Video Art from the ACMI Collection
Art & Exhibitions

Video Art from the ACMI Collection


Fri 17 Dec 2021 - Sun 6 Feb 2022


Thursday 3, Friday 4 and Saturday 5 February
10.00am – 6.30pm

10.00 am – 4.00 pm,
Tuesday to Sunday


Bunjil Place Gallery

Showcasing three moving image artworks by Australian artists, this exhibition celebrates ACMI’s vibrant collecting and commissioning history.

The works in this exhibition explore the strength and fragility of human connections through time, across landscapes, within communities, and in intimate encounters. Through documentary footage, staged performance and images rich in metaphor, these three Australian artists demonstrate the persistence of empathy and creativity in the face of historical, cultural or personal rupture.

ACMI’s collection has a rich, 75-year history from its inception as the State Film Centre in 1946. Since its incarnation as ACMI in the early 2000s, the collection has expanded to include artworks and experimental film. ACMI now holds a significant archive of complex, time-based media works and videogames, as well as an ever-expanding repository of digitised content and born-digital material.


Angelica Mesiti, The Calling, 2013

David Rosetzky, Gaps, 2014

Ivan Sen, Blood, 2002

Presented by Bunjil Place in partnership with ACMI.

Familiarise yourself with our latest exhibition before you come to visit with this Exhibition Quick Guide.

The Calling
Angelica Mesiti, 'The Calling' (video still), 2013. Courtesy the artist, Anna Schwartz Gallery and ACMI. Produced by Felix Media

David Rosetzky, 'Gaps' (video still), 2014. Courtesy the artist and ACMI

Ivan Sen, 'Blood' (video still), 2002. Courtesy the artist and ACMI

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Free for all.