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Public street actions: spreading optimism through art
Fifty masked rabbits don't go unnoticed.
World premiere of Lichen concert by ELISION ensemble
On Tuesday 8 August, musicians from Australia’s international contemporary music ensemble ELISION will perform the world premiere of Matthew Sergeant’s Lichen.
Beyond Fast Fashion: Imagining a future without fashion waste
Fashion is enticing, playful, consumable and therefore lucrative. As an industry it has a darker reputation that lurks behind the cheap clothes and sale signs luring in customers.
Madrid art collective’s human rabbits to take Melbourne by storm
On Friday 28 July, from 12-2pm, 50 human rabbits will invade downtown Melbourne.
Fast Fashion exhibition undresses fashion waste
RMIT Gallery’s exhibition Fast Fashion: the dark side of fashion (21 July - 9 September) takes a critical look behind the scenes of the fashion industry and consumer habits.
Kinetic sculpture explores tensions between human and machine
A new performance-based work explores the complex relationship between humans and technology.
Artists explore conflicted views of the oceans
Once a wild and pristine environment seen as a compelling metaphor for the sacred mysteries of nature, the romantic image of the ocean has been eroded by the global threat of climate change.
Behind the Lens: 130 years of photography at RMIT
For 130 years, RMIT has been training people to see the world by training them in photography.
RMIT lights up White Night Melbourne
White Night is one of the major events on Australia’s cultural calendar, and RMIT will once again open its doors and showcase stunning light projections from dusk to dawn.
When science and art collide
Science and art collide at RMIT Gallery with a new interactive bio-art exhibition that explores the metaphor of disease through playful and contemplative artworks.
Images of rebellion
RMIT Gallery’s exhibition Radical Actions showcases work by contemporary Irish artists to commemorate the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland.
Time to Cosplay: Japanese cosplay expert shares skills at RMIT
RMIT School of Fashion and Textiles will host renowned Japanese designer Goldy Takahiro Sakai when he brings a taste of Japanese pop culture to Melbourne with a lecture and workshop on making cosplay.
RMIT printmakers leap ahead of the field
A new exhibition at RMIT Gallery focuses the spotlight on the outstanding traditions of RMIT printmakers and reveals new work that challenges, surprises and delights.
Seeking approval: a question of power, gender or culture?
Two new exhibitions at RMIT Gallery explore the ways women continue to feel culturally conditioned and socially obligated to seek male approval.
RMIT Gallery dazzles at White Night Melbourne
RMIT Gallery will open its doors for White Night Melbourne with an all-night session of German 1980s subculture, celebrating its summer exhibition and showcasing innovative research.
Performing Mobilities unfolds at RMIT Gallery
Playful, thoughtful and often unexpected. The new and experimental arts projects that form the exhibition <em>Performing Mobilities</em> even include a work filmed by pigeons in flight.
Art exhibition gives power to the people
Spanish artist Julio Falagán is inviting audiences to take his work off RMIT Gallery’s walls and – for a coin donation – photocopy prints for their own art collections.
A global resource: the launch of the RMIT Art Collection Online
RMIT’s art collection has come out of the shadows, offices and walls around the university to reveal more than 1000 artworks in a searchable data base for students and researchers to explore.
New Indian textiles dazzle at RMIT Gallery
A new exhibition at RMIT Gallery explores an overwhelming sense of Indian cultural identity manifested in the beautiful art of contemporary textiles.
Play attention at Recharge - RMIT Gallery's summer media exhibition
Interactive exhibits delighted audiences at the opening of "Experimenta Recharge", the 6th International Biennial of Media Art at RMIT Gallery.
Audiences flock to Indigenous art at RMIT Gallery
RMIT Gallery's two distinct exhibitions of indigenous art of remote Western Australia attracted a capacity audience on opening night.
Indigenous art reveals layers of history at RMIT Gallery
The art of remote Australia will be on display at RMIT Gallery when Warlayirti: The Art of Balgo and Garnkiny: Constellations of Meaning open next week in the presence of the art centres' artists.
Still modern The Ulm School of Design at RMIT Gallery
From the revolutionary Braun SK4 'Snow White's Coffin' radio and record player to Lufthansa's corporate branding, this touring exhibition explores the influence of Germany's Ulm School of Design.
A charmed exhibition spreads hope across the Pacific
What's your story of good luck? Do you carry a talisman or charm to smooth the way through life's rocky waters?
Spend White Night with us
RMIT University will stimulate the mind and senses during White Night, as the northern end of Swanston Street comes to life this Saturday night.