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Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program

Today, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Pipilotti Rist: Sip my Ocean [Unplugged]

Today, 6.00pm, Level 3: Galleries

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Exhibition

Pipilotti Rist: Sip my Ocean

01 Nov - 18 Feb

– Learning Events

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Workshop

Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program

Today, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Event

Pipilotti Rist: Sip my Ocean [Unplugged]

Today, 6.00pm, Level 3: Galleries

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Screening

Art + Film

31 Jan, 6.00pm, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre

– News from inside the MCA

The Importance of Laughter

We sat down with laughter connoisseur Shari Coventry from Sydney Laughter to discover the truth about laughter and why we need it ahead of this month’s Laughter Sessions. more

Coming up in 2018…

Next year is one of the most exciting and diverse seasons yet. Find out what’s on. more

Six Films that Changed My Life (for better or worse): Antenna's Rich Welch

To pave the way for the soon-to-come cinema binge at Antenna Film Festival,Co-Director Rich Welch shared a few of his life changing films. more

– Spotlights from the collection online

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MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection

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Collection Artist Interviews

Watch our latest interviews in the MCA Video Portal

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Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

The Program promotes Australian art globally, helping Australian artists reach new audiences.

Richard Lewer

Born 1970 Hamilton, New Zealand. Lives and works Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.


Richard Lewer’s practice encompasses a broad range of media, including painting, drawing, animation, video and performance. His subjects deal with the dramas and tragedies of everyday life, found in sport, crime and religion.

Lewer has exhibited nationally and internationally. Selected exhibitions include Parnngurr, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney (2015); Basil Sellers Art Prize, Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne (2014); Dark Heart: 2014 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide (2014); Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2013); Inside Running – The Art of Sport, Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle (2013); Negotiating This World: Contemporary Australian Art, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2012); 10 Ways to Look at the Past, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2011); Freehand: Recent Australian Drawing, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne (2010); and I Walk the Line: Recent Australian Drawing, MCA, Sydney (2009). His work has also been surveyed in the exhibitions I Must Learn To Like Myself at the Waikato Museum of New Zealand (2010) and Nobody Likes a Show-Off at Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne (2009).

Lewer’s work is held numerous collections including the Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne; Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Victoria University, Melbourne; and Waikato Museum, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Works by Richard Lewer

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