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Grudge Match

Presented by Next Wave

Grudge MatchImagine an arena. A grand event. Artists battling. Art against art. Artist against artist. Art against sport in contemporary Australia. An art event to coincide with the Commonwealth Games.

Six artists have been matched to battle each other with artistic intervention. They have developed new artworks in opposition/collaboration with each other, in an explosive space where concepts and aesthetics are faced off in a creative environment. The artist’s studio is turned into a sporting arena where two artistic positions fight for dominance or, alternatively, two voices seek synergy through collaboration.

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Supported by Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, City of Yarra, the National Association for the Visual Arts with financial assistance from the NSW Government Ministry for the Arts.

Date: 10 March8 April
Time: 11:00am – 5:30pm (Tuesday - Friday), 1:00pm – 5:30pm (Saturday)
Location: Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, 200 Gertrude Street Fitzroy

Image: Illustrations by Leo Coyte (, Colours by Tania Doropoulos, 2005.
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