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Installation in dark room with paper floating over a pool of water and chalk on walls. Archie Moore.
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Australian Pavilion wins Golden Lion Award at Venice Biennale

In a first, the Australian Pavilion wins the celebrated international award with an installation by First Nations artist Archie Moore.

Image is a yellow man made out of LEGO bricks pulling open his own chest so that more bricks fall out.
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Exhibition review: Art of The Brick, Melbourne Showgrounds

Over a million LEGO pieces have been used in this exhibition, which returns to Melbourne with new sculptures.

White Night returns to Ballarat. Photo: Supplied. Floral projections cast onto a building during the night, featuring vintage portraits that have flowers as eyes. A crowd gathers outside.
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Limited-time projections to cast city into the unexpected

White Night returns to Ballarat for the first time since 2019, offering a night of free activities.

'Nina Sanadze', installation view at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia'. Photo: ArtsHub. In a gallery space with grey walls and tiled floors there are several large installations, including anti-terror barriers that appear like concrete spheres and rectangular blocks, scatters of monuments and sculptures.
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Exhibition review: Nina Sanadze, The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia

A succinct but multilayered survey of an artist who challenges history and perception.

Sea, Salt and Silk. Image is an Arctic shoreline with a silhouette of a woman carrying a Perspex sheet.
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Multimedia review: Sea, Salt and Silk, Abbotsford Convent

An immersive event combining live sound, video and participatory installations with works using paper and salt.

brightly coloured sculptures suspended from ceiling in dark room. Artist Caroline Rothwell
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Exhibition review: Ross & Rothwell: in the same boat, Ngununggula

Joan Ross and Caroline Rothwell make for a perfect pairing, in an edgy exhibition that rattles colonial history and legacies.

Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience. Image is an old Ford Anglia with its lights on crashed in a forest and spotlit from above.
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Experience review: Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience, The Briars, Mornington Peninsula

Fancy a trip to a Potter-themed forest experience? Butter beer included...

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Italian heritage group decries 'biennalisation' of Venice

Italia Nostra says a new sculptural display in Venice’s public square distracts from the city’s existing cultural heritage and infrastructure…

a artwork on paper that shows 13 multicolored textile shapes in the form of women's lips with stitching over them and drizzles of red earth over the whole composition.
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Artist helping Venice Biennale move beyond its history

This year’s Venice Biennale calls for greater diversity and change, and one of its exhibiting artists is part of that…

Image is a sarcophagus in a display of Egyptian artefacts.
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Museum takes a stand on displaying body parts

The University of Sydney’s Chau Chak Wing Museum has chosen to remove mummified body parts from display.

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