un Projects is based on the unceded sovereign land and waters of the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation; we pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging.
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Caitlin Dear

Tethering the Ephemeral: Angela Goh’s Body Loss as precedent for the acquisition of dance

Somewhere there is a Siren. Beginning with the utterance of a single note,  she listens for the return of her own voice.  She responds with the same note again,  and again, echoing into an endless chorus,  a swarm, a sea, a body. Her voices  fill the room with an ethereal presence,  escaping into the world, […]

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Isadora Vaughan // Rift and Rupture

Watch video here » Isadora Vaughan is a Melbourne based artist working in sculpture. Her practice unpacks and experiments with material as geological, temporal, associative and emotional. Her works manifest out of a chaotic exploratory process into basic states of matter and a desire to personalise, dislocate, and disrupt traditional material hierarchies. In ‘Rift and […]

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Rosie Isaac // Slurry Mass

Watch video here » Rosie Isaac is an artist and a writer. She makes performances, texts and sculptures and is particularly interested in authority, morality, language and myth. Recently her works have been made in and about a church, a library, a courtroom and a hotel. In ‘Slurry Mass’ Rosie discusses ideas around public and […]

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Taree Mackenzie // Pepper’s Ghost

Watch video here » Taree Mackenzie’s practice investigates the perceptual effects of colour, light and space. Taree constructs DIY interactive kinetic sets that use basic visual devices to create live feeds. These live feeds are projected and act like paintings, challenging our habitual modes of looking. In ‘Pepper’s Ghost’ Taree discusses colour mixing with light, scale […]

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Kalinda Vary // Paralleling Emotions

Watch video here » Kalinda Vary’s practice explores ideas of emotionality, vulnerability and power, humour and humiliation, constraints of language and the problems with representations of identity. Her recent work concentrates on queer concerns of the body, performance within social structures and imposed cultural identities. In ‘Paralleling Emotions’ Kalinda discusses using humour as a tool, her […]

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Debris Facility

Watch video here » In 2016 we spoke with Debris Facility while they were undertaking a Gertrude Contemporary Studio Residency at 200 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy. The Debris Facility is a conglomerate entity which generally inhabits the one human body, but whose boundaries and operations are leaky and evaporative. Since a corporate take over of a singular […]

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Shelley Lasica

Watch video here » Shelley Lasica’s practice is characterized by cross-disciplinary collaborations and an interest in the presentation of dance in various spatial contexts. Lasica’s practice spans 30 years and investigates the methodology around dance and movement and the various contexts in which they occur. She is interested in what dance means to people, how it […]

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Helen Maudsley

Watch video here » Helen Maudsley’s personal visual language examines ideas of analogy, association and ambiguity, based on her reflections on the world around us. Maudsley discusses colour and composition as well as her experience of making art and how she feels her practice has changed over time. A senior Melbourne artist, Helen Maudsley has had […]