Tag Archives: Melbourne

Melbourne Now countdown – day 57

Michelle Hamer is an architect turned textile artist whose work interrogates the vernacular of Melbourne’s civic landscape. Since 2005 Hamer has made small-scale needlepoint tapestries that reference forms of text and signage in the urban environment. Interested in language and meaning, …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 58

Sampling the City: Architecture in Melbourne Now aspires to reveal the complex web of personalities, factions and trajectories that make up Melbourne’s vibrant contemporary architectural culture.   The display – presented on Level 2 of The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia – provides …  More

Melbourne Now Countdown – day 70

Wired for Melbourne Sound opens 28 September, an exhibition that will see NGV Studio transformed into a recording space where a new EP will be recorded by a ‘super group’ of Melbourne musicians. The EP produced will feature in Melbourne …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 93

When we began thinking about the place of contemporary fashion design in the Melbourne Now story it struck us that this was the perfect opportunity to highlight the work of local shoemakers who exemplify the current resurgence in traditional bespoke …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 94

One of the features of Melbourne Now will be the significant presence of design in the exhibition, both in terms of the diverse range of design projects and objects that will be on display, and through the exhibition and graphic …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 95

A New Zealander who has been based in Melbourne since 2002, Jess Johnson is known for her drawing and installation practice that is inspired by the speculative themes of science fiction, cosmology and comic books. Her installation environments depict parallel …  More

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