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Reading Room

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Transpositions – A Proposition for the 21st century Reading Room

Fleur Summers

This project aims to create an interactive and playful space in West Space’s Reading Room, encouraging both individual scholarship and relational activity. By transforming the…

1st Aug 2014 – 30th Aug 2014

Front Space

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Australiana

Torie Nimmervol and Arie Rain Glorie

Australiana is a performance artwork by Torie Nimmervoll and Arie Rain Glorie that addresses and investigates Australian colonial history. Occurring over ten days (57 hours in total)…

1st Aug 2014 – 16th Aug 2014

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Nothing under the sun

Scott Miles

Nothing under the sun is an installation of paintings and sound works within a constructed environment that encourages an immersive, durational and sensory engagement with…

1st Aug 2014 – 30th Aug 2014

Gallery 2

5. Sean Bailey 'Remains', 2013, synthetic polymer paint and collage on linen board, artist frame, 43 x 33 cm

Marked and Uttering

Sean Bailey

For me the process of painting is an improvised, meditative and intuitive practice, but it also relies on self-created systems and rituals with which to…

1st Aug 2014 – 30th Aug 2014

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Choir

Linda Tegg

Choir is video work that focuses on the interplay between ‘real’ and performed behavior, as well as the struggle to find one’s own voice amongst…

1st Aug 2014 – 30th Aug 2014

West Space Projects

West Space Journal

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West Space Journal

The West Space Journal is an online platform for criticism and commissions published three times a year. Our contributors are artists, writers, designers and musicians…

1st May 2013 – 31st Dec 2014

International

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Dialogue and Exchange

International Conversations

West Space presents Dialogue & Exchange: International Conversations, an initiative aimed at bringing key Artistic Directors and curators from dynamic international art organisations to Australia…

15th May 2013 – 31st Jul 2014

Reading Room

MATERIAL No.5 - Merryn Lloyd

MATERIAL

In 1998 in Sydney, John NIxon published a weekly one page magazine MATERIAL, commissioning 50 artists to create unique artworks to be placed centrally on…

16th Jan 2014 – 18th Dec 2014

West Space

Dance-Speaks

Dance Speaks 2014

Dance Speaks is a monthly meet-up for dance artists in Melbourne: sharing critical knowledge, research, methodologies; histories and futures of our dance. Dance Speaks offers a…

21st Jul 2014 – 8th Dec 2014

West Space

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More Talk, Less Action

A series of discussions on experimental music and sound-art

It's time we talked about music...again! After a successful 2013 series, More Talk, Less Action returns in 2014 to explore the issues and taboos relevant to experimental…

7th Aug 2014 – 20th Nov 2014