In 2020, Metro Arts presented the following exhibitions as part of our Artistic Program. 

NEW FOR OLD

12 DEC – 23 JAN | EXHIBITION
Bringing together work by Australian and international artists, New for Old reflects on the relationship between technology and memory.

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NIGHT DANCERS

14 OCT – 23 JAN | EXHIBITION
As day turns to night, the sunset sky lights up with pastel tones and golden rays, twinkles of light come to life and dance through the landscape.

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ARCHIVE OF LOSS

28 NOV – 5 DEC | ‘Archive of Loss’ commemorates the demolished buildings of Brisbane and Queensland of the ‘70s and ‘80s creating an archive of physical and psychological loss.

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SWEATY SCALES

14 OCT – 1 NOV | Sweaty Scales tells the story of two Asian American women as they navigate their individual sexuality and interracial dating.

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INDEFINITE TERRAINS

14 OCT – 1 NOV | An audio-visual essay that interprets the site of a forest plantation as a dynamic assemblage of colonialism, capitalism and country.

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ASSEMBLY NOW

3 – 27 SEPT | Be immersed in a work that transforms space into a light and sound-reactive environment.

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DIRTY LAUNDRY

21 OCT– 1 NOV | Dirty Laundry is a large-scale cotton-based installation of anonymous sexual confessions, fantasies and desires hoisted and hung for public witness.

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PATTERN & PLACE

7 – 14 NOV | Curated by the 2020 Blak Curatorial Exchange collective, this exhibition explores lines and journeys and journey lines, movement, rhythm, routines and visceral impressions of place.

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SYNTHETICS (TOUCH PLEASE)

11 – 21 NOV | An invitation to consider a future where robots and humans are capable of sharing in, experiencing and offering sensual pleasure.

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AN APPLE A DAY

17 – 22 NOV | This ever-growing collection of works explores central themes of repetition, continuity, completion and renewal.

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DARK ENTRIES

25 NOV – 5 DEC | Dark Entries delves into the simultaneity of experience, the act of looking back whilst looking forward.

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BLAK CURATORIAL EXCHANGE

A six-week professional development program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists who are interested in developing their curatorial skills.

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