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Take Up Space

45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Unapologetically present, Jemima's oil paintings explore the needlessly insistent sexualisation of the assumed woman’s form.

TRACCE – TRACES: Works 1992-2023

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

This survey exhibition spans more than four decades of Michelangelo Russo's evolving practice.

our worlds, our words

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Welcome to “Our Worlds, Our Words”: an extraordinary exhibition showcasing the creative talent of students across the Parkville College campuses.

A Home Among the Plum Trees

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Parental and institutional erasures of diasporic heritage, and its replacement with the values of Australian middle-class suburbia and professional status, were critically examined through this multimodal approach.

Take Up Space

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Unapologetically present, Jemima's oil paintings explore the needlessly insistent sexualisation of the assumed woman’s form.  They are inspired by women and non binary folk’s experiences with how they have been treated based on their bodies.

Near Sighted

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Near Sighted is an audio-visual installation comprised of six tiny interactive dioramas.

Don’t Start

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Numbering in the thousands and piled up in no particular order, this is the stuff of nightmares for conservators.

Lebenslust

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

An ambitious collaboration between artist an author, both inspired by time passing as revealed by movement.
One woman's memoir with the intention of not only setting a stage of life in post war Germany, but also of exposing the intergenerational secrets she has recognised in her family. The manuscript has been in development for the past decade, and the working relationship with artist Dena Ashbolt started as a result of their mutual enthusiasm for images of movement.

Uncommon Threads

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The exhibition showcases innovative works, using a range of materials and techniques that challenge and subvert traditional ideas of textile art.

Of Dingoes & Witch-Hunts

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

“Of Dingoes and Witch-hunts” is inspired by familiar stories of Australian women and their journey to equality; powerful metaphors of suppression, persecution and an evolving struggle that speaks to our history, our culture and values.

The Community Art Card Project

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Robert Lee Davis The Community Art Card Project 31 October - 11 November 2023 hours: Tuesday - Friday: 12pm - 7pm Saturdays: 12pm - 4pm admission: Free Playing cards are…

The House That Jack Built

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Darren Vukasinovic The House That Jack Built 17 November - 9 December 2023 hours: Tuesday - Friday: 12pm - 7pm Saturdays: 12pm - 4pm admission: Free ...a journey of outer…

Emerging Artist Award 2023

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

A prestigious award and exhibition showcasing exciting talent from emerging artists.

Dreamscapes

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

v? Dreamscapes 3 - 10 February 2024 hours: Tuesday - Friday: 12pm - 7pm Saturdays: 12pm - 4pm admission: Free an exploration of the duality between the conscious and the…

In Waking Hours

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Joe Whyte In Waking Hours 13 February - 9 March 2024 hours: Tuesday - Friday: 12pm - 7pm Saturdays: 12pm - 4pm admission: Free ...fleeting moments in the life of…

The Unknown Swimmer

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Jason Reekie The Unknown Swimmer 13- 23 March 2024 hours: Tuesday - Friday: 12pm - 7pm Saturdays: 12pm - 4pm admission: Free ..you never regret a swim... The Unknown Swimmer…

Now and Then

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Ivana and Robert Perkins Now and Then 13 March - 23 March 2024 hours: Tuesday - Friday: 12pm - 7pm Saturdays: 12pm - 4pm admission: FreeImage caption: Ivana, Robert Perkins,…

Secret Places

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Louise Tyler Secret Places 26 March - 6 April 2024 hours: Tuesday - Friday: 12pm - 7pm Saturdays: 12pm - 4pm admission: Free amorphous swathes of watercolour that reveal ponds,…

Sad Stories in Paint: The end of one career…

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Jane Sinclair Sad Stories in Paint: The end of one career... 26 March - 6 April 2024 hours: Tuesday - Friday: 12pm - 7pm Saturdays: 12pm - 4pm admission: Free…

