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Space Tank Call-out for talented Melbourne makers

BY Space Tank Studio | 16-Jul-2018
Space Tank is looking for kick-ass Melbourne makers for their 9 month Bench to Business training program, designed to teach high impact product development and business skills to creative makers. This program is funded by LaunchVic – so it’s FREE and will be offered only once - Round 2 applications are now open until 28th July 2018.

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NEW SACRED - A group exhibition exploring ritual and folklore in contemporary Australian art

BY Green Tea | 10-Jul-2018
A joint role exhibition between Mosman Art Gallery and Parramatta Artists Studios encourages curatorial dialogue and the flow of ideas across greater Sydney this winter. #mosmanartgallery @mosmanartgallery

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Taut: An Exhibition Review

BY Miranda Hine / Queensland University of Technology | 09-Jul-2018
Systems of support make for precarious object interactions in Ally McKay's exhibition Taut. Objects are assembled in tentative arrangements, expected - somehow- to support each other against inescapable physical forces. Taut invites us into a beautiful balancing act between tension, failure and endurance. It's an act we have all at some point been familiar with. In systems where rules have already been set, either social rules or rules of gravity, we have little choice but to navigate them regardless of how little sense they make or support they afford us. Using simple materials linked to building and construction, Ally reflects on her own vulnerabilities and the resilience required to constantly stay upright against the pressure to collapse and fall within these systems. Ally's constructions are a determination to make things work. Her quiet installations embrace fragility and speak of growth and adaptation to new environments.

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She Said Theatre Bring Award-Winning 'Fallen' To Melbourne For Premiere Season

BY Sassy Red PR | 17-Jul-2018
All locked away... no one can hold it against you once it’s all locked away. #SheSaidTheatre #FallenMelb

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Theory of Flaw: New Work by Matthew Cheyne

BY Ipswich Art Gallery | 16-Jul-2018
In his latest exhibition titled Theory of Flaw, local artist Matthew Cheyne is taking his work in a new direction. #IAGpresents #MatthewCheyne #TheoryofFlaw

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Brisbane Festival: Tivoli in the Round: Polish Club

BY Heapsaflash | 16-Jul-2018
Brisbane Festival and the Tivoli, presents TIVOLI IN THE ROUND: POLISH CLUB.

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Space Tank Call-out for talented Melbourne makers

BY Space Tank Studio | 16-Jul-2018
Space Tank is looking for kick-ass Melbourne makers for their 9 month Bench to Business training program, designed to teach high impact product development and business skills to creative makers. This program is funded by LaunchVic – so it’s FREE and will be offered only once - Round 2 applications are now open until 28th July 2018.

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JOIN THECHO!R in Term 3, with our Founding Artistic Director Dr Jonathon Welch AM

BY CarolineK | 16-Jul-2018
Now in their 10th year, THECHO!R offers another exciting, diverse range of performance opportunities, from pop, world music to new works … we’d love you to join us in Term 3! Basses & tenors particularly welcome. Our first rehearsal, for Term 3, is this Wednesday 18th July. Melbourne's most exciting non-auditioned choir @THE_CHOIR

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Energi Seni Art Exhibition

BY talentaorganizer | 16-Jul-2018
“Energy of Art” exhibition will showcase the finest works of 18 artists.

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AEORA | Let Loose EP and new single I.G.I

BY Small FRY | 16-Jul-2018
Singer, songwriter and producer Aeora releases her sophomore EP Let Loose, a collection of songs that highlights Aeora's bold and commanding vocals and Haxx’s dark pulsating production.

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2018 KAAF ART PRIZE OPENS!

BY The Korea-Australia Arts Foundation | 15-Jul-2018
Calling for entries!! The KAAFP for 2018 is open themed and medium to 2D art works. This art prize has both acquisitive and non-acquisitive cash prizes totalling $21,000 for the artists.

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All We Can’t See: Illustrating the Nauru Files

BY fortyfivedownstairs | 14-Jul-2018
Powerful, honest, heart-wrenching, Australia's award-winning artists such as Ben Quilty, Janet Laurence and Abdul Abdullah have joined forces again to bring to Melbourne All We Can't See: Illustrating the Nauru Files.

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One Of Australia’s Most Acclaimed Pianists Will Join TMO For Fever

BY Event Manager | 14-Jul-2018
The Metropolitan Orchestra’s All-Russian Fever concert on August 25th features pianist Tamara-Anna Cislowska performing Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto no 2, Rimsky-Korsakov’s lively Capriccio Espagnol and Rachmaninoff’s exuberant Symphonic Dances in a night filled with feverish energy. Tickets available at metorchestra.com.au or call 8004-3472.

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The Melbourne Fair

BY Dianne Pickett | 14-Jul-2018
Shop for one-of-a-kind, vintage, mid-century modern and antique furniture, lighting, jewellery, art, fashion and collectables from the best dealers and stores in Australia.

