EXHIBITIONS ARE ALWAYS FREE, EVERYONE WELCOME, COME AS YOU ARE
Exhibition opening night events are held from 5 – 8pm on the first Saturday of the exhibition/month, from March through to December, 2017.
4 – 18 March
CARLOTTA, LIBBY HARWARD, SCOTT REDFORD
ENTER THE MAP
Experimentally [re]-mapping the Gold Coast through the representations of artists whose individual perspectives – trans, queer and First Nations – offer new ways of seeing and listening to place. (Curated by Danni Zuvela)
1 – 15 April
KIAH READING VS THE WORLD
GAME PLAN [IN THE ZONE]
Our second iteration of the GAME PLAN project explores the collision of art and sport via themes of collaboration, competition, performance – and enhancement.
6 – 20 May
BROOKE STAMP X ANNA MCMAHON
SPELLS OF TEMPORAL STASIS
The fourth annual collaborative installation instigated by The Walls, where divergent practices of dance, installation and the natural world converge.
3 – 17 June
MICHELLE XEN [Autumn Artist in Residence] + LUMEN CLOUD
BENEVOLENT SYSTEM II
Kicking off our 2017 Artist in Residence program, Michelle Xen will engineer a BENEVOLENT SYSTEM II during her three-month residency in our Mezzanine Studio throughout Autumn.
1 – 15 July
FOUNDING FATHERS + NAIDOC CELEBRATION
Diminishing the stature of our heroic Founding Fathers may seem like a contemporary gesture – but to the Aboriginal people who stood in the way of the revered explorers’ colonialist agenda, they were always seen and heard this way.
5 – 19 August
NAOMI BLACKLOCK, ANASTASIA BOOTH, CAITLIN FRANZMANN, CHANTAL FRASER, CLAY KERRIGAN, BLAKE LAWRENCE
Artists draw from their cultural backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender politics to craft dark and potent spaces of empowerment through ritual, talisman, and world-building. (Curated by Amy-Clare McCarthy and Kieran Swann)
2 – 16 September
LOWANA DAVIES [Winter Artist in Residence]
Our second Artist in Residence, Lowana Davies, will reflect on three months of Winter thinking, reading, discussing, experimenting and devising her ACTIONS UNMARKED.
7 – 21 October
BYRON COATHUP & DIMENSIONS VARIABLE
Our inaugural international exchange, MIAMI/MIAMI initiates a new collaboration between Gold Coast artist Byron Coathup and artist-run initiative Dimensions Variable, from the other Miami [Florida/USA].
4 – 18 November
Glamour, machismo and the Gold Coast’s glitzy subtropical self-image: THRUST offers the provocation of symbolic displays of pointless power and pent-up energy with nowhere to go.
2 – 16 December
[OPEN CALL/GROUP SHOW]
Keep your eyes on the no-prize! #PRIZENOPRIZE returns for a second year, so look out for our October open call for entries via Instagram @thewallsgc. (Curated by Mariam Arcilla)