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YAJA 2017 Winners Announced

BY Young Art Journalism News Feed + Awards | 23-Nov-2017
Thanks to our committed Judging Panel members, the results are in. This year YAJA has been enhanced by another category to recognise students who embrace the use of digital media to further engage with readers who are interested in all things Arts & Culture - the YAJA target audience.

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OPEN STUDIOS, annual event featuring Printmaking and Painting

BY Lisa Sewards | 12-Nov-2017
STUDIO #Artist Proof opens its doors once a year providing an insight into the visual arts practice of Printmakers and Painters Trudy Rice, Lisa Sewards and Anastasia Nikakis.

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MELBOURNE CUP AND AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS TWO GREAT EVENTS IN NOVEMBER

BY AMANDA ADDMAS AUCTIONS | 01-Nov-2017
ANOTHER AMAZING AUCTION AT AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS AS ALWAYS , ART, ANTIQUES ARTEFACTS, ALL AFFORDABLE, SEE MORE AT www.aaauctions.com.au

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Trompe L'ou

BY Marcus Johnson / Victorian College of the Arts | 30-Oct-2017
Trompe L'ou is a variation on the French term Trompe-l'œil. It's an art technique that uses realistic imagery to create an optical illusion. Louise Woodmansey is an artist that has been perfecting this technique for many years. Her latest project, in a cafe at the old paper mill in Fyansford, is becoming a real attraction. This short film reveals a remarkable partnership behind the work.

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YAJA Co-Founders join panel discussion about "Digital Technology and Public Communication" @ Northumbria University Newcastle (UK)

BY YAJA | 27-Oct-2017
YAJA Co-Founders Volker Janssen and Erik Rathmayr were invited by Dr Gabriel Moreno-Esparza (Senior Lecturer in Journalism at Northumbria University Newcastle, UK) to join Anne-Marie Lacey (Managing Director Filament PR) and Hugh Macknight (Policy and Communications Business Partner, Newcastle City Council) via Skype in a panel discussion covering "Digital Technology and Public Communication".

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CEO Marco Bizzarri to remove animal fur from Gucci’s 2018 Spring/Summer collection.

BY Fahad Tariq / Staffordshire University | 22-Oct-2017
Innocent and harmless animals around the world are being brutally slaughtered in the name of fashion. Locked up, caged and trapped just so that their pelts can be used in our clothes. This needs to change. Gucci have made a remarkable decision to remove animal fur which will take effect from their 2018 Spring/Summer collection. Can brands such as Burberry and Balenciaga follow Gucci's lead? #removeanimalfur #stopkillinganimalsforfashion #gucci

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Travelling Tales by Adam Simmons

BY mswolfeywolfe | 20-Oct-2017
Musical wunderkind Adam Simmons will perform the Melbourne premiere of Travelling Tales with the Arcko Ensemble, a world-class 20-piece string orchestra. Simmons composed and first performed this stunning suite for the 2013 Piraeus Festival in Athens, Greece, with Intrarti Orchestra. Travelling Tales is influenced by Simmons’ worldwide travels, love of Japanese shakuhachi music, and profound belief in the usefulness of art.

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Five Days of Folk and Fun at the National Folk Festival

BY mswolfeywolfe | 20-Oct-2017
With more than 200 international and national acts, Canberra’s award-winning National Folk Festival is set to be a five-day celebration of music, song and dance plus circus, spoken word and film. It’s held in an idyllic village setting with roving entertainers, street circus, stages of all sizes, a special “KidzFest” zone, market stalls, food vans, shopping precincts, cafes, themed bars and arts and craft activities for all. Offering ‘five days in a perfect world’, the 52nd National Folk Festival runs throughout Easter, 29 March—2 April 2018 at Exhibition Park, Canberra. Tickets on sale now (entry ticket provides access to all stages and areas, season passes and day tickets available).

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7th International Mobile Innovation Screening

BY MINA | 06-Oct-2017
Join us for the 7th edition of the International Mobile Innovation Screening on the 25th Oct 2017 at ACMI. @MINAmobile

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Sydney Eisteddfod McDonald’s Dance of Champions to air on Network Ten

BY Sydney Eisteddfod | 03-Oct-2017
The made-for-television event #sydneyeisteddfod McDonald's Dance of Champions will be broadcast on Network Ten on 15 October, showcasing the best dance talent from the 2017. @sydeisteddfod.

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Kick off 2013 with a Conduit Arts Artist Residency

BY Conduit Arts | 05-Nov-2012
Give your art practice a head start for 2013 with the Conduit Arts studio residency in February. Open to collectives and collaborations as well as individual artist.

