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Pitch Your Web Series Idea to ABC iview at Melbourne WebFest

BY Melbourne WebFest | 29-May-2017
Melbourne WebFest, Australia’s international web series festival, is partnering with ABC iview to present their second live pitching competition for web series. Pitch iview will be held at the State Library of Victoria on Saturday 1 July and is currently open for submissions. @MelbWebFest @ABCiview @Library_Vic #MelbWebFest #webseries

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2017 Sydney Eisteddfod has commenced!

BY Sydney Eisteddfod | 25-May-2017
Sydney Eisteddfod is held May – September annually. A unique snapshot of Australian performing arts, Sydney Eisteddfod will present a program of events for all ages and genres attracting performers from all over Australia as well as internationally.

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Melbourne WebFest Announces Fifth Anniversary Program and Official Selection

BY Melbourne WebFest | 22-May-2017
Australia’s international web series festival, Melbourne WebFest is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year from 29 June - 2 July at the State Library of Victoria. Over four days, the festival will honour innovative creators, screening 50 of the best web series from 17 different countries across comedy, drama, animation and non-fiction genres. @MelbWebFest @Library_Vic @ABCiview @FilmVictoria #MelbWebFest #webseries

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YAJA Advertorial Package - Boost Your Media Reach

BY YAJA (Young Art Journalism Awards) | 17-May-2017
YAJA is a new innovative awards concept giving students the opportunity to showcase their talent. Did you know that you can offer media opportunities to students? Work closely with journalism, media or PR students to create an advertorial based on your brief. In doing so you are not only providing income and work experience to a student while supporting YAJA, you are also generating a higher reach for your article. Perfect for boosting your media reach!

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Dream Baby Dreams by Alf Klimek

BY Dream Baby Dreams | 17-May-2017
At Dream Baby Dreams we’ve created soothing, classically inspired music; at the same time utilizing White Noise, Heartbeats, Nature and sound impulses based on Isochronic Tones. It’s calm, slow and hypnotic. Babies just fall asleep when listening to this.

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Press release: Eight Finalists announced for Sydney Eisteddfod Ballet Scholarship

BY Sydney Eisteddfod | 24-Jul-2017
Eight outstanding young dancers have been selected to progress to the Final of the Sydney Eisteddfod Ballet Scholarship on Sunday 30 July. #sydneyeisteddfod @sydeisteddfod

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A Feast for the Eyes

BY Mitchell Fine Art Gallery | 22-Jul-2017
Australians have an obsession with seafood. A predominantly coastal population, seafood is engrained in our way of life. Our special occasions marked with consuming copious amounts of moreish creatures from the deep blue. Artists Deirdre Bean and Mirra Whale explore this concept from different perspectives in their latest exhibition ‘A Feast for the Eyes’, opening at Mitchell Fine Art on Friday 4th August. #mitchellfineartgallery #art #brisbane #deirdrebean #mirrawhale #australianart #oilpainting #drawings #watercolour #seafood

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Laurent Gallery Presents Frequency Exhibition

BY LAURENT GALLERY | 21-Jul-2017
You are invited to the opening of the "Frequency" exhibition, Friday July 28th from 6.30.

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Water Child

BY Pawprint Productions | 21-Jul-2017
Did you know that one in six couples struggle with fertility? Familial fractures, pain, loss and the desperate need for a child are the bases of award winning play, Water Child, by Australian playwright, Emma Wood, and directed by Kris Weber, opening September. Season: September 1 - 9, 2017

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Chippendale World Art Residency 2017

BY Chippendale Creative Precinct | 21-Jul-2017
The Chippendale World Art Residency provides artists with the opportunity to expand their creative horizons on an international level, as well as enabling their work to be seen by art world giants Professor Raphael Rubinstein, art critic and former editor of Art in America, and Anita Taylor, Dean of the Bath School of Design, two of this year’s notable judges. This year three successful applicants will be awarded a six week residency at the NG Art Creative Residency in Provence, Southern France. The set theme is landscape paintings which invoke a sense of place.

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Haven—The Boite Millennium Chorus

BY Diana Wolfe | 21-Jul-2017
The Boîte Millennium Chorus will perform its 20th concert, ‘Haven’, bringing songs from the Seychelles, Africa, East Timor, Chile, the Caribbean and Indigenous Australia to thousands of Melburnians. This year, the songs selected for the concert include works composed and sung in English, Mandinka, Tsonga, Seychellois, Spanish, Tetum and Indigenous Australian (Yolngu and Pitjantjatjara) languages. Each song relates to the theme of ‘Haven’ through stories of seeking refuge and freedom, finding a home, falling in love, feeling safe, embracing change and nurturing hope.

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Gabby Malpas - Catch this artist when you can!!

