The staff at RMIT Gallery wish you all a restful and peaceful festive season and a happy and creative New Year. Thank you for your ongoing support in 2017. We’ve enjoyed sharing our diverse program of exhibitions and events with you – from White Night’s hybrids to fast fashion and photography, here are some of the many highlights:
January: Morbis Artis: Diseases of the Arts
February: White Night Melbourne What Big Teeth You Have [Jazmina Cininas} Ectoplasm [RMIT Gallery facade organic audio reactive light display by MindBuffer & Andy Thomas]
March – Photography 130 Behind the Lens
May: Ocean Imaginaries
June: Number of the Machine – kinetic sculpture performance
July: Fast Fashion: The dark side of fashion
July mmmm…and the human rabbit street art project
October: Experimenta Make Sense
December: water+wisdom Australia India
Lienors Torre with a work from Cabinet of Occular Curiosities, which references the grotesque sideshow or museum displays of biological abnormalities.
Jazmina Cininas, What big teeth you have, projection mock-up, 2016.
Stuart Crossett, 2012
Caption: Portal (RMIT) merged with Seascape, by Finnegan Comte-Harvey, 2017
Number of the Machine
Ocean Imaginaries RMIT Gallery, City campus 05 May 2017-01 Jul 2017 Ocean Imaginaries focuses on some of the contradictions and conflicted feelings raised by how the ocean is imagined in an age of environmental risk. Part of CLIMARTE’s ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017 – a festival of exhibitions and events harnessing the creative power of the Arts to inform, engage and inspire action on climate change. Curator Linda Williams. Artists including Anne Bevan, Emma Critchley and John Roach, Alejandro Durán, Simon Finn, Stephen Haley, Lynne Roberts-Goodwin, Chris Jordan, Sam Leach, Janet Laurence, Mariele Neudecker, Joel Rea, Dominic Redfern, Debbie Symons, Jason deCaires Taylor, teamLAB, Guido van der Werve, Chris Wainwright, Lynette Wallworth and Josh Wodak.
mmmm…human rabbit action
Jane Gauntlett, In My Shoes: Intimacy, photo courtesy of the artist.
Sharp suits and thoughtful poses – do you know where your clothes came from? Opening night image Fast Fashion: the dark side of fashion by Nico Keenan, RMIT Gallery, 2017.
Ella Barclay, Access Remote fervour, 2017. Photo by Mark Ashkanasy, RMIT Gallery, 2017.
Time displacement in Experimenta Make Sense: coming to grips with Antoinette J. Citizen’s wearable devices that investigate how we sense time. Installation image at RMIT Gallery by Mark Ashkanasy, 2017.
Hanna Tuulikki SOURCEMOUTH LIQUIDBODY film still sequence, 2016.
The Gallery’s last day for 2017 will be Friday 22 December. The Gallery reopens on Tuesday 2 January 2018 when we invite everyone to the summer exhibition water+wisdom Australia India.
We look forward to presenting our new exhibition program with you in 2018.