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PAST PUBLIC PROGRAMS

Artist floor talk: Thursday 12 July – 6.30pm

Artist floor talk: Thursday 12 July – 6.30pm

After an introduction from Melissa Keys, curator of No one is watching you, join artist Ronnie van Hout and Russell Smith, Lecturer in Modernist Literature and Literary Theory at Australian National University for a roaming tour of the exhibition. READ MORE

In conversation: Thursday 21 June 6.30pm

In conversation: Thursday 21 June 6.30pm

Buxton Contemporary artist Marco Fusinato will be in conversation with Francis Plagne, a musician and writer from Melbourne. Marco and Francis will be discussing the ongoing performance series, Spectral Arrows, and its iteration at Buxton Contemporary as well other elements of Fusinato’s practice. Spectral Arrows, an improvised long-duration performance for guitar and mass amplification was presented […] READ MORE

Marco Fusinato Spectral Arrows performance: Saturday 9 June

Marco Fusinato Spectral Arrows performance: Saturday 9 June

Spectral Arrows, an improvised long-duration performance for guitar and mass amplification will be presented for the first time in Melbourne at Buxton Contemporary on Saturday 9 June 2018 11AM – 5PM. “…tormented metallic sizzle” “a single-minded focus on the possibilities of distortion and massive volumes” Marco Fusinato explores the idea of noise as music, using […] READ MORE

In conversation: Thursday 7 June

In conversation: Thursday 7 June

Buxton Contemporary artist Mikala Dwyer will be in conversation with Phillip Adams, founder and Artistic Director of BalletLab. READ MORE

Tessa Laird Book launch: Thursday 31 May 6.30pm

Tessa Laird Book launch: Thursday 31 May 6.30pm

Help us launch Bat from the Animal Series written by Tessa Laird! Please join the author at Buxton Contemporary to celebrate. Bat inspired cocktails will be served in the foyer and copies of the publication will be sold for $20 (cash only). Free book goes to the best bat costume! Speakers: Tiriki Onus, Edward Colless, and Norie […] READ MORE

In conversation: Thursday 24 May – 6.30pm

In conversation: Thursday 24 May – 6.30pm

Esteemed artists John Meade and Sanja Pahoki will engage in conversation about the work of Pat Brassington, whose artworks are included in our current exhibition The shape of things to come, curated by Melissa Keys. No bookings necessary, entry is always free and complimentary wine will be served in the foyer before and after the conversation.  READ MORE

In conversation: Thursday 17 May – 6.30pm

In conversation: Thursday 17 May – 6.30pm

Dr Jan Bryant, senior lecturer in Theory of Art & Design at Monash University and Tamsen Hopkinson (Ngati Kahungunu), an artist from Aotearoa based in Narrm, Melbourne will be speaking about the work of Nicholas Mangan, whose artworks The mutant message and Untitled #10  are included in our current exhibition The shape of things to […] READ MORE

In Conversation: Thursday 10 May – 6.30pm

In Conversation: Thursday 10 May – 6.30pm

Buxton Contemporary artist, James Morrison will be in conversation with Julia Powles, Educations Manager at Heide Museum of Modern Art.  READ MORE

emaj Journal launch: Thursday 3 May 6:30pm

emaj Journal launch: Thursday 3 May 6:30pm

Help us launch the tenth edition of emaj! Please join the editors for a drink in the Buxton Contemporary foyer to celebrate the tenth edition of the electronic Melbourne art journal. emaj was co-founded by our director, Ryan Johnston in 2005, who will launch the edition along with current editors, Giles Fielke, Dr Helen Hughes and Paris Lettau. READ MORE

In Conversation: Thursday 26 April 6:30pm

In Conversation: Thursday 26 April 6:30pm

Buxton Contemporary artist, Nadine Christensen, whose works are included in The shape of things to come, will be in conversation with Storm Gold, co-Director (with Kez Hughes) of Caves Gallery, Melbourne. READ MORE

In Conversation: Thursday 19 April – 6:30pm

In Conversation: Thursday 19 April – 6:30pm

Buxton Contemporary artist, Jess Johnson, whose work, ‘Whol Why Wurld’ is included in ‘The shape of things to come’, will be in conversation with Serena Bentley, Curator. READ MORE

In conversation: Thursday 12 April – 6:30pm

In conversation: Thursday 12 April – 6:30pm

Buxton Contemporary artist, David Rosetzky, whose work ‘Custom Made’ is included in ‘The shape of things to come’, will be in conversation with Mark Feary, Artistic Director of Gertrude Contemporary.   READ MORE

Saturday 10 March

Saturday 10 March

2:00PM Benjamin Armstrong in conversation with Stuart Ringholt 2:30PM Emily Floyd in conversation with Kate Just 3:00PM Helen Johnson in conversation with Justin Clemens READ MORE

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