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GEORGE PATON GALLERY ARCHIVES

GPG Archives from 1971-1990

The early archives of the George Paton Gallery are located at the University of Melbourne archives. To access archives or to obtain information on this period of the gallery’s history contact archives@archives.unimelb.edu.au or visit their website.

GPG Archives from 1990 to today

Exhibition archives from the more recent years of the George Paton Gallery’s history are located in the Union Archives at the Rowden White Library, second floor Union House, University of Melbourne. Documentation from exhibitions at the GPG will gradually accumulate on this page in the form of PDFs for each show from 2000 onwards.

Please contact Arts Programs Coordinator on  8344 5418  or email  gpg@union.unimelb.edu.au  if you have any queries regarding archive material.

Please click on the following PDF Resources below:

GPG exhibition catalogue 1971-2020

 

GPG EXHIBITION ARCHIVE 2000 – 2019

2019

1 (whole) uncomfortable, February, March 2019
Isabella Frobel, Jordan Halsall, Jamie Harrop, Ariane Jaccarini, Taylah Kelly, Kaitlin Linke, David Lowe and Zea Rou
Curated by Kara Rodski
2 (entrance) Snapshots of Simultaneity, March 2019
Anna Kennedy
2 (main) Project of Colour, March 2019
Po Han Kung
3 (whole) Gnomon Experiments #3, March 2019
Lucia Rossi
4 (whole) undoing, April 2019
VCA Second Year Photography Students
5 (whole) The Union Art Collection, May 2019
Sam Petersen, I-yen Chen, Caitlin Patane, Julia Stewart, Kenneth Suico, Marcus Volz, Lauren Dunn, Miles Davis, Guy Grabowski, Ben Stephens, Belinda Reid, Tia Ansell, Casey Jeffery, John Elcatsha, Jemi Gale, Evan Whittington
6 (guild theatre) Equidistant Objects, May 2019
Melanie Irwin, Freya McGrath, Reis Lowe and Sandra Bridie
7 (entrance) Unknowable, July, 2019
Bethany Joyce
7 (main) 0600-1800, July, 2019
Scotty So
8 (entrance) The Emission of a Succession of Repetitive Beats, August 2019
Evan Whittington
8 (main) Don’t Let the Bastards Grind You Down, August 2019
Curated by Lisa Jacomos and Cathryn Ross
9 (whole) Mudfest Regeneration, August 2019
Maya Britbart, Meezaan Muzaffer, Brendan Pinches, Jordan Sibley, Kaijern Koo, Madeleine Minack, Raisa McIean, HeeJoon Youn, Jeanette Chan, Ramsay Mahony, Charanka Thavendran, Natasha Salkin
Curated by Clare Ellison Jakes
10 (entrance) That Time I was a Telemarketer, September 2019
Olivia Floate
10b (main) hous, September 2019
Jemi Gale, Rumer Guario, Jennifer Mathews and Brayden van Meurs
Curated by Jemi Gale
11 (whole) Public Broadcasting Part I, Politics, Art and Student Unionism, September 2019
Collaboration between Bus Projects and George Paton Gallery
12 (whole) Architecture as…, October 2019
Nick James Archer, Kari Lee McInneny-McRae, Simone Nelson, Siii Projects, Melbourne School of Design (MSD) students
Curated by Sebastian Haeusler and Alex Walker

