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Hatch Contemporary Arts Space

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Hatch Contemporary Arts Space is Banyule’s premiere art gallery. The aim of Hatch is to present a range of temporary exhibitions, performances, workshops, poetry readings, and more. Hatch is also a space to showcase the Banyule Art Collection, as well as providing a valuable resource for local artists. Hatch is managed by the Arts and Cultural Services team and relies on the Hatch Advisory Group for programming advice. It is currently programmed intermittently so please check what’s on before planning your next visit.

Location: 14 Ivanhoe Parade, Ivanhoe, VIC 3079

Tel: (03) 9490 4370

Postal Address: Art Curator, PO Box 94 Greensborough, Victoria, 3088

Hatch Contemporary Arts Space is open only when there is an exhibition on

Gallery Opening Times: Tuesday - Saturday, 10am-5pm

To hear from us regularly throughout the year about art and cultural events in Banyule, please subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter here


Exhibitions 2017

Coming soon

STATES OF BEING - The elemental importance of water

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(Naked Retinas by Carolyn Lewens)

Join us for the opening event: Wednesday 21 June, 6-8pm
PUBLIC EVENT, ALL WELCOME!

Exhibition Dates: 10 August – 9 September 2017

Exhbition curated by Dr Anne Bennett

Featuring works by:
Rosemary Crosthwaite
Carolyn Lewens
Kari Henriksen
Anne Bennett
Jill Orr
Lynne Boyd
Fiona Murphy
John R Neeson
Graham Brindley

To be opened by Bronwyn Johnson (Executive Director CLIMARTE)

This visually stunning exhibition, featuring painting, drawing, photomedia, ceramic installation, video projections and tapestry highlights the elemental importance of water in the environment and to human being.

In visualising the natural grandeur and subtle shifts in diverse terrain from the ocean’s depths, fresh waterways, misty glaciers, through to drought-prone regions, each artist in their unique way highlights the gravity of pressing ecological and existential changes, whilst also implicating significant shifts in our psychological and philosophical states.

To download a copy of the invite/event flyer, click here.

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Shifting Skies (still from video projection) by Kari Henriksen

PUBLIC PROGRAM OF FREE EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS:

Poetry Workshop: Writing with Water
Saturday 12 August
2:30-4:00pm

Poets, wordsmiths and spoken word artists
are invited to respond to themes of water and the artworks.
Led by Poets@Watsonia.
FREE EVENT
Experienced writers and beginners welcome.

Film Screening & Forum
Guarding the Galilee - Stop Adani
Thursday 17 August
7:00-8:30pm

In this award-winning documentary film, Michael Caton
highlights the extent to which the proposed Adani Mine
in Queensland threatens agriculture, the Great Artesian
Basin and the Great Barrier Reef.
Come along to see the film and discuss the issues.
FREE EVENT - All welcome.
BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL - BOOK HERE.

Meet the Artists
Saturday 19 August
3:00pm

Join artists Fiona Murphy, Graham Brindley and Lynne Boyd
in an informal conversation led by curator Dr Anne Bennett
about how water inspires their work.
FREE EVENT

Curator & Artist's Talks
Tuesday 22 August
2:00pm

Wander amongst the artworks on display as curator Dr Anne
Bennett and artists Rosemary Crosthwaite and Kari Henriksen
talk about their respective approaches to the theme of water.
FREE EVENT

Forum: Banyule Wetlands Values - What's at Risk?
Friday 25 August

Curator's floor talk - 6:30pm
Forum - 7:00-8:30pm

In an illustrated discussion, witness the diversity and vulnerability
of life in the wetlands around Banyule, consider in what ways urban
developments may impact the area and share ideas for your
involvement in protection and on-going rehabilitation of the wetlands.
In partnership with Warringal Conservation Society and Friends of Banyule.
FREE EVENT
BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL - BOOK HERE.

