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Nili Kotoka

Nili Kotoka

  • July 12, 2017
Nili Kotoka is an attempt to understand how despite the most desperate circumstances, community is fundamental, music permeates all aspects of life and above all, education is cherished.
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Convenire

Convenire

  • June 22, 2017
Convenire is an exhibition of sculpture, photography and works on paper by three renowned Melbourne artists.
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45 At 45

45 at 45

  • July 7, 2017
An exhibition of 45 artists at fortyfivedownstairs to celebrate our fifteenth birthday!
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Away From Home

Away From Home

  • December 14, 2016
Away From Home is a series of photographs that explore the dualities that surround the idea of home: between presence & absence, permanence & impermanence and belonging & displacement.
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Pop Up Exhibition

Pop Up Exhibition

  • August 26, 2016
Renowned Sydney photographic gallery, Black Eye Gallery comes to fortyfivedownstairs for an exciting pop up exhibition.
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FLAIR Melbourne

FLAIR Melbourne

  • August 18, 2016
A new Melbourne art event showcasing a series of curated exhibitions, talks and experiences at the top end of Flinders Lane.
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A City Unpolarised

A City Unpolarised

  • June 9, 2016
Shot over a two-year period in cities including London, Sydney, Paris and Auckland, A City Unpolarised overlays urban streetscapes with fashion shopfronts.
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The Coloured Girls

The Coloured Girls

  • June 9, 2016
The Coloured Girls presents high-fashion styled portraits accompanied by a response from each participant to the question, what do the words Coloured Girl mean to you?
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MotherLand

MotherLand

  • June 8, 2016
The eucalyptus tree becomes a self-portrait and a barrier as Narelle Cridland explores cultural identity, influences and boundaries.
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Insight: Children’s Perspectives Of Literacy In Northern Ghana

Insight: Children’s perspectives of literacy in northern Ghana

  • March 11, 2016
There are an estimated 58 million children around the world who are out of school. These children and their families are usually thought of as poor, uneducated, and non-literate. This exhibition challenges viewers to think differently about what literacy means, how it is used, and what we know about it.
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Rebekah Stuart

Rebekah Stuart’s new work examines how fragments of the landscape and portraiture can be reconstructed to create pathways to new, imagined lands. She explores an alternative aesthetic to the Romantic and traditional landscape in which distortions of scale disorientate the…

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Shannon McGrathis.gd

Shannon McGrath has been honing her skills over the last decade in the commercial world of architectural photography. In this series of large format photographic archival digital prints, McGrath references two of Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry’s major buildings in Spain…

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Jo Daniell

An exhibition of colour photographs of the artist’s Antarctic experience extending the artist’s archive of work which includes image galleries from Australia, Africa, Asia, the Himalayas and Sahara. Image: Jo Daniell, 3 December 2010 0810 hrs, 2011, digital print, archival…

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Trevor Mein

'When we think of an archetypal cloud, we think cumulus: the picture book clouds. The word ‘cumulus’ comes from the Latin for ‘heap’ or ‘pile’, and like a cloud slowly accumulating droplet by droplet, this collection of images is the…

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Midsumma opens at fortyfivedownstairs

We hosted a vibrant and busy opening for the three Midsumma exhibitions in the galleries last night. In the small gallery we have a solo exhibition, Photo Prodigious, by Anthony L’Huillier.  The large gallery combines paintings of female film stars…

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