RMIT Gallery Virtual Tours: Click to view

RMIT Gallery’s past exhibitions are being made available as virtual tours. Watch the virtual tours now by clicking on the “view virtual tour” link for each exhibition.
Navigation Instructions

To navigate the virtual tours, start as you would in the ‘real’, actual RMIT Gallery – in the foyer. The exhibition tour allows you to navigate as in ‘real life’, by realistically accessing each exhibition as you would if you were in the actual gallery space.

From the virtual gallery foyer, navigate through the gallery spaces by clicking on the yellow icon.

2017

Fast fashion: the dark side of fashion

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RMIT-FAST-F-004.1 Dates: 21 July – 09 September 2017

Location: RMIT Gallery, City campus

Fast Fashion: the dark side of fashion takes a critical look behind the scenes of the fashion industry with an exhibition that undresses the social, economic and environmental impacts of cheap fashion.

Slow Fast Studio: (response to Fast Fashion)

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Dates: 21 July – 09 September 2017

Location: RMIT Gallery, City campus

As part of Fast Fashion: the dark side of fashion, the Slow Fashion Lab by the RMIT School of Fashion and Textiles explores new fashion practices and experiences to bring about positive change.

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mmmm…human rabbit action

Dates: 21 July – 09 September 2017

Location: RMIT Gallery, City campus

This retrospective exhibition presents a survey of the Madrid-based mmmm…collective’s playful and thought-provoking projects from 2000-2016, exploring the common ground among their seemingly disparate ventures. The exhibition included the intriguing human rabbit street art action in the Melbourne CBD.

Ocean Imaginaries

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Dates: 5 May -01 July 2017

Location: RMIT Gallery, City campus

Ocean Imaginaries focuses on some of the contradictions and conflicted feelings raised

by how the ocean is imagined in an age of environmental risk.

Number of the Machine

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Dates: 19 May -10 June 2017

 

Location: RMIT Gallery, City campus

In Number of the Machine, audiences are invited to watch this kinetic sculpture as two

human bodies become components, disassembling and laboriously transporting a timber

dwelling from one synthetic island to the other.

 

 

Photography 130 Behind the Lens: 130 years of Photography at RMIT

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Photography 130 Behind the Lens: 130 years of Photography at RMIT. Installation image, Margund Sallowsky, RMIT Gallery, 2016.

Dates: 10 March 2017-13 April 2017

Location: RMIT Gallery, City campus

Photography 130 offers an expanded view of the role and contribution of RMIT University to the photographic imaging of Melbourne and Australia, presenting a fresh perspective through the lens of the University’s photographic history, legacy and culture.

Morbis Artis: Diseases of the Arts – see virtual tour

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Chris Henschke, Song of the Phenomena, 2016. Installation image from Morbis Artis: Diseases of the Arts by Mark Ashkanasy, RMIT Gallery, 2016.

Dates: 17 November 2016-18 February 2017

Location: RMIT Gallery, City campus

Morbis Artis explores the radical conjunction between the biomolecular and the artistic, and the thin doorway between life and death housed within discourses of disease.

2016

ELISION: 30 YEARS – view Virtual Tour 

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ELISION: 30 years. Installation image by Tobias Titz, RMIT Gallery, 2016.

Dates: 9 SEPTEMBER 2016 – 22 OCTOBER 2016

Location: RMIT Gallery, City campus

ELISION: 30 Years celebrates the practice of a Melbourne group that has led the international dissemination of Australian contemporary classical music work and ideas over the past 30 years.

Radical Actions – View Virtual Tour

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Radical Actions, installation image. Seamus Nolan, The 10th President, a political campaign to commemorate victims of institutional abuse. Photo by Tobias Titz, RMIT Gallery, 2016.

Dates: 9 SEPTEMBER 2016 – 22 OCTOBER 2016

Location: RMIT Gallery, City campus

Radical Actions presents work by five high-profile Irish artists who identify with the politics of social agitation, revolution and rebellion.

Bijoy Jain Studio Mumbai: Making MPavilion 2016 

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Bijoy Jain Studio Mumbai: Making MPavilion 2016. Installation image, Tobias Titz, RMIT Gallery, 2016

Dates: 9 SEPTEMBER 2016 – 22 OCTOBER 2016

Location: RMIT Gallery, City campus

An insight into the practice of celebrated Indian architect Bijoy Jain of Studio Mumbai, the designer of the 2016 MPavilion.

Light Moves: Contemporary Australian Video Art – View Virtual Tour

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Light moves: Contemporary Australian Video Art. Installation image by Tobias Titz, RMIT Gallery, 2016.
Dates: 1 JULY 2016 – 20 AUGUST 2016
Location: RMIT Gallery, City campus
Light moves presents projected and screen-based works by internationally recognised contemporary Australian artists which explore the body performing in a range of real and imagined spaces.

Quiddity – View Virtual Tour

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Quiddity at RMIT Gallery, installation image by Tobias Titz, 2016

Dates: 1 JULY 2016 – 20 AUGUST 2016

Location: RMIT Gallery, City campus

Quiddity explores the ways in which our approach to artworks can change outside the context of a traditional gallery setting.

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Out of The Matrix – VIEW VIRTUAL TOUR

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Gallery Volunteer Camille Klose with the Out of the Matrix Catalogue, in front of Jazmina Cininas’, Micah, 2015.

Dates: 6 MAY 2016 – 11 JUNE 2016

Location: RMIT Gallery, City campus

Out of the Matrix presents artworks from a diverse group of practitioners who employ the various histories and methods of print production to create for our time.

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Streets of Papunya at RMIT Gallery, installation image by Tobias Titz

Dates: 6 MAY 2016 – 11 JUNE 2016

Location: RMIT Gallery, City campus

Streets of Papunyacelebrates the renaissance of painting that has occurred in one of the best-known locations of art production in Central Australia, since the establishment of the Papunya Tjupi Arts Centre in 2007.

Richard Bell: Imagining Victory – VIEW VIRTUAL TOUR

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Richard Bell: Imagining Victory, installation image by Tobias Titz, RMIT Gallery, 2016.

Dates: 11 MARCH 2016 – 23 APRIL 2016

Location: RMIT Gallery, City campus

Imagining Victory – Leading Australian artist Richard Bell’s trilogy of video projects digs beneath the veneer of cultural integration to expose how racism can be deeply embedded and passed on to future generations.

Elizabeth Gower: he loves me, he loves me not – VIEW VIRTUAL TOUR

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Elizabeth Gower’s exhibition at RMIT Gallery, ‘he loves me, he loves me not’. Installation image by Tobias Titz, 2016.

Dates: 11 MARCH 2016 – 23 APRIL 2016

Location: RMIT Gallery, City campus

He loves me, he loves me not – Women in all cultures are encouraged to seek validation at an early age, by conforming to prescribed behaviours, sanctioned body image, fashion, career and lifestyle choices.

Quiet Voices – VIEW VIRTUAL TOUR

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Image (screen detail) Mithu Sen I have only one language; it is not mine, 2014, 42 min. Video installation based on a performance. Installation image at RMIT Gallery, 2016.

Dates: 11 MARCH 2016 – 23 APRIL 2016

Location: RMIT Gallery, City campus

Quiet Voices – These two works of art by Mithu Sen and Pushpa Rawat poetically address issues women face with obligation, patriarchy and the inter-generational dynamic.

 2015