Shadow Sites (second site), National Storage Collingwood, Melbourne, 7 - 22.05.16

You are invited to the opening of Shadow Site's second site at a nearby storage site this Friday 6 May at 5pm.

shadow sites (curated by Frances Wilkinson and Samantha McCulloch) examines what happens to artworks when they are hidden from view, resting in storage vaults and archives. For Next Wave Festival 2016 a storage facility is transformed to an active site for viewing and experiencing contemporary art, presenting new work by Léuli Eshraghi (SAM/IRN/VIC), Catherine Evans (VIC), Grace Herbert (TAS), Sophie Neate (VIC), James Tylor (Te Arawa/Kaurna/SA), Rudi Williams (ITA/VIC) and Elmedin Žunić (BIH/NOR/VIC). 

The exhibition accompanies shadow sites (first site) currently showing at Centre for Contemporary Photography. Artistic director of Next Wave Festival Georgie Meagher and Cr Roberto Colanzi, Mayor of the City of Yarra will be opening the event. 

On Saturday 7 May at 11am there will be a free walking tour of both exhibition sites with the curators and six of the artists. Please note the tour will be Auslan interpreted. Further information is available here.

Please note the centre is located at 110 Wellington St, Collingwood and entry is through the back roller door via Gipps St.