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. recess.net.au 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 (recesspresents.art) with ACE Open (2020). Organised by Olivia Koh (2016–2022). Previous organisers: Kate Meakin (2017–2020), Nina Gilbert (2018–2020). Based in Narrm/Melbourne.