Exhibition : Across the Top : MARCUS DIXON

A new exhibition and first solo show from Newcastle native Marcus Dixon. The show is an illustrative exploration into the untold story of the true characters and creatures of Australia.

Previously having completed projects with Slam Magazine, Passport, Converse and Grand scheme and a member of the 615 collective. Marcus has been carving his unique style into what promises to be a stellar solo show.

Opens Tomorrow  ( Wednesday night) from 6-9pm   10-9-2014

At The Tate Gallery,

345 Glebe Point Road, Glebe, New South Wales 2037

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‘Pushing Tide’ new works by Nathan Brindle

Pushing Tide delivers a new series of drawings and paintings exploring the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Artist Nathan Brindle’s third solo exhibition documents personal narratives as well as the sublime and brutal geography encountered while traversing the region. Brindle’s work flags a new mode of experimental cartography which merges place, identity and narrative. Referencing the slowing of momentum against the tidal changes while travelling by boat. Pushing Tide touches on the legacy of artists working at the Australian frontier, where solitude in vastness of the landscape is often paralleled with interior exploration.

Nathan Brindle is a Sydney-based artist whose practice draws upon his expertise as a chef, skateboarder and fisherman. Known for collage-style mixed-media drawings and paintings, Brindle’s figurative work references travel and place, storytelling and introspection. This body of work was produced while working as a chef on board a charter boat in the Kimberley.

“This is a landscape of cliffs shattered beyond belief, defended by resinous spinifex, crocodiles and whirlpools generated by immense tides. Hidden amongst it, unknown plants, secretive wildlife and enigmatic rock art from a simpler, hauntingly unfathomable past…This chef is an artist in more ways than one.”

- Crew-mate Tim Willing, Naturalist, author, and CSIRO Research Achievement Medallist


Opening reception Thursday September 18th from 6pm
September 19th – October 5th
Open Thursday – Sunday, 12pm – 6pm
Ground Floor
58 Atchison St
St Leonards


This is the first exhibition for kind of — gallery at their new venue as a part of the new TWT Creative Precinct in St Leonards.

The TWT Creative Precinct is a major new arts initiative by Auswin TWT Developments (TWT) which involves the conversion of a number of commercial buildings between Atchison St and Chandos St in St Leonards, to be used as creative space by the independent arts sector. Under the creative direction of leading arts organisation, Brand X, the TWT Creative Precinct strives to support creativity in St Leonards and reinvigorate the cultural identity of the lower north shore by supporting new and existing, local, creative businesses.


Supported by Young Henry’s Brewery.

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On the outside with @nemans

Here’s the latest round up of recent walls and laneways in Sydney. Today’s gallery of photo’s include Peque vrs, Nico, Sid Tapia, Atome, Beq, Beastman, Skulk, Lister, Spacemonkey, Mulga and more. Click below for more photos. 
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Photos: Black Canyon Melbourne launch

New Australian arts project Black Canyon debuted in Melbourne on Friday, with “Welcome To Black Canyon” – a poster show and zine launch. Featured artists were Simon Landrein, Irkus M. Zeberio, We Buy Your Kids, French, Tina Lugo, Chris Yee, Jasper Dunk, Caitlin Shearer, James Jirat Patradoon, Ben Constantine, Nathan Brown, Maddy Young, Bene Rohlmann, Emma Wiesenekker, Jumbo and Reginald Pean. Check out some photos from the night below. BC OH 1BC OH 2BC OH 3 Continue reading

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Event: Analogue Digital 2014

Analogue/Digital Creative Conferences are independently curated design events in Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide.

Past presenters include: Anthony Lister, Askew, Campbell Milligan: Monster Children, Christopher Doyle, Claudio Kirac, Damien Aistrope, Dare Jennings: Deus Ex Machina, Ill-Studio, Joseph Allen Shea, Ben Johnston: Josephmark, Luke Lucas, Magda Sayeg, Motherbird, Numskull, Parallax, Rone, Sneaker Freaker Magazine, Sofles, Sonia Rentsch, Andy Sargent: SouthSouthWest, Jacky Winter, Kevin Finn, Vice Magazine & Sonny and Biddy: We Buy Your Kids amongst many others.

This year, AD has secured a great mix of designers, creatives and artists. See below for the full lineup or find out more here.

• Barry Patenaude – Fine Artist
• Josh Davey & Harry Bissett – Digital Designers
• Phebe Schmidt – Art director
• Andrew Suggit – Graphic Designer
• Bonnie Abbott: Desktop – Editor
• Dan Natola: Bodega – International Fashion consultant
• Does – International Graffiti Artist
• Ian Cope: Rising Sun Pictures – Producer
• James Jirat Patradoon – Illustrator
• Josh Fanning & Farrin Foster: CityMag – Entrepreneurs
• Julian Meagher – Fine artist
• Philjames – Fine artist
• Sticks & Stones Agency – Creative Directors
Sydney Only
• Gemma O’Brien – Hand-letterer
• Ken Taylor – Illustrator
Adelaide Only
• Kate Pullen – Hand Letterer
• Sam Yong – Illustrator

Analogue Digital

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Video: Alex Lehours mural on The Courthouse Hotel – Sydney

Alex Lehours recently got together to produce a mural with Monkey Shoulder at one of Sydney’s most famous inner city pubs, The Courthouse Hotel in Newtown. As to be expected from Alex, Newtown was blessed with bright, bold and tightly executed collage style mural. Check out the video documenting the process.

ALEX LEHOURS x MONKEY SHOULDER from Cale Rodriguez on Vimeo.

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Opening: Phibs ‘Phibology’ at The Tate Gallery – Sydney

Australian graffiti legend Phibs is opening his next solo show ‘Phibology’ this week and The Tate Gallery in Sydney. Phibs will bring a heap of original work on canvas and ‘upcycled’ spraycans in his trademark style. More details here.

“Phibology” by Phibs
Opening: Wednesday 3rd September
The Tate Gallery


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Event: Evefresh Open Studio – Melbourne

It’s been a long while but Everfresh Studio are excited to announce that they’re back in Collingwood!

Late last year they became homeless for the first time in their 10 year history. Luckily they had help from a few friends and were able to find a temporary home down in Abbotsford by the river, so the group packed up 10 years worth of stuff and away they went

After a 6 month search they are happy to announce that they have secured a new space back in the studio’s birthplace of Collingwood.

Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to take a look inside an iconic artist collective and studio. More info on their Instagram here.





Full sequence with titles from Everfresh Studio on Vimeo.

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Opening: Matt Huynh ‘Magpie Magpie’ book launch and exhibition – Sydney

New York City based comic creator and illustrator, Matt Huynh, announces today the advance preview of his latest comic book, ‘Magpie, Magpie’, with an exhibition of original artwork for one night only.

“Magpie Magpie” by Matt Huynh
Opening: Thursday 4th September
Riley Street Studios

Matt Huynh

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Video: Perth Airport – Kyle Hughes-Odgers

Kyle Hughes-Odgers recently completed his largest public artwork to date at the Perth Airport. The completed work spans 9 walls (80m x 6m total) and is located between the Perth International Airport and the T2 complex. The below film and images document the process from start to finish across a total of 22 days.

Kyle Hughes Odgers – A Thousand Lights (Perth Airport) from Peacock Visuals on Vimeo.

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3D and LED lighting transforms the artwork at night.
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