2018

1 Trace-makers, February, March 2018
Nicholas James Archer, Sam Foster, Guy Grabowsky, Angela Louise Powell and Sienna Van Rossum
Curated by Danielle Fusco
2 (entrance) Presence, March 2018
Jean Baulch
2 (main)The Repositioning of Objects that Once Functioned, March 2018
Proud Award, 2017. Sean McDowell
3 (entrance) Your Neon Lights Will Shine, April 2018
Sue Beyer
3 (main) Alien Party in the Swamp, April 2018
Hadyn Allen, Mudfest Award, 2017
4 Amplified, Redefined: Protest for Change, April/May 2018
Curated by Wandi Cao, Amelia Saward and Ella Shi
5 #fromwhereIstand, May 2018
VCA MCA students
7 (whole) An exhibition in four acts 1, August 2018
Bryce Anderson, Victoria Ansell, Nicholas Archer, Lauren Brown, Angela Chauvin, James Cooper, William Hawkins, Nicholas Mullaly, Ellen Sayers, and Lalita Sherwell
Curated by Kara Elizabeth Rodski, Maria Litvinova and Jin Zhao Mentor: Chris Bond
8 (whole) An exhibition in four acts 2, August 2018
Moorina Bonini, Matilda Davis, Liam Denny, Carmen Keiso, David Lowe, Kari McInneny-Rae, Simone Nelson, Ellinor Pelz, Lorna Quinn, and Alexandar Ragg
Curated by Kiriaki Degrenis, Wendy Downs, and Kelly Yoon. Mentor: Bridie Lunney
9 (entrance) Meeting Place, August, September 2018
Michael Sandford
9 (main) Nothing ends or begins, August, September 2018
Marcelle Bradbeer, Jade Crumpler, Genevieve Douglas-Byrnes, and Caitlin O’Grady
Curated by Sophie Prince
10 (entrance) Small Rooms, September 2018
Louis Klee, Jack Palmer, and Eitan Ritz
10 (main) MU$CLE, September 2018
Amie Anderson, Giordano Biondi, Brand Me Baby, Jade Burstall, Vera Jasevski, Natalya Maller, Nico Reddaway, Rose Staff and Phil Soliman
Curated by Nico Reddaway
11 (entrance) Melbourne Lure, October 2018
Stepanka Cervinkova
11 (main) Grey Voices, October 2018
Yumemi Hiraki, Jacinta Keefe, Yesoi Ma and Kelly Yoon
Curated by Tahney Fosdike, Jacinta Keefe and Kelly Yoon
12 (whole) vas spirituale / a melissima by Marc-Antoine Charpentier, November 2018
Michael Graf

2017

1 Liminoid, February March 2017
Badra Aji, Trent Crawford, Tara O’Conal, Dalton Stewart and Hayley Tan
Curated by Kat Kohler
2a (entrance) I am not, March, 2017
Jessie McClure
2b (main) Inside the belly of the Cosmic Fish, March 2017
Jai Leeworthy
3a (entrance) An Outside Perspective, March 2017
Melody Spangaro
3b (main) Where the Wild Things Are, March 2017
Adam Beehre, Proud Award, 2016
4a (entrance) Visualisation of Mathematical, Algorithmic and Data-Derived Patterns and Structures, April 2017
Marcus Volz
4b (main) Informal Learning, April 2017
Coordinated by Kym Maxwell
5 Group Conversation, Australia’s Shame, May 2017
Curated by Sam Harrison
6 finding form, May 2017
VCA Sculpture and Spatial Practice students, curated by Aleks Danko
7a (entrance) inverse variation, May 2017
Jaime Powell
7b (main) museum of lost public notices, May 2017
Coordinated by David Dellafiora and Phil Edwards
9 Trust for One, July 2017
Teresa Hseih
10a (entrance) Space, Time and Rock ‘n’ Roll, August 2017
Penny Walker-Keefe
10b (main) Metasite, August 2017
Louis Cooper, Vi Macdonald, Kiah Pullens and Rachel Walker
Curated by  Nick Archer
11 The Lurid World, August 2018
Tori Adams, Haydn Allen, Lief Chan, Marley Holloway-Clarke and Lara Navarro
Curated by Jasmin McNeill
12 Parameters/Frameworks, August, September 2017
Soma, Andrea Beck, Pattie Beerens, Evgenia Brodsky, John Canty, Zoe Clark, Elizabeth Cole, Alex Dillon, Noni Drew, Sandy Dunne, Robyn Eastgate, Ember Fairbairn, Georgia Herrod, Monique Jedwab, Emma Lamb, Ginny Laver, Martin Lee, Priya Namana, Hoa Nguyen, Gigi Panopoulos, David Porteus, Britt Putland, Marium Quettawala, Katie Stackhouse, Marlee Tant, Peter Toyne, Rebecca Willcox and Sandy Yates
Coordinated by Kate Just, Tully Moore, Veronica Kent, John Meade and Nadine Christensen
13a (entrance) The Course of Things, September 2017
Megan Kennedy
13b (main) By All Mens, September 2017
Kirsten Lyttle, Lara Chamas, T.R. Carter and Stephen Gilette, Peter Waples-Crowe, Samuel Condon, and Arie Rain Glorie
Participating Writers: Amelia Winata, Neika Lehman, Karen Maeda, Danielle Toua, Hanann Al Daqqa, and Ella Shi
Curated by Chiara Scafidi
14a (entrance) Atmosphere, October 2017
Alex Selenitsch
14b (Main) Poetry: A Text and Word-Based Exhibition, October 2017
Over 100 contributions of text-based art works, including poetry, performance, video, sculpture and sound installations from students through to seminal Australian concrete poets
Curated by Sandra Bridie
15 [Un]Made, October 2017
Bethan Cotterill, Suzy Faiz, Kath Fries, Szymon Dorabialski, James Thomson and Eila Vinwynn
Curated by Upasana Papadopoulos and Tama Woodbury, University of Sydney

