City of Greater Dandenong’s annual exhibition, HOME, has announced six shortlisted national artists from a refugee or asylum seeker background. Their artworks will be on display at the Walker Street Art Gallery from 18 October – 24 November 2018 and all artists will receive $1000 each from sponsor IKEA Springvale, to support the development of new work.
Colombian artist, Doris Salcedo will be speaking at Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia, PA on Sunday, October 28, 2018. Tickets include a reception and are available online.
Although influenced by Pop Art, with its bold, eye-catching images and impersonal approach, at the core of Ty Joseph’s work is an intrinsic desire to express individuality, elegance, and social interactions by applying symbolic overtones. Working with vivid, distinct colors on large canvases, Ty infuses his sense of identity into each of his works with signature sweeps of L-shaped patterns. When viewed from a distance, these patterns create an illusion of unity that, up on closer inspection, reveal a much more complex, multi-faceted image, much like the idea of individuality itself.
Want to improve your writing? Attend an engaging one-day writing workshop with Michael Pryor, one of Australia's leading Fantasy and Science Fiction authors. Michael has been shortlisted seven times for the Aurealis Award and nominated for the prestigious Ditmar award.
Discover Music in Nature. James Crabb, Four Winds Artistic Director, has launched the Four Winds 2019 Easter Festival promising a full Program which will take you on a journey to Discover Music In Nature, different musical cultures and traditions as well as great classical works. Set in a unique environment at Barragga Bay on the majestic Far South Coast of NSW, the Four Winds Easter Festival is an experience like no other. It brings world-class musicians, performers and audiences together in purpose built state-of-the-art facilities in an exceptional location amongst the magic of nature. #FourWindsEasterFestival @FourWindsAU
Lock up your black cats and say “HOO-HAA” into a mirror five times! It’s time for another dose of frightfully good times at The Big HOO-HAAlloween Spookfest.
Four Winds Youth Music Festival | 16 – 18 November. An exhilarating, new annual three-day Youth Music festival focusing on young people coming together to share in the joy of music and music-making.
MGA Foundation is thrilled to announce that Melbourne-based, Iranian-born artist Hoda Afshar is the winner of the $30,000 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize for her photograph ‘Portrait of Behrouz Boochani, Manus Island’ (2018). The judging panel – Dr Michael Brand, Director of the Art Gallery of NSW; Melbourne-based artist Dr David Rosetzky; and Anouska Phizacklea, MGA Director – made the winning selection from 50 finalists whose work reflect the diversity and depth of photographic practice in Australia. #bownessphotographyprize #australianhomeofphotography #hodaafshar @mga_photography
The Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year competition once again celebrates the natural heritage of the Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea bioregions in 2018.
We’re pleased to invite you to the 2018 Tom Bass Memorial Address, to be presented by renowned public artist Jennifer Turpin. Every two years, TBSSS invites an artist to present an address on their work to commemorate the legacy of Tom Bass AM.
BILLET DOUX 2018 exhibition is now open at Albury LibraryMuseum, on display until Sunday 2 December. Billet Doux is a biennial open entry contemporary, non-acquisitive, art prize and exhibition of small-scale artworks – showcasing the diversity in visual arts practises in the Murray Arts region.
The aroma of cookies baking in the oven is that familiar scent that conjures memories of your childhood, waiting for that first cookie from the batch your mom was baking.
A recent exhibition at MOMA’s PS1, Body Armor, featured four women artists that conveyed certain expressions of power and identity, through their garments, or objects worn, to define femininity. This exhibition coincided with the current #MeToo movement, which will be one of many in the future to address this cultural phenomenon.
Opening Reception: Saturday October 20, 2-5pm. Guided Tour of the Exhibition with Yamamoto Masao: Saturday, October 20, 3pm. Exhibition Dates: October 20 – November 17, 2018. Stephen Bulger Gallery is pleased to present “Microcosms Macrocosms”, the first Canadian exhibition of work by the acclaimed artist Yamamoto Masao.
Zahra Newman stars in a powerhouse, solo performance that sees her morph seamlessly through 17 characters to create an entire family, an entire street, an entire community. debbie tucker green’s random journeys through laughter to sorrow, and bristles with the rage and humanity experienced by a family rendered helpless in the face of personal sorrow.
“Unsnap those garters and those starched lapels. It’s time to get wicked and wild” After presenting critically acclaimed sell-out productions of Sunday in the Park with George & Merrily We Roll Along, Little Triangle will present The Wild Party with emerging Australian performers in November for a strictly limited 2- week season at the Seymour Centre. #WildPartyAU
Smells Like A Song sees the multi-talented Impro Melbourne players pulling an entire improvised musical out of thin air. And as with any Impro Melbourne show audience participation is an integral part of the fun. #impro #musical #smellslikeasong
Come join Cath for an insightful and descriptive talk about the artists, their background and the inspiration behind their creations.
Do you love to dance? Are you inspired the grace of ballet dancers? Imagine learning how to gracefully express yourself through movement to music, with insights and instruction from a real ballerina! @cityadultballet #adultballetclassesinmelbourne #expressyourself #cityadultballet #adultballet #whatsoninmelbourne
Wage theft culture is widespread throughout Australia with a quarter of international students and backpackers receiving $12 or less per hour, around half legal minimum salary.