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the national gallery of victoria‘s inaugural triennial exhibition (through april 15) is an expansive exploration of some of our generation’s most pressing matters. more than 100 artists from 32 countries have contributed to this spectacle in the heart of melbourne, ron mueck (who did the dead-cool skull featured on top) from australia, cameroon’s pascale marthine tayou and california-native minimalist graphic designer pae white amongst them.

as the show prompts visitors to contemplate the ongoing refugee crisis as well as environmental destruction and global power shifts amongst others topics. it looks swell, too: despite the heaviness of some of the subjects explored, the exhibition can feel light-hearted and fun just as well. these are our favorite shots…

all photography: chris darmanin