03
December
All Day
The Food Court
427 Docklands Dr

Docklands, VIC 3008 Australia
Free
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A view into Cambodia’s complex social and political history, past to present, through the lens of memory, ghostly spaces, migration and reclamation, from the perspectives of two Australian artists. Visual artist Minela Krupic and video artist Alesh Macak present their observations of Cambodia’s social environment through the research findings and collaboration with KAMA Centre made possible through the VCA and MCM Professional Pathways program supported by Creative Victoria. Thu 3 Dec – Thu 10 Dec (closed Mon & Tue) Opening event: Thu 3 Dec, 6pm–8pm The Food Court, DocklandsMinela Krupic, artist, Founder of Inkling Workshop, and undertaking 2015 MAV placement through VCA & MCM Professional Pathways Scholarship Minela Krupic is a refugee from Bosnia Herzegovina. Exiled to Germany (1992) as a result of the Bosnian war, Minela settled in Australia in 1997 where she overcame language barriers, cultural differences, loss and discovery and continues to explore these challenges through her art practice. Minela graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2012. As a recipient of the 2012 Heartlands Art Prize and with the help of the Australia Council ArtStart grant, Minela purchased an etching press and opened a printmaking studio Inkling Workshop, a Docklands Spaces initiative. Minela currently facilitates printmaking workshops at Inkling Workshop with refugee artists to investigate the challenges of adjusting to life in Australia. Alesh Macak, Co-founder and Arts Facilitator of Inkling Workshop Alesh Macak is a Melbourne based Video Artist, Animator and Arts worker at Arts Access Victoria. Macak recently started Mirador Productions a Video Production and Animation business. He is Co-founder and Arts Facilitator at Inkling workshop, a printmaking and multi arts studio in Docklands, established in 2014. Macak graduated with Distinction in Masters of Creative Media in Animation and Interactive Media at RMIT University and has completed a Bachelor of Fine art at the Victorian College of the Arts. Macak uses stop motion animation, photography, illustration, video and music to create short films, immersive video installations and live projections for bands, contemporary dance and theatre. Macak has created music video clips, worked as an animator on documentaries and had his work shown at film festivals and galleries in Melbourne and abroad.

From Spaces Past is part of Mapping Melbourne 2015, a four day showcase of independent contemporary artists exploring the theme of Asia across art, craftivism, dance, live art, multimedia, music, performance and theatre from 2-5 December 2015 across the City of Melbourne. #mappingmelbourne

Mapping Melbourne_Minela Krupic Minela Krupic Minela Krupic is a refugee from Bosnia Herzegovina. Exiled to Germany in 1992 as a result of the Bosnian war, Minela settled in Australia in 1997 where she overcame language barriers, cultural differences, loss and discovery and continues to explore these challenges through her art practice. Minela graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2012. As a recipient of the 2012 Heartlands Art Prize and with the help of the Australia Council ArtStart grant, Minela purchased an etching press and opened a printmaking studio Inkling Workshop, a Docklands Spaces initiative. Minela currently facilitates printmaking workshops at Inkling Workshop with refugee artists to investigate the challenges of adjusting to life in Australia. In 2014 Minela was awarded the Victorian College of the Arts & MCM Professional Pathways Scholarship to work in collaboration with Multicultural Arts Victoria on the 2015 Visual Arts Program. Minela demonstrates a continued engagement with refugee issues through the Visual Arts. Mapping Melbourne_Alesh Macak Alesh Macak Alesh Macak is a Melbourne based Video Artist, Animator and Arts worker at Arts Access Victoria. Macak recently started Mirador Productions a Video Production and Animation business. He is Co-founder and Arts Facilitator at Inkling workshop, a printmaking and multi arts studio in Docklands, established in 2014. Macak graduated with Distinction in Masters of Creative Media in Animation and Interactive Media at RMIT University and has completed a Bachelor of Fine art at the Victorian College of the Arts. Macak uses stop motion animation, photography, illustration, video and music to create short films, immersive video installations and live projections for bands, contemporary dance and theatre. Macak has created music video clips, worked as an animator on documentaries and had his work shown at film festivals and galleries in Melbourne and abroad.

Details

Start:
Thursday 3 December 2015
End:
Thursday 10 December 2015
Cost:
Free