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Melbourne Now was just the beginning

From speech given by Tony Ellwood at the Contemporary Now event, Tuesday 18 March 2014.   I would like to share some of our exciting plans for the future. Plans that signal a shift in the long term vision of …  More

Tully Moore & Tony Garifalakis

TG: Your work in Melbourne Now utilises an array of visual fragments in its compositional structure, what are the sources of these elements and is it important to you that they are recognisable to the viewer?   TM: I guess this …  More

Ash Keating & Steaphan Paton

    AK: In Melbourne Now, one half of your artwork, Cloaked Combat, hangs directly next to my video West Park Proposition, and it strikes me as a wonderful and unexpected connection and interplay. It has been great learning more about …  More

A poetic engagement in reproduction #1

For my Melbourne Now installation, A poetic engagement in reproduction #1, I was drawn to a group of eighteenth Century brocade fragments from the NGV’s Fashion and Textiles Collection. These works were a reference point for the production of a …  More

Sidney Nolan Footballer (1946)

‘I finished my painting of a footballer this morning and called Jim [the gardener at Heide] to have a look at it. He said it looked quite real, almost as if you were there, so it at least passed the …  More

BALENCIAGA Sandals 2007

Nicolas Ghesquière was creative director of French fashion house Balenciaga from 1997 to 2012, where he frequently used elements drawn from active sportswear. The inspiration for these sandals comes from snowboarding boots, their multicoloured components forming a detachable ‘cage’, and …  More

You loved it, help us keep it.

We weren’t surprised to find that Anne-Marie May’s RGB (Mobile) was popular with our visitors, and we’ve enjoyed watching it pop up again and again in photos on the Melbourne Now Social Hub. It’s also been the most visited, liked, …  More