and objects that will be on display, and through the exhibition and graphic …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 95

A New Zealander who has been based in Melbourne since 2002, Jess Johnson is known for her drawing and installation practice that is inspired by the speculative themes of science fiction, cosmology and comic books. Her installation environments depict parallel …  More