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Natasha Bieniek | Halcyon

Published by: Linden New Art | 16-May-2021

Natasha Bieniek is best-known for her miniature oil paintings. Bieniek's paintings are meticulous in their execution and demand close inspection. They link the ancient tradition of 16th century miniature painting with present-day image culture. This exhibition brings together a suit of recent works that have not been seen together before, including Bieniek's stand out painting, Biophilia, which was the winner of the Wynne Prize in 2015.

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Ruth Hauflich |To Feed your Oracle

Published by: Linden New Art | 16-May-2021

Ruth Höflich is an artist and filmmaker, born in Munich, Germany, and currently based in Melbourne. Often beginning with photography, her multidisciplinary practice examines the process of image-making, which she sees as an imprint of the daily flow of energy and information.

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Vipoo Srivilasa | Wellness Deity

Published by: Linden New Art | 16-May-2021

Vipoo Srivilasa is a Thai-born Melbourne-based artist, curator and arts activist. Srivilasa works predominantly in porcelain but also in an inter-disciplinary manner, creating works on paper, mix media and bronze sculpture, as well as large scale public art. Srivilasa’s playful blend of 19th century European figurines and Asian decorative art practices often explores contemporary cross-cultural and migration experiences.

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Dream Factory: GMH Design at Fishermans Bend 1964-2020

Published by: Prue Bassett Publicity | 14-May-2021

A stunning exhibition that goes behind the scenes of Australia's most important industrial design studio and birthplace of GMH iconic cars at Fishermans Bend, Melbourne From Aussie classics to contemporary concept cars, Dream Factory takes a tour through almost 60 years of design by way of rarely seen drawings, models, photographs, film and memories from key designers, showcasing one of Australia's most important industrial design studios, the Technical Centre, at Fishermans Bend. Home to Melbourne's most successful city-based automotive factory, the Technical Centre - opened in 1964 and gave us the HK Monaro, HQ Statesman, VE Commodore, the Bathurst Toranas and the eye-catching Hurricane concept car. Dream Factory is a celebration of form and function and demonstrates how the successful design and production of complex industrial objects put Australia on the post war global stage of automotive design, says curator Harriet Edquist, AM

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Fantastic Program for Melbourne International Singers Festival 2021

Published by: CarolineK | 14-May-2021

We are thrilled to launch our program for #MISF21. The diverse range of opportunities to sing, learn, experience and participate has never been more exciting. Join us for a weekend of amazing vocal workshops with Australia's finest choral conductors! Jonathon Welch AM, Artistic Director, Patrick Burns, Daniel Brinsmead, Nela Trifkovic and Adam Przewlocki. Singing gospel, contemporary, world music, opera, new works, rock and more! LET'S GET LOUD! #MISF21 @MelbSingersFest @playitforwardoz

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Wanna Be A Rabbit

Published by: Weave Movement Theatre | 13-May-2021

Wanna Be A Rabbit is a fusion of physical theatre, story-telling, visual installation and Japanese Butoh, in collaboration between Weave Movement Theatre and international Butoh performance artist, Yumi Umiumare. The work moves between the surreal and absurd; humorously reversing perceptions of difference and exploring themes, such as the tendency to categorise, distance and suspect ‘outsiders’. It asks the hard questions : Will I ever be perfect? Am I invisible? How do I get out of here? It’s dark. What am I: black/white, man/woman/other, less/more, an Aussie oy, oy?

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Arts Project Australia presents 4 x 4 Artist Solos

Published by: Zilla & Brook | 12-May-2021

Following the successful launch of its new gallery space at Collingwood Yards, Arts Project Australia is excited to bring together four solo shows comprising artists Monica Lazzari, Rebecca Scibilia, James MacSporran, and Samraing Chea in 4 x 4 Artist Solos. The artists each hold distinctive practices and collectively capture the essence of colour, imagination, narrative, and pattern, and speak on the energies of society and nuances of everyday life.

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Published by: AANTHOLOGIES | 12-May-2021

The Count's announce their 2021 program featuring Jake Mason Trio, Thando, Kee'Ahn, Paul Grabowsky, Audrey Powne and many more. Formerly known as the Jazz Club, The Count's brings a new name, a new look and a new attitude. Located at The Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts, 48 Exhibition Walk, Clayton 3800.

