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Justene Williams: The Curtain Breathed Deeply

7 February - 2 April 2015

The Curtain Breathed Deeply presents a series of newly commissioned video installations by Sydney artist Justene Williams. In this rich environment of pattern, colour and texture - curtains and screens act as thresholds between the energy of one realm and another. For more information...

Believe not every spirit, but try the spirits

21 April - 27 June 2015
Guest Curators: Lars Bang Larsen & Marco Pasi

The major group exhibition Believe not every spirit, but try the spirits takes as its departure point the art of forgotten Victorian-era Spiritualist Georgiana Houghton (1814-1884), and features contemporary and historical painting, sculpture, video and photography that both explore and adopt Spiritualist practices and methodologies. For more information...

Linda Marrinon: Figure Sculpture

11 July - 19 September 2015

A key figure of Australian art since the mid-1980s, Linda Marrinon has developed an idiosyncratic language of figurative painting and sculpture that merges contemporary cartoons with neoclassic tropes of the nude, reclining figure, and bust or standing portrait. For more information...

Dominik Lang: Girl with Pigeon

11 July - 19 September 2015

Czech artist Dominik Lang takes a preexisting bronze sculpture, the seated figure of a small girl, found abandoned in the studio of his late father artist Jiri Lang (1927-1996) as the departure point for the large installation, Girl with Pigeon. Lang envisions a series of sculpted movements, poses and gestures that the static figure would enact, execute or perform should it leave its still position to move throughout the gallery. For more information...


3 October - 12 December 2015

MUMA concludes our three-part series on watershed moments in art history with Technologism, a major group exhibition on the cultural, social and political impact of technological advancements in the modern era. For more information...

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Believe not every spirit, but try the spirits
installation view, Monash University Museum of Art

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