Events

Free public lectures, workshops, exhibitions and events

Miwatj

Tuesday 29 May 12:00am

Drawn from the collections of La Trobe University, Miwatj presents the work of five highly respected senior Yolngu leaders: Birrikitji Gumana (c.1898-1982), Dr Gumana AO (c.1935-2016), Mithinarri Gurruwiwi (c.1929-1976), Narritjin Maymuru (c.1916-1981) and Wandjuk Marika OBE (c.1927-1987). These senior men were highly respected community leaders and embraced the act of painting as a means of communicating Yolngu culture with non-Yolngu people.

Art Forum: Heather Lee

Wednesday 30 May 01:00pm

Our Art Forum is a weekly public lecture series for La Trobe students and open to the community.

Waste of a Nation

Thursday 31 May 06:00pm

Garbage and growth in India

The Grammar of Glitch

Tuesday 24 July 12:00am

Antonia Sellbach James Little Katie Paine Michael Georgetti Paul Kaptein Ross Taylor

Chart Form

Tuesday 18 September 12:00am

Chart Form celebrates a data aesthetic and a systems language. Presenting the work of four artists whose work evokes flow charts and process maps, the exhibition offers ways of understanding implied meaning generated by formalist tropes.

Emerging Curators Program: Brigid Hansen

Tuesday 18 September 12:00am

The Emerging Curators Program has been established to provide a mentoring experience for new curators to conceive, develop and produce an exhibition of their own choosing with the guidance and assistance of the Institute’s curatorial team and professional staff.The Program is application based and the inaugural participant is recent RMIT graduate Brigid Hansen.

Support Structure

Tuesday 13 November 12:00am

Support Structure assembles the work of artists who paint with a sculptural sensibility. Acknowledging the physicality of paintings, these artists produce artwork that blurs the boundary between media, offering ways of rethinking the nature of contemporary painting.