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Menagerie: Contemporary Indigenous Sculpture

October 5, 2009 in Calendar, Exhibition, Indigenous, Sculpture, Sydney+NSW, User submission

September 5, 2009 to November 15, 2009

Touring nationally, this exhibition features 33 established and emerging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, who have each produced sculptural works depicting a variety of animals. At the Object Gallery and the Australian Museum. The dates above are for the Sydney show.

Unnatural Naturally

October 5, 2009 in Calendar, Exhibition, Jewellery, Sydney+NSW, User submission

October 1, 2009 to October 29, 2009

Unnatural Naturally focuses on ideas of botany and the body – re-presenting and re-configuring natural forms via artificial conduits. Simeoni and Young have created edgy jewellery which utilises and manipulates non-specific artificial objects, including vintage artificial flowers and beads alongside silver, gold and wood. Exhibiting at Sydneys metalab gallery.

Shelter: On Kindness

October 5, 2009 in Architecture, Art, Calendar, Exhibition, Melbourne+VIC, User submission, Writing

September 25, 2009 to October 25, 2009

An exploration, an exercise in inviting artists, architects, writers and thinkers to reflect on what qualities of environment and circumstance afford us shelter in a physical and metaphorical sense. Part of the Melbourne International Art Festival at the RMIT Gallery. Opening on the 6th October 6-8 pm.

Arts ecology & cultural strategy workshops

September 18, 2009 in Art, Calendar, Melbourne+VIC, User submission, Workshop

October 1, 2009 to October 6, 2009

  • MORE THAN GREEN: A New Ecology for the Arts
  • DIG DEEP: The Ecology of Arts Funding
  • GIFT OF THE GAB: Professional Communication for Artists
  • THE NEW BALANCE: Managing the Arts for a quadruple bottom-line
  • WALKING THE TALKING EARTH: A Green Guide for Arts Practice

Unstretched Indigenous Canvases

September 16, 2009 in Art, Calendar, Indigenous, Melbourne+VIC, User submission

September 16, 2009 to October 4, 2009

A collection of unstretched indigenous canvases gathered from female artists sourced from various communities in the central desert. Opening: Saturday 19 September 2pm-4pm. All welcome. Mooney Ponds, Melbourne.

Used Car (Part) from Afghanistan

September 14, 2009 in Art, Calendar, Melbourne+VIC, User submission

September 18, 2009 to October 16, 2009

Afghanistan is still being burnt, divided, and thrown on the scrap heap of a large pile of U.S-led, imperial plundering. Rudd displays a “part of a used car from Afghanistan” at OfftheKerb’s front gallery, Melbourne