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Arena Fundraising Dinner: Dennis Altman and Guy Rundle on ‘The American political landscape and presidential elections’. Saturday 25 June at Charcoal Lane. Bookings essential. Places limited.Find out more »
‘A series of discussions with local and international speakers on ‘postcolonialism applied’: action-oriented and grounded in its practices—from the word to the world, from past to present, from exceptional moments to the everyday.’Find out more »
Join in conversation with Gary Foley, Djon Mundine, Jon Altman, Phillip Batty, Melinda Hinkson and Libby PorterFind out more »
All welcome at this launch event. Come along and hear Barry Hill and Ponch Hawkes talk about their work and hear the music of Open Ensemble, recently returned from Palestine.Find out more »
Friends of the Earth's Anti-nuclear and Clean Energy collective invites you to join us for 'eARTh' art auction fundraiser.Find out more »
Presented by the Artist Film Workshop (AFW) and the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA)Find out more »
Assorted from years of found footage, Yaël André stitches together a pseudo science-fiction narrative, scouring for mystery and purpose within seemingly banal and grainy 8mm relics.
André’s philosophical treatise on the power of shared images playfully refracts the nature of authorship and personal expression.
What might we learn from historical fascism? Is this the right concept for Trump? What are the conditions in western techno-capitalist culture that might tend towards fascism? What are the geopolitical forces at work?Find out more »
Kristian Laemmel-Ruff’s latest exhibition Mind the Gap is coming to the Arena Project Space for two weeks. Viewing hours: 11am – 5pm April 7th/8th/9th and April 13th/14th/15th/16th Launch and Discussion: Thursday April 13th at 7pm Mind the Gap is a somewhat dark and politically charged meditation on the gap between Australian cultures. It is not asking us to close the gap, to homogenise or assimilate; rather it asks us to acknowledge the gap, nurture the gap, celebrate the diversity rather…Find out more »
States (1967), Artificial Light (1968), and Palindrome (1969) are mainly related by the period in which they were made. Hollis Frampton (1936-1984) was recognised by New York critic P. Adams Sitney in his famous 1969 essay 'Structural Film'. In many ways these films demonstrate his investigation of the essential qualities of the medium, and its relationship to language.Find out more »