BY Mickie with ArtSHINE Gallery in Chippendale | 20-Jul-2017
Gabby Malpas - Catch this artist when you can!! She can be seen in many venues in Sydney. Malpas artwork creates a world of escape with colours that blend into a world of familiar flowers and ethereal locations. All her pieces have layers of symbolic meaning. The beauty of her creations can be seen in many forms, from pillows to scarfs and even light boxes. To make your world filled with joy pick up one of her magical works at ArtSHINE Gallery.

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Sophia Hewson announced Finalist in 2017 Archibald Prize

BY Erin Kinley | 20-Jul-2017
[MARS] would like to announce Sophia Hewson has been announced a finalist in the prestigious Archibald prize. Hewson's work this year once again is set to intrigue and challenge both art world and the general public.

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WORKSHOPPED 17 EXHIBITION DOES THE CHAIR, TABLE, LAMP DO WHAT YOU’D HOPED IT WOULD? IS IT COMFORTABLE, FUNCTIONAL, DO YOU SMILE WHEN YOU LOOK AT IT?

BY Australian Design Centre | 20-Jul-2017
The WORKSHOPPED 17 design exhibition asks designers "Does your design demand attention and is fit for purpose?". 

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Sydney Craft Week EOI extended to 26th July

BY Australian Design Centre | 20-Jul-2017
SYDNEY CRAFT WEEK - JOIN US FOR AN EXCITING NEW FESTIVAL OF CONTEMPORARY CRAFT. Led by the Australian Design Centre and supported by an advisory group of craft sector professionals, Sydney Craft Week brings together contemporary craft organisations and individuals in a celebration of craft across the city as part of a ten-day festival from Friday 6 to Sunday 15 October 2017. Call for expressions of interest close on 26 July.

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Artist Workshop : "Fragmented Florals" with Kristine Ballard, practicing artist and arts educator

BY Chippendale Locals | 20-Jul-2017
Do you love colour? This workshop is for anyone who loves colour and wants to learn. Using a range of art mediums you will learn how to take your favourite colours and let them help you create an abstracted artwork that reflects your unique personality. "Fragmented Florals" Have fun creating your own artworks with Kristine Ballard, practicing artist and arts educator.

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CALL FOR ARTISTS

BY LAURENT GALLERY | 20-Jul-2017
The beautiful new Laurent Contemporary Art Gallery in South Melbourne is actively looking for submissions for their 2017/2018 exhibition calendar.

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Culture Scouts: Street Art Interview with Bunkwaa + Muralist Call Out

BY Culture Scouts | 19-Jul-2017
Culture Scouts talks to this Sydney local artist and street art guide about his past, his art, and the history of the street art scene in and around Newtown. What’s your favourite thing to show people in Newtown at the moment? I mean, it's the obvious one, but I really like the 'I Have A Dream' mural (on King Street) because I have a real strong connection to that mural. When I first came to Sydney there were a bunch of artists camping out under the mural - it was the really early days of artists like Ears (Daniel O’Toole) , about eight or ten years ago.


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AIR AWARDS ANNOUNCE BEST INDEPENDENT LABEL NOMINEES

BY Wiking PR | 19-Jul-2017
Australia’s biggest night for Independent music is just around the corner. The Australian Independent Record Labels Association is thrilled to reveal that the nominees for the ‘Best Independent Label’ are Barely Dressed Records, Elefant Traks, UNFD, Jazzhead, I OH YOU and Pieater. #indieconaus #ausindies #UmbrellaADL #scoutedadelaide #ADLCoM @southaustralia @SeeSouthAustralia @musicsa_adelaid @umbrellaadl

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Bonnie & Clyde: The End

BY PDNB Gallery | 19-Jul-2017
It was said that Bonnie & Clyde died as they lived, by the gun. On September 9, 2017, PDNB Gallery will be exhibiting for the first time, photographs of the infamous Texas criminals, Bonnie & Clyde. These historical photographs are from the personal collection of PDNB Gallery Director, Burt Finger. This exhibition highlights the deadly aftermath of a two-year manhunt for America's most romanticized criminal couple. Warning: Parental Discretion advised due to vivid imagery of the crime scene.

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Five Shows, One Gallery: Exhibition Opening by Claire Lefebvre, Garry Moore, ChengLin Miao, Tina Douglas and Annette Chang

BY Kate Wallace | 18-Jul-2017
From 20 July- 12 August, Alternating Current Art Space proudly presents the opening of five new exhibitions. An exchange between disciplines, come join us for the official opening on 21 July (6- 8pm) to celebrate the the incredibly diverse practices of Claire Lefebvre, Garry Moore, ChengLin Miao, Tina Douglas and Annette Chang.

