Structural Integrity Next Wave Festival, Melbourne
Opening Thursday May 13 from 6:00PM
Arts House, Meat Market, 5 Blackwood St, North Melbourne
Exhibition Times · Friday May 14—Sunday May 30
Duration: 12 to 8pm. (Sunday 30 May 12 to 5pm)
Exploring independent arts cultures from across Australia and Asia, Structural Integrity includes the work of six Australian and five Asian Galleries. The exhibition will be open every day of the Festival, and is Next Wave’s biggest and most ambitious engagement with the Asia-Pacific region in the Festival’s 25-year history.
Working on-site at the Meat Market in the month leading up to the Festival, each artist group will create a large-scale structure, or ‘pavilion’, inside this vast historical building.
Y3K presents an architectural structure of no-structure to establish and define a space-exhisting-within a space. Involving work from Tahi Moore, Joshua Petherick, Lizzy Newman , Nick Mangan, f f I X X e d, Fiona Connor, Free School, Alex Vivian, A Constructed World, SPEECH and What Archive?, ames Deutsher and Christopher L G Hill. With Freshly released publications from Fiona Connor + Kate Newby + Simon Denny, Y3K and Free School.
Supporters: Arts Victoria, City of Melbourne, Arts House, Australia Council for the Arts, Sidney Myer Fund, Australian Indonesia Institute, Australia Japan Foundation, Asialink, Harold Mitchell Foundation
Other art space include: Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo, Japan; Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space, Brisbane, Australia;FELTspace, Adelaide, Australia; House of Natural Fiber, Yogyakarta, Indonesia; Locksmith Project Space, Sydney, Australia; Post-Museum, Singapore; Six_a Artist Run Initiative, Hobart, Australia; Tutok, Manila, Philippines; Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou, China; West Space, Melbourne, Australia; Y3K, Melbourne, Australia