‘Our Common Bond’ explores what it means to be Australian, and why there is such a fixation on trying to define what that means.
Robbie Harmsworth’s practice is imbued with antiquities and archaic mythologies as well as a fascination with the idea of transience as a defining characteristic of human experience.
Robert Hague uses the techniques and style of classical western art to question the foundations of power and identity in contemporary western society.
'Desert River Sea: Portraits of the Kimberley' brings together over 150 new and old works that reveal the many faces and features of contemporary Aboriginal art from the region.
'Janet Laurence: After Nature' encompasses key works and themes from the artist’s practice, featuring sculpture, installation, photography and video.
At the interface of the scientific, political and creative realms, 'Gaia Hypothesis' helps bring the future of the earth to the forefront of cultural conversations and confront climate change.
'Just Not Australian' brings together 19 Australian artists to deal broadly with the origins and implications of contemporary Australian nationhood.
'The Violet Ballet' continues Sally Smart’s investigation into Ballets Russes and their experimental choreography, costume and theatre design.
Ry David Bradley brings his concerns with the digital, screen-based world to the weighty and lasting painted form.
'Rhythm Sequence' traces Gemma Smith's experimentation with the language of painting since 2003 and includes more than 50 works.
‘My work is about working out how to live in this world, it’s about compassion and empathy but also anger and resistance.' – Ben Quilty
‘Reef: Captured Moments of Hope and Resilience’ invites the audience into the artists’ private diving world, as they show their love of the planet’s biggest living organism.