“Flesh” (2011) by Ears Galleries – who needs them? One enterprising crew of local artists led by Chris Lego and Daniel O’Toole have decided to stage their own art market in the backstreets of Newtown. It’s called the Artcore Guerilla Art Fair. It’s happening on September 15 and it’s designed to give artists a free,
Rendezvous at Wrongtown – Saturday August 7, 2010 Artists: The Agents, Tom Civil, Hotham Street Ladies, Andy Hutson, Ash Keating, Bonnie Lane, Jonathan Leahy and Vexta, Matt Morrow, Simon Pericich, Kiron Robinson, Robbie Rowlands, Neale Stratford, Hiroyasu ‘TWOONE’ Tsuri, Urban Village Melbourne, Danae Valenza, Theresa Harrison (curator), Tai Snaith (curator), Vexta (curator) If like me,
What do Keanu Reeves, car transistor radios and a chair covered in bottle caps have in common? Seemingly nothing. Yet, somehow artists Oscar Ferreiro, Adam Cruickshank and Tim Hillier have managed to gather these disparate themes in a show at Melbourne’s West Space.
Sydney Theatre Company is hosting a free exhibition of photography entitled Portraits from the Edge: Putting a Face to Climate Change by photographer and activist Jon Lewis, a founder of Greenpeace in the 70s.
Gian Manik’s current solo exhibition is a freeze frame of that moment in horror film where the heroine, now bloodied and brutalised, has momentarily escaped her captor, only to be hiding in the shadows of a street -corner or the family home. He’s close enough that she can hear his breath and she’s waiting for The Second Blow.
Last Thursday night, Peer Group Gallery (which I’m told on average would house four people and two dogs) became a seething ant-farm of graphic-admiring, beer swilling, hallway clogging individuals. They had all gathered in the name of typography – that word of ten letters that governs the arrangement of all twenty six, plus the numerous signs, symbols and punctuation marks we employ in everyday written language.