Born in New Zealand and based in Australia, Richard Lewer is a research- led artist whose work tackles recurring themes of sport, crime, and religion. Fascinated by the dark, mundane, and absurd elements of human existence, his is a unique … More
For Melbourne Now, we have invited multi-award winning choreographer Antony Hamilton to curate a dynamic program of dance performance, events and workshops that will span the opening weekend right through to the close of the exhibition in March 2014. … More
With over seventy thousand artworks in the NGV Collection, spanning from antiquity right through to contemporary art, we are fortunate to be the cultural custodians of some of the most exquisite and precious works of art. Therefore in an effort … More
Since 2010, the local Melbourne artist Phuong Ngo has been collecting and filing materials and images, sourced from all around the world, that relate to Vietnam in terms of both geography and also culture. The artist describes how the collection … More
My work for Melbourne Now is titled Someday Soon, after the Ian Tyson song of the same name. Many artists have covered the song, but my favourite is Judy Collins’ version. At the time I made this work I think … More
The La Trobe University and NGV Melbourne Now Summer School is shaping up to be an immersive six day experience. We have been working closely with Neil Fettling, Director of the La Trobe Art Institute and Vincent Alessi, Director … More
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