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Triennial Conversations: A DARK HORIZON

Explore the implications of human extinction and the possibilities of AI with guest speakers and a video provocation by Triennial artist Tabor Robak who examines the relationship between…

Mel O’Callaghan NGV virtual studio visit

Join Simon Maidment on the @ngvmelbourne Instagram account for a live virtual studio visit with artist Mel O’Callaghan, Wed 21 Oct, 6pm AEST. Maidment and O’Callaghan be talking about her…

Nikos Pantazopoulos NGV virtual studio visit

Wednesday 9 Sept 2020, 6pm AEST join Simon Maidment for a virtual studio visit with Nikos Pantazopoulos via the @ngvmelbourne instagram account. Dr Nikos Pantazopoulos explores LGBTIQ+ politics through an…

Taryn Simon in conversation

Tue 28 May, 6pm–7pm Clemenger BBDO Auditorium NGV International Taryn Simon is widely recognised as one of the most exciting and renowned conceptual artists of her time, working…

Inspecting the foundations: a guide to framing histories of the peripheral

Free public talk, 3:30pm Saturday 16 March 2019, NGV International, Melbourne Art Book Fair. Garage Museum of Contemporary Art has emerged as a significant and leading voice in…

Alicja Kwade in conversation

In conversation with Dr Simon Maidment (NGV) and Dr Simone Slee (VCA), Berlin based artist Alicja Kwade provides insights into her artistic practice and recent international projects, including her participation in the 57th…

FIELD WORK podcast, on Stelarc

I have contributed some thoughts on reading the practice of iconic Australian artist Stelarc to an episode of the FIELD WORK podcast, also featuring the artist and the…

Curators episode, ABC iView

For Simon Maidment, Senior Curator of Contemporary Art at the National Gallery of Victoria, artist Brook Andrew’s Vox Beyond Tasmania has an inexhaustible power similar to that of many…

Interview with Fabien Giraud & Raphael Siboni

Melbourne Festival Visual Arts Coordinator Simon Maidment met with French artists Fabien Giraud & Raphaël Siboni on the occasion of their first Australian exhibition Les choses qui tombent [‘sometimes…

Another Place discussion

Round table discussion about Cultural Exchange projects, with Natalie King, Chiara Agnelo, Roberta Tenconi, and Simon Maidment. Published in Broadsheet Vol35 No4 (p237) as Another Place by Natalie…