Exhibitions

Current / Upcoming

NEW14

Exhibition
  /  March 15 – 18 May 2014

For twelve years now, ACCA has selected a group of rising Australian artists and invited them to make a new work for the annual commissions exhibition, NEW.

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Past

Crescendo

Exhibition
  /  20 December 2013 - 2 March 2014

ACCA brings the spirit of the gesamtkunstwerk into the New Year with the exhibition Crescendo, featuring seven projects where artists have used film and music to create enclosed worlds, each exploring myth, history and human pageantry as metaphors for life. Viewers are treated to new visions of history, as artists explore histrionics, heroic deeds and herculean tasks, each a visual reflection of the inevitability of life and death.

Featuring: Dorothy Cross, Rodney Graham, Markus Kahre, Hans Op de Beeck, Julian Rosefeldt, Ana Torfs, Guido van der Werve

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In the Cut

Exhibition
  /  10 October – 24 November 2013

In The Cut is an exhibition that brings together a selection of 16 international and Australian artists who work with and between a broad range of contemporary collage techniques.

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Tacita Dean FILM

Exhibition
  /  10 October - 24 November 2013

Mount Analogue comes alive! Acclaimed international artist, Tacita Dean presents her masterwork, FILM.

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ACCA POP-UP PROGRAM 2013

Exhibition
  /  20 AUGUST - 21 SEPTEMBER

Over a five-week period a shipping container on the ACCA precinct will become home to a sequence of new artworks by emerging Melbourne artists, with exhibitions changing on a weekly basis.

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Monika Sosnowska: Regional Modernities

Exhibition
  /  10 August – 29 September 2013

The first major showing of internationally acclaimed Polish artist Monika Sosnowska in the southern hemisphere, following her recent site specific commission for Central Park, New York.

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Mikala Dwyer: Goldene Bend'er

Exhibition
  /  25 May - 28 July 2013

Three works, including a major sculpture series and performance project, comprise this exhibition from one of Australia’s most important contemporary artists.

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NEW13

Exhibition
  /  16 March – 12 May 2013

NEW, ACCA’s annual commissions exhibition, offers rising Australian artists the chance to make a bold, brave new work for ACCA’s large exhibition spaces. Presented by The Balnaves Foundation.

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Desire Lines: A meander through art and life

Exhibition
  /  15 December 2012 - 3 March 2013

The title Desire Lines refers to the wayward, improvised tracks created by walkers and others who defy the ways designed for them by urban regulators and councils. Sometime known as ‘goat trails’ they show the preferable path, and indicate our more maverick and intuitive navigations. 

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OURSELVES

Exhibition
  /  11 October - 25 November 2012

A major international exhibition to coincide with the Melbourne Festival. OURSELVES is an investigation of the inter-subjective strategies of mutual exchanges, para-egos, stand-ins and masquerades.

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Sculptural Matter

Exhibition
  /  11 August - 23 September 2012

Including video and photography, cast and found forms, installations and assemblages, Sculptural Matter explores a sculptural way of thinking and making from both a historical and contemporary perspective.

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ACCA Pop Up Program: Glasgow

Exhibition
  /  20 April - 7 May 2012

ACCA is pleased to announce its new alliance with our esteemed colleagues, The Common Guild, Glasgow. Over the next few years there will be swift exchanges and profound encounters devised between our like-minded, twin spaces and initiatives. We kick off this exciting adventure across the waves with the Australian participation in Katrina Brown's Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art.

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NEW12

Exhibition
  /  17 March - 20 May 2012

NEW is the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art’s prestigious annual commissions exhibition, presented by The Balnaves Foundation.

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Pipilotti Rist: I Packed the Postcard in My Suitcase

Exhibition
  /  21 December 2011 – 4 March 2012

Lush and Edenic, sexy but sinless, the hedonistic pleasure worlds created by Pipilotti's vivid video environments take you into a dream state of elements. Earth, wind, fire and water are alchemically activated in her mesmerizing loops of trippy experience.

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