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We will reopen in our new space at the Collingwood Arts Precinct in March with our first round of exhibitions, a solo show by Moorina Bonini, a curated exhibition by Bianca Winata with Yaya Sung and Eugenia Lim, alongside the ‘Housewarming’ event series. Click through to our current website here.

We look forward to welcoming you to our new gallery in 2020!

Bus Projects acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate: the Wurundjeri people and Elders past and present of the Kulin nations.

Bus Projects is supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria and by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body. Bus Projects' 2017–19 Program is supported by the City of Yarra. Identity, Public Office

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Lane Cormick and Andrew Long

Opening: Wednesday 2 September, 6–8pm
Dates: 2–19 September 2015


Abstract cultivation of the agave plant was common in pre-Hispanic northern Mexico and the American Southwest, and scholars generally accept that it was a strategy to ensure food supply during years of drought when the maize crop failed. Because they look so unremarkable, yet so remarkably similar, the riddle of their strangeness, their difference both from each other and from us, will remain unanswered.

We explore the potential of this crop by assessing the risk of famine-induced migration events in different idealized environmental settings. They return our looks. Our curiosity turns on itself, devours itself, becomes, for us, preposterous, futile, presumptuous, vulgar. Why on earth did we think we were interested? What did we expect to learn?

'Lack' is a collaborative exhibition by melbourne-based artists Lane Cormick and Andrew Long.