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Gertrude has produced a number of publications alongside our exhibition and studios program to encourage critical engagement with our exhibitions.

Key publications within our archive include A Short Ride in a Fast Machine, No Name Station, The Independence Project, Still Vast Reserves, 21:100:100, Reason and Rhyme, and And the Difference Is.

Please see our web shop if you are interested in purchasing a publication.

Arini Byng in collaboration with Rebecca Jensen, Lilian Steiner and Rohan Rebeiro, I felt it when you fell, 2021, performance documentation, Contact High, Gertrude Glasshouse, Melbourne. Photo: Keelan O’Heir. Courtesy of Gertrude and Performance Review.

Gertrude — Performance Review

Performance Review has been commissioned to publish an ongoing series to independently respond to Gertrude's 2022 Artistic Program. The first in the series is highlighted here, and the forthcoming editions in the series will be announced over the year.

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Publication Program

To encourage critical engagement with our exhibitions, our publications are available through our archives for research purposes. To enquire please contact info@gertrude.org.au.

Our publications program has been made possible through the generous support of graphic designer, Yanni Florence, and Studio Ongarato.

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Emerging Writers Program

Initiated in 2005, the Gertrude Contemporary Emerging Writers Program provides a unique opportunity for Australian emerging visual arts writers to develop their writing practice, publish their work and gain further insight into the field of contemporary art writing.

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Gertrude Contemporary

Wurundjeri Country
21-31 High Street
Preston South VIC
Melbourne, Australia

Opening hours:
Tuesday–Sunday 11am–5pm

Gertrude Glasshouse

Wurundjeri Country
44 Glasshouse Road
Collingwood VIC
Melbourne, Australia

Opening hours:
Thursday–Saturday 12–5pm