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Call out for Speakers

Moreland Summer Show 2017 Spoken Word (People - Politics - Protest) 

In conjunction with the 2017 Moreland Summer Show exhibition, The Counihan Gallery In Brunswick will present Spoken Word – People - Politics – Protest on Saturday 9 December at 2.30 pm.

We are seeking speakers to participate in this event, which will take place on the speaker’s plinth just outside the gallery on Sydney Rd.

If you are a writer, poet, spoken word artist, rapper, singer or rabblerouser and would like to respond to the theme – People – Politics – Protest please email a biography and indicative draft or summary of your intended piece.

You should time the length of your presentation so that it does not exceed 5 minutes. Speakers of all levels of experience welcome and entry is free.

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Download an application pack (DOC 272Kb)  (PDF 267Kb).

Applications close: Friday 24 November, 5 pm

Auslan interpreters will be provided for the event.

Call for exhibition proposals

The call for proposals for the 2018 exhibition program at the Counihan Gallery In Brunswick have have now closed.

The Call for 2019 Exhibition Proposals will open in March 2018 and close in June 2018. 

The Counihan Gallery In Brunswick programs 12 months in advance. Artists and curators are invited to submit proposals for projects that can be developed and achieved in the next year.

We welcome innovative ideas and critical approaches to art practice.

Selection criteria 

Priority is given to:

  • Proposals that promote innovation, diversity and quality in visual arts practice
  • Proposals that demonstrate a high level of conceptual awareness
  • Proposals that present a coherent body of work
  • Work that is presented in a professional manner and exhibits a high level of competency
  • Proposals that include images of artworks of a high standard

Selection panel

Exhibition proposals will be assessed by a panel comprising the Gallery Curator, Gallery Assistant, the Unit Manager of Arts and Culture and a representative of the Moreland Arts Board.  This group will make recommendations to the Director of Social Development for approval. Other members of the Moreland Arts Board will also be consulted during this process. 

Please note that appeals will not be considered, as the decision of the Selection Panel is considered final.

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Applications for 2017 Internships are now closed. 

The Counihan Gallery In Brunswick is offers an internship opportunity to satisfy course requirements for one person currently enrolled in a graduate or post graduate degree in Curatorship, Arts Management, Museum Studies or equivalent, with a demonstrated commitment to the visual arts sector.

Successful applicants are be offered an internship with a minimum duration of 10 days and a maximum of 20 days. Frequency of daily or hourly contact times are negotiable upon appointment.

For enquiries about 2018 internships please contact curator Victor Griss on 03 9389 8622 or email Counihan Gallery