Exhibitions, Opinion, Uncategorized

Art for Modern Teens

No Comments 23 September 2014

Many schools do some kind of discovery or enrichment program with at least one of their year levels, with the year level of choice being year 9. On one of these such programs, I was able to read one of the comments of one of my friends who attended the program with me. We had […]

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Signal 37 Curators working on star-struck movie posters

Exhibitions, Signal 37, Special Events

The Curator: The Other Side of the Equation

No Comments 19 January 2014

Curating is about telling a story through art. SASKIA DAVEY joins the Signal 37 curators for a behind-the-scenes look into the curatorial process as they tell the story of Signal 37. Signal 37 is renowned for its unparalleled creative programs for young people, ranging from street art and other visual arts to writing, music and […]

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Exhibitions

One of the Things That Makes Me Doubt

No Comments 21 July 2013

The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art is presenting the first-ever Australian survey of works by British-based American artist Daria Martin. SASKIA DAVEY visited the sensorium of Martin’s magical, mystical, mythical film worlds. One Of The Things That Makes Me Doubt … well I can certainly think of a few, but at the Australian Centre for […]

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Megan Patty and Ronnie Scott. Photos: Saskia Davey

Exhibitions

First Thursdays: Seen and Heard

Comments Off 11 May 2013

The polychromatic room that proudly houses 2013’s VCE masterpieces – aka Top Arts – had been transformed into an inspired space for writers, bloggers, artists and publishers to meet, monthly, and discuss current issues or topics relating to their artistic careers. SASKIA DAVEY went to the May event. Passionate people, all with the same goals, […]

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Paula Binnie (Vic), Wolf, 2011

Exhibitions

Art in the West – No Lone Wolf!

No Comments 29 April 2013

Tucked away in the suburb of Moonee Ponds, the hidden gem of Incinerator Gallery brings unique and alternate art into an otherwise bland residential area. SASKIA DAVEY pays them a visit. For the next couple of weeks, once you enter the Incinerator Gallery the first thing you’ll notice is a prodigious geometric sculpture resembling an origami […]

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Exhibitions

The Broke Artist’s Top Arts 2013 Job Guide

No Comments 05 April 2013

An annual event at the NGV, Top Arts is an exhibition of outstanding work by students who completed VCE Art or Studio Arts studies in the previous year. ELLIOT SEIDEL chatted with Top Arts 2013 artist Sarah Ujmaia. Although the recently installed Top Arts Exhibition is an astounding sign of the staggering amount of youth-based […]

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Exhibitions

Indoor Laneway

No Comments 25 September 2012

Not to my surprise, the train was a little late that day. The myki machine didn’t exactly work either, or the reader that you touch on at to get through the gates at Flinders Street. Then after that, my phone didn’t load so I couldn’t find out where I was meant to be going. It […]

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Exhibitions

Napoleon: Revolution to Empire

4 Comments 06 September 2012

It was an exhibition fit for a king. I couldn’t wait to go. The short walk from my car to the train station had me wondering what the National Gallery of Victoria had in store for us. Paintings perhaps? I was expecting all sorts of things. I had never been to the Gallery before. But […]

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The Renaissance Exhibition

No Comments 24 January 2012

Despite its fairly young age, Canberra is establishing itself as an artwork and gallery headquarters, with several fantastic exhibitions appearing at the National Gallery of Australia over the last few years. It’s been the host of some of the rarest and most valuable paintings in the world and the only spot Australians can see them […]

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Exhibitions

Star Voyager

No Comments 19 January 2012

By Georgie Rychner & Alex Kua. You don’t have to be a sci-fi lover to enjoy ACMI’s Star Voyager exhibition. This collection examines over a century of space exploration both on screen and through historic events. Ranging from the early black-and-white film endeavours of the 20s to the blockbusters of the present, this remarkable display […]

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