LIGHTSCAPES / 21 February to 18 June 2017 at Knox Place and the RMIT Building 2 Lightwell
Each year INTERSECT showcases a selection of exceptional work from the School of Art's most recent graduating students in the Lightscapes. Located in the busy thoroughfare of Knox Lane at Melbourne Central, HIghlights provides these artists a pathway to exhibit immediately after graduation.
LIGHTSCAPES / 21 February to 18 June 2017 at Rodda Lane
Empire of Dirt is a site-responsive research project and public artwork located in Rodda Lane, engaging both the public space and the Rodda Lane LIGHTSCAPES . Geurts' work proposes a future archaeology, looking at the new hybrid biology of the current epoch we are living in, the Anthropocean era.
SITUATE / 6 March to 2 April 2017
Miok Chung is an artist from South Korea and a Professor at the School of Art in Keimyung University (Daegu, Korea). She predominantly works as a painter with a focus on concepts of line and repetition.
PROJECT SPACE / SPARE ROOM / 31 March to 11 May 2017 (Opening 30 March 5—7PM)
An exhibition celebrating two decades of the Australian Print Workshop Collie Print Trust Scholarship for Emerging Victorian Printmakers, curated by Dr Richard Harding and Anne Virgo OAM, with essay by Dr Ruth Johnstone.
SITUATE / 10 April to 21 May 2017
SPEAKER / 26 April 2017, 12:30-1:30PM at RMIT Building 1, level 2, room 17
PROJECT SPACE / 19 May to 29 June 2017 (Opening 18 May 5-7PM)
Judy Anderson’s work is deeply personal with a focus on spirituality, family, and graffiti with the purpose of honoring people in her life. Her current work honours Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal women who have blazed a trail by changing lives and inspiring others, including hers. These installations include beading, handmade-paper, furs, traditionally tanned moose hide, sound and found objects that reveal the complexities of personal relationships.
SITE EIGHT / 20 April to 4 May 2017 (Opening 20 April, 5-7PM)
Intercambio: 24 Stops is an artistic journey along two train lines - the Upfield line of Melbourne and the Hershey line of Havana, Cuba. Developed on an investigative residency, Intercambio is a series of reflective drawings collaged with detritus gleaned from the urban transport environment.
This project is being presented by Prof. Julian Goddard, Head of the RMIT School of Art.
SITUATE / 12 June to 6 August 2017
PROJECT SPACE / 14 July to 17 August 2017 (Opening 20 July 5-7PM)
Lilo Nein is a guest of SITUATE as a part of the SITUATE Austrian Arts Residency Exchange.
LIGHTSCAPES / 20 June to 29 October 2017
Born in Hong Kong in 1963, Carol Lee started her studies in Chinese painting in 1983. She graduated from RMIT University in 2001 (co-presented with Hong Kong Art School) with a BA (Fine Art) and was elected a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society (RMIT Chapter) in the same year. In 2007, Lee received her Master of Fine Art with RMIT University (co-presented with Hong Kong Art School) and received Outstanding MFA Achievement Award. She was one of founding members of the MIA (Mere Independent Artist). Her painting and installation works were selected for the Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibition and awarded in the Philippe Charriol Foundation Art Competition and the Corning Museum of Glass Review in New York for three years. She was the Vice-Convener of the Art Container Project in 2008. Recently, Lee has participated in many overseas and local exhibitions, such as OCAT art space for solo exhibition in China in 2015 and Setouchi Triennale in 2016. Her works are held in overseas and local museums, art foundations and private collections.
SITUATE / 1 August to 10 October 2017
PROJECT SPACE / 6 October to 16 November 2017 (Opening 5 October 5-7PM)
Rui MIzuki is a Kyoto-based artist who is the recipient of the 2017 SITUATE / Asialink / Tokyo Wondersite residency exchange. His project will explore Melbourne's urban environment through drawing and photography, with a particular focus on skate culture.
SITUATE / 17 August to 29 October 2017 at AIR Krems, Austria
Jeremy Bakker is the recipient of the 2017 SITUATE Austrian Arts Residency Exchange.
PROJECT SPACE / SPARE ROOM / 25 August to 28 September 2017 (Opening 24 August 5—7PM)
David Bielander (Switzerland), Helen Britton (Australia) and Yutaka Minegishi (Japan) are jewellers and artists who have worked together since 2002 from a shared atelier in Munich. Each has developed a highly regarded international practice based on entirely distinct visual languages, rigorous personal research and a highly crafted, innovative approach to materials. These distinct practices are drawn together in this exhibition, in a presentation that recreates the convivial, collective atmosphere of the shared studio.
SPEAKER / 29 March 2017, 12.30-1.30PM at RMIT Building 24, level 1, room 1
SITUATE / 1 September to 14 October 2017 at TNUA and KdMoFA, Taiwan
James Geurts is the recipient of the SITUATE Taiwanese Arts Residency Exchange.