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Installation view of Michael Stevenson, *Serene Velocity in Practice: MC510/CS183*, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, 2019. Photo: Andrew Curtis

Serene Velocity in Practice: MC510/CS183
  • Anna Parlane

1 Jun 2019
22 May - 6 Jul 2019

Serene Velocity in Practice: MC510/CS183, recently opened at the Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA), is the first major exhibition by the Berlin-based New Zealand artist Michael Stevenson to be held in Australia in some years. Since his survey show at Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art in 2011, Stevenson has generated a new body of work that demands a shift in the way his practice is understood. I was struck by the physical, experiential and frankly bodily quality of this installation by an artist who is primarily known for his research focus.

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