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PUBLIC RETURNS WITH A BIG SCALE ART TRAIL THROUGH REGIONAL WESTERN AUSTRALIA

BY FORM | 17-Jul-2017
This August FORM’s annual street art project returns with the PUBLIC Silo Trail, a series of national and international artworks on iconic infrastructure spanning Western Australia’s regional heartland. The project will kick off in Merredin, the gateway to the Central Wheatbelt and a vital channel between Perth, the Goldfields and the Wheatbelt’s agricultural lands, with a mural painted across four 35 metre-high grain storage silos by Perth multi-disciplinary artist Kyle Hughes-Odgers. Ultimately the PUBLIC Silo Trail will create a cultural tourism trail through a larger-than-life, open air gallery of high profile murals, and catalogue the lives of regional Australians in film and story.

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Fred Williams in the You Yangs

BY Miranda Brown Publicity | 17-Jul-2017
Geelong Gallery is thrilled to present Fred Williams in the You Yangs, the largest major in-focus exhibition of a single subject in Williams’ oeuvre, taking place from 19 August to 5 November 2017. One of Australia’s most important painters, Williams irreversibly changed the way we consider the Australian landscape.

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Art on the page

BY Miranda Brown Publicity | 17-Jul-2017
The University of Melbourne is presenting Art on the page, a joyous exhibition celebrating the livre d’artiste, or artist book, bringing together 47 original artworks on the printed page from 40 twentieth-century European and Australian masters, to the delight of Melbourne bibliophiles, art lovers, indie publishers and design geeks.

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rollercoaster theatre company brings fish to the Melbourne stage this August

BY Sassy Red PR | 17-Jul-2017
Running for FOUR SHOWS ONLY from the 31st of August to the 2nd of September, Melbourne’s highly respected rollercoaster theatre company return with their latest politically charged offering, fish. #rollercoastertheatre

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ELISION ensemble Lichen concert

BY RMIT Gallery | 17-Jul-2017
ELISION ensemble in partnership with RMIT Gallery. The Lichen programme celebrates recent compositions by Richard Barrett, Dmitri Kourliandski and Liza Lim, with a new work by Matthew Sergeant, commissioned for the RMIT Sonic Arts Collection.

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RMIT Gallery - mmmm....retrospective

BY RMIT Gallery | 17-Jul-2017
RMIT Gallery presents the first ever retrospective of mmmm... (21 July - 9 September) a Madrid based collaboration of four artists who have been creating provocative and intriguing projects in public spaces since 1998.

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AJJ (formerly Andrew Jackson Jihad) ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR

BY Danae Effern | 17-Jul-2017
Phoenix, Arizona garbage pop veterans AJJ (Formerly Andrew Jackson Jihad) return to Australia this September, armed with their unique collection of scuzzy punk screeds. Since touring Australia with The Smith Street Band in 2015 they’ve released their sixth album The Bible 2 out through SideOneDummy Records.

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Fast Fashion: The dark side of fashion

BY RMIT Gallery | 17-Jul-2017
The RMIT Gallery/ Goethe-Institut's upcoming exhibition Fast Fashion: The dark side of fashion (21 July - 9 September) takes a critical look behind the scenes of the fashion industry and consumer habits. In response, the exhibition’s Slow Fashion Studio explores new fashion practices and experiences to bring about positive change, featuring the work of students from RMIT Fashion and Textiles.

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Dan Vogl gives a glimpse of 'If I Die' live ahead of his Melbourne single launch show

BY Sarah Guppy - This Much Talent | 17-Jul-2017
Melbourne indie-folk singer songwriter Dan Vogl shares his live take on his debut single ‘If I Die’, filmed with Speaker Sessions. Spotlighting his own unique vocals atop a pair of humble guitars, Dan delivered an endearing take on the already captivating track with honest storytelling and raw emotion.

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Grant Applications Now Open for Adelaide Fringe Artist Fund

BY Adelaide Fringe | 17-Jul-2017
Independent artists planning to present work in the 2018 Adelaide Fringe can now apply for financial assistance through the Adelaide Fringe Artist Fund.

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'Afterlife' solo exhibition by Ian Kingsford-Smith

BY Ian Kingsford-Smith | 16-Jul-2017
This exhibition consists of an adult female in the fetal burial position seated on a wooden block. She is surrounded by her personal effects and the artifacts required for her journey into the afterlife. 19 framed aquatint etchings, titled ‘Scenes from daily life,’ line the gallery walls alluding to the ancient Egyptian practice of painting scenes from the life of the deceased onto the walls of their tomb.

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Aisha Yousef Al Shemaili Calligraphy Art

BY Volodymyra Lada Sobolevska / Abu Dhabi Art Hub | 15-Jul-2017
Aisha's collection of contemporary Calligraphy Artworks is presented in small pieces of art stands (32 pc) and middle size Art pieces that combine an Islamic art and Abstraction.

