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Curated by Katherine Dionysius & Amy-Clare McCarthy

24 September – 22 October 2016

Opening event | Saturday 24 September 4- 6pm
Talks | Saturday 8 October 4pm
Exhibition hours | Friday & Saturday 12-6pm

FUTURE PROOF brings together new work by four recent Queensland graduates: Holly Bates, Spencer Harvie, Annie Macindoe and Matthew Sneesby. Working across painting, sculpture, and video installation, the artists’ materials are as diverse as their conceptual pursuits. Chosen for strength of practice rather than a thematic connection to each other, the selected artists demonstrate the breadth and diversity of work coming out of Brisbane’s art schools. FUTURE PROOF provides an opportunity for the artists to show new work that they have been developing post-graduation. This exhibition is part of the 2016 BARI program.

Katherine Dionysius is an independent curator, art writer and editor. She is currently Head of Research at 89plus, an international research project co-curated by Simon Castets and Hans Ulrich Obrist and also works part-time as Curatorial Assistant at QUT Art Museum, Brisbane.

Amy-Clare McCarthy is the Curator (Exhibition Program) at Metro Arts, Brisbane. She has formerly worked with the Exhibitions team at SLQ and completed internships at MoMA PS1 and e-flux. Currently, AmyClare is developing an exhibition as part of Firstdraft’s Emerging Curator Program (with Kieran Swann).

Image: Annie Macindoe Prepositions of Time and Place 2016.


Dream Sea Movie Water
New work by Rebecca Ross
Opening & Artist Talk | Saturday 5 November 4pm
Exhibition continues until 26 November

This new suite of works navigates and maps out images of leisure, culture, fashion and architecture, whilst engaging daily practices of walking, riding, skating, learning to surf, surfing the net and art making. The works are a culmination of studying, collecting and gazing at the slogans, pastimes and (web)sites that shape the place where Ross lives and works in Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast, or, as it is known nationally ‘Australia’s Playground’.

Image: Rebecca Ross Surf Sequence (still), 2016.


Boxcopy presents FIVE WAYS – a new publication project for 2016, edited by Brooke Ferguson. Each colour, A0 sized (80x120cm) edition features five artists and will be published as a PDF for you to download and print. The second edition is now available to print and features contributions from LOUISE BENNETT, ANITA HOLTSCLAW, JARROD VAN DER RYKEN, SALLY WILLIAMS, and TIM WOODWARD.