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Reflections on Collections: Travellers’ Tales AT MUMA

Gerard Byrne, Jielemeguvvie guvvie sjisjnjeli (Film inside an image) 2015-16 Courtesy the artist and Lisson Gallery, London

Date: Thursday 17 November
Time: 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Venue: Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA) 900 Dandenong Road, Caulfield East



You’re invited to an end-of-year event for museum educators at MUMA. Take a guided tour through Life inside an Image with Director Charlotte Day then travel vicariously to museums across the globe during a series of interactive presentations with colleagues. Refreshments will be provided.

Life inside an Image

Life inside an Image creates a space for audiences to reflect on cultures of collecting in our rapidly changing media ecology. Presented in association with Melbourne Festival the exhibition brings together seven contemporary artists from six different countries whose work engages with significant cultural collections including the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford and the British Museum in London.

Artists: Matthew Buckingham (USA), Gerard Byrne (IRL), Melvin Moti(NDL), Fiona Pardington(NZ), Elizabeth Price(UK), Amie Siegel(USA) and Judy Watson (AUS)

Travellers’ Tales

Christine Healey, Shrine of Remembrance
Re-imagining stories of immigration at the Tenement Museum, New York
Barry Kay, Sovereign Hill
Bringing history to life through costumed performance at Past Pleasures Ltd, London
Emily Kojac, Melbourne Museum
Neo-futuristic interpretations of science and sustainability at the Museum of Tomorrow, Rio

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