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Bi-Cycle

BY Sam Anderson | 13-Jul-2018
Whether you’re a gym junkie or a spin class flunkie, there is something in Bi-Cycle for you. This is a hit theatrical show in the making from Sam Anderson (Underbelly, Drown) that brings abdominal crunching comedy to the stage for 50 minutes of sweat, soul-searching and fun.

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Styreet Requiem plus premiere of TATTOO

BY MikeC | 13-Jul-2018
Start Homelessness Week with a unique experience that will move your heart and your soul and will help those in need at the same time. Proceeds will support the marvellous work of the School of Hard Knocks. The wonderful Street Requiem remembers the innocent who have died on the street, while offering hope for the future to people and communities struggling with homelessness. It will be followed by the world premiere of TATTOO, an amazing new work written by the inspirational Choir of Hard Knocks in collaboration with the incomparable Warren Wills.

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MARK ROGERS' TOM WILLIAM MITCHELL TO CLOSE MERRIGONGX 2018 WITH A BANG!

BY Kabuku Public Relations | 13-Jul-2018
Woodcourt Art Theatre in association with Merrigong Theatre Company present Tom William Mitchell, by lauded, local playwright and director and UoW alumni, Mark Rogers. Tom William Mitchell is the exciting final production of the inaugural 2018 MERRIGONGX season.

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Ben Panucci reveals rich dream pop number ‘Quite’ – the second taste from forthcoming album ‘Age Of Consequence’ + launch shows

BY This Much Talent | 13-Jul-2018
Sydney artist Ben Panucci is lifting the veil on the second slice of his anticipated forthcoming album Age Of Consequence with lush and quirky new track ‘Quite’ out Friday 13 July.

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Call for Submissions: Guest Curator

BY Boroondara Arts | 13-Jul-2018
Town Hall Gallery invites proposals from emerging, mid-career and established curators or collectives to present an exhibition as part of our 2019 exhibition program.

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Chinese Ceramics Revealed, 5th Century BC – 1983: Highlights from the Yuen Collection

BY Art Gallery of WA | 12-Jul-2018
The seventy-six objects on display comprise a selection from the extensive collection of Chinese ceramics belonging to Albert Yuen, a Perth-based Hong Kong native with a longstanding passion and knowledge for this particular aspect of Chinese art.

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Diva of Jewish Music to Visit Melbourne

BY Margot Gorski | 12-Jul-2018
One of Europe’s greatest singers of Jewish music, Bente Kahan will perform one concert only in Melbourne on Sunday 12th August. She will also hold a Masterclass in singing in Yiddish the following day.

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Craft Cubed Festival of the Handmade

BY Craft | 12-Jul-2018
CRAFT'S ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF THE HANDMADE, AND THE BIGGEST COMING TOGETHER OF THE CRAFT AND DESIGN COMMUNITIES IN AUSTRALIA .#craftcubd2018 #craftvictoria #handmade

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Deeper - David Pottinger

BY Craft | 12-Jul-2018
One of Australia’s foremost ceramic artists, David Pottinger is well known for the complex, striated surfaces of his cylindrical forms. In his exhibition Deeper at Craft, 1 – 29 September 2018, David references his ceaseless and inexhaustible exploration of place and natural elements through the patterns within the ceramic form.

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night vision - Troy Emery

BY Craft | 12-Jul-2018
Troy Emery’s exhibition night vision, showing at Craft 7 July – 18 August, provokes ideas and feelings about our relationship with animals, and their appeal as decorative pieces or accessories.

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Jewellery Fabrication Techniques – One Day Workshop

BY Bridget Kennedy Project Space | 11-Jul-2018
This one-day intensive jewellery making course is a great introduction for students who’d like to see if they enjoy working with metal.

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STRETCH your skills ...... at these fabulous workshops in vocal technique, Saturday 21st July in Brisbane

BY CarolineK | 11-Jul-2018
Don't miss out, come to our fun and fabulous workshop on Saturday July 21st in Brisbane! The School of Hard Knocks is delighted to introduce a new series of one day workshops to help choral singers, conductors and performers STRETCH their skills and vocal knowledge.

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Tangible Fractures - Art Exhibition

BY Bridget Kennedy Project Space | 11-Jul-2018
‘Tangible Fractures’ - Jenny Du, Merena Nguyen, India Scard - 9 – 25 August 2018. Tangible Fractures is an exhibition that attempts to capture the relationship between the physical and psychological self through a collection of experimental works in painting, collage, wearable and non-wearable objects. Jenny Du, Merena Nguyen and India Scard have come together to explore facets of their own lived experiences in this multidisciplinary exhibition.

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TACA Open Studio 2018 – Pop up studio at ADC

BY Australian Design Centre | 11-Jul-2018
Australian Design Centre will host a pop-up studio as part of the Australian Ceramics Association Open Studios 2018.

