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2011 EXHIBITION PROGRAM


Networks

1 February - 16 April 2011

The connections between artistic representations of networks and the rapidly evolving field of network science are the subject of the latest exhibition at the Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA). For more information...


Danius Kesminas: Slave Pianos, Punkasila, Pipeline to Oblivion

5 May - 23 July 2011

Australian artist Danius Kesminas is the brainchild behind some of the most ambitious and dynamic contemporary art projects developed in the past decade. Working collaboratively, across diverse disciplines – art, music, performance, video, publishing, agit-prop and opera – Slave Pianos | Punkasila | Pipeline to Oblivion presents three major projects by Danius Kesminas and his respective collaborators. For more information...


Slowness

5 May - 23 July 2011

What happens when we slow down the processes of perceiving and making? What might be discovered when we stretch, still, or even freeze, the passage of time? Slowness presents works from the Monash University Collection exploring qualities of inner reflection, quiet, poise and stillness. For more information...


Midori Mitamura: Art & Breakfast

5 May - 23 July 2011

Artist in residence exhibition, in partnership with Monash University Faculty of Art and Design, Tokyo Wonder Site and Asialink. For more information...


Collected Collaborations

4 August - 1 October 2011

Collected Collaborations, initiated by the Artists’ Book Research Group, features propositional projects from the Redrawing Collective and OSW. For more information...


Devil had a Daughter

4 August - 1 October 2011

The Devil Had a Daughter reflects an enduring fascination with allegorical, theatrical and macabre imagery apparent throughout the history of printmaking. Developed by MUMA Curator Kirrily Hammond, and drawing upon various forms of printmedia such as the artist’s book, performative works, found printed matter, architectural installations, as well as longer standing print traditions, this exhibition aims to open up the definition of printmaking towards an expanded understanding of its role and form in contemporary art. For more information...


Juan Davila: The Moral Meaning of Wilderness

4 August - 1 October 2011

The Moral Meaning of Wilderness features recent work by Juan Davila, one of Australia’s most distinguished artists. The exhibition sees Davila turn to the genres of landscape and history painting, at a time when the environment is as much a political as a cultural consideration. For more information...


A Different Temporality 

13 October - 17 December 2011

A Different Temporality brings together feminist approaches to temporality in the visual arts, with a focus on late 1970s and early 1980s Australia. Rather than an encyclopaedic summation of feminist practice at that time, selected works reflect prevalent debates and modes of practice; with a focus upon the dematerialisation of the art object, the role of film theory, and the adoption of diaristic and durational modes of practice, including performance, photography and film. For more information...


Black Elastic, Two Umbrellas, a Mint Leaf and Wheels

13 October - 17 December 2011

Spanning art practice from c.1950 to 2011 Black elastic, two umbrellas, a mint leaf and wheels demonstrates artists’ ongoing experiments in medium and meaning. For more information...


Performative Philosophy: The Films and writings of Chris Kraus and Semiotext(E)

13 October - 17 December 2011

Performative Philosophy: The films and writings of Chris Kraus and Semiotext(e) presents Kraus’ work as a film-maker, writer and co-editor of Semiotext(e). The exhibition comprises films, video, books, scripts, posters,prints and production notes. The exhibition comprises films, video, books, scripts, posters,prints and production notes. Drawing this rich collection of documents together is an attempt to encompass the poetic force of Kraus’ filmmaking and her unique and inventive voice that moves through art, fiction, feminism, politics and the many spheres of cultural production. For more information...


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