The Space

window99 was an installation space in the window of 99 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy. It was a not-for-profit, artist focused space, open 24 hours a day, everyday.

The Idea

window99 offer an alternative to exhibiting art within the white cube by moving the gallery into the public setting. This also provided artists with an opportunity to exhibit their work within a highly exposed, flexible window box for an affordable rate.

The New Venture

window99 has now resolved with a new space three doors up being the next venture for Marie and Leo. The new initiative is called Conduit Arts and continues the window99 and Rollerdoor Performance Space focus on bringing emerging artists, musician and performers together along with their audiences. Check out the new space at

Thursday, November 10, 2011

While We Watch You Sleep

November 12th to December 3rd
OPENING Sat Nov 12th 6 - 9pm. 

‘While We Watch You Sleep’

‘While We Watch You Sleep’ combines the writings of Cara Fox and photography of Douglas E Pope in a series focusing on sleep, vulnerability and trust. Through intimate extracts of that most vulnerable human state, sleep, the collection documents the subjects' nocturnal experiences, creating short stories around them.

Both the artists have approached this body of work with different processes. Cara has been going to friends and friends of friends’ houses to share their beds with them. Noting interesting habits and patterns in their nocturnal hours, she is experiencing a side of people that she would of never have previously known and writing prose about it.

Douglas on the other hand has opted to approach his works with stealth, asking the sleeper to leave a key out and a light on in their room before creeping into their abodes in the early hours of the morning and taking photos of them while they sleep. The result is a uniquely intimate collection of media.

The exhibition is a collection of photographs and writing as well as a self-published zine of the same content (in progress).

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