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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

Melbourne Now countdown – day 33

Jane Brown’s photographs prompt feelings of loss and unease, suggesting ghostly imprints rather than hard and fast realities. For Melbourne Now, she has produced the series, Not before time. Working with ‘almost arcane’ film and gelatin silver papers, she explores …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 34

Want to join the conversation? There’s a number of ways Melburnians, visitors to Melbourne Now and others can interact with one another and input into a range of projects and programs that are part of this ambitious exhibition.   Twitter …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 39

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

Melbourne Now countdown – day 44

Melbourne artist Tomislav Nikolic (b. 1970) is known for luminous abstract paintings that draw on a wide range of references from classical art to Minimalism, from popular culture to esoteric colour theory.   JD: For Melbourne Now you are presenting …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 51

Stephen Bram (born Melbourne 1961) is renowned for works that investigate relationships between painting, the representation of architectural space and the everyday world.  Since the late 1980s his abstract geometric paintings, drawings, large-scale wall-based works, light installations, films and spatial …  More