2016

1 (entrance) 3,6,2,3 February/March 2016
1 (main) Visceralis February/March 2016
2 (entrance) Seeing through March 2016
2 (main) Travelling Through Alpha Space March 2016
3 two options April 2016 
4 (entrance) clay like April 2016
4 (main) Flowing Water, Bordered Stones April 2016
5 (entrance) After the Tone May 2016
5 (main) The emotional life of objects May 2016
6 (all) Synthesis May/June 2016
7 (entrance) What to put in pockets
7 (main) moving targets
8 (all) Talk with simplicity
9 (entrance) counsciousness transience
9 (main) doublevision
10 (entrance) felt and held
10 (main) DAWN & I
11 (entrance) Semi-detached
11 (main) Reverberation
12 (whole) The World Constitutes
13 (entrance) In Speaking, Women in Victoria
13 (main) From the Archive
14 The Union Collection

2015 

1 (entrance) Jordan Sibley no 206 February/March 2015
1 (main) I Is Another February/March 2015

2 (entrance) Polo for NASA March/April 2015
2 (main) Slap Pals get sacked March/April 2015
3 (entrance) Vexed appendix April 2015
3 (main)Youth born at brunch April 2015
4 (entire gallery) Casting Situations April May 2015

5 (entrance) twenty Dot Kett May 2015
5 (main) Telematic Embrace cafe May 2015
6 (entrance) Kemistry & Storm @ Quest July 2015

6 (main) The things that scared me July 2015
7 (entrance) gift giver August 2015
7 (main) muddy salon August 2015

8 (entrance) show up to your funeral like September 2015
8 (main) the sound of things falling September 2015
9 (entrance) it aint over yet September 2015
9 (main) unintended refrains September 2015
9 (main) unintended refrains publication
10 (entrance) substitute October 2015
10 (main) f generation October 2015
11 33 artists do each other October 2015

2014

1 (entrance) THE PROBLEM IS IN THE SOLUTION February/March 2014
1 (main) USTOPIA February/March 2014
2 (entrance) RIPPING PLANNING COPING SAWING March 2014
2 (main) SOLILOQUY March 2014
3 (entrance) GO WELL March/April 2014
3 (main) PROSCENIUM March/April 2014
4 (entire gallery) TECHNOPIA TOURS – PARKVILLE April 2014
5 (entrance) UNFIXED April/May 2014
5 (main) DUSTY CHAIR April/May 2014
6 (entrance) POROUS BOUNDARIES May 2014
6 (main) .JPEG May 2014
7 (entire gallery) MAKE A FAKE May/June 2014
8 (entire gallery) TRANSMISSIONS ARCHIVING HIV AIDS 1979-2014 July 2014
9 (entrance) RUBBER TYRE July/August 2014

9 (main) THE AFTER STATE July/August 2014
10 (entrance) LET ME, August 2014
10 (main) DO YOU FEEL SPECIAL August 2014
11 (entire gallery) GEORGE PATON GALLERY – ARTIST’S BOOKS (REPRISED) August/September 2014
12 (entrance) INFINITY September 2014
13 (entire gallery) DRAWN DRAWN October 2014
14 (entrance) CAGE October 2014
14 (main) HOLY LANDS October 2014
15 (entire gallery) CONNECTIONS November 2014
16 (entire gallery) TOPOLOGIES OF SEXUAL DIFFERENCE December 2014

2013

1 COME WITH US February/March 2013
2 MOMENTUM March 2013
3 (entrance) COMPARTMENTS March 2013
3 (main) COSTUMES FOR THE ARK March 2013

