This brittle light: Light Source commissions 2020-2021

This brittle light: Light Source commissions 2020-2021

This brittle light Light Source commissions 2020-2021 Curated by Melissa Keys  Throughout the past twelve months of pandemic disruption, Buxton Contemporary commissioned an array of leading Australian artists to develop a series of new projects, under the title of...
Taloi Havini, Useful Arts 2021

Taloi Havini, Useful Arts 2021

In Taloi Havini’s Useful Arts, dynamic, floating compositions and arrangements of objects, places and designs, combined with hand-rendered digital painting, drawing and erasure, destabilise dominant narratives of place as well as colonising practices of documentation...
Hossein & Nassiem Valamanesh, What Goes Around 2021

Hossein & Nassiem Valamanesh, What Goes Around 2021

What Goes Around is a moving image work by Adelaide-based artist Hossein Valamanesh in collaboration with his son, Melbourne-based filmmaker Nassiem Valamanesh. An intricate, delicate, irregular and yet spherically shaped lattice of branches appears slowly revolving...
Nicholas Mangan, Limits to Growth – Part 3 (Letter to Rai) 2020

Nicholas Mangan, Limits to Growth – Part 3 (Letter to Rai) 2020

Referencing a diverse array of phenomena, from bitcoin cryptocurrency mining and biodiversity credits to Micronesian Rai stone currency, multidisciplinary artist Nicholas Mangan’s new film expands upon and ‘unmakes’ his critically celebrated and ongoing project Limits...
Grant Stevens, Fawn in the Forest 2020

Grant Stevens, Fawn in the Forest 2020

Fawn in the Forest In Fawn in the Forest, an animated juvenile deer wanders through a computer-generated redwood forest. Programmed with artificial intelligence (AI), the fawn moves placidly around the environment, walking, eating, and resting undisturbed by...
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.