Children's Pop-Up Exhibition: Under the Water
Saturday 26 August
10am-5pm

For one day only, States of Being exhibition will showcase a
collaborative mural made by children participating in preschool
and after-school sessions at local libraries with artists Anne Bennett
and Kari Henriksen.
In partnership with Yarra Plenty Regional Library.
Don't miss this one-day event!
FREE EVENT

Debate: The Environment is Fine!
Tuesday 29 August
6:30pm for a 7pm start

A lively and entertaining event designed to sharpen and
showcase the public speaking skills of the Speaking of
Sustainability (SOS) Banyule Toastmasters Club.
Come along and judge for yourself the power and passion of each
speaker's points.
FREE EVENT
BOOKING ESSENTIAL - BOOK HERE.

Meet the Artists
Thursday 31 August
6:00-7:00pm

Join artists Jill Orr, John R Neeson and Carolyn Lewens
in an informal conversation led by curator Dr Anne Bennett
about how water inspires their work.
FREE EVENT

Art Talk: States of Being
Friday 8 September
6:30pm for a 7:00pm start

Join Dr Rd Giblett and artist Carolyn Lewens as they reflect on
the elemental importance of waterways and oceans to the environment
and human being through art and culture.
In partnership with the Melbourne Environmental Humanities Group.
FREE EVENT

Closing Event & Poetry Readings
Saturday 9 September
2:30-4:00pm

Join the artists, poets and other wordsmiths on the last day of the
exhibition, as they celebrate the elemental importance of water
through the poetic power of both images and words.
FREE EVENT


Previous Exhibitions

2017

MID-WINTER ART EXHIBITION

Hatch Contemporary Arts Space presents a mid-winter event, bringing together three further explorations of water.

Join us for the opening event: Wednesday 21 June, 6-8pm
PUBLIC EVENT, ALL WELCOME!

Exhibition Dates: 22 June - 22 July 2017

featuring:

VESSELS

Ceramics and glassware from the Banyule Art Collection.

VISITING NEIGHBOURS - by Claire Needham

Video artwork observing birds and animals that stop by a backyard watering hole.

FLUIDITY - by Amanda Peluso and Teresa Flynn

A collaborative installation of textile hangings and paintings interpreting the textures, patterns and rhythms of Banyule's waterways and landscapes. 

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(Image Credit: Pour Slowly Into Me (1996) detail, by Rosslynd Piggott)

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Nhalinggu Bagung (Come Gather)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Exhibition

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Banyule is fortunate to have a strong and creative First Nations artist community. This exhibition brings together and celebrates the diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living, or are involved in the community within Banyule.

This exhibition will feature a range of Aboriginal artworks and styles, with the artists drawing on their own experiences and Dreamings.  

Opening Night: Wednesday 24th May, 6-8pm

Exhibition Dates: 25 May - 10 June 2017

Program of Reconciliation Week events here.


TURBULENCE

Water and Climate Change

An exhibition of art for environmental sustainability, featuring new and original works by:

Alice Bennett
Felicity Gordon
Textile Art Community

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Turbulence is a creative response to global climate change and environmental sustainability. Banyule-based artists from the Textile Art Community, sound artist Alice Bennett and environmental artist Felicity Gordon have collaborated to create an immersive art installation using salvaged and recycled materials. The exhibition’s theme is water, focusing on Banyule’s waterways and natural environmental processes of decay, renewal and regrowth. In an unsettling time of increased concern about our natural environment, art can be a catalyst for positive engagement and change as we navigate the unknown.

This exhibition is supported by the Banyule Environment Advisory Committee, and will be accompanied by a public program of free events, talks and workshops.
Please check back here for details of events as they become available.

Opening Night: Wednesday 29 March, 6-8pm. 
PUBLIC EVENT, ALL WELCOME!

Exhibition Dates: 30 March - 13 May 2017

Download a copy of the invite here.

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Atmospheres & Environments

Landscape Art from the Banyule Art Collection together with a "Photographic Exploration of Water" by Ivanhoe Photographic Society

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(image contains text overlaid on original artwork by:
Domenico de Clario, Kinglake Landscape (1981), from the Banyule Art Collection)

Please join us on the Opening Night:Wednesday 8 February, 6-8pm. 
PUBLIC EVENT, ALL WELCOME!

