Waratah Lahy has produced a varied collection of works, all pertaining to a common interrogation of the way in which we perceive the world. In 2018, Lahy won the M16 Art Space Drawing Award and was selected as a finalist in the Grace Cossington Smith Art Award and the Splash McClelland Contemporary Watercolour Award. Her upcoming exhibtion 'hand held world' continues her extensive practice.
Over ten years, Mylyn Nguyen has developed several solo exhibitions for the Gallery that have whimsically explored childhood curiosities. Her current exhibition 'Sometimes I’m too boring for my imaginary friends' continues to explore these themes. Exhibition runs 8 to 26 May
Stories to Freedom, an exhibition that gives us insight into the past, present and future lives of refugee and migrant women living and working in our community.
As part of its new Sunday Movie Club, Wyndham Cultural Centre will be screening the cult classic Little Shop of Horrors on the 28th of April. It’s more than a film screening, it’s a fully fledged theatre production with live performances, dancers, costumes and more!
Picture and Melody: A Solo Painting Exhibition by Fariba Taheri Esnaashari. Fariba Taheri, Iranian Painting artist new solo exhibition; Picture and Melody in Falahzadeh Art Gallery, focuses on women, like most of her works.
Premiering as a part of Theatre Works Chapter Two, The Three Graces have a lot to say. #ThreeGracesTW #TheatreWorks
Tickets are now on sale for the eagerly-awaited 2019 ButohOUT! Festival—Forbidden Laughter. Thanks to pioneering Japanese-Australian performance artists Yumi Umiumare and Takashi Takiguchi, Melburnians have the chance to experience this unique and captivating dance form. Incorporating elements of cabaret, Bouffon, burlesque and visual installations, Forbidden Laughter is created by Yumi Umiumare along with award-winning performer Maude Davey, and the unstoppable force of WEAVE Movement Theatre, devious duo Willow J Conway and Zya Kane, and the Butoh OUT! Ensemble.
D’ANGERS GALLERY is showcasing a collection of paintings from a series of “The Empire of Red Bees” created by the artist Mohsen Jamali-Neek, introducing around 12 works. Jamali-Neek is a painter who pays a lot of attention to social aspects in his artworks. The main trait of his paintings is combination of general Iranian narration with contemporary expressionism of Western art.
An exciting and completely unique art exhibition in Perth, Paragon of Attraction, is set to send lovers of art into a spin! AppleX Art, a leading art dealer, specializing in exclusive art pieces and affiliated to Applecross Art, is proud to present a significant, once off exhibition featuring three uniquely talented artists from around the globe; Noemi Safir, Niclas Castello and Liz Gray.
Entries are now open for the 49th Annual Bacchus Marsh Rotary Art Show and Sale. This exhibition is held every Queen’s Birthday weekend and attracts more than 600 entries from all around Victoria and interstate. Each year the show is judged by a different curator from the National Gallery of Victoria and has received enthusiastic commendation. The 2019 show is offering total prize money of $7,700.
After 13 years at the helm of Australia's most famous and loved, award winning choir - the Choir of Hard Knocks, Dr Jonathon Welch AM will give his Melbourne farewell concert Seasons of Love at Melbourne Town Hall on Sunday June 2, 2019 at 2pm. This concert will be a wonderful musical retrospective and celebration of the time Jonathon and the Choir of Hard Knocks have been together, as they celebrate on stage with fabulous musical friends the hilariously talented and funny Jan van de Stool, Danielle Matthews, the Play It Forward massed choirs and other special surprise guests! All proceeds will go to help keep the choir singing! @choirofhardknocks A special event of Melbourne International Singers Festival #MISF19
After a 29-year absence from professional performance, Stan Kouros, co-founder of Actors Centre Australia (ACA), makes an exciting return to the stage in the role of Walker in the Company of Rogues production of Boy Out of the Country, opening at the Bondi Pavilion Theatre May 9-25. @companyofrogues #BoyOutOfTheCountry #companyrogues #bondipavilion #independenttheatre #sydneytheatre
“Spontaneity class was the best thing I've done in years. I absolutely loved it.” —L. Young. Spontaneity covers the basics of improvisation (improv). You’ll work on unleashing your creativity and unlocking your spontaneity through impro games and exercises based on play, collaboration and support. This course is designed to encourage fearlessness, to help you break out of your comfort zone and have fun! Spontaneity is the first course of the Impro Melbourne workshop program and requires no prior improvisation or performance experience.
For the first time ever, the Sydney Comedy Festival has announced the host of two of their Galas: English comedian Joe Lycett.
This rare release of significant paintings from the Warburton Collection, by Ngaanyatjarra artists Elizabeth Holland, Lalla West, Madeline Jackson, Christine West, Debra West, Nola Hunt, Olive Lawson and Betty West is available through the combined auspices of the Warburton Arts Project and Maruku Arts.
MAY 18: Campbelltown Arts Centre's new exhibition OK Democracy, We Need to Talk presents an open discussion about democracy and its optimistic future - or potentially - its demise. Timed to the Australian federal election, the exhibition highlights new commissions by eleven artists, unpacking themes surrounding identity politics, environmental politics, political structures, economies of labour, currency and nationalism.
Sydney’s audience-friendly contemporary chamber ensemble, The Hourglass Ensemble, will present two concerts featuring beloved classics and new Australian work in their Autumn Season: Starry, Starry Night featuring lullabies, nocturnes and songs for sleep and Everything I Touch an unusual and beguiling blend of new commissions and beloved masterpieces.
This April, Artereal Gallery is proud to present a solo exhibition of new photographic works by Ben Ali Ong. Known for his black and white photography practice, Ben Ali Ong has established a reputation for creating bodies of work which juxtapose brooding dream-like imagery alongside minimalist abstract pieces defined by their poetic restraint. Often blurry, grainy, scratched or heavily distorted through darkroom processes – Ong’s pictorial choices appear to be made completely at random, creating a disjointed and surreal narrative.
Reeling off a run of summer festival slots, dreamy indie-pop musician Merpire is thrilled to announce more upcoming shows in support of her first release for 2019 ‘Lately. The transfixing nom de guerre kicked off the year alongside local and international acts at festivals across the country including A Festival Called Panama, Brunswick Music Festival, and most recently By The Meadow.
On SUNDAY 5 MAY, Mount Hawthorn will transform its streets and lanes into a vibrant street festival for all ages from noon to 7pm for this this year’s Mt Hawthorn Streets and Lanes Festival powered by Synergy. In 2018 over 45,000 people attended what was hailed by many as the perfect family day out, and similar numbers are expected to once again enjoy a great series of attractions to suit all ages and tastes.