State of the Union


State of the Union

Ground & first floor
Ian Potter Museum of Art
Swanston Street


Exploring collaborations and intersections between artists and trade unions, this exhibition demonstrates the distinctive contributions of the labour movement to cultural life over the past century and the continued interest of artists in the politics and aesthetics of labour.

Image: Alex Martinis Roe, 'It was about opening the very notion that there was a particular perspective' 2015-2016, video still. Courtesy of the artist, with material courtesy of Meredith Burgmann and Pat Fiske.