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Conversations and events from Melbourne's flagship contemporary art space

    ACCADEMY 2019 Podcast | 'Haroon Mirza: The Construction of an Act'

    ACCADEMY 2019 Podcast | 'Haroon Mirza: The Construction of an Act'

    This podcast is part of of ACCA Education's 2019 ACCADEMY Program. During the last ACCADEMY workshop for 2019, participating students reflected on ACCA's exhibition 'Haroon Mirza: The Construction of an Act' and co-developed an audible response to Mirza’s acoustic, visual and spatial poetry.

    ABOUT THE PROGRAM:
    ACCADEMY is an Education Program providing unique and dedicated opportunities for young people to develop new skills and engage with arts industry professionals, contribute to special projects and gain understanding of the arts industry.
    In a series of six workshops throughout 2019, ACCADEMY members worked with arts professionals on a variety of creative projects, including art making, writing, project planning and podcast production.

    FURTHER INFO:
    http://acca.melbourne/education/
    https://acca.melbourne/exhibition/haroon-mirza

    • 12 min
    Sahej Rahal: Artist Talk

    Sahej Rahal: Artist Talk

    In this floor talk, recorded in ACCA's galleries, exhibiting artist Sahej Rahal speaks about his installation of artificial intelligence and sculptural works for ACCA’s exhibition, 'Feedback Loops' (7 December 2019 – 22 March 2020).

    Rahal’s installations, installations and digital works are part of a constructed mythology that he creates drawing upon sources ranging from local legends to science fiction. By bringing these into dialogue with each other, Rahal creates scenarios where indeterminate beings emerge into the everyday as if from the cracks in our civilisation.

    More info: https://acca.melbourne/exhibition/feedback-loops/
    http://www.sahejrahal.com/

    Recorded at ACCA on Saturday 7 December 2019

    Thank you to our partners:
    Asia Engagement Partner: PR Asia; Exhibition Partners: AsiaTOPA, Dulux, Monash University, Quest Southbank, Playking Foundation, Colour Factory; Media Partner: Triple R

    Image: Sahej Rahal, 'Antraal' 2019 (still), sentient AI program. Courtesy the artist and Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai

    • 24 min
    Defining Moments: Post-Object Act in Australia and NZ with Anne Marsh

    Defining Moments: Post-Object Act in Australia and NZ with Anne Marsh

    In this lecture feminist art theorist and writer Professor Anne Marsh discusses the influential 1976 exhibition Australian & New Zealand Post-Object Art: A Survey — the first major exhibition curated by the Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide, and its legacy for experimental art in Australia today.

    This is the final lecture for 2019 in ACCA's to-year series 'Defining Moments: Australian Exhibition Histories 1968–1999'. The 2020 series will be announced shortly on our website here: https://acca.melbourne/series/defining-moments/

    More information here: https://acca.melbourne/program/defining-moments-post-object-art-in-australia-and-new-zealand/
    http://annemarsh.com.au/
    Recorded at ACCA on Monday 4 November 2019

    Thank you to our partners:
    Abercrombie & Kent Presenting Partner; Centre for Visual Art (CoVA) Research Partner; Event Partners Melbourne Gin Company, Capi and City of Melbourne; Media Partners Art Guide Australia, The Saturday Paper, 3RRR FM

    Image: Australian & New Zealand Post-Object Art: A Survey, Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide, South Australia, exhibition catalogue, Ian de Gruchy artist page (detail) 1976

    • 1 hr 12 min
    The Psychology Of Sounds Forum

    The Psychology Of Sounds Forum

    The Psychology of Sounds Forum

    Listen to our forum about the psychology of music and sound, moderated by psychiatrist, author and media commentator, Steve Ellen. Building on the considerations of sound and the voice in healing and transcendence in ACCA’s exhibition Haroon Mirza: The Construction of an Act, this discussion brought together sound artist and co-director of FutureTense, Fjorn Butler; and music therapist at the Peter McCallum Cancer Centre, Stephan Skov; with exhibition curator Annika Kristensen.


    Further info available here:
    http://acca.melbourne/program/the-psychology-of-sounds-forum/
    Recorded at ACCA on Monday 28 October 2019

    Thank you to our exhibition partners:
    Exhibition Partners Melbourne International Arts Festival, Henry Moore Foundation, John Wardle Architects, Centre for Visual Art (CoVA), Dulux; Performance Partners Liquid Architecture, JMC Academy; Media Partner 3RRR FM

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Defining Moments: Creating a space for the feminist collective with Janine Burke

    Defining Moments: Creating a space for the feminist collective with Janine Burke

    Lecture by Janine Burke, Respondent: Helen Hughes

    In this lecture, art historian and curator Janine Burke reviews pivotal radical feminist interventions of the mid-1970s, interrogating their legacy and exploring catalysts for collective feminist action, as well as their influence on Australian art history.

    Curator, writer and academic Helen Hughes responds and addresses the influence of this era on contemporary art and feminist thinking of today.

    More information available: https://acca.melbourne/program/defining-moments-a-room-of-their-own-creating-a-space-for-the-feminist-collective/
    https://research.unimelb.edu.au/cova/people/centre-fellows/janine-burke
    https://research.monash.edu/en/persons/helen-hughes
    Recorded at ACCA on Monday 7 October

    Thank you to our partners:
    Abercrombie & Kent Presenting Partner; Centre for Visual Art (CoVA) Research Partner; Event Partners Melbourne Gin Company, Capi and City of Melbourne; Media Partners Art Guide Australia, The Saturday Paper, 3RRR FM

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Chance Composition: Haroon Mirza and James Rushford in conversation

    Chance Composition: Haroon Mirza and James Rushford in conversation

    Chance Composition: Haroon Mirza and James Rushford in conversation

    Artist Haroon Mirza is joined by collaborator and composer James Rushford in a conversation that provides insight into each of their practices, from their shared interest in the aesthetic and spatial possibilities of sound and sampling to their experimental approaches to collaboration. This conversation is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Haroon Mirza: The Construction of an Act, and the program of studio residencies that take place in the exhibition over September and early October.

    Further info available here:
    acca.melbourne/program/chance-composition/
    Recorded at ACCA on Monday 16 September 2019

    Thank you to our exhibition partners:
    Exhibition Partners Melbourne International Arts Festival, Henry Moore Foundation, John Wardle Architects, Centre for Visual Art (CoVA), Dulux; Performance Partners Liquid Architecture, JMC Academy; Media Partner 3RRR FM

    • 1 hr

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