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Melbourne Now countdown – day 18

The public programs team having been gearing up for Melbourne Now by organising numerous programs.  What better way to open the first three days then with 23 floor talks presented by various contemporary artists, designers and architects represented in the …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 19

With the recent success we have had in activating Federation Court at NGV International – first with the kinetic sculpture clinamen by Céleste Boursier-Mougenot and, following that, the instruments and performances that made up the Disarm project by Pedro Reyes …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 20

On the morning of Friday the 19th of October I arrived at designer Dale Hardiman’s studio in Coburg to lend a hand on the making of Polly Popper, an extra-large lampshade and LAB DE STU collaboration between Dale and André Hnatojko  for …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 21

Co-workers – Hanging Sculpture for Melbourne Now is about making evident some of the ideas around the intersections between sculpture and jewellery more accessible to children.   My works tend to examine certain aspects of the histories of art, craft …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 27

Senior Curator, Indigenous Art, Judith Ryan spoke to artist Maree Clarke about her kankaroo-tooth necklace that will feature in Melbourne Now.   JR: Tell us about your production of kangaroo-tooth necklaces.  How did you discover the way such objects were …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 28

In Melbourne Now we are featuring a recent body of photographic collages by local artist Christopher Day, from his Permanent Deferral series of 2013.  I asked Christopher about the ideas and processes involved in making them.   MF: When we …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 32

Gareth Sansom has exhibited his distinctive expressive paintings, drawings and collages since the late 1950s. We caught up with him recently to talk about the group of new paintings that he is contributing to Melbourne Now.   My paintings in …  More