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Saddington Studios - Art Gallery for hire

BY Lindsay Saddington | 05-Nov-2012
Art Gallery for hire within the creative hub in North Melbourne - Share the space with Australian Centre Of Performing Arts / Club - Voltaire / Australian Creative Talent Agency / Blurbs Books - $300.00 per week or $1,000.00 per month.

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PYRAMID ROCK FESTIVAL - Proudly presented by Triple J

BY Pyramid Rock | 05-Nov-2012
Saturday 29 December 2012 to Tuesday 1 January 2013 The explosion of party that is PYRAMID ROCK FESTIVAL just got a whole lot juicer with the additions of some huge names to lead revellers into the New Year. Prepare thyself, young disciple: the Pyramid shall rock you. Join us on the stupidly majestic Phillip Island cliffs, where sweet tunes echo over crashing waves and 2013 is heralded in under the stunning, clear and bright night sky.

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FALLOW - Between Abandonment and Rebirth

BY Art-House | 05-Nov-2012
A derelict house has become the site of extraordinary interventions. Using minimal introduced materials, three artists explore the fallow period in a building's life, between abandonment and rebirth. FALLOW will be launched on 15 November and is open free to the public on weekends commencing 17 November, until 16 December.

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Australasian World Music Expo - 15-18 November 2012

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 05-Nov-2012
AWME (Australasian Worldwide Music Expo) will take place in Melbourne from 15-18 November, 2012. Celebrating its fifth year in 2012, AWME has cemented itself as the southern hemisphere’s premier roots music industry showcase, conference and trade event. The primary emphasis of the event is to provide a platform to foster stronger relationships with music industry associates by bringing together musicians, industry partners/representatives and festival audiences from all corners of the globe for four days of non-stop music, networking, film screenings and conference sessions.

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Want to Perform in the 2013 Melbourne International Comedy Festival?

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 05-Nov-2012
If you're thinking of performing a show as part of the 2013 Festival, it's time to get organised! You can find all the details about how to register your show and loads of information about being in the Festival. Registrations close on Wednesday 21 November.

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Design education initiative for primary school children - 24 hours to help get Object's 2012 Design Emergency campaign across the line!

BY Object - Australia Design Centre | 05-Nov-2012
Object believes in the power of design to effect positive change. We recognise there is an opportunity to teach children creativity and design thinking skills so they will be able to deal with the problems of the future. Our outreach education program, Design Emergency, can empower children to change their world for the better. But we need your help to do it!

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Bridgit Thomas - Superstructures

BY Bridgit Thomas | 05-Nov-2012
Bridgit’s drawings and watercolours provide a perspective on the superstructures that dominate the landscape and fill up the sky. This exhibition is an attempt to make sense of their chaos, confusion and sheer size.

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Latest Claire Kirkup Works at Port Art Gallery

BY J.Webb | 02-Nov-2012
Kirkup's painting style, synonymous with relaxation and harmony, exudes a slow desire that embodies unique compositions. Using distinct line emphasis and sensitive use of texture and colour she expresses timeless ideas often with hauntingly familiar content. Her recent works are paintings of childhood memories on circular boards (perspex covers).

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Position Vacant - Aboriginal Arts Development Officer

BY Blacktown Arts Centre | 02-Nov-2012
Blacktown Arts Centre has developed a reputation for the quality and innovation of its exciting Aboriginal arts program and we are seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to continue to develop our leadership role in the Aboriginal arts sector.

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Living Art Galleries - Public Art Expressions of Interest OPen

BY Blacktown Arts Centre | 02-Nov-2012
Blacktown City Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from artists to develop contemporary and innovative responses to a number of Laneways within Blacktown CBD.

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Call for Entries - New Art Awards 2012

BY Temporary Gallery | 02-Nov-2012
Enter now. Only 2 Months to go! Be in the running to become our project of the month November 2012.

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St Kilda Film Festival - CALLING ALL FILMMAKERS

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 02-Nov-2012
Enter now to be a part of Australia's Top 100 in 2013 and you could win over $40,000 in cash and in-kind craft awards

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New exhibition by Stephen Bowers

BY Lauraine Diggins Fine Art | 02-Nov-2012
Stephen Bowers is a South Australian artist who delights with his crafting ability and deeply intelligent wit. He draws on history, natural science, artistic tradition and pop culture to create poetic collages in exquisite and details ceramics. View his new exhibition, STEPHEN BOWERS: Larks' Tongues in Aspic (Part IV) at Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, North Caulfield. www.diggins.com.au

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Zorica Purlija shortlisted at the Pedestrian.TV Awards

BY zorica purlija | 02-Nov-2012
I was invited to submit to Pedestrian.TV Awards and have been shortlisted in the music and Fashion category.There were 11000 submissions and 3000 were shortlisted for people to vote for their favourite.

