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Katie Foster, Fox jumping, 2013, work on paper, 14 x 19 cm, KAFO13-0002

Katie Foster, Fox jumping, 2013, work on paper, 14 x 19 cm, KAFO13-0002

February 4 @ 3:00 pm - March 11 @ 5:00 pm
Arts Project Australia, 24 High St
Northcote, VIC 3070 Australia

EXHIBITION: Luminous kinship, sentient kingdom

As both a celebration and examination Luminous kinship, sentient kingdom investigates the complex and immeasurable role animals play within our world by considering how animals are aestheticised, and experienced, as spiritual, domestic and ecological symbols. Opening Saturday 4 February and extending until 11 March, the exhibition departs from the single idea that animals rule our world. Curated by Melissa Petty, the exhibition examines animals as galvanising symbols of family, wildness and the otherworldly and speaks to our enduring fascination with their striking physicality and…

AUSTRALIANA Collection - Image courtesy of Third Drawer Down and National Gallery of Victoria

AUSTRALIANA Collection - Image courtesy of Third Drawer Down and National Gallery of Victoria

February 4 @ 3:00 pm - March 11 @ 5:00 pm

AUSTRALIANA Collection

Arts Project Australia is part of a Third Drawer Down Studio collaboration with the National Gallery of Victoria known as AUSTRALIANA, an iconic collection featuring the art of our artists Lisa Reid, Cathy Staughton, Julian Martin, Patrick Francis, Valerio Ciccone and Peter Ben. Also featured are exclusive postcards with the art of Alan Constable, Fiona Taylor, Peter Cave and Anthony Romagnano. AUSTRALIANA is a collection of functional art products devoted to monumental Australian icons - think Sidney Nolan-inspired hip flasks and Dame Edna…

Chris O'Brien, Monty and Chris

Chris O’Brien, Monty and Chris, 2015, work on paper, 24.5 x 19.5 cm.

March 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arts Project Australia, 24 High St
Northcote, VIC 3070 Australia

OPENING: Home & the fabric of the familiar

Home, belonging, sanctuary and the familiar. Opening Saturday 18 March Home & the fabric of the familiar explores the ways in which home is a very personal response. Based on a sense of safety, comfort and belonging, it ultimately feeds our universal desire for sanctuary. Curated by Penelope Hunt, this exhibition presents home as not only as a subjective response, but as a sense of place, of interwoven fabric, that has material resonance and importance in our lives. Sanctuary emerges as a…

Laura Sheehan, The Blue Camel, 2016,  work on paper, 38.5 x 34.5 cm.

Laura Sheehan, The Blue Camel, 2016, work on paper, 38.5 x 34.5 cm.

March 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arts Project Australia, 24 High St
Northcote, VIC 3070 Australia

OPENING: The song till the end | Laura Sheehan Solo

Laura Sheehan’s paintings explore aspects of her personal experience as well as her ongoing interest in fantasy. Her brightly coloured images transport the viewer through a web of layered narratives which blur distinctions between reality and the phantasmic. Often inspired by music, and stills from animation, The song till the end is Sheehan’s first solo exhibition at Arts Project Australia. Laura Sheehan (born 1984) has been attending the Arts Project Australia studio since 2004. She has exhibited in numerous group…