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Lydiard Street Projection Window
This new video work by interdisciplinary artist Ash Keating is an intensely personal exploration of loss and connection to place. It is a collaboration between Keating and film maker Jonnie Leahy.
Lydiard St Window
Lily Mae Martin’s portraits are like freeze frames, momentary glimpses of an individual. This group of paintings form part of a larger body of work that she created while in Berlin
Award-winning artist and freelance video director Dena Ashbolt's art practice centers on works that engage with perception. Her work investigates the relationship between observational drawing/painting and the photographic/cinematographic lens.
A selection of 160 prints have been selected by a team of seven judges from more than 800 photographs submitted for the Ballarat National Photographic Competition. The photographers represented come from across Australia and genre on display range from standard studio portrait shots to wildly creative images involving hours of work post camera, with the quality of the images maintaining the high standard of previous years.
Mars and Gordon Victor King Galleries
This exhibition explores investigative methods of conservation including the behaviour of materials over time and techniques used to preserve and document work for the future. Artists include Brook Andrew, Penny Byrne, Juan Ford, Ghostpatrol and Claire Anna Watson. Curated by Sherryn Vardy.
Ian Potter Foundation Gallery
Eamon O’Toole: Big Boys Toys will feature a full range of models and replicas evoking the world of the Petrol Head — from racers themselves to tool kits, tyres and Blundstone boots.
Inspired in part by the resurgence of the animated gif in online culture, this work combines video auto-portraits with traditional animation in brief loops that attempt to transcend 'time' both in format and content.
Mars, Timken, Gordon Victor King Galleries and Projection Window
Next Gen 2013 is about excellence and innovation in contemporary art and design practice, as seen in recent work by young artists in the Ballarat and Grampians region.
Got the Message? surveys the field of social and political posters over the last 50 years, from the era of the protest poster in the 1960s through to our own time when the printed word and image is being strongly challenged by new social media.
An array of figures, texts and situations that take us into a dream - or nightmare - state. Barry Gillard draws inspiration from Dante's Divine Comedy as well as works as diverse as Herman Melville and Mother Goose to create images that explore memorable and resonant images.
The Guirguis New Art Prize or GNAP is a new prestigious national acquisitive art prize, administered by the University of Ballarat. In the inaugural exhibition, eleven important contemporary Australian artists will exhibit their work at the University of Ballarat's Post Office Gallery and the Art Gallery of Ballarat.
PROJECT - Lydiard Street projection window
Showing in Project as part of the Guirgus New Art Prize, Petrina Hicks' work explores photography's capability to both create and corrupt the process of seduction and consumption.
A touring exhibition from the National Gallery of Victoria which draws on diverse material from across all areas of the NGV's rich collections to explore a range of living religious traditions found in the Australian community today.
Lydiard Street Project Window & Selkirk Gallery
This video work explores ideas of fascist physicality, western sexual stereotypes and sexuality and power in sport, referencing the work of Leni Riefenstahl, American high school movies and and other films focusing on bodily representation and sexuality, linking the sports field to the battlefield and sexuality to power play.
Gordon Victor King Gallery
This group exhibition is one of the first projects of a collective of regional printmakers who have come together to share ideas and opportunities, run workshops, put on exhibitions and engage with local communities in an effective and positive way.
Mars and Timken Galleries
This exquisite exhibition presents 300 years of the development of scientific observation and illustration from Museum Victoria’s seldom-seen collection of artworks and rare books.
Minnie Williamson Gallery
For this project, Canadian photographer Sheena Macrae's tracked down projectionists who had souvenired 35mm frames from films they had screened. She then enlarged the images, including scratches and sprocket holes, evoking fragments of cinematic memory. A core exhibition for the Ballarat International Foto Biennale 2013.
Lydiard St projection window
Suite is a mini musical melodrama, a meditation on being a nobody in a world where everybody wants to be a somebody. Borrowing footage from La dolce vita (The sweet life) by Italian Neo-Realist filmmaker Federico Fellini, performance artist Inez de Vega sings about the futility of life without youth, beauty and fame while wishing she was one of the director's celebrated heroines from the 1960s.
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