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Greg Chitwood : time zones

BY Volodymyra Lada Sobolevska / Abu Dhabi Art Hub | 15-Jul-2017
The USA artist has explored memory, space and time in works made across the UAE. In July 1st, his first full UAE survey opened in Abu Dhabi as part of the 3rd Group Exhibition «Mixture» at Art Hub at the Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi.

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Scotland The Brave - Sydney Opera House Show

BY Alannah Maher | 14-Jul-2017
In 2017, Australian audiences will be treated to a good old highland fling when the international smash hit spectacular Scotland the Brave returns.

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A Tale of Four Migrant Women, Told by Four More

BY Noor Gillani / Queensland University of Technology | 14-Jul-2017
In her play Remembering Palestine, Director Aleea Monsour shines a spotlight on the lives of four refugee women, and in doing so a whole generation of youth whose roots trace back to no-man’s land.

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Commission an Original Romero Britto Portrait Now Through July 31st

BY AV | 14-Jul-2017
Nader Art Museum Latin America (NAMLA) and Romero Britto have partnered for an exclusive exhibit titled Portraits. Britto is accepting commissions for original portraits from now through July 31. A portion of the proceeds from portrait sales will be donated to NAMLA. The completed portraits will be on view for a special exhibit from Oct. 26 through November 24 at NAMLA, located on 62 NE 27th St., Miami, FL.

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27th International Sculpture Conference: Intersections + Identities

BY Karen Swanson | 14-Jul-2017
Registration is open now! Early bird and student rates are available.

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Parallels of Place @ Heathcote Museum & Gallery - 29th of July till 3rd of September

BY Heathcote Museum & Gallery | 13-Jul-2017
Parallels of Place looks at the intersection between aesthetic concerns of landscape imagery and the psychological impact of place. Bringing together younger and older artists the exhibition presents new perspectives on place. Parallels of Place reflects Lyn Nixon, Megan Christie, Ian Williams and David Ledger’s shared interests in the role of remediated imagery in representing, simulating or creating place.

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FABLED KINGDOM BY QUEENIE CHAN

BY COMIC LOVER | 13-Jul-2017
FABLED KINGDOM BY QUEENIE CHAN. "WHAT IF LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD WAKES UP IN A LEGENDARY KINGDOM THAT HAS BEEN ASLEEP FOR SIXTY YEARS?" WHAT IF SHE HAS TO PROVE HER WORTH BY PASSING THREE DIFFICULT TRAILS?" PICK UP HER SERIES OR BUY IT ONLINE WITH LINK BELOW VOL.1 - 3.

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Shaun Parker & Company present special fundraiser performance of Blue Love

BY Alannah Maher | 13-Jul-2017
Shaun Parker & Company will present Blue Love, for one night only at the Seymour Centre on August 23rd. From award-winning Australian choreographer, Shaun Parker, Blue Love is infused with intense physical theatre, film and dance and is a poetic and satirical take on the clichés of pop culture, romance, coupledom and suburbia.

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Blender Studios Official Opening Party

BY Judy Griffiths | 13-Jul-2017
It is our pleasure to invite you to the official opening of the new Blender Studios and Dark Horse Experiment gallery in Docklands. @blenderstudios

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A Three Course Long Lunch with the artist Anthony Van Lam ~ “ESPY” –

BY Chippendale Locals | 13-Jul-2017
A Three Course Long Lunch with the artist Anthony Van Lam ~ “ESPY” – This special event will be held Sunday 20 August 2017 from 1 – 3pm. Make reservations now! A great chance to learn about this amazing artist, fashion designer on how he gets his inspiration and also enjoy great food. It is a sit down meal in the multi-level art gallery. ArtSHINE Gallery in Chippendale.

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ArtSHINE's resident artists showcase

BY Chippendale Locals | 13-Jul-2017
ArtSHINE Gallery is a treasure to find in the heart of Chippendale. We welcome you to join us if you are an artist, collector or just want to get to know the gallery. There will be a display of paintings, illustrations, photography, watercolours, sculptures, comic books, fashion, jewelry, and so much more.

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2017 Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

BY IFFM | 12-Jul-2017
The 2017 Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM), the southern hemisphere's greatest annual celebration of Indian cinema unveiled details of the 2017 program. Taking place from 10-22 August with ‘Diversity’ as its unifying theme, this year’s festival explores the richness of contemporary cinema from India and the sub-continent – featuring 60 films in 20 different languages, spanning Bollywood box-office hits to documentaries and art-house festival favourites, as well as hosting the fourth edition of the annual Westpac Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Awards.

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