Past Exhibitions

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Yelmo-Garang

Yelmo-Garang is the Kulin word for ‘Nest’. Curated by Kate ten Buuren and Kat Clarke from this mob, the exhibition invites you to experience a space where time ceases to exist. Whether you wish to just sit, read, share or…

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Scattered Tribes: Healing Through Kinship

Reconnecting with country, story and each other is at the heart of the healing process embedded in Scattered Tribes: Healing Through Kinship. The exhibition presents works by Bardi /Jawi and Karajarri woman and internationally renowned artist Ngardarb Francine Riches, and a…

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Footscray Art Prize

The inaugural Footscray Art Prize is a biennial non-acquisitive visual art prize, highlighting a range of contemporary artworks from multiple platforms and disciplines. Presented by Footscray Community Arts Centre, Maribyrnong City Council, Footscray Rotary and Victoria University, the Footscray Art…

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The Act of Living

A Photo Exhibition of Women Survivors of Indonesia’s Violence in 1965 In this landmark exhibition 16 women survivors of the 1965 violence in Indonesia including former political prisoners and their children share their stories. The result of a unique participatory research project…

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This, is not resolved.

This, is not resolved. is a photographic, sound and video installation, exploring the artist’s personal response to identity, representation, power and inequality. The work invites the viewers to move past their own personal prejudices and assumptions to meet the other face…

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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…