4 SEEING THE UNSEEN April 2013
5 CAMPUS April/May 2013

6 ELEMENTAL May 2013
7 (entrance) MOHO II May 2013
7 (main) …OF ALL THINGS VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE May 2013
8 (entrance) DISTORTION July/August 2013
8 (main) RE: IMAGE RECEIVED July/August 2013
9 FRAMED: MAKE IT NEW August 2013
10 (entrance) CURVES August/September 2013
10 (main) SOME OF THESE THINGS ARE NOT LIKE THE OTHER THINGS August/September 2013
11 CREATIVITY AND CORRESPONDENCE September 2013
12 REBUILDING October 2013
13 (entrance) LIFE IS NORMAL October/November 2013
13 (main) CONNECTION : DISCONNECTION October/November 2013

2012

1 ONCE WE WERE February/March 2012
2 SYNTHETIC TRANSFORMATION March 2012
3 (entrance) PERMANENT EPHEMERAL DICHOTOMIES March 2012
3 (main) OF PIECES AND PLACES March 2012
4 (entrance) I SEE NOTHING March/April 2012
4 (main) iPROTEST March/April 2012
5 ASCENDING/DESCENDING April 2012
6 MOUNTAIN WATERFALL FOUNTAIN May 2012
7 THE ART OF COLLECTING – MU STUDENT UNION LTD ART COLLECTION May 2012
8 FRAMED 12: METAMORPHOSIS July/August 2012
9 CULTURAL REVOLUTION: ABSTRACT SELF PORTRAITURE August 2012
10 THE GRID SHOW August 2012

2011

1 CROSSING PATHS February 2011
2 SWAN SONG March 2011

3 HEAVEN HIMMEL March/April 2011
4 TRAVERSING UNCERTAINTIES April 2011
5 IT’S TIME May 2011
6 IMBALANCE May 2011
7 LOOKING AT THE OVERLOOKED July/August 2011

8 I REMEMBER EVERYDAY August 2011
9 IS IT STRAIGHT? August/September 2011
10 TOUCH September 2011
11 SURFACE October 2011
12 LIGHT VS. WEIGHT October 2011

2010

1 ECHO February/March 2010
2 SPACE March 2010

3 HOLDING PATTERN March/April 2010
4 BECOMING CLEAR April/May 2010
5 PROCESS May 2010
6 MARK May 2010
7 HAPTIC SENSE July/August 2010
8 PRESENT(IN)TENSE August 2010
9 PERIPHERAL VISION August/September 2010
10 RECENT WORK September 2010
11 SILENT DIALOGUE October 2010
12 BRAIN GARDEN October 2010

2009

1 LOTS OF PEOPLE HAVE WHAT YOU HAVE February/March 2009
2 (IN SILENT MODE) March 2009

3 PLATFORM FOR PERFORMANCE March/April 2009
4 THE SOUND OF YOUR BREATH FADES WITH THE LIGHT April/May 2009
5 TROTSKY VS STALIN May 2009
6 ARCHIVES May 2009
7 THE SHAM July/August 2009
8 TOUCH August 2009
9 AN AND August/September 2009
10 WAYS TO SWING A CAT September 2009

11 DO IT 2009 October 2009
12 FEEBLE October 2009
13 MAKING SENSE November 2009

2008

1 FROM BEARDS TO BADGES February/March 2008
2 CROSSINGS March/April 2008

3 USEFUL BOX AESTHETICS April 2008
4 AESTHETIC LABORATORY April/May 2008
5 THE MYTH OF SISYPHUS May 2006
6 TROPIC ENTROPIC May 2008
7 HANS GUGGENHEIM June 2008
8 INTIMATE REACTIONS July/August 2008
9 WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT ART August 2008
10 LIGHT IS LIKE WATER August/September 2008
11 LATERAL INVESTIGATIONS: A PEDAGOGICAL PROJECT September 2008
12 THE EMPTY SPACE & THE ABSTRAKT LANDSCAPE October 2008
13 EAST & WEST October 2008

14 MATERIAL THINKING November 2008

2007

1 OCULAR NOTES… February 2007
2 THE HERD March 2007

3 SOFT GUILLOTINE March/April 2007
4 A TRANSPARENT EXISTENCE April 2007
5 THROUGH DIFFERENT EYES May 2007
6 BILLY MISSI May/June 2007

