AUSTRALIA. ANTIPODEAN STORIES includes Buxton Contemporary Collection artists, PAC, Milan

AUSTRALIA. ANTIPODEAN STORIES will comprise of 32 artists from Australia with seven being a part of the Buxton Contemporary Collection showcasing contemporary art from Australia. This will be the largest exhibition of contemporary art to be presented outside Australia. Brook Andrews, Daniel Boyd, Marco Fusinato, Destiny Deacon, Nicholas Mangan, Angelica Mesiti, Callum Morton, Mike Parr and Patricia Piccinini have been curated by Eugenio Viola to be including in this major exhibition. New and recent painting, performance, sculpture, video, drawing, photography and installations – including works made specifically for the exhibition – map a metaphorical journey through the multicultural landscape of Australian contemporary art. This exhibition presents a portrait of our current times – hybrid, dynamic, diverse and complex. AUSTRALIA. ANTIPODEAN STORIES will run from 16.12 – 09.02.2020. More information can be found here.
image: Installation view, The shape of things to come, Buxton Contemporary, the University of Melbourne 8 March – 21 June 2018, with work by Nicholas Mangan (left to right), Untitled #10 2006, The mutant message 2006,  © the artist, photography Christian Capurro


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Buxton Contemporary acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the unceded land on which we work, learn and create, the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung and Bunurong peoples, and the wider Kulin Nations. We acknowledge their continuing care for Country and recognise that Australia’s First Peoples art and cultural practices have thrived here for millenia.