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Time Mirror at CCP

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An encounter in a city street presents a scene of cinematic consciousness. Framed by the stairway entrance to the underground railway, the daily flow of city commuters is unexpectedly halted, revealing an arrangement of arrested people experiencing pure duration.

The Documentary Take
CCP Centre for Contemporary Photography
404 George St Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia
1 Oct - 13 Nov 2016
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We Are Printers Too at CCP

Set in the former Age newspaper building in Melbourne, Leber and Chesworth's video We Are Printers Too emerges from a building that once produced the daily news.  


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The Documentary Take
CCP Centre for Contemporary Photography

404 George St Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia
1 Oct - 13 Nov 2016
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One from Mosta, Two from Żabbar wins Substation Contemporary Art Prize

Leber and Chesworth's video made in Melbourne's Maltese community has been awarded the 2016 Substation Contemporary Art Prize.

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Part singing, part public argument and part public confession, the song form of ‘Spirtu Pront’ emanates from working class bars in Malta. Improvised and often inflammatory grievances are publicly aired in a highly disciplined mode of practice, with strict stylistic and social rules. 

The argument and counterargument can be quite personal and local, however the form also suggests wider honour codes. In this anachronistic form, ritualised argument can be seen as a positive social platform for the resolution of conflict. 


Substation Contemporary Art Prize
8 September to 9 October 2016
Substation, Newport, Melbourne
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One from Mosta, Two from Żabbar shortlisted for Incinerator Art Award

Leber and Chesworth's video made in Melbourne's Maltese community has been shortlisted for the 2016 Incinerator Art Award: Art for Social Change

Part singing, part public argument and part public confession, the song form of ‘Spirtu Pront’ emanates from working class bars in Malta. Improvised and often inflammatory grievances are publicly aired in a highly disciplined mode of practice, with strict stylistic and social rules. 

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Incinerator Art Award: Art for Social Change  
14 October to 3 December 2016
180 Holmes Road, Moonee Ponds, Melbourne
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