Pictured from the show: Adam Oste,  Lookout,  2017, oil on board, 60 x 60cm

Pictured from the show: Adam Oste, Lookout, 2017, oil on board, 60 x 60cm


Sightlines

18 October - 4 November

Jane Gerrish | Adam Oste | Shanti Shea An | Lilli Stromland

Four artists explore the art of looking through painting and drawing.  

Intimate and enclosed compositions offer glimpses of individual perspectives and the subjective gaze of others in Collab’s final show at Pine Street.

 
Pictured from the show: Valentina Schulte,  Everywhere and nowhere at once,  2017, C-type photograph on metallic paper, assemblage

Pictured from the show: Valentina Schulte, Everywhere and nowhere at once, 2017, C-type photograph on metallic paper, assemblage

Aspects

23 August - 2 September

Douglas Schofield | Valentina Schulte | Rachael Helmore | Caitlin Casey | William Smeets | Jordan Charles Stokes

New works celebrating the landscape genre through painting, photography, sculpture, drawing and video.

 

 
 
Pictured from the show: Kiata Mason,  A Life Collected,  2017, acrylic on canvas, 91 x 91cm

Pictured from the show: Kiata Mason, A Life Collected, 2017, acrylic on canvas, 91 x 91cm


ODE

2 - 12 August

Kiata Mason | Georgina Lee Stuart | Susie Dureau

An ode to life, this exhibition celebrates the fleeting moments and cherished collections which form our lives.

Kiata Mason, Georgina Lee Stuart and Susie Dureau capture the slippage of time through renderings of light and shadow, the fragile forms of clouds, insects and picked flowers.

 

 

 
Pictured from the show: Detail of Gabriel Clark,  Mystery Train I,  2016, archival pigment on cotton rag paper, 124 x 85cm

Pictured from the show: Detail of Gabriel Clark, Mystery Train I, 2016, archival pigment on cotton rag paper, 124 x 85cm

Arcadia

19 - 29 July

Gabriel Clark | Lydia Dowman | Felicity Jenkins | Mim Stirling | Nick Kreisler | Benja

Six photographers investigate the possibility of Arcadia in contemporary life. From the inner city to suburban fringe, the exhibition interrogates the inherent paradox of an Arcadia.

 
 
Pictured: Jade Sibinovski,  Dream Theatre  (left) and  Your Loft, My Acid  (right), 2017, acrylic, paper collage, canvas on board, 40 x 50 cm each

Pictured: Jade Sibinovski, Dream Theatre (left) and Your Loft, My Acid (right), 2017, acrylic, paper collage, canvas on board, 40 x 50 cm each

Shapeshifters

28 June - 8 July

Celia Gullett | Jade Sibinovski | Caroline Collom | Gabrielle Jones | Ebony Gulliver | Bradlee Wiseman | Anerleigh Simms

Shapeshifters tests the waters of contemporary abstraction. Modular, layered paintings, prints and collage play with surface and depth, and consider the hand of the artist.

 
Pictured from the show: Abdul Abdullah,  the lies we tell ourselves to help us sleep,  2015, photographic print, 100 x 100cm

Pictured from the show: Abdul Abdullah, the lies we tell ourselves to help us sleep, 2015, photographic print, 100 x 100cm

Moving Nations

7 - 17 June

Curated in collaboration with ANTIDOTE

Abdul Abdullah | Olga Cironis | Eugenia Lim | Peter Drew | James Nguyen | Dean Cross | Justine Youssef | Penny Ryan

The exhibition explores the many histories and current dilemmas of migration - holding up a mirror to the environmental, social and cultural atrocities of mass displacement and the more insidious breed of racism that can linger just beneath the surface in all of us.

 
Pictured from the show: Anna Magdalena Laerkesen,  Cloudlands,  2015, acrylic on canvas, 195 x 195cm

Pictured from the show: Anna Magdalena Laerkesen, Cloudlands, 2015, acrylic on canvas, 195 x 195cm

Refuge: Anna Magdalena Laerkesen

10 - 20 May

Anna Magdalena Laerkesen investigates the solace of place and the losses felt through displacement throughout her solo exhibition Refuge at Collab. Homelessness, rising house affordability, and the international crisis of displacement are brought to the fore through paintings, photography, installation, text and collaborations with performers.

 
 
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The Long Mirror: Nena Salobir

26 - 30 April

Nena Salobir holds up a mirror to society and many reflections shine back.

Salobir invites visitors to draw her portrait while she draws them. The Long Mirror brings together hundreds of portraits made by Salobir, presented in as a vast installation in tandem with images drawn by her subjects. 

 
Pictured from the show: Lillium Burrow,  No Hands  (detail), 2017, dye-sublimation print on aluminium

Pictured from the show: Lillium Burrow, No Hands (detail), 2017, dye-sublimation print on aluminium

Fresh

Lillium Burrow | Georgia Bosnic | Tango Conway | EME | Adam Oste | Caoife Power | Brook Sanderson

Collab presents some of the brightest sparks and rising stars of Sydney’s emerging arts scene in Fresh. The exhibition showcases eight talented artists under 25 years to coincide with National Youth Week.

 
Pictured from the show: Julia Flanagan,  Yellow peeler,  2007, oil on paint sample card, 12 x 9cm

Pictured from the show: Julia Flanagan, Yellow peeler, 2007, oil on paint sample card, 12 x 9cm

miniature

1 - 26 March

Marine Coutroutsios | Margaret Daszkiewicz | Sinéad Kelly | Manuela Strano | Gunjan Aylawadi | Randal Arvilla | Thea Weiss | Anna Russell | Leah Bullen | Julia Flanagan | Sophie Todd | Laura Jade

Collab's inaugural exhibition presents a playful re-encounter with the tradition of the ‘miniature.’•miniature• showcases a number of talented emerging and early career artists working across a variety of media. The exhibition asks us to lean in, look closer and find the infinite in the minute. Participating artist have been engaged in the small scale; experimenting with tiny forms and shrunken subjects.