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March 21, 2024
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Between the Details: Video Art from the ACMI Collection

Until 19 April 2024

  • Image: Kaylene Whiskey, Ngura Pukulpa – Happy Place, 2021, Courtesy Kaylene Whiskey and Iwantja Arts
  • Photo: Max Mackinnon

Showcasing five moving image artworks by Australian artists Kaylene Whiskey, Jason Phu, Deborah Kelly, Zanny Begg and David Rosetzky, this exhibition celebrates ACMI’s vibrant collecting and commissioning program.


Between the Details: Video Art from the ACMI Collection
Until 19 April 2024
Flinders University, Sturt Road
Bedford Park 5042
Free entry
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Working in video offers artists the opportunity to use editing as their primary technique; mixing and matching elements from other films or their own work to tell new stories.

By remixing or rearranging footage, they build different rhythms and moods, create hilarious juxtapositions or shed new light on cultural cliches and presumed histories. The works in this exhibition all demonstrate an irrepressible desire to bring deep themes to the surface with humour and an incredible attention to detail.

ACMI’s collection has a rich, 75-year history from its inception as the state film centre in 1946. Since its incarnation as ACMI in the early 2000s, the collection has expanded to include artworks and experimental film. ACMI now holds a significant archive of complex, time-based media works and videogames, as well as an ever-expanding repository of digitised content and born-digital material.

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