Fair Program



EXHIBITING ARTISTS

Showcasing work by over 100 talented artists, all of whom have been specially selected by an expert-led selection committee, each edition of The Other Art Fair provides art lovers with the opportunity to discover and buy art directly from the very best emerging artists - your chance to invest in the maker!

Visit our Exhibiting section to learn more about the benefits of applying to the fair.

Artist applications for the inaugural Melbourne edition of the fair are now open.

MELBOURNE FUTURES

Our exhibitor section, Melbourne Futures showcases the work of emerging artists who have never previously exhibited in Melbourne. 

To be considered for exhibition in the Melbourne Futures section, please contact:

Sophie Roberts
International Fair Development Manager
sophie@theotherartfair.com

GUEST ARTIST

Supporting our exhibiting artists, every edition of the fair features an internationally renowned Guest Artist, each launching their own limited edition works of art created exclusively for the fair.

Past Guest Artists include Martin Parr, Tracey Emin, Gavin Turk and Polly Morgan. 

GUEST CURATOR

A dedicated section of the fair curated by a Guest Curator, engaging with emerging areas of art and showcasing pieces by fair artists that challange current artistic practice.

Past exhibitions include Photo 21, work by twenty-one of the best unrepresented photograhic artists from across the globe; the Jotta Showcase, examining the idea of artistic production; and '100 Mothers' curated by Harry Pye, a charity exhibition presenting portraits by 100 artists depicting their mothers. 

If you are a curator and want to apply to be our next Guest Curator, please contact:

Sophie Roberts
International Fair Development Manager
sophie@theotherartfair.com

THE OTHER PROJECTS

A dynamic programme of site specific art projects and installation pieces for visitors to interact with and examine whilst roaming the fair. From the secret Green Room, a hidden artist installation-cum-absinthe bar, to IMA Studio's reflective relaxation area, Mark Powell's 'The Sorting Office' and Gavin Turk's Project Beard, there is plenty to enjoy!

If you are interested in submitting a proposal for The Other Projects, please contact:

Sophie Roberts
International Fair Development Manager
sophie@theotherartfair.com


THE OTHERS TALK

Inviting a selection of industry experts, we offer an engaging and insightful talks programme that explores topics in the art world, such as panel discussions about the evolution of the classical art museum in the modern world; soap box talks presented by Let's Be Brief focusing on the art and creative industries; the power of art to create social change; the artist's path for success; and more. 



THE OTHERS LIVE

A curated programme of music from leading DJs and emerging musicians, alongside unique performance art pieces fusing video, theatre, music and visual art. Previous features include new performance art by Sky Academy scholar Sarah Maple, immersive theatre performances by non zero one, short film screenings hosted by Encounters Film Festival and live music by London-based DJs Flamingo Pier.

If you are interested in applying for The Others Live please contact:

Sophie Roberts
International Fair Development Manager
sophie@theotherartfair.com

KIDS CREATE

Younger visitors can roam the fair as creative explorers with their free Kids Create treasure map.

The fair offers free entry to children under 16. 

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