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  /  5 March – 8 May 2016

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

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Next Wave Festival: Dan McCabe – Shadows on the Hill

  • Next Wave Festival
  /  7 & 8 May

2016 NEXT WAVE Festival
ACCA forecourt: Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 May
12 - 5pm

Occupying several locations throughout Melbourne, Shadows on the hill is an artist-designed tent that employs camouflage techniques to blend itself into the urban landscape. Making the mobile shelter his home for the duration of Next Wave Festival 2016, McCabe turns these temporary engagements with place into opportunities for spontaneous and informal discussion with passers-by.

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Ulla von Brandenburg Lunchtime Forum

  • Talk
  /  Thursday 19 May, 12.30PM

In this special art forum, Ulla von Brandenburg will be talking about her own practice in the context of exhibition IT HAS A GOLDEN YELLOW SUN AND AN ELDERLY GREY MOON.

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Public Lecture: Ulla von Brandenburg

  • Talk
  /  Tuesday 24 May, 6pm

Join artist Ulla von Brandenburg for a one-off keynote lecture, coinciding with the major exhibition IT HAS A GOLDEN YELLOW SUN AND AN ELDERLY GREY MOON which brings together several of von Brandenburg’s object installations, films, shadow plays and costumes, as well as a new commission developed in partnership with the Darling Foundry, Montreal; The Power Plant, Toronto; Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich; and Aarhus, Denmark.

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Backstage Pass: Art Industry Contexts

  • Workshop
  /  Monday 6 June 2016

Come behind the scenes and explore Melbourne’s leading centre for contemporary art and ideas. Hear directly from ACCA’s new Artistic Director, Max Delany, as he discusses ACCA’s exciting new narratives and future exhibition programs. Explore Ulla von Brandenburg’s solo exhibition, IT HAS A GOLDEN YELLOW SUN AND AN ELDERLY GREY MOON, with Curator Hannah Mathews

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