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2012 M16 Artspace Drawing Prize

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 02-Nov-2012
M16 Artspace invites artists to submit work for the annual 2012 M16 Drawing Prize. This prize is for works on paper or other surfaces using either traditional or non-traditional drawing materials and techniques, including digital media.

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KINGSWOOD NOMINATED FOR TRIPLE J UNEARTHED AWARD

BY Emma Wiking | 02-Nov-2012
Today triple j announced the list of nominees for the Unearthed Artist of the Year Award and Melbourne’s KINGSWOOD are stoked to be listed amongst the other awesome nominees: Flume, The Rubens, Chance Waters and Thelma Plum.

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Exhibition invitation: Natahlie Hartog-Gautier

BY Art Atrium | 02-Nov-2012
Exhibition opening with the artist to be launched by Rhonda Davis Director of Macqaurie University Gallery Saturday 10 November 2.30 - 4.30 pm

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Love Letters

BY Arts Access Victoria | 01-Nov-2012
Remember your first love? The passion. The emotion. The hormones. Peek into the hearts of Melbourne’s teenagers as they feel it all, for the first time. UPDATE: Free tix for Arts Access subscribers on Thursday, Friday or Saturday night!

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Andrew Mezei

BY Catherine Asquith Gallery | 01-Nov-2012
"The dawn said something strange to me", Opening of new exhibition by Melbourne-based artist, Andrew Mezei.

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A Night at the Rock Opera

BY Augusta | 01-Nov-2012
Music legends from all over the country are looking for ways to get involved with YWCA NSW’s A Night At The Rock Opera, resulting in five sensational new performers joining an already stellar line-up raising money and awareness for YWCA NSW’s mentoring and leadership programs for disadvantaged children including Big Brothers Big SistersTM.

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Qantas Spirit of Youth Awards - Animation Winner!

BY Augusta | 01-Nov-2012
The Qantas Spirit of Youth Awards (SOYA365), the leading initiative for Australia’s best emerging artists, designers, and creatives, has today announced Queenslander Alex Gee as the 2012 recipient of the SOYA365 Animation award.

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COLOURIVSION by Judi Singleton & Peter Ferguson

BY Kylie Greer | 01-Nov-2012
Colourvision is a vibrant and colourful exhibition by artistic collaborators and co-founders of the now infamous Roar Studios, Peter Ferguson and Judi Singleton.

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The Taste of Tweet Success- twitter workshop for writers

BY SA Writers Centre | 01-Nov-2012
Twitter workshop for writers. Prakky can help you raise your profile online and get more people interested in your writing. This workshop is essential for those writers who want to benefit from (and enjoy) the savvy use of social media platforms.

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Introductory Drumming Workshops

BY TaikOz | 01-Nov-2012
Put away the pots and pans and prepare to play a serious set of drums! You can enjoy a 90 minute Introductory Taiko Workshop with TaikOz in Ultimo.

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MARGARITA GEORGIADIS

BY South Hill Gallery GOULBURN | 01-Nov-2012
Margarita Georgiadis "REVERIES" Opening by Cherry Hood Sat 3 November 22pm. Exhibition runs till 18 November. Visit our website for location, hours and images. www.southhillgoulburn.com.au

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FLICKERFEST 2013

BY Augusta | 01-Nov-2012
Flickerfest, renowned as Sydney¹s first outdoor beachside cinema, kicks off the summer movie season under the stars at Bondi Beach in 2013 from 11th-20th January, screening the best short films from Australia and the world in a unique and relaxed summer environment. Once the festival finishes, Flickerfest goes on tour to over 40 venues around Australia. Our Academy®Accredited short film competition & special showcases celebrate the latest in cutting edge shorts from around the world. Welcome to our world of shorts!

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3 exhibitions at Depot II Gallery, Danks Street

BY Lisa Woolfe | 01-Nov-2012
Three exhibitions at Depot II Gallery - Rachel Carroll, Mark Rhodes and Lisa Woolfe, Rachel Carroll, Mark Rhodes and Lisa Woolfe are artists united by the land. In three concurrent solo exhibitions at Depot II Gallery Danks Street, each artist presents their unique view of the landscape. Join the artists for opening drinks on Saturday 17 November 4-7pm Depot II gallery Danks Street 2 Danks Street, Waterloo. Exhibition dates 13-24 November

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CAFFEINE, INK AND PAPER...