7 SIGHT SITE: 10 DAYS, WORKING PROJECT July/August 2007
8 PROVISIONAL INVESTIGATIONS (TEMPORAL & DISSOLUBLE) August 2007

9 REVISITING ARTE POVERA, September 2007
10 SUBURBAN KNIGHTS October 2007
11 MATERIAL PRACTICE A October/November 2007
12 MATERIAL PRACTICE B November 2007

2006

1 COLLABORATION17 February/arch 2006
2 OUTSIDE IN March 2006

3 I JUST WANT YOU TO LIKE ME? April 2006
4 TANGENTIAL PRACTICE April/May 2006
5 ABJECT WASTELAND May 2006
6 RE-FIGURATION May/June 2006
7 WITTGENSTEIN’S DISCOTEQUE July/August 2006
8 HERSTORY OF THE PRESENT August 2006

9 NEW WORK August/September 2006
10 IF I HAD POSSESSION OVER JUDGEMENT DAY September 2006
11 …BECOMING AS A HUNDRED THOUSAND October 2006
12 DESIRE October 2006
13 TRACES OF LIGHT October/November 2006

2005

051 HALFWAY February/March 2005
2 CROSSING(S) March 2005

3 GLORY BOX April 2005
4 CO-LAB April 2005
5 WALKING THE LINE May 2005
6 MALFUNCTION May 2005
7 RE-APPRAISING THE FIGURE June 2005

8 ESCAPERSPECTIVE July/August 2005
9 BACKWASH August 2005
10 ENGINEERED FIELD August/September 2005
11 WINANGGAAY September 2005

12 MAZE October 2005
13 UMPA ART PRIZE October 2005

14 CONJECTURE November 2005

2004

1 CADAVER EXQUIS February/March 2004
2 JOURNEY March 2004

3 A CONCRETE PATH March/April 2004
4 THRESHOLD April 2004
5 UNEARTHED May 2004
6 AUTOSCOPY May 2004
7 ROOMPLOOMS July/August 2004
8 COCOON August 2004
9 SWEETIEPIE August/September 2004
10 BUILDUP September 2004
11 QUIET CITY October 2004
12 SOUND IN THE SPACE OF ARCHITECTURE November 2004

2003

1 HIDDEN TREASURE February/March 2003
2 FORGOTTEN MEMORIALS March 2003
3 WORK March/April 2003
4 THE MILLENNIUM PROJECT April 2003
5 REDEFINED April/May 2003
6 RE-UNION May 2003
7 TIMING July/August 2003
8 REPETITIVE PROCESSES August/September 2003
9 THE MANNER OF MATTER September 2003
10 SINGING BRIDGES October 2003
11 IT’S OK,….REALLY October 2003

2002

1 I AM NOT FROM CHINA Feb/March 2002
2 INSCRIPTION March 2002

3 ESSENCE April 2002
4 PAPER PASSAGE April/May 2002
5 TORMENTED PROFESSOR May 2002
6 KICK THE FRACTAL May 2002

7 TRACING RHIZOME CITY July/August 2002
8 UNDEREXPOSED August 2002
9 VARIATIONS ON AUSTRALIAN HISTORY August/September 2002
10 CREATURE September 2002
11 AMANDA NEBULA October/November 2002

2001

1 IN THE BEGINNING March 2001
2 ARTING AROUND, March 2001
3 LAYING DOWN A PATH IN WALKING, April 2001
4 HORIZON April/May 2001
5 LAST TURN ON THE LEFT May 2001
6 TADPOLE PEOPLE May/June 2001
7 UNDERSTAND MY LOVE July/August 2001
8 PICTURE/THE PROCESS August 2001
9 IN ABSENTIA August/September 2001
10 NEGOTIATING SUBJECTIVITIES September 2001
11 MUCH ADO ABOUT KNOTTING October 2001

2000

1 UNDERCOVER August 2000
2 EVEN BETTER THAN THE REAL THING August 2000
3 FRAGMENTS, September 2000
4 BETWEEN UNDERPAINTS AND OVERCOATS, Sept/Oct 2000
5 VICTORIA CAMPUS ART PRIZE, October 2000

6 FROM NOWHERE, October-November 2000
7 FIXATE November 2000