Alumni for Public Art Melbourne Biennial Lab

From elaborate and evocative installations to ethereal moments of human connection and release, this suite of temporary new works will reinterpret the Queen Victoria Market; probing its Indigenous, mercantile, migratory and colonial past, while sharing its secrets and celebrating its stories.

Featured Next Wave alumni include:

Field Theory (featuring Martyn Coutts [2004, 2006], Mish Grigor [2008, 2010], Jason Maling [2008], Lara Thoms [2006, 2008], Jackson Castiglione [2010] and Bron Batten [2010]), with 9000 minutes, a non-stop radio broadcast that lives, breaths and bathes the market for 9000 minutes.

Will Foster (2006) in A Centre For Everything, with Visible Hands, a hands-on self-guided tour that explores the contested past, present and future of the site.

Kiron Robinson (2006) with Upon This Troubled Seaconsidering the idea of flux, change and constant movement as a place of comfort and contentment through a suite of text signs rendered in neon.

Isobel Knowles (2004) with Van Sowerwine for Out in the Open, a stop-motion and sound installation telling the story of the traders’ relationship with the Queen Victoria Market.

Hiromi Tango (2008) with Wrapped, a site-responsive collaborative project inspired by the landscape of the Queen Victoria Market when the space is packed up each day and stalls are wrapped in hessian and rope.

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17 Oct 2016 - 23 Oct 2016

Queen Victoria Market
513 Elizabeth St, Melbourne, VIC