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Do Your Worst

Entrance Gallery

Do Your Worst by Yuchen Xin explores curious perceptions of the world and the absurdities of everyday life. Through the reconstruction of found objects from second-hand shops, dollar shops and urban environments, Xin finds personal history in each item, demonstrating the magic of the uncanny and thereby building strange narratives that aim to question our identity. Individual hand formed objects are placed together to inhabit the…

HIDDEN Footscray

Roslyn Smorgon Gallery 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC, Australia

Delve deep enough beneath the cosmopolitan charm of Footscray and you can find hidden stories of lost heritage, unknown traditional cultural practices, forgotten memories and more. Presented by Maribyrnong City Council, the HIDDEN Footscray exhibition features artworks by six local artists including David Hourigan, Deb Bain-King, Jody Haines, Kerrie Poliness, Jason Waterhouse, Felicity Watson and…

These Bodies of Video Works

Gabriel Gallery

These Bodies of Video Works by Scotty So is a solo exhibition which explores the relationship between performance and the performer’s body through the mediums of video and objects. These new works, which incorporate So's practice of drag performance and his recent experience learning to sing as a countertenor, offer a personal and nuanced perspective…

Faces of Footscray

Footscray Community Arts 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC, Australia

What makes the West a thriving and vibrant community to be a part of? Our people of course!  Located on the hoarding of the New Footscray Hospital site (Geelong Road, Federal Street end), Faces of Footscray is a photographic portrait series celebrating the people of the West. A community arts collaboration between Footscray Community Arts…

Sekala Niskala

Roslyn Smorgon Gallery 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC, Australia

Sekala Niskala Exhibition Exhibition Date: 18 April—Sunday 25 June 2023 Cost: Free Location: Footscray Community Arts' Roslyn Smorgon Gallery Sekala Niskala (The Seen and Unseen) exhibition presents works from five Indonesian contemporary artists based in Bali. The artists include Agus Saputra, Kuncir Sathya Viku, Ni Luh Pangestu, Satya Cipta and Septa Adi, all of whom mastered elements of…

Sekala Niskala Line Drawing and Linocut Workshops

Footscray Community Arts, ArtLife Studio 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC, Australia

Workshop Date and Time: 22 April 2023, 11am–2:30pm Cost: $15 Location: Footscray Community Arts' ArtLife Studio Presented in collaboration with Project 11, you will also be able to join in the magic of Sekala Niskala by taking part in two special workshops run by the artists. Both workshops include materials and there will be a break in…

$15

Between Islands

Footscray Community Arts 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC, Australia

Between Islands is an afternoon of performance and conversation exploring the artists and ideas of the TarraWarra Biennial 2023: ua usiusi faʻavaʻasavili. Between Islands deeply and joyfully explores a key theme of the Biennial: the survival and transmission of knowledge outside of Western Culture. The knowledge systems sustained and practiced by the artists of ua usiusi faʻavaʻasavili – ancestral, trans,…

Footscray Art Prize 2023

The biennial Footscray Art Prize exhibition is officially open. With the 43 finalists' works on display at Roslyn Smorgon Gallery and Henderson House and the Young Artists Prize entrants works in the Basement theatre, the exhibition is a one of a kind celebration of outstanding multidisciplinary art. Find out more about the winning artist here.…

GUÀI 

Footscray Community Arts 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC, Australia

Unleash your inner monster with this AI-charged avatar experience. Ever wondered what kind of monster lives inside? Guài can show you. Presented by Melbourne Fringe and Footscray Community Arts, this immersive augmented-reality mirror uses state-of-the-art technology to map your face (and emotions), and then transforms you into a fantastical monster avatar that reflects the uniqueness…

BRIGHT

Roslyn Smorgon Gallery 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC, Australia

'Bright is about colour, joy and playful freedom' – Pamela Debrincat, curator. Bright is an art exhibition with a radical curatorial process, bringing together five installations without a defined beginning or end. Bright ignites the senses, inviting audiences to touch, explore and connect with each work to contribute to its meaning. Bright emphasises our need…