Artists: Brook Andrew, Claire Lambe, Clare Milledge, Mikala Dwyer and Tony Garifalakis.
Erewhon is a NETS Victoria Touring Exhibition.
Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street Benalla VIC 3672
Hayden Fowler’s solo show, Future Distant History, had a distinct post-apocalyptic edge. The title was a clue (picturing the present as the past of a destroyed future is what post-apocalyptic stories do) and so was the pile of bones perched on a pretty white table.
Embodying a performance art born in Sydney’s queer club scene, Justin Shoulder’s latest solo show, Carrion, stakes out post-human, apocalyptic terrain, drawing our attention to the present age of excess and environmental misuse.
Shell stringing is not only women’s business – it’s a defining, unbroken tradition for Tasmanian Aboriginals.
Since Melissa Loughnan’s Melbourne gallery Utopian Slumps closed in 2014, people have been waiting with baited breath to see what the Melbourne gallerist and art historian would do next. The wait is over with the release of her new book Australiana to Zeitgeist: An A-Z of Australian Contemporary Art.
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