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aRtECYCLE is an exhibition of sculptures and installations using reclaimed materials

May 24, 2011 in Art, Calendar, Competition, Crafts, Exhibition, Melbourne+VIC, Mixed Media, Sustainable

May 5, 2011 to June 12, 2011

Exploring themes of environmentalism and sustainability. Inspired by the venues’ history and a non-acquisitive prize pool of $10,000, it attracts artists from all over Australia.

Incinerator Arts Complex, 180 Holmes Road, Moonee Ponds, Melbourne.

by Teresa

Invitation to symposium – ‘Hot Science, Global Citizens’: the agency of the museum sector in climate change interventions

April 29, 2011 in Art, Calendar, Forum, Sydney+NSW

May 5, 2011 to May 6, 2011

Sydney, Australia, Registrations now open – limited numbers!! Please visit

Climate change is an environmental, cultural and political phenomenon that is reshaping the way we think about ourselves, our societies and humanity’s place on Earth. Interdisciplinarity and creativity have become pivotal in how we co-construct and co-create out sustainable and social futures.

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Hot Science Global Citizens Research & Programming Symposium 2011

March 22, 2011 in Art, Calendar, Campaigning, Conference, Sydney+NSW

May 5, 2011 to May 6, 2011

This symposium presents the research findings of the Australian Research Council international Linkage project, Hot Science, Global Citizens: the agency of the museum sector in climate change interventions along with other leading research to develop new knowledge about what constitutes effective action around climate change, the critical roles that institutions can play, visions for the future of museums and science centres, and innovative programming ideas.

Participants can expect to gain new input from humanities and social sciences on how to communicate climate change and generate positive actions, and how to handle controversies and uncertainties around climate change.

Australian Museum & Powerhouse Museum, Sydney. More information here

art + soul exhibition

January 15, 2011 in Calendar, Exhibition, Indigenous, Sydney+NSW

August 28, 2010 to June 30, 2011

art + soul explores the diversity of Indigenous culture through three themes: ‘home and away’, ‘dreams and nightmares’ and ‘bitter and sweet’. Drawing on key works from the Art Gallery of NSW collection, it reveals the myriad contemporary artistic expressions that evidence the enduring heritage of Indigenous Australia, in all its diversity and complexity.

This exhibition highlights the artists and art featured in the groundbreaking three-part documentary series art + soul televised on ABC late last year.