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Manila-born Lon­don-based mul­ti­me­dia artist Pio Abad weaves po­lit­i­cally charged mo­tifs into faux lux­ury ob­jects, (right). ‘1975­2015’ at 4A Cen­tre is his first Aus­tralian out­ing. Un­til July 9. 4a.com.au

MEL­BOURNE FU­TURE TRIBE Alas­dair McLuckie’s wall-sized com­po­si­tions, con­sist­ing of sculp­ture, draw­ing and craft, layer el­e­ments of mod­ernism, psychedelia and Na­tive Amer­i­can folk art to cre­ate an ar­rest­ing vis­ual lan­guage. His bold new body of work...

E YE S W ITH OUT A F ACE Tom Polo’s paint­ings ex­ude the en­ergy and colour of mod­ernist masters Pi­casso and Dubuf­fet while speak­ing to con­tem­po­rary mal­adies in their wry evo­ca­tion of furtive con­nec­tions, alien­ation and the hap­haz­ard cadence of or­di­nary...

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‘BORDERS, BAR­RI­ERS, WALLS’ GRAP­PLES WITH THE COM­PLEX AND CON­TESTED DE­LIN­EATIONS OF TER­RI­TORY THAT SHAPE OUR EX­PE­RI­ENCE OF THE WORLD THROUGH THE WORK OF A G LOBAL CO­HORT OF ARTISTS, IN­CLUD­ING AL­LORA & CALZADILLA —WHOSE UN­DER DIS­CUS­SION IS SHOWN, LEFT˜....

SYD­NEY Hor­ror MOD­ERN FRE SCOE S Work­ing with a group of Ra­jasthani ar­ti­sans, Ital­ian artist Francesco Cle­mente de­vised a se­ries of tents (left) dec­o­rated with a vi­brant patch­work of imagery – from ar­cane sym­bol­ism to self-por­traits. The re­sult­ing...

Ways to par­tic­i­pate CAN­BERRA TIME KEEPER Hav­ing rep­re­sented Aus­tralia at the Venice Bi­en­nale, Fiona Hall’s ‘Wrong Way Time’ (de­tail, right) is now on view at the NGA. With her al­most shaman­ist bri­co­lage of found ob­jects, this cab­i­net of cu­riosi­ties...

MEL­BOURNE A MAP OF THE WORLD

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