Past Exhibitions

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Ngeerang Ngart Kakay

Bronwyn Razem is a Gunditjmara woman of the Kirrae Whurrong clan of western Warrnambool on the Victorian coastline. She integrates ochres, sand and other materials into her paintings, and her works draw on the possum skin cloak traditions of her…

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Weaving Country

Curated by Vicki Couzens and Hannah Presley Weaving Country is a celebration of the remarkable unbroken Indigenous practice of weaving and fibre craft in Victoria. Through the use of natural and contemporary fibres, Aboriginal women weavers reveal the significance of connection to…

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Real Fiction

Reaching to memory and speaking to the future, Real Fiction explores time travel and past lives. History and time collide to spin a story from each work. ArtLife artists showcase their best of a year's work exploring visual narratives through personal,…

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Women’s Circus: Stories in Motion

Established in 1991 as a project of Footscray Community Arts Centre, Women’s Circus returns to its original home to explore its 25-year legacy through photographic archives, oral and written herstory and memorabilia. Women’s Circus has created over 30 original theatre-circus works and…

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Another One of Us

Working from her imagination, Megan Hunter transforms her world into an abstraction of strong lines and bold colours. Describing her work as 'nice, peaceful, colourful and beautiful (images) that just come into my head', join us out and about to…

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Thread West (Serial Stitcher)

Two years of serial stitching have resulted in this labour of love that pays tender homage to Melbourne’s western suburbs. Through the use of iconic urban/industrial imagery rendered in jubilant coloured thread, this is Jessie Deane’s ode to her beloved…

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Windmills in Motion

Windmill Collective celebrates the life and legacy of Hague-born Frans Houkes. Exploring themes of displacement, alienation, and belonging, works represent émigré and local artists in search for their own visual language. The project gives recognition to FCAC’s ongoing support throughout the…

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Milestone

An exhibition celebrating and profiling the visual arts programs delivered through our Arts Learning programs for children and adults, including Advanced Painting and Drawing, Opening to Art, Stick Paint Draw and Kids’ Animation. OPENING: Saturday 10 September, 2pm - 3:30pm EXHIBITION: Friday 9 September -…

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Blunted on reality

Blunted on Reality is a group exhibition on migration, movement and home. Presenting works by Aysha Tufa, Guled Abdulwasi, Aćol Agaar, Hawanatu Bangura, Emele Ugavule, Obsa, Zack Ahmed and Samatalis. Still Nomads collective is made up of multi art form creatives including…

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Mother Yarns

Part collaboration, part retrospective Betty and Sue Musgrove pay homage to oral history, creative techniques and the imparting wisdom shared by women in the family and community. Drawing from the familial photographic archive and oral history, new and selected textile…