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Fundraiser for Kinchela Boys Home Aboriginal Corporation

BY Geoff Sirmai | 08-Aug-2012

The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of the World's Indigenous People is observed on August 9 each year to promote and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population. On Thursday August 9th 2012, at 7.00pm, StoryLines Festival is honoured to be hosting a fundraiser to support Kinchela Boys Home Aboriginal Corporation in the establishment of a ‘Belonging Place’.

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Eve Marks: Aspects of Style

BY Manyung at Glenferrie | 07-Aug-2012

Opening Saturday 18th August 1-4pm Join us at the opening to view Eve's works, enjoy drinks and live music and have an opportunity to meet the artist. Exhibition closes Sunday 2nd September.

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Numinosity by Anita Iacovella

BY TACIT | 06-Aug-2012

Awarded first prize at the recent Mini Print International, (Asia Pacific) exhibition at the No Vacancy QV Gallery, Melbourne, Anita Iacovella’s solo show Numinosity includes a selection of large and small-scale prints made with a monotype process, a procedure that yields only a single impression from each plate. Merging traditional and contemporary approaches to printmaking, Anita has worked with copper plates to create these monotypes and Intaglio prints.

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Indonesian Dancers bring their Earthquake Survival Story to Australia

BY Brisbane Powerhouse | 03-Aug-2012

After tours to New York, Berlin and Singapore, Nan Jombang Dance Company are heading to Brisbane to premiere their latest show Tarian Malam, which explores their personal experiences of the 2009 Padang earthquake. Tarian Malam is on 9 – 11 August at Brisbane Powerhouse before heading to Darwin Festival.

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TED SECOMBE ANNOUNCES FIRST SOLO EXHIBITION IN EIGHT YEARS

BY Annabelle Jones | 03-Aug-2012

Ted Secombe 2012 launches September 1, 2012. Melbourne-based Master Potter Ted Secombe has confirmed he will return to the art world with his first solo exhibition since 2004 this spring. Secombe’s place in the Australian ceramics industry is unchallenged and he is regarded as one of Australia’s most significant and accomplished ceramic artists.

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A Drawing Workshop - An Italian and Australian living in Italy

BY Irina Agaronyan | 03-Aug-2012

Mitchell McAuley is an Australian artist who has been living and working in Bologna for the past 18 months. Antonio Postacchini, an Italian artist runs an art school in Bologna and will be hosting a workshop in the picturesque Edna Walling historic gardens of Folly Farm, Olinda in Victoria.

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White Rabbit's "Double Take" Doubles the Magic

BY Sarah Jenkins | 01-Aug-2012

Double Take, White Rabbit Gallery, opening Aug. 31 The White Rabbit Gallery's new exhibition, Double Take, is in part a birthday celebration. As the Sydney art museum turns three, it is taking a look back as well as forward, mixing new pieces with some of the most popular works from earlier shows. Gallery manager Paris Neilson says the double-take theme works on two levels. "Where people have seen an artwork before, they'll see it in a new context this time, and that will add a whole new dimension. And with all the works we've chosen, there's a sense of 'This isn't what it seems to be.' You think, 'Hang on, what did I just see?' And you look again."

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The CONTEXTART-FORUM in the Blue Mountains

BY The Australian Forum for Textile Arts Ltd (TAFTA) | 01-Aug-2012

‘CTA-F’ is short for ‘CONTEXTART-FORUM’ – a week-long celebration of arts and crafts held in autumn in the mid-Blue Mountains - the first in 2012 and was so successful that this is now an on-going initiative of TAFTA, a long standing not-for-profit organisation. Dates for 2013 are 13-19 April with two venues used: Korowal School Hazelbrook and Springwood High School, Faulconbridge. A few workshops are offered for two days or four days only. Some are run as a full 6-day workshop option due to subject matter and time needed. But most tutors offer both a 2-day AND a 4-day workshop. The EARLY BIRD price of $85/day is available to December 1, 2012. Then costs rise to $95/day. See website www.tafta.org.au to obtain an Enrolment Form or email tafta@iinet.net.au to ask for one.

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Mai Fali Eh! Songs and Stories of Timor-Leste

BY Jo Molloy | 01-Aug-2012

Hundreds of singers will congregate this Sunday 5 August at Melbourne Town Hall to sing for Timor-Leste. Mai Fali Eh is the Boite's 2012 Melbourne Millennium Chorus concert, with artistic direction from Ego Lemos, Timor-Leste's most famous musician.

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Art Expos 2012

BY Andrew @ Art Expo | 01-Aug-2012

A BIG thank you to our Brisbane Art Expo exhibitors for a great event, the standard of artworks on show was outstanding. We received a great deal of positive feedback from exhibitors and show visitors alike and have set the foundations for Queensland's premier arts event. Art Expo Sydney and Canberra are coming soon.

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