Current exhibitions

Exhibitions at the Incinerator Gallery

There are no current exhibitions in the Gallery, check the upcoming exhibitions page for details.

The Billboard Project

The Billboard Project is a series of large format photographic billboards that create unexpected public galleries in and around the Keilor Road Shops in Niddrie.

The locations can be discovered around Wallace Mall, and they connect to the billboard in the front garden of the Incinerator Gallery.

These public sites feature changing exhibitions by some of Melbourne's best contemporary artists. Elvis Richardson, Clare Rae, Zoe Croggon, Petrina Hicks, Mike Read, Genevieve Grieves, Dianne Jones, James Voller and Steven Rhall have all exhibited in these spaces.

Fatherland 2022 Photo

Earth, Body, and Soul: Parminder Kaur Bhandal

This exhibition comprises of three photographic billboards by artist Parminder Kaur Bhandal, installed across Incinerator Gallery. Each billboard features a portrait of a cherished friend or family member depicted in floral adornments that weaves them into the natural environment. In doing so, Parminder highlights narratives of each individual and their interconnectedness through inner and outer…

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Offsite exhibitions

Parminder Kaur Bhandal photographed by Lilli Waters

In my little corner of the world anyone would love you

This exhibition incorporates photographic portraits and textiles to commemorate the cherished roles of four loved ones in Parminder’s life. The artworks are inspired by floral motifs derived from Parminder’s ancestral heritage. Flowers are used to adorn the sitter’s faces to signify the sacred place that they hold in her life. The artworks are inspired by…

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Mich Duong, Cultural dissonance Không có nên (detail), 2023, portrait photography

Cultural dissonance

This exhibition explores the tension and interplay between queer identity and cultural norms through five photographic portraits. Each portrait features ‘taboo’ makeup and traditional attire, representing the embodiment of cultural pride and queerness in the lives of young second-generation migrants. When illuminated by a phone flashlight, the portraits reveal hidden engravings of words taken from…

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Candy Ng Still life paintings 2023 installation view

Small things that I love

This exhibition explores Candy’s deep affection for the local suburbs of Footscray, Moonee Ponds, and Essendon. Through a collection of still life paintings and painted bottles, the exhibition draws upon the local dining scene and the natural beauty of the landscape, which characterises the north-west. Celebrating the harmonious interplay between food, community, and place, this…

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Christina Darras, U, ME, ANYONE 14, 2023, cotton and wool threads on canvas

U, ME, ANYONE

This exhibition features geometric faces in a variety of shapes and vibrant colours. While these embroidered features-eyes, nose, and mouth-bear anthropomorphic traits, they do not adhere to any specific or recognisable identity. Instead, the artwork encourages viewers to contemplate a world beyond categorisation and identity. Within this body of work, Christina prompts viewers to question…

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Arcade Way Reserve Public Art Project: Ash Firebrace

Arcade Way Reserve’s Public Art Project consists of three murals designed by Wurundjeri artist Ash Firebrace and painted by muralist Christian Vine. The murals reflect the importance of the Earless Dragon, the Wedge-tailed Eagle, and the Eastern Barred Bandicoot to Moonee Valley’s critically endangered Volcanic Plains Temperate Grassland in Keilor East on Wurundjeri woi-Wurrung Country.…

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Fatherland 2022 Photo

Earth, Body, and Soul: Parminder Kaur Bhandal

This exhibition comprises of three photographic billboards by artist Parminder Kaur Bhandal, installed across Incinerator Gallery. Each billboard features a portrait of a cherished friend or family member depicted in floral adornments that weaves them into the natural environment. In doing so, Parminder highlights narratives of each individual and their interconnectedness through inner and outer…

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Arts Project Indigenous Art Project 2003 10 Copy

Indigenous Arts Project: Paola Balla

Born of a shared desire for reconciliation and to embed a First Nations perspective into FJ Davies (Centreway) Reserve, located on Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung Country, this artwork brought together local primary school children to create the joyful drawings that have been incorporated into each of the bronze pieces. In 2023, Paola reflected on the project, “I…

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Market Mural: Raf McDonald

Market Mural by Raf McDonald is a public art installation that transforms the exterior wall of Everage Street, Moonee Ponds into a multi-layered artwork. The work responds to the history of the site as a former marketplace. The mural includes text which reads, “is the old marketplace receding or appearing?” inviting the viewer to contemplate…

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