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Aus­tralian Cen­tre for Con­tem­po­rary Art (ACCA)

111 Sturt Street, South­bank 3006.

T (03) 9697-9999. W www.acca.mel­bourne

Free ad­mis­sion. H Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 5.00, Mon by appt. July 7 to Sept 16 A Light­ness of Spirit is the Mea­sure of Hap­pi­ness – Alec Baker, Benita Cle­ments, Vicki Couzens, Robert Field­ing, Jonathan Jones, Peter Mungkuri, Vin­cent Na­matjira, Jimmy Pom­pey, Yhon­nie Scarce, Peter Waples-Crowe, Lisa Waup, Kay­lene Whiskey and Tiger Yal­tangki. Cu­rated by Han­nah Pres­ley. The first ex­hi­bi­tion in the Yal­ingwa se­ries cel­e­brates the sig­nif­i­cance of fam­ily, com­mu­nity and hu­mour in con­tem­po­rary Abo­rig­i­nal life. The ex­hi­bi­tion fea­tures ten new com­mis­sions from artists from south-east Aus­tralia and be­yond, in an ex­plo­ration of ev­ery­day life and ex­pe­ri­ences of Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple to­day. Coun­try mu­sic icons, queer iden­tity, pop-cul­ture and com­mu­nity lead­er­ship are ref­er­enced, as well as the legacy of an­ces­tors and the im­por­tance of com­ing to­gether to strengthen iden­tity and con­nec­tion. Yal­ingwa is a Vic­to­rian Gov­ern­ment ini­tia­tive, de­vel­oped in part­ner­ship be­tween Cre­ative Vic­to­ria, ACCA and Tar­raWarra Mu­seum of Art and de­signed to sup­port out­stand­ing con­tem­po­rary In­dige­nous art and cu­ra­to­rial prac­tice. It in­cludes three new cu­ra­to­rial po­si­tions and three ma­jor ex­hi­bi­tions al­ter­nat­ing be­tween ACCA and Tar­raWarra, fo­cused on new com­mis­sions by con­tem­po­rary In­dige­nous artists.

Aus­tralian Tapestry Work­shop

262-266 Park Street, South Mel­bourne 3205.

T (03) 9699-7885. E con­ W Gold coin en­try to the gal­leries and work­shop. H Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00. Guided tours Wed 11am and Thurs 2pm, $10 per per­son: book­ings es­sen­tial. View the weavers and dyer at work on ma­jor con­tem­po­rary art com­mis­sions and artists in res­i­dence. Tapestries be­ing wo­ven on the looms de­signed by Emily Floyd, Guan Wei and Justin Hill. To July 28 Tapestry x Ar­chi­tec­ture – an ex­hi­bi­tion of ex­per­i­men­tal tapestry sam­ples which in­ter­pret pre­vi­ous Tapestry De­sign Prize for Ar­chi­tects prize win­ning de­signs by John Wardle Ar­chi­tects (TDPA 2015) and Justin Hill (TDPA 2016). Tapestry x Ar­chi­tec­ture of­fers view­ers a glimpse into the process of hand­made tapestry pro­duc­tion and high­lights the in­no­va­tive col­lab­o­ra­tion be­tween the ATW weavers and liv­ing ar­chi­tects.

Bux­ton Con­tem­po­rary

Cnr Dodds Street and South­bank Boule­vard, South­bank T (03) 9035-3020.

E bux­ton-con­tem­po­

W www.bux­ton­con­tem­po­ H Wed-Sun 11.00 to 5.00, Thurs to 8.00. The new pur­pose-built home for the Michael Bux­ton Col­lec­tion of con­tem­po­rary art. July 12 to Oct 21 No One Is Watch­ing You: Ronnie van Hout – this iron­i­cally ti­tled ex­hi­bi­tion shines a spot­light on Ronnie van Hout, a Mel­bourne-based New Zealand-born artist best known for his dis­tinc­tive brand of ex­is­ten­tial ab­sur­dism.

Lau­rent Gallery

115 Thistleth­waite Street, South Mel­bourne 3205. T 0481-055-558 . E info@lau­rent­

W www.lau­rent­ H Mon-Wed and Fri 12.00 to 5.00, or by appt. Per­ma­nent ex­hi­bi­tion by Ti­tane Lau­rent.

Lynn Jaanz Art Gallery

Level 1, 216 York Street, South Mel­bourne 3205.

T 0450-955-467. W www.york­stree­tart­ Curator: Anne Ioan­nou. In­ter­na­tional artist Lynn Jaanz and guest artist ad­ver­tised. View­ing by appt: email Curator@lyn­n­jaan­zart­gallerycom

Mar­garet Lawrence Gallery

40 Dodds Street, South­bank 3006.

T (03) 9035-9400. E W H Tues-Sat 12.00 to 5.00. July 20 to Aug 25 (open­ing Thurs July 19, 5.30pm) Yours In­ter­nally – Kiron Robin­son and Grant Stevens – or­ganic kale, yoga mats, adult colour­ing-in books, ac­tive wear – the lifestyle ac­ces­sories of our time… but where and how did they be­come so wo­ven into our so­cial fab­ric? New found peace, the quest for nir­vana or a re­ac­tion to some­thing darker? Yours In­ter­nally com­bines neon works by Kiron Robin­son and videos by

Grant Stevens in an ex­plo­ration of the in­ter­nalised ex­pe­ri­ences of doubt, in­se­cu­rity, anx­i­ety and un­cer­tainty. Cu­rated by Dr David Se­queira. Kiron Robin­son cour­tesy Sarah Scout Presents, Mel­bourne. Grant Stevens cour­tesy Sul­li­van+Strumpf, Syd­ney. www.sarah­scout­p­re­­son

Na­tional Gallery of Vic­to­ria NGV In­ter­na­tional

180 St Kilda Road, Mel­bourne 3004.

T (03) 8620-2222. W

H Daily 10.00 to 5.00. To Oct 7 MoMA AT NGV: 130 Years Of Mod­ern and Con­tem­po­rary Art.

Also, Rirkrit Ti­ra­vanija, and New York! New York! For Kids. To Oct 28 Japon­isme Ja­pan and The Birth Of Mod­ern Art. To Jan 27, 2019 A Mod­ern Life Table­wares 1930s-1980s. On­go­ing: NGV Col­lec­tion In­ter­na­tional Art.

Wil­liam Holt Gallery In con­junc­tion with 100th Gallery

200 Nor­manby Road, South­bank 3006.

T 0419-206-358. E at2art22@hot­

W H Mon-Fri 7.00 to 4.30, or by appt. Per­ma­nent ex­hi­bi­tion with reg­u­lar new works show­ing 25 large-scale paint­ings on dis­play – Wil­liam Holt.

Robert Field­ing, Un­ti­tled, 2018, from the se­ries ‘Ob­jects of Ori­gin’,

2018, digital pho­to­graph

Cour­tesy the artist, Mim­ili Maku Arts, North­ern Ter­ri­tory and Aus­tralian Cen­tre for Con­tem­po­rary Art

Kate Daw, in­stalling her work Af­ter­wards (Show Me Grace) #2 Cour­tesy the artist and Mar­garet Lawrence Gallery

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