Kate Warren
'The Score' at The Ian Potter Museum of Art, by Kate Warren

Mia Salsjö, Modes of Translation, 2017, production still. Image courtesy of the artist.

The Score, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, August 1 – November 5, 2017. Curated by Jacqueline Doughty.

One of the things I enjoy most about going to an orchestral performance are the moments when the musicians onstage complete their final warm-ups, exercises and tunings. Being not yet focused into a single force, the performers’ last-minute preparations are individual and not precisely coordinated or h...

Victoria Perin
Say it loud. Say it clear: 'Don't be too Polite: Posters and Activism' by Victoria Perin

Julia Church Ordinary women standing up for themselves!..., 1986 colour screenprint. Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria

Don't Be Too Polite: Posters and Activism, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne, 8 November 2016–19 March 2017

The title of Don't Be Too Polite: Posters and activism cuts off the gendered call made by the sing-song union ditty: Don't be too polite, girls, don't be too polite / Show a little fight, girls, show a little fight. A sensible (...

Beth Kearney
Elaborate Irreverence: Ramesh Nithiyendran's 'In the beginning' by Beth Kearney

Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran, In the Beginning, 2016, Installation view, Ian Potter Museum of Art. Photo: Christian Capurro

Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran: In the beginning, Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne, Parkville, 22 November 2016 –26 February, 2017.

Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran’s solo exhibition In the Beginning is arresting. Covertly located on the top floor of the Ian Potter Museum of Art, the Sri Lankan–born, Sydney-based artist introduces confronting imagery and a vibra...