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Almost a year after their first exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria, 1-OK Club’s second effort is finally here! We’re proud to be presenting it at the current Assemble Papers HQ, 122 Roseneath St. Opening Friday 1 July, ‘WORKS 44-52’ will see nine designers showcase nine new works both #IRL and digitally. We caught up with Dale and André ahead of the opening
Melding video, sound and performance, Melbourne artist Zoe Scoglio’s interdisciplinary practice urges us to think about time. Contemplating a continuum stretching from the Big Bang through to possible futures in which humans may no longer inhabit Earth, Zoe’s art presents a perspective that contextualises our fleeting lives within a vast cosmological timeframe
For Claire Doherty, public art is an opportunity to inspire and surprise by engaging directly in people's lives. As founding director of Bristol-based arts organisation Situations, Doherty opens the public realm to art through unconventional, long-term programs. Rachel Elliot-Jones speaks to Claire Doherty on how Situations continually disrupts our expectations of public art
We're sure you've heard by now of the Brutalist Block Party, the May-long program of events we're presenting with Open House Melbourne. Central to BBP is the involvement of Melbourne creative studio Practise Studio Practise, who'll be presenting a spatial installation, two workshops, and a dining series with Otis Armada. We catch up with PSP ahead of the event
Whatever happened to the Australian Dream? Perth artist Dan McCabe uses tactical photography and subtle illusion to interrogate an ideal that has long influenced Australia's urban landscape. His latest work, set to appear at Next Wave Festival, will see the artist camping around Melbourne in a camouflaged car-shaped tent designed to spark conversation around urban sprawl and the crises of the 'renting generation'
With their research-based practice spanning installation, performance, mapping and video, London-based spatial practitioners Cooking Sections (a.k.a. Daniel Fernández Pascual and Alon Schwabe) are dedicated to exploring intersections between visual arts, architecture and geopolitics through the lens of food – just don’t call them foodies