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.

Marcel Feillafé

03 June 2017–24 June 2017

I’m on Naoshima Japan. It’s raining and cold. I’m staying in a guest house and don’t want to leave the cosy room, but there are so many things to discover. I see five of Monet’s Water Lilies paintings housed in the purpose-built space, at the beautiful Chichu Museum of Art. Before I enter I’m asked to take my shoes off and put slippers on. This action makes me conscious of the other people and their experience, as well as my presence. These five paintings are more than windows onto a well-manicured early 20th century garden. They are active; they pull you into abstract worlds of colour, and push you back to investigate the relationships these vibrant marks make as a whole.

Feillafés work deals with concepts such as liminality and ontology as a location or origin of creation.  His new work will investigate the world of the macro and micro, exploring space, geometry, line, colour and repetition.


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  • Marcel Feillafé is a Melbourne based artist working across sound, drawing, photography, and Installation. His work has an ontological focus, specifically through the exploration of arts ability to describe, transform and transport.