Sustainable Living Festival Melbourne

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2013
Be a part of Australia’s Largest Sustainable Living Festival, 9-24 Feb 2013. Host an event in your city, town, shire or street. Join the state wide festival and boost your profile through the Festival’s promotions & networks. See this promo video:
http://festival.slf.org.au/festival-video
Applications Now Open

More information http://festival.slf.org.au/

Recycled Art Project

August 18, 2012 11:00 am to 1:30 pm 11:00 am to 1:30 pm

Be a part of something BIG … contribute to community art made entirely of recycled materials.

The Recycled Art Project is an environmentally sustainable series of workshops.

Kids and their families will contribute to the on-site creation of a public art project, culminating in the construction and installation of a large-scale outdoor sculptural work of recycled materials.

This collaborative cross-cultural residency gives you the opportunity to work with renowned contemporary Japanese artist Hiroshi Fuji as part of Kaeru – Environmental Public Art Project, celebrating the New Hamer Hall.

Date & Time
Saturday 18 August, 11am and 1.30pm

Duration: 90 minutes

Pricing
$18 (accompanying adult free)
Ages 6-12*

*All kids must be accompanied by an adult.

More information http://www.hamerhallopening.com.au/whats-on/recycled-art-project.aspx

 

Art in the Wetlands 2012 – Albury City Council

Art in the Wetlands is an ephemeral art project aimed to promote sustainability through the arts and to draw attention to the beautiful natural resource that is the Wonga Wetlands. The vision for the project is to commission six NSW artists with to create contemporary site-specific artworks using environmentally friendly materials.

The ephemeral works commissioned will be exhibited for two weeks and installed and removed with zero impact on the wetlands. The site for the project, Wonga Wetlands, is an ecosystem of lagoons and billabongs covering around 80 hectares.

For more information on the Art in the Wetlands project please read:

Download art_in_the_wetlands_brief.pdf Art in the Wetlands – Brief.pdf

Download Wonga_potential_sites.pdf Wonga Wetlands – Potential Sites.pdf

ECHOLOGY- Making Sense of Data

 ECHOLOGY brings together Australia’s leading artists and urban developers to create data‐driven public artworks that engage with serious issues in evocative and playful ways. Come along to the seminar and networking event nearest you to find out how you can be part of this exciting opportunity and to meet some of the best international artists working in the field:

Julie FREEMAN (UK), Usman HAQUE (UK), Joyce HINTERDING (AU), Geo HOMSY (US), Natalie JEREMIJENKO (AU/US) and DV ROGERS (NZ/AU)

MELBOURNE | 3pm – 6pm | Monday 26 March| Conference Centre, State Library of Victoria

BRISBANE | 5pm – 8pm | Wednesday 28 March | The Edge, State Library of Queensland

SYDNEY | 2pm – 5pm | Thursday 29 March | Lecture Theatre EG02, College of Fine Arts, UNSW

Free admission. Places are limited ‐ REGISTRATION IS ESSENTIAL.
Click here to register: Melbourne | Brisbane | Sydney

Pipilotti Rist I Packed the Postcard in My Suitcase

Lush and Edenic, sexy but sinless, the hedonistic pleasure worlds created by Pipilotti will delight, refresh and chillax you. Pipilotti’s vivid video environments take you into a dream state of elements. Earth, wind, fire and water are alchemically activated in her mesmerizing loops of trippy experience. This major exhibition devised especially by ACCA will be the first major survey of Pipilotti’s works to be shown in Australia.

On till the 4 March 2012. ACCA

More information http://www.accaonline.org.au/Current

Changemakers Art Exhibition and Prize – $3,000 prize

Example artwork for the Changemakers Exhibition and Prize

As part of  upcoming Australian Social Changemakers’ Festival (#fest4change), ASIX (the Australian Social Innovation eXchange) is inviting social changemakers to enter an artwork to the Changemakers Exhibition and Prize and be in the running for the $3,000 acquisitive prize.

Art has always had the power to make a difference – to change the way we look at things, the way we feel about things and indeed, the things we consider at all. And historically, art has played a central role in defining society and bringing about positive change.

This is a unique opportunity for you to promote your cause in a playful and interactive way, and be in the running for the $3,000 acquisitive prize.
So enter here today, visit our website for detail including conditions of entry or email curator Dr Tim Gregory at tim@asix.org.au for more details.