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JOHN DENT Exhibition at Lauraine Diggins Fine Art Opening 15 May 2021

Published by: Lauraine Diggins Fine Art | 11-May-2021

John Dent: Between Two Countries - an exhibition of paintings opening at Lauraine Diggins Fine Art in Melbourne on Saturday 15th May with 50 artworks painted both in Australia and France. Featuring still lifes, figurative works and Parisian street scenes - inspired by the artist's observations and experiences. From large-scale to more intimate works, the paintings can be viewed on our website www.diggins.com.au and an illustrated colour catalogue can be downloaded.

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Festival of Jewish Arts and Music reveals lineup for their third storytelling slam night, Spun Stories - Is This My Story To Tell?

Published by: This Much Talent | 10-May-2021

Melbourne's FOJAM (Festival of Jewish Arts and Music) is excited to announce another edition of their popular storytelling and slam poetry night with the upcoming event Spun Stories - Is This My Story To Tell? Who has the right' to tell which story? Are we only able to tell stories that we have experienced ourselves? Is it ok to try and embody another character and tell their story as an act of empathy and compassion? Can we separate the character of a person from the work they create?

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Endangered + Extinct

Published by: Australian Design Centre | 6-May-2021

Endangered + Extinct explores themes of loss through the exploration of architectural structures and the medium of ceramics.

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Windowsmiths: Murmuration

Published by: Australian Design Centre | 6-May-2021

Murmuration is a contemporary installation by the Windowsmiths, exploring the beauty and function of ordinary technologies driven by the body which enable transformation.

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Lab.19 art contest

Published by: Malamegi Lab | 5-May-2021

Lab.19 art contest, is a call for submissions open to all kind of artists. Works allowed in the art competition are: drawings, paintings, sculptures, photographs, graphics, mix media and video. A great opportunity for the artists, which can win a cash prize, have the opportunity to exhibit the artworks in October 2021 in Rome and much more.

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Lake Mac Open Studios

Published by: Lake Mac City Council | 5-May-2021

Over the first weekend in June, Lake Macquarie's local artists and makers will open their studio doors and welcome the general public inside for a behind the scenes look; giving art lovers the chance to meet artists, learn about the creative process and purchase unique artworks to take home. Featured artists work across a variety of mediums including glass, textile, sculpture and painting.

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Made/ Worn: Australian Contemporary Jewellery

Published by: Australian Design Centre | 5-May-2021

Made/ Worn: Australian Contemporary Jewellery is an ADC On Tour exhibition of outstanding work by 22 contemporary jewellery artists exploring the act of making, and the creation of meaning for the wearer.

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Uncanny Archives, Lisa Carrett

Published by: Artsite Galleries | 4-May-2021

Uncanny Archives is the debut solo exhibition by Sydney-based artist Lisa Carrett. Through painting and sculpture this show explores the transient sentiments of home within the broader Australian landscape. Carrett investigates how home is inextricably tied to the past and present, as memory informs individual perceptions of place. The home as a repository for memory, is explored as Carrett identifies key symbolism from the homes of her and her families past.

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Pulse Perspectives

Published by: Art Gallery of WA | 3-May-2021

WA's talented young artists are celebrated in this yearly showcase, gauging the pulse of young people who will influence, empower and shape the world we live in. @artgallerywa #artgallerywa #myagwamoment @agwapulse #pulseperspectives #agwapulse

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eX de Medici - DOUBLE CROSSED - 6-30 May 2021

Published by: Beaver Galleries | 30-Apr-2021

eX de Medici's extraordinary work examines concepts of power through violence, geo-economic politics and environment. Working from her studio in Canberra, eX presents a new series of detailed watercolours of hybridised moths and weaponry. This is eX's first commercial gallery show in Canberra since 2003.

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The Splash: the interactive outdoor pool' of Rotterdam Zuid is open!

Published by: Arttenders | 30-Apr-2021

WHAT?! An outdoor pool? In Hart van Zuid, at the Annie M.G. Schmidt square in Rotterdam, a functional artwork has been launched in the shape of... a swimming pool - just before the start of the Eurovision Song Contest. Not a real one of course, but an artistic interpretation that serves as an interactive meeting place for the inhabitants of Rotterdam and visitors. The Splash, a collaboration between Arttenders and artist Cindy Bakker, is inspired by the natural appeal of paddling pools. It is a place where functionality, art, spatial development, and policy solutions come together through social design. The work is 'officially' put into use from April 28 on, but can already be admired!

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