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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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"Upward Beyond the Onstreaming it Mooned"
John Brooks

Opening: Wednesday 10 June, 6-8pm
Dates: 10 – 27 June 2015

Drawing from Borges’ short story Tlön, Uqbar, Orbius Tertius, projection and screen based video is merged with cast and woven soft sculptural objects in an exploration of the friction between objects in space and acts unfolding in time. Tlön is a metafictional planet in which misplaced objects can be replicated, nouns are replaced by verbs and suffixes and the material world is accepted as a delusion of the mind, favouring the temporal over the spatial.

Despite the existence of this planet being completely fabricated, artefacts from Tlön begin to show up on Earth. Mysterious objects forged in otherworldly materials are unable to be explained, shifting Earth’s reality into that of Tlön. Digital reproductions of crudely augmented natural processes signifying the passing of time are countered and combined with static, repetitious material objects, reflecting and contradicting the notion of the material world as a delusional facade.