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The Substation/ Artist/​Thomas Burless/

Photography by Samuel James

Thomas Burless is an industrial artisan whose practice is centred on the design and manufacture of limited run, bespoke products. His deeply considered approach to design and an ever-present curiosity about new, old and sometimes forgotten materials and processes, gives his work a unique character. Tom is also a photographer and an archivist of industrial paraphernalia and detritus.

Photo: Gail Priest and Thomas Burless. Photography by Samuel James.

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1 Market Street, Newport,
Victoria 3015, Australia

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Wed–Sat 12–6pm

(03) 9391 1110

The Substation Galleries are currently closed, and will reopen on Thursday 30 May with 'Object of Projection' by Kim Gordon.

We acknowledge and recognise the Ancestors, Elders and families of the Yalukit-willam of the Kulin Nation, who are the traditional custodians of the land that The Substation is on. We extend our respects to their ancestors and elders past, present and emerging, and to all First Nations people.

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What's on
Substation Program/​Dance
Melanie Lane/​ Arkadia/​ 5–8 June 2024/
Outdoor Billboard Gallery/​Substation Program/​Free
Katie Sfetkidis /​ Nasty Women /​ 30 May–18 August 2024/