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We support the creation of new works by providing artists with the time and resources to nurture and develop ideas, to pursue cross-disciplinary collaborations and to work at a scale that would not otherwise be possible.
ACMI First Nations Welcome Installation – Expressions of Interest from First Nations artists now open
This commissioned work will welcome visitors into the ACMI foyer and acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land that ACMI is situated on – the Wurundjeri people of the Eastern Kulin Nation and their connection to the lands, waters and skies.
This $50,000 commission is open to artists 35 years and under working across a range of formats including film, video, interactive installation and mixed reality. Created in partnership with Professor Cav. Simon Mordant AO and Catriona Mordant AM, ACMI and John Allsopp from Web Directions.
Explore previous ACMI Commissions
Kaylene Whiskey's video work was unveiled at the 2022 Melbourne Art Fair before it moved to its permanent home in the ACMI collection.
A three-year commissioning program that supports young artists to create contemporary moving image works.
Supporting established Australian artists who have never worked in the medium of Virtual Reality to create immersive new works.
Greg More of OOM Creative and Pete Brundle and James Sandri of Studio PDA collaborated to design a large-scale, dynamic data-driven display within our new free centrepiece exhibition, The Story of the Moving Image.
Ex Nilalang is a cumulative performance video project by artist collective Club Ate, founded by Sydney-based artists Justin Shoulder and Benji Ra.