Start: August 1, 2018
12:00 pm
End: August 18, 2018
6:00 pm

Event Venue

37 swanston

Alex Walker + Nick James Archer

And it collapsed
Fixed, Unfixed, A Trace
Self, Other, Self-Other
Irreconcilable Fragments
Longing For It’s Other
Construction Shroud


Confronted by the loss of the Nicholas Building’s twin structure due to the Metro redevelopment, the pair felt it necessary to assist in its rebuilding, both emotionally and physically. Considering relations between self and other, where states collapse and collide on a visual plane, an attempt to repair irreconcilable loss, a Visible Absence.

Opening Night | Thursday 2 Aug, 6–8pm

Performance | Thursday 9 Aug, 6-8pm

Public Program | Critique | Thursday 16 Aug, 6-8pm

Gallery Open | Tuesday-Saturday, 12pm-6pm

Closed on public holidays


IMAGE | Nick James Archer and Alex Walker, Visible Absence, 2018 Sheet Acrylic, Matte Medium, C-Type Laser Print | Courtesy of the artists.

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Artist Run Initiative, Melbourne, Australia

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