Melbourne based artist Tal Brott is putting up his first solo show Pretty as a Picture; a collection of his finest stencil pieces -”hand-cut and pretty” as he claims.
Posted 04-10-2009 by Camilla Bromann in Art stuff, Melbourne
Blame it on the resurgence of the DIY aesthetic, but I have recently become obsessed with zines. In my defense, I’m spending my hard earned scratch on art zines as opposed to single page hand-written editions of gabba gabba hey.
Posted 03-27-2009 by 1up in Art stuff, Design Stuff
It’s old by now, but in case you missed it (like I did)…
While poking around on James Houtson’s blog (you may remember him from this), I stumbled across this awesome animation by Jim Le Fevre. You can hear him discussing the process a little in the video, or see him presenting at Interesting08 over at the guardian site.
Posted by 1up in Art stuff
Come along and explore the unique lane ways and bars Melbourne is famous for. Whether you’re locals, tourists, an educational or work group our tours can be tailored to suit you.
Our tours are run by informative, friendly local guides who love to share their knowledge and showcase the hard to find culture and colour of the city. Places where artists have unleashed beautiful, although temporary, murals and designs.
The graffiti and street art tours allow everyone to explore the diverse, colourful culture Melbourne is famous for.
Join us for a friendly, laid back and informative tour that will take you in and around Melbourne’s vibrant streets.
Posted by Krystal Schultheiss in Art stuff, Melbourne
I’m doing a little Autumn cleaning of my art space and I found some paintings that I thought I’d try to sell via e-bay. No, I’m not selling out, just selling some pieces that are simply cluttering my creative space.
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Posted 03-25-2009 by Nicole Tattersall in Art stuff
Paperhorse Studios in Rundle Mall, Adelaide, turns 1 on Thursday 26th March.
One year ago they were celebrating their grand opening show. Now they are celebrating again with their upcoming exhibition ‘Days in the Making’.
Posted 03-23-2009 by Nicole Tattersall in Art stuff
‘Lucius painted this’
That sounds like something you might find written on a desk at your local high school but in fact, it’s a piece of graffiti found on the walls of ancient Pompeii in Rome. It’s the olden day equivalent of ‘Rob wuz ere.’
Posted by Robert Hecimovic in Art stuff, Writing stuff
Get out of the closet and into the cinema for your dose of queer culture at this years Melbourne Queer Film Festival. The festival will screen gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transsexual films for 12 days at various locations around Melbourne. MQFF will feature Champion by Shine Louise Houston, an award winning feminist porn director, a film not to miss. The event kicks off on Wednesday the 18th of March with the screening of Were the World Mine and Gala at the Astor Theatre. If you’re at all “curious” be sure to check it out.
Posted 03-20-2009 by Poppy Calhoun in Art stuff, Melbourne
Support TMD as they raise money to defend their current world title at “Writers for Gold“(the worlds largest graffiti competition) in Germany later this year. This Friday from 7 Pm at Loaded 57 High St, Auckland, TMD will be launching their new t-shirt line for Team Dynamite and throwing a massive party featuring DJ Penfold and live painting from some of the crew members. So get down and show your support and help these guys defend their title!
Posted 03-17-2009 by Jpeg in Art stuff, International