ACCA
Art Center / Melbourne

The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art is an Australian flagship contemporary art space, and a leading centre for the artistic and wider communities to participate in a critically engaged contemporary art culture that encourages curiosity and transformation.

Established in Melbourne in 1983 and now situated in an iconic award-winning architecturally designed building in the Southbank arts precinct, ACCA develops exhibitions exploring the ideas and work of significant artists from around the world, commissions ambitious new works by local and international artists, and delivers a range of curatorial, education and public programs including talks, lectures, symposia, performances, screenings, music and events.

Renowned for the outstanding quality of its programs, and its capacity to bring inspiring Australian and international art to audiences, ACCA is a champion of new art and bold ideas, and a dynamic platform for current and future generations of artists, thinkers, enthusiasts and supporters of the visual arts.

ACCA acknowledges the Boon Wurrung as the traditional owners and sovereign custodians of the land on which ACCA is situated, along with the Wurundjeri and all Kulin Nations, and we extend our respects to their ancestors and elders past and present, and to all First Nations people.

Kate Newby
ACCA
Art Center / Melbourne

The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art is an Australian flagship contemporary art space, and a leading centre for the artistic and wider communities to participate in a critically engaged contemporary art culture that encourages curiosity and transformation.

Established in Melbourne in 1983 and now situated in an iconic award-winning architecturally designed building in the Southbank arts precinct, ACCA develops exhibitions exploring the ideas and work of significant artists from around the world, commissions ambitious new works by local and international artists, and delivers a range of curatorial, education and public programs including talks, lectures, symposia, performances, screenings, music and events.

Renowned for the outstanding quality of its programs, and its capacity to bring inspiring Australian and international art to audiences, ACCA is a champion of new art and bold ideas, and a dynamic platform for current and future generations of artists, thinkers, enthusiasts and supporters of the visual arts.

ACCA acknowledges the Boon Wurrung as the traditional owners and sovereign custodians of the land on which ACCA is situated, along with the Wurundjeri and all Kulin Nations, and we extend our respects to their ancestors and elders past and present, and to all First Nations people.

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  • Mara Palena: Oikeiôsis
    Publication
    Witty Books
    International
    The knowledge of one’s inner self as the sole tool for self-fulfillment, for stoically embracing the human condition in all its turmoils – that is what ancient Greeks used to call Oikeiôsis. The same word was chosen by Mara Palena to call a project that unfolds over the duration of existence. The analog images shot by the artist from her childhood to today do not follow any external precept. (more…)
  • Juan Pablo Plazas. Even if you:
    Publication
    Posture Editions
    International
    Colombian anthropologist and artist Juan Pablo Plazas is fascinated by the ability of people and communities to interpret the world in different ways. In his practice, he starts from everyday objects and raw materials that have special material or formal properties. With wonder and a sense of humour, he takes them out of their ordinary context, turns them into sculptures or gives them a role in a performance. (more…)