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Gestuelles - The art of transmission by Aboriginal desert women

BY Aboriginal art exhibition in Sydney & Public floor talks | 18-Jun-2012

From Wednesday, 20 June until Wednesday, 18 July 2012 Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour, 100 Murray Street, Darling Harbour 2000, NSW Celebrating France’s role in the development and recognition of Australian Indigenous art, the exhibition Gestuelles - The art of transmission by Aboriginal desert women presents works of Aboriginal women painters from desert communities where the emergence of acrylic painting and the understanding of women’s role have significantly been encouraged by prominent French women anthropologists.

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Exhibition invitation Warlukurlangu Artists

BY Art Atrium | 18-Jun-2012

Judy Napangardi Watson, Shorty Jangala Robertson, Paddy Japaljarri Sims, Paddy Japaljarri Stewart, Liddy Napanangka Walker, Bessie Nakamarra Sims & others. Exhibition launch to be opened by Pat Corrigan AM. 6.30pm-8.30pm Thursday 21 June 2012

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ART EXPO Brisbane 13 -15 July

BY rodd craig | 18-Jun-2012

The Art Expo is an exciting, brand new event supporting the continued growth in all facets of the Arts across 3 cities in 2012. The Art Expo format caters to all people in the hope of demystifying the world of art and creating a new wave of artists, collectors and arts enthusiasts.

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Avant Card - Artist Project

BY Avant Card | 15-Jun-2012

Art is integral to everything we do at Avant Card, and as such we take great pleasure in providing exposure for emerging artists by producing beautiful works of art on our postcards and also distributing them to our national venue network. The punters love us for this and in turn we love giving artists a vehicle to showcase their talent. Our aim is to promote diversity – and successful images are chosen based on their ability to inspire, intrigue or inform the general public. You art must look like it belongs on a postcard, it has to be special and it has to stand out.

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Stroke Alt Delete - An Online Community Art Project

BY Mosaic Republic | 15-Jun-2012

“Stroke Alt Delete” is an innovative community 'online' art project that Mosaic Republic is running in partnership with the National Stroke Foundation. It is quite unique and experimental insofar as it uses various social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter, to engage people to make important project decisions via information sharing, feedback and online voting.

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Commune, Construct, Convey

BY Marie Schoenmaker | 14-Jun-2012

This months program brings three artists into the Conduit Arts space to commune, construct and convey their ideas. To view the artist developments join us at the opening on July 4th from 6pm till 9pm

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La Fête de la Musique - Make Music Melbourne

BY The Alliance Française de Melbourne | 14-Jun-2012

Fête de la Musique is the largest international live music event in the world! Developed by the French Government in 1982, Fête de la Musique is held in 450 cities across the globe on the very same day each year – 21 June. The aim of the event is to make music everywhere, to celebrate music and to expose as many people to music as possible.

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BY Japingka Gallery | 13-Jun-2012

The Pilbara - Yinjaa-Barni Artists - Gallery1 Opens June 15, 2012 Yinjaa –Barni Artists are traditional owners from the Fortescue River region, and their paintings depict the remarkable country of the Pilbara in Western Australia’s north-west. The contrasts of the harsh environment with the hidden gorges of cool water, the seeds and flowers bursting out after rain, are moments that belong to the great Creation stories of the Marrga. This exhibition is presented in association with Yinjaa-Barni Art Centre. Edward Blitner –Stories from my Grandfather - Gallery2 Opens June 15, 2012 Edward Blitner started painting with his grandfather. He says of this time, "My grandfather would be painting on bark and we kids would sit around him and watch him grind the ochres and mix the colours. After a while he would tell us the story for that particular painting and also teach us the songs and dance for that story. When he was in a very good mood, he let us paint the sides of the bark painting. That was my start.

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Leslie Eastman at Nellie Castan Gallery

BY Nellie Castan Gallery | 13-Jun-2012

Leslie Eastman’s exhibition Chronology comprises a series of time objects, mechanisms addressing the deceptively simple fact of our presence in and perception of the world. Referencing the histories of Kinetic and Op Art, these temporal devices question the subject of time and the time of the perceiving subject.

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'Someone's Daughter ' - Entry for Moran Art Prizes 2012

BY Psari | 13-Jun-2012

The flowers are part of the idea of the child - adulthood play and not a botanically correct image. In fact most of the painting is painted very loosely as not to distract from the idea. A flower or leaf painted to precisely would distract and draw attention to the fact that it is painted so well. Only the eyes should capture you, the viewer and arrest you, so that all else just becomes a play in time and space. PSARI 2012

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Storylines Festival - are the stolen generation and refugees both just a number?

BY Storylines Festival | 13-Jun-2012

LANDMARK CULTURAL EVENT TO SHOWCASE MINORITY STORIES. Parade Theatre Kensington & Bondi Pavilion from 31 July. bAKEHOUSE Theatre Company in association with Tamarama Rock Surfers & Parade Theatres presents STORYLINES FESTIVAL 2012 – a four week celebration of diversity that challenges Australian art and theatre by providing a powerful, creative voice to minority cultures whose stories often go unheard.

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Bourne - Do you remember love

BY Bourne | 08-Jun-2012

Bourne is Australian Songstress Alex Bourne and Composer / Producer Niko Stoessl. Distinguished and elegant, yet dark and earthy. Watch the video clip here.

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Collisions - A new dance work by The Delta Project

BY Arts Access Victoria | 08-Jun-2012

The Delta Project is a company made up of deaf and hearing dancers
The work explores the concept of "Collisions".
On the surface, no identifiable difference but in our daily lives the gap is exposed. It is not a reflection on disability/ability but on how any two worlds separated by a language barrier, experience and ways of living come together. In the merging of two cultures, we explore the effects of when two worlds collide.

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