Finding Solace in Remote Sands

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Kenny Phan Finding Solace in Remote Sands 9 - 20 April 2024 hours: Tuesday - Friday: 12pm - 7pm Saturdays: 12pm - 4pm admission: Free a personal reflection on oneself…

Seeing Light

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Geoffrey Falk, Andrew Scollo & Sally Vivian Seeing Light 9 - 20 April 2024 hours: Tuesday - Friday: 12pm - 7pm Saturdays: 12pm - 4pm admission: Free People moved through…

Motherboard

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Chris Orr Motherboard 23 April - 4 May 2024 hours: Tuesday - Friday: 12pm - 7pm Saturdays: 12pm - 4pm admission: Free Every feature is a straight line, a toxic…

Grand Tour

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Gavin Brown Grand Tour 23 April - 4 May 2024 hours: Tuesday - Friday: 12pm - 7pm Saturdays: 12pm - 4pm admission: Free  tumbling and falling and creating new compositions…

fortyfivedownstairs fundraising raffle

fortyfivedownstairs theatre 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia

Thanks to our generous friends, neighbours, and colleagues, fortyfivedownstairs is excited to launch a fundraising raffle for our 2024 EOFY campaign. Scroll through the list of $9,000 worth of prizes…

Stranglehold: Colonial Heat

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Stranglehold: Colonial Heat presents uncanny landscapes by Glover Prize and Hadley Prize shortlistee Amanda Johnson.

NOTHING TO SEE HERE

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

A first exhibition from Victoria McGinness, ‘NOTHING TO SEE HERE’, features a collection of vivid embroideries, typographic studies and paintings made from second-hand materials.

Collection One

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Misseu is launching 'Collection One' as part of Melbourne Design Week.

Prescription windows and magic beans

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

'Prescription windows and magic beans' presents paintings by prominent Australian painter and designer Katrina Rhodes. “Prescription Windows” implies a specific perspective or framework through which one perceives reality, while “Magic beans” represent the potential for growth and transformation through unconventional means.

Chained to an Idiot

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

This exhibition delves into the raw and introspective world of Stephen (Stefano) Ives, a seasoned sculptor grappling with the complexities of aging, desire, and the ever-present shadow of mortality. Through a captivating blend of bricolaged plastics, toys, and found objects Stefano embarks on a personal odyssey, exploring a lifetime of captivation with the female form.

Arboreal

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

'Aboreal' presents a series of pastel and paper embossed drawings by artist Michael Pearce. The series developed from the artist's first visit to Wilson’s Promontory in late 2019 where he was fascinated by the twisting, textures and creature like shapes of the windswept coastal tea trees.

more than this

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

fortyfivedownstairs presents 'more than this' by artist Clive Jones. Episodes from History and from observation and memory rearranged in a Realist painterly way.

Brand New

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The exhibition explores the concept of creating something 'Brand New' through a series of six NH Architecture projects, most notably the redevelopment of the Queen Victoria Market and Arts Centre Melbourne. These endeavours engage the challenges of respecting Naarm’s ecologies, geographies and multiple histories whilst foregrounding each project’s onward journey.

Emerging Artist Award 2024

It is our pleasure to host the finalists for the ninth annual fortyfivedownstairs Emerging Artist Award! The Prize is a proven catalyst for ongoing recognition and professional development and allows audiences the privilege of accessing early-career works by exciting emerging artists.

Colour Existéncia

Photographs presented, all shot on Ektrachrome 120mm film, in
preference to the Digital format, ensuring a freshness of Image. You, the viewer, are
presented with the best opportunity to experience what Gamvros has been
courageous enough to seek, encounter and record. Fresh and fast, instantaneous,
decisions are made and actioned on site, in double quick time.

Heartscape

fortyfivedownstairs gallery 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

In 'Heartscape', abstract artist Melinda Ly explores the intersection of abstract art and meditation. The pieces merge poetry and guided meditation, taking viewers on an introspective journey amd examining a broad array of emotions and states to promote self-awareness and discovery.

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