The Seed – 2012 Grants Now Open

The 2012 Categories for funding are now open!

The Seed Fund supports emerging musicians, artists and arts workers via our 3 grant categories and 5 strategic initiatives in 2012.

Grants and initiatives are made financially possible by donations from within the music and arts community and it’s thanks to our many donors, most of whom are industry professionals, that we are able to offer grants to artists in the early stages of their careers. View categories for more info.

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

Planetary Healing Artist Association of Australia

Planetary Healing Artists Association of Australia inc. (PHAAA) is a group of artists including visual artists, performers, musicians, comedians, dancers, writers, entertainers, friends and diverse people in the community. WE WELCOME YOU TO JOIN US 7.30PM, 1ST MONDAY OF EACH MONTH FOR MEETINGS UPSTAIRS AT THE RSL, 88 ACLAND ST, ST KILDA.

More Information http://www.planetaryhealingartists.blogspot.com.au/2012/01/healing-bay-at-galleon.html

Occupy Art – International Day of Creative Action

We are the world’s real artists, we work for change not dollars, and we will be spreading the creative virus on February 12th 2012.

Stemming from Occupy Melbourne, the home of the ‘tent monsters meme’, this day is all about coming at things from different angles, playing with reality and having some fun in these very serious times.

All Occupiers, from all Occupations are encouraged to get creative.

More Information http://occupy-art-feb12.tumblr.com/
 

SOIRÉE OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS – Carbon Arts

November 26, 2011 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Exploring the magic life of soils with Cocktails + Desserts

Pack your bags, we are off for a trip to Avoca, in country Victoria, to meet local experts and agricultural producers to explore our relationship to soils, top and bottom.

Put your feet in the earth, turn your eyes to the stars, and relax while enjoying a rich serving of after dinner treats designed to bring a whole new awareness to terroire and terra firma.

Carbon Arts is pleased to be collaborating with The Avoca Project (TAP) for this event. TAP is the initiative of established Australian artist, Lyndal Jones. The European house provides a home to exhibitions, symposia, projects and events that draw community attention to the historical causes and effects of climate change.

Saturday 26 November 2011
From 8.00 – 9.30 PM (onwards)
The Avoca Project
I 16 Dundas St, Avoca, VIC, 3467 (2 hrs drive from Melb)
$35 – Dress Adventurous
Click here to book

2112 Imagining the Future – RMIT Gallery

Stephen Haley. One Second (Plastic Water Bottles 5982) 2010. Lightjet photograph 2/5, 120 x 120cm

Opening  6-8 pm Thursday 1 December 2011

With a special address by:Professor Paul James Director of the Global Cities Institute (RMIT) and Director of the United Nations Global Compact Cities Programme.

Exhibition dates 2 December 2011 – 28 January 2012

What will the world look like 100 years from now?

Featuring artists:

PHILIP BROPHY, JUSTINE COOPER, KEITH COTTINGHAM, THOMAS DOYLE, LESLEY DUXBURY, KELLYANN GEURTS, STEPHEN HALEY, KIRSTEN JOHANNSEN, SAM LEACH, TONY LLOYD, YVES MARCHAND AND ROMAIN MEFFRE, MARIKO MORI, HISAHARU MOTODA, LYNDAL OSBORNE, PATRICIA PICCININI, PHILIP SAMARTZIS, ROMAN SIGNER, SUPERFLEX, DEBBIE SYMONS, STEPHANIE VALENTIN, DARREN WARDLE, KENJI YANOBE, KEN + JULIA YONETANI + NOW AND WHEN: AUSTRALIAN URBANISM

Admission free. RSVP  03 9925 1717 / rmit.gallery@rmit.edu.au

RMIT Gallery 344 Swanston Street Melbourne 3000
Tel: +61 39925 1717 Hours: Mon-Friday 11-5 Saturday 12-5
Closed Sundays and public holidays. Lift Access. Free Admission.
Email: rmit.gallery@rmit.edu.au  www.rmit.edu.au/rmitgallery