Search results for: August 2013

Melbourne Now countdown – day 96

Melbourne has long been recognised for its diverse independent music scene. A major strength is the relationship between local musicians and visual artists. Many musicians are also practising artists, and artists from both genres often inform and inspire one another’s …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 97

Melbourne artist Alasdair McLuckie will present a series of new works in Melbourne Now. Elaborating an intoxicating brew of analytical cubism, voodoo modernism, neo-folk and craft traditions, his beaded paintings and graphic sculptures involve drawing, sculpting and crafting to explore …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 98

Peter Tyndall is a well-respected, and rather funny, conceptual artist, who has developed a number of tropes that engage with recursive relationships between art, language and meaning. Language shapes what is possible to know; at the same time meaning shapes …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 99

Melbourne Now is taking shape… Following an intense period of research conducted by over 20 NGV curators, and ongoing meetings with artists, architects, designers, galleries, editors and writers, collaborating curators, philanthropic supporters, among many other partners and members of the …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 100

Today marks the 100th day until the opening of Melbourne Now and as we count down to the 22nd of November the many artists, curators, designers, performers and publishers involved in the exhibition, will be contributing to our dedicated blog …  More

Q&A with Courtney Barnett

Describe your sound in 5 words or less? Like eating an orange whole.     If your music was an artwork what would it look like? My Bed by Tracy Emin.     Who’s your favourite artist/artwork? Anything and everything …  More

Q&A with Halfway

Describe your sound in 5 words or less?  Indie, country, roots, pastoral, rock.   If your music was an artwork what would it look like? The Fighting Temeraire by JMW Turner.   Who’s your favourite artist/artwork? JMW Turner. Followed closely …  More