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8/9/19 to 8/9/20

Rain Room at Jackalope Pavilion

"Rain Room" by Random International. Image courtesy: MoMa.

Participant art is one thing; standing in a 100-square-metre field of continuous rainfall that doubles as an immersive art installation is another. "Rain Room" by art collective Random International has been experienced by more than half a million people worldwide, and has been installed for...
10/31/19 to 7/26/20

Collecting Comme at NGV

Comme des Garçons, Tokyo (fashion house) Japan established 1969, Rei Kawakubo, (designer), Japan born 1942. "Cape, shorts, socks and boots", 2014. "Blood and Roses" collection, Spring–Summer 2015 (detail). Collection of Takamasa Takahashi.

Since the late 1970s, the mission of Japanese fashion designer Rei Kawakubo has been “to make clothes that didn’t exist before”. Season after season, the collections produced by her label Comme des Garçons have radically redefined the possibilities of clothing and reframed ideas of beauty, shape...
12/10/19 to 12/10/20

Shrine of Remembrance

Sunday afternoons at Melbourne's Shrine of Remembrance now have an added poignancy with the introduction of the weekly Last Post Service at 4.45pm. People exploring this beautiful monument can conclude their visit by joining this ceremony, which honours Victorian veterans. Each week reflects on...
3/27/20 to 8/9/20

DESTINY at National Gallery of Victoria

Destiny Deacon, Kuku/Erub/Mer born, 1957, "Smile", 2017. Printed 2019, Melbourne. Lightjet photograph from Polaroid photograph, 80×100cm (image). Courtesy: the artist. © Destiny Deacon.

In her first solo show in more than 15 years, Melbourne-based contemporary artist Destiny Deacon reminds us that "serious" art can also have a sense of humour. A descendant of the Kuku and Erub/Mer people of Far North Queensland and Torres Strait, Deacon offers a thoughtful, idiosyncratic and...