Exhibition Dates: 9 February - 11 March 2017

The Banyule Art Collection is a contemporary collection of artworks by emerging and leading Australian artists.

The theme for Council’s 2017 Arts & Culture Program is ‘water’. To kick things off, the first exhibition for 2017 presents an aesthetic experience of the natural environment through a selection of artworks from the Banyule Art Collection, and a photographic exploration of water by Ivanhoe Photographic Society.

 Download a copy of the invite here.

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2016

Pinpoint - The Banyule Contemporary Art Fair 

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14 September - 12 November 2016

The second installment of our biennial exhibition of contemporary art dedicated to presenting the works of creative artists living and working in Banyule.

Featuring works by nine Banyule-based contemporary artists: Rushdi Anwar, Anne Bennett, John Billan, Anna Farago, Brady Freeman, Irianna Kanellopoulou, Helen Macqueen, Jodi Wiley, Anthony Williams. 

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Impressions - Print Making Exhibition

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Image: Angela Cavalieri's 'Isola' from the Banyule Art Collection 

28 July - 27 August 2016  

The Banyule Art Collection is a contemporary collection of art works by leading and emerging Australian artists. While it includes a range of media, it is distinguished by its collection of works on paper, many of which are print artworks. In 2016, the Print Council of Australia is celebrating its 50th Anniversary, with the “Year of Print”. In support of this milestone,  this exhibition showcasd the many fine examples of printmaking from the Banyule Art Collection.

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Banyule Art Salon

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22 June - 16 July 2016 

An exhibition celebrating the artistic talents of Banyule residents.  There was an open call for entries from all artists who live in Banyule, to have their artworks exhibited at Hatch Contemporary Arts Space.  This exhibition provided a survey of the array of talent hidden within Banyule, and provided local artists with a great opportunity to exhibit in a professional space.

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Image Below: Cr. Craig Langdon awarding Nadine Dudek with the People's Choice Award for her painting "Barred Owl".

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Banyule Art Salon - Solo Performance Night

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Nhalinggu Bagung (Come Gather) - An exhibition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art 

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21 April - 4 June 2016

This exhibition brought together and celebrated the diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living, or are involved in community within Banyule.

It showcased the diversity of art and culture of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, communicated the meaning of the different art forms from different countries, told the stories of each country, and told the stories of the artists' personal journeys.

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Create from a Crate - Upcycling Woodwork Exhibition

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3 March - 2 April 2016

The biennial Create from a Crate competition and exhibition brings together some of Australia's most talented woodworkers, designers and artists, who have risen to the challenge of making a beautiful object or furniture from two rough and discarded timber pallets.

Designed to shine a spotlight on the environmental impact of timber packaging waste, the biennial Create from a Crate Exhibition will demonstrate that waste timbers can be a valuable resource material when handled by skilled craftspeople.  

Create from a Crate is a collaboration between The Victorian Woodworkers Association and timber packaging recycler, Waste Converters.  Exhibition supported by Banyule City Council, Hatch Contemporary Arts Space and Effective Freight Management.

 

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2015    

The 2015 Banyule Award for Works on Paper Finalists' Exhibition 

14 October - 12 December 2015  

The Banyule Award for Works on Paper is a $4000 acquisitive prize awarded biennially to an outstanding contemporary work on paper.

The Banyule Art Collection is a contemporary collection of art works by leading and emerging Australian artists. While it includes a range of media it is distinguished by its collection of works on paper. The Banyule Award for Works on Paper capitalises upon this strength by developing this aspect of the collection further.

In 2015, the curatorial theme for the Banyule Award is In Space and each artwork reflects the artist’s personal interpretation of this theme.

Congratulations to the Winner of the 2015 Banyule Award for Works on Paper: Simon Finn, for his work Steady State Intervention (2015).

 

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