69 Capel Street, West Melbourne VIC 3003

Open 12pm-5pm, Thursday - Sunday

Disability Access: KINGS Artist-Run is a wheelchair accessible venue. Unfortunately, there is no wheelchair accessible toilet. Please contact the gallery with any access requirements and we will endeavour to support your visit.

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Kings Artist-Run provides a location for contemporary art practice, supporting distinctive experimental projects by artists at all stages of their careers.
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KINGS Artist-Run acknowledges the Wurundjeri and Boonwurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we operate.

We offer our respect to Elders both past and present and extend this offer to all Australian First Nations people.


recess is an online platform showcasing contemporary moving image works. A ‘recess’ implies/defines a suspension of time or a break in formal proceedings. It is also an indented space created by natural or human building, a space connected to but apart from the rest. This indent in time or space defines an approach to exhibiting contemporary moving image works, drafts and creative texts. promotes and facilitates new modes of artistic production, output and accessibility of current video and film works in Australia and overseas. Recent screenings include the hearts of the people are bigger than the size of the land with RISING Festival (2021) and recess presents ( with ACE Open (2020). Organised by Olivia Koh (2016–2022). Previous organisers: Kate Meakin (2017–2020), Nina Gilbert (2018–2020). Based in Narrm/Melbourne.