Exhibitions

Current / Upcoming

SOVEREIGNTY

Exhibition
  /  17 December 2016 – 26 March 2017

The exhibition Sovereignty focuses upon contemporary art of First Nations peoples of South East Australia, and keynote historical works, to explore culturally and linguistically diverse narratives of self-determination, identity, sovereignty and resistance.

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He An: Do You Think That You Can Help Her Brother?

Exhibition
  /  Saturday 11 February – Sunday 23 April 2017

Inspired by the city lights and tenebrous urban narratives of Beijing, He An’s installation Do You Think You Can Help Her Brother?, creates a form of urban poetry from retrieved heritage signage which is swiftly disappearing from the skyline due to the rapid transformation of Beijing’s urban environment.

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Past

Gerard Byrne: A late evening in the future

Exhibition
  /  8 OCT – 27 NOV 2016

In Samuel Beckett’s one-act play Krapp’s Last Tape, the curtain rises to the mise-en-scène: ‘a late evening in the future’. For his exhibition of the same name, Irish artist Gerard Byrne employs a similar sense of drama: transforming ACCA into a theatre, and implicating the audience within an intricate, multi-sensory network of lights, flickering TV monitors, video projections and architectural structures…

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Painting. More Painting

Exhibition
  /  Chapter One: 30 July–28 August 2016; Chapter Two: 2–25 September 2016

Presented in two chapters across ACCA’s four exhibition galleries, Painting. More Painting is a big-picture focus on contemporary Australian painting, featuring the work of over seventy living Australian artists.

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NEW16

Exhibition
  /  5 March – 8 May 2016

NEW16 brings together eight newly commissioned projects from emerging artists around Australia.

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The Biography of Things

Exhibition
  /  5 December 2015 – 21 February 2016

An exhibition that explores works where artists use objects, archives and collections to trace the labyrinthine stories that live behind things.

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ACCA Startups

Exhibition
  /  13 October - 14 November 2015

A five-week series of exhibitions from ACCA’s amazingly talented pool of artist volunteers and gallery staff will run in a shipping-container on ACCA’s Forecourt from October through November.

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ACCA in the City

Exhibition
  /  21 – 27 September 2015

A festival of performative actions, situations and uncanny moments in the metropolis.

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TV Moore: With Love & Squalor

Exhibition
  /  15 August - 27 September 2015

Part of ACCA’s annual Influential Australian Artist program, With Love & Squalor brings together recent and new works from this celebrated New York based artist, using animation and sound as a central theme.

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NEW15

Exhibition
  /  14 March to 17 May, 2015

ACCA's annual commissions exhibition for rising Australian contemporary artists. This year curated by Matt Hinkley.

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Menagerie

Exhibition
  /  13 December 2014 - 1 March 2015

Menagerie explores the human tendency to anthropomorphise through animals and their behaviours as a process of metaphoric discovery of the self.

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