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Di.a.lect

The “Dialect” exhibition aims to weave the letters, words, quotes and or opinions of it’s participating artists as statements to their audience intended to create, instill or ignite a would be barrage of images based on how the word(s) or statements are presented, read or interpreted by the reader. So thrilled to be showing at 111 Minna in San Francisco in August. Featuring: Marcos LaFarga, Andrew Lawrence, Isaac S. Lewin, Dirty Bandits & Alphonzo Solorzano

Opening Night Friday August 5th | 5pm-Late. Show runs till  August 27th
Address is, as you might expect, 111 Minna St in San Francisco.

Fuzeillear x Bic Pens

 

Just Another Artist Fuzeillear has just completed a job for Bic Pens, illustration a beautiful portrait of mother and daughter using nothing but their blue biros. Check out the illustration below and head to her profile to check out more of her work!

Ich Bin Ein Geist x Revolver

 

A wee while back Just Another recruited Brisbane born, Melbourne base Ich Bin Ein Geist to repaint the Revolver Upstairs Smokers Mural, and she did a killer job! Transforming the 10m long wall, with Neon paint and fun text. Check out the video below and head down to Revolver to check it out in the flesh…

Animated Characters Play the Piano with their Footsteps

“Andante” by MIT’s Tangible Media Group is a sophisticated, yet very charming little animated video you need to watch today. It explores musical motion and visualizing bodies moving to the natural rhythms of music. It’s sure to make your day!
Check out the full video here.

Gertrude Street Projection Festival

The annual Gertrude Street Projection Festival is back! If last years event was anything to go by, its an absolute must-do-cant-be-missed event for this winter. As much as you want to spend every winter night rugged up inside on the couch, you won’t regret getting out and immersing yourself in this cultural and inspiring event.

Celebrating its ninth year of staging inner Melbourne’s most visible large scale arts festival, GSPF illuminates the length of Gertrude Street in Fitzroy with the visions of talented projection and new media artists. Buildings, laneways, footpaths and shop windows light up with site-specific artworks. 

Check it out from Friday July 15 – July 24, running 6pm-Midnight every night, and definitely stop at one of the many restaurants or bars along the way for a taco and a mulled wine.

Docklands Winter Fireworks

Why should fireworks just be reserved for New Years Eve?

Melbourne agrees! They have made fireworks a weekly routine at the Docklands.
They are running every Friday night through the months July and August.

The fireworks show starts at 7:30pm, however a variety of entertainment from live music to roving performers will begin at 6:30pm.

Grab a bite to eat or a drink at the waterfront, sit back and watch the sky light up the start of your weekend!

Get onto the Facebook event here.

Featured Photographer: Maciek Jasik

Maciek Jasik’s series ‘Wildflowers’ gives you a look into a different world; a world that has no room for dull colours and where the land is abundant with psychedelic landscapes and fauna. The Polish photographer is known for pushing the boundaries of photography by exploring a “parallel world of endless color and bewildering physical phenomena”. His other photography series explore our relationship with the natural world, as well as gender and identity. Check them out at his website here.

Storytellers

‘I’m thrilled to tell you about Kyoko Imazu’s first exhibition ‘Storytellers’ at Megalo Print Studio + Gallery in Canberra this month. She’ll be showing her prints and artist books connecting her childhood memories of drawing animals and monsters.

Opening Thursday 7 July 6pm with an opening speech by Mr Takashi Katae, Minister, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan
Megalo Print Studio + Gallery – 21 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston ACT, Australia

Talkshop 001

TALKSHOPS is a new platform for creatives bought to you by Working Class Secret Service (W.C.S.S) & No Vacancy Gallery. The platform brings together selected creatives to talk, network and share ideas. Drawing inspiration from platforms such as TED Talks and Creative Morning talks.

TALKSHOPS looks to fill that gap within Melbourne providing a new platform for established creatives to share knowledge with aspiring creatives, students and industry colleagues in a non-exclusive, very welcoming environment.

The event will be held on the first Tuesday of every month with speakers who work as designers, artists, musicians, photographers, store &/or brand owners. Each event will have a general topic in which speakers will provide insight as to how their profession relates to it.

TALKSHOPS 001 covers the topic personality & originality. Come join our speakers and gain insight as to how they stayed true to their values and personality whilst remaining original in their industry.

TALKSHOPS looks to educate, network and share ideas with a community of people who are interested and we are hopeful through these efforts we can help contribute to the growth of creatives coming from Melbourne.

Opening on the 5th July from 6pm. See you there!

Water Murals

 

Sean Yoro aka Hula has just completed a range of new murals out on an abandoned shipping dock. These large, photorealistic murals are just breathtaking. Enjoy them!