Ryan Gander: Read Only in Melbourne
4 June 2015Read Only, 4 June – 2 August 2015, is curated by ACCA’s Artistic Director Juliana Engberg and Associate Curator Hannah Mathews, will bring together a collection of Gander’s more recent video, installation and mixed-media works. A highlight is the acclaimed Ampersand (2012) comprised of 66 everyday items and works from the artist’s collection, presented on a conveyor belt set on a continuous cycle behind a wall in the gallery.
The exhibition will also include works from the 2013 series Pushed into a corner by the logic of my own making along with Two hundred and sixty seven degrees below every kind of zero, 2014 and Porthole to Culturefield Revisited, 2010.
Screening: Ryan Gander's Imagineering, 2013
Purporting to be a TV advertisement made by the UK Government's Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, Imagineering was commissioned by Gander from a London advertising agency. This short work celebrates the power of imagineering, encouraging children and adults to connect with their inner imaginations to create a better future.
Ryan Gander's Imagineering (2013) is screening daily throughout the Read Only exhibition period on the Big Screen at Federation Square. For more information visit's ACCA's website.