Now on its seventh edition, Spring 1883 is back and showcasing new, exciting contemporary art from Australia and New Zealand throughout August. It’s taking place in satellite locations across Melbourne, with an online exhibition accessible from anywhere.
Satellite locations include Arts Project Australia, in its new home at mammoth creative precinct Collingwood Yards; Alpha60 Chapter House, with the clothing label exhibiting its “Hugs” collaboration with Patricia Piccinini; Lon Gallery in Richmond; Windsor’s Mars Gallery; Futures in Collingwood; the not-for-profit Caves Gallery; Sunday Salon and more. Most of the action takes place from August 4 to 7, although some sites will keep exhibiting until the end of the month.
And among the 28 participating galleries: Artereal, Galerie Pompom and Gallery 9 in Sydney; Brisbane’s Bruce Heiser Projects; Otomys from London; Scott Lawrie Gallery and Suite Gallery from New Zealand; and Melbourne’s own Blackartprojects, Discordia, Kalli Rolfe Contemporary Art, Murray White Room, Niagara Galleries and This Is No Fantasy.
Online, the fair has partnered with digital creative marketplace Artsy so collectors can view pieces, enquire about them and buy directly from participating galleries.