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Euphemia Bostock: Fashion Collection 1987

BY Australian Design Centre | 11-Jul-2018
Euphemia Bostock: Fashion Collection 1987 at Object Space

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Seed Stitch Contemporary Textile Awards 2018 – Call out for Expressions of Interest

BY Australian Design Centre | 11-Jul-2018
Call Out for submissions from NSW textile artists to take part in the inaugural Seed Stitch Contemporary Textile Awards (SSCTA)

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Meet the Maker: Niki McDonald (Tapestry Girl)

BY Australian Design Centre | 11-Jul-2018
Contemporary Needlepoint Tapestry Workshop.

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Printing the Future: Innovations in 3D Printing

BY Australian Design Centre | 11-Jul-2018
Join this team of experts as they discuss the future applications of 3D printing.

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The RQAS Biennial 2018

BY Rochelle Lindquist | 11-Jul-2018
Hold onto your hats ladies and gentlemen the RQAS Biennial 2018 is coming! Now in it’s second year the RQAS Binenial is an exciting programe of events designed to elighten, engage and excite Queensland residents, while providing exciting opportunites for Queensland Artists. Featuring three major compeition exhibtions and a series of public engagement events to bring in the movers and shakers of Brisbane!

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Land Use: A Group Exhibition

BY Stephen Bulger Gallery | 11-Jul-2018
Exhibition Dates: July 21 – September 8, 2018. Opening Reception: Thursday, July 26, 5-8pm. Stephen Bulger Gallery is pleased to present “Land Use”, a group exhibition of work by artists Robert Burley, Dana Fritz, Geoffrey James, and Jamey Stillings.

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NEW SACRED - A group exhibition exploring ritual and folklore in contemporary Australian art

BY Green Tea | 10-Jul-2018
A joint role exhibition between Mosman Art Gallery and Parramatta Artists Studios encourages curatorial dialogue and the flow of ideas across greater Sydney this winter. #mosmanartgallery @mosmanartgallery

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The Boîte Melbourne Millennium Chorus 2018—join now!

BY Diana Wolfe | 10-Jul-2018
Singing in groups isn’t just great fun, more and more evidence is showing that choral singing is good for our minds and bodies as well. If you’ve always wanted to experience the joy of singing in a group but haven’t had the opportunity before, here’s your chance to be part of an extraordinary choir. Enrolments are now open for the 21st Boîte Millennium Chorus—and the great news is, there’s no age limit, and no auditions. It’s a welcoming and diverse choir of up to 300 people, who will attend three full-day rehearsals with a professional choir director and musicians, before the concert on Sunday 12th August at Melbourne Town Hall.
#boitemillenniumchorus #missionsongsproject

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WA Now – Biomess – The Tissue Culture & Art Project (Oron Catts / Ionat Zurr)

BY Art Gallery of WA | 10-Jul-2018
Is it art? Science? Or both. Including a range of strange, bewildering, rarely seen and, just maybe, brand new organisms, this exhibition defies categorisation. In the anniversary year of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, the provocative project asks some moral as well as creative questions about how science operates today and might in the future.

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spaced 3: north by southeast

BY Art Gallery of WA | 10-Jul-2018
Artistic explorers of a different kind are celebrated in spaced 3: north by southeast. Six Australian artists completed residencies in the Nordic heartlands of Finland, Iceland, Denmark and Sweden and five Nordic artists found their place in Western Australia’s rural and remote communities.

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Sidney Nolan's Ned Kelly series

BY Art Gallery of WA | 10-Jul-2018
Ned Kelly seen through Sidney Nolan’s rebel masterpiece series, explores themes of identity, individuality, a strong sense of place and vivid brushwork, which have cemented this series of outlaw Ned Kelly in Australia’s psyche of national identity.

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Nature's Treasures - Solo Exhibition by Sergio Sill 1 - 30 August 2018

BY Catherine Burns | 10-Jul-2018
Join Vinh Van Lam and Stuart Horrex as we celebrate the launch of a solo exhibition by Sergio Sill.

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Yalanji Woman of Song, Deline Briscoe, launches solo debut CD, Wawu

BY Diana Wolfe | 10-Jul-2018
After 10 years touring the world as a principal artist with the Black Arm Band and performing with Archie Roach, Dr G Yunupingu and Jessie Lloyd’s Mission Songs Project, Yalanji woman of song Deline Briscoe is launching her stunning solo debut album, Wawu. Deline will launch Wawu at her two musical home towns, Melbourne Recital Centre on Thursday 5 July, accompanied by her full band, and Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) on Saturday 14 July, accompanied by a three-piece band and a talented harmony trio. Wawu—a Yalanji word encompassing the concepts of spirit, heart, love and connections between people, land, past, present and future—tells the story of four generations of women from one family: Deline, her daughter Jade, her Mother and her Mother’s mother. #wawu #honestart #musicthehealer #jazzroots #love #blessed #liveingratitude #blackNbloom

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Toorak Village Art Walk - Call for Entries

BY Tracey | 10-Jul-2018
The Toorak Village Art Walk will run for 4 weeks from Monday 15 October until Sunday 11 November 2018. The Toorak Village Traders Association is now calling for artists to enter until 30 August. Up to 50 artists will be chosen to showcase original paintings, drawings and mixed media in nearly 90 shop windows of Toorak Village businesses.

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