BY Cyclone Gallery | 31-Oct-2012
Three simple elements which feature in Peter Berner’s deceptively simple observations on the world around him… Caffeine, Ink and Paper is an exhibition of new works from the better-known stand up comic and media personality, kicking off at Cyclone Gallery from 20 November 2012.

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Santina Amato at Mars Gallery

BY Andy Dinan - Mars Gallery | 31-Oct-2012
Amato / Blue is seasonally desired. Drawing from the universal symbol for childhood that is heavily surrounded by nostalgia, Blue Is Seasonally Desired is a collection of video sculptures influenced by the sensory experience of the carousel and is the final work that will conclude Amato’s year long investigation into the American carousel. Santina Amato’s initial attraction to the carousel was to explore how she could intertwine a child-like aesthetic into society's perspective of feminine beauty, attraction, sexuality and death.

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Jeremy Kibel at Mars Gallery

BY Andy Dinan - Mars Gallery | 31-Oct-2012
Jeremy Kibel / New Works, 2012. Free event to the public
Join Jeremy Kibel in his floor talk presentation, Saturday 24th November, 3.30pm

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Perth Festival 2013

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 31-Oct-2012
2013 Advanced Highlights Release. With just a month to go before our 2013 program launch we are excited to give you a sneak peek at the 2013 Perth Festival, with four stand-out events from four continents, including two Australian exclusives. This is just a taste of what’s in store - our full program will be announced 8pm, Wednesday 7 November and ticket sales for Friends of the Festival open that night.

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Seven Psychopaths - Presented by Hopscotch Films

BY Hopscotch Films | 31-Oct-2012
From the team who created In Bruges, comes Seven Psychopaths, an inventive, violent, hilarious film that retains the deft writing and comically twisted creativity about moralistic criminals that made In Bruges a cult classic.

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Border Art Prize

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 31-Oct-2012
The 2012 Border Art Prize will be exhibited at Tweed River Art Gallery from Friday 30 November 2012 to Sunday 13 January 2013.

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Sydney Design Awards 2012 - Finalists Announced

BY Mark Bergin - design100 | 31-Oct-2012
Congratulations to the 92 Sydney Design Awards finalists. Stage One voting for finalists saw over 3000 votes with over 2000 from industry peers including the 15 strong judging panel and 1200 from the design marketplace. Stage Two voting for winners is now underway with voting closing 12 November.

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Little Treasures exhibition at Pepper Street Arts Centre

BY Alex Thorpe | 31-Oct-2012
Handmade art and craft at affordable prices for Christmas. 25 November - 22 December 2012 Community Launch Event Sunday 25 November 2 pm - 4 pm Free Sausage Sizzle by Eastern Region Men’s shed Free Caricatures by Cartoon Guy - Allan Addams Christmas carols performed by Dolce Recorder Group Artist demonstrations Christmas sweet treats for sale.

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here and there - Prints by Damon Kowarsky

BY On Behalf Of Damon Kowarsky | 31-Oct-2012
The Australian High Commission Islamabad and Rohtas Gallery are pleased to present here and there... Prints by Damon Kowarsky. To be officially opened by HE Mr Peter Heyward, Australian High Commissioner

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WetlandCare Australia - National Art and Photography Competition

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 31-Oct-2012
WetlandCare Australia invites artists and photographers to enter our 6th annual National Art and Photography Competition. Help us promote wetlands and exhibit your work at Hunter Wetlands Centre, Newcastle to celebrate World Wetlands Day on Saturday 2 February 2013.

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Youth Short Dance Fest opens 14 November

BY Geoff Sirmai | 31-Oct-2012
FAST+FRESH DANCE 2012. YOUTH DANCE FESTIVAL SPOTLIGHTS FRESH TALENT! The best and brightest dancers and choreographers in NSW strut their stuff when Form Dance Projects and Riverside present the fifth annual Fast+Fresh Dance Festival this month.

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Nothing Amatuer About Community Theatre

BY Romina Cuello | 30-Oct-2012
After successful productions of Jerry’s Girls in March and Seussical, Jr. in July, Bankstown Theatre Company has embarked on the production of Cosi. This challenging masterpiece by Australian playwright Louis Nowra, under the direction of Arthur Pickering, will be BTC’s final show for 2012.

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