VIDEO: Sam Octigan – What You Can’t Forget

SAM OCTIGAN – What You Cant Forget from Michael Danischewski on Vimeo.

This Video is an insight into the creative practice of Sam Octigan, Melbourne visual artist and frontman of the hardcore punk band Iron Mind.

Detail about his upcoming solo exhibition ‘WHAT YOU CAN’T FORGET’ opening on the 10th of April at the Just Another Project Space, 6-9pm. 153 Greville St. Prahran, Melbourne.

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Video produced by Michael Danischewski.

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Sneak Peek: Madeleine Pfull & William Meadley ‘Your Ego’ The Tate, Sydney

Young Sydney artists Madeleine Pfull and William Meadley are teaming up to present their first solo exhibition, ‘Your Ego.’ In their own words the show is an exploration of the “strange and stupid behaviour that our egos manipulate us into doing in different social situations.” Their combined talents and massive body of work shapes up to create an extremely exciting show – a definite indication of the huge potential of these up and coming artists. Opening night is Wednesday 2nd April from 6-9pm.
The exhibition continues 12-5pm daily from Thursday 20th March – Sunday 23rd March. Saturday & Sunday open 12-4pm.

Check out more event info here.

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Photos – ‘Full Serve’ at RVCA Downstairs Gallery

After a hugely successful showing in Melbourne, RVCA Downstairs Gallery in Paddington gave Sydneysiders a chance to see ‘Full Serve’ a collaborative show by New York based legend DMOTE and Australian based mavericks, Will Lynes and Nathan Pickering. Gloriously matching the iconic work of DMOTE with the insane talents of the boys behind the sign writing behemoth that is Lynes & Co – this show is not to be missed.
Hanging around till late April – make sure you get down to check it out.
RVCA DOWNSTAIRS GALLERY – 84 OXFORD ST, PADDINGTON, SYDNEY.

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Photos: “Gold Blood, Magic Weirdos” at Backwoods Gallery

The trilogy of Magic Weirdos exhibitions curated by Sean Morris came to its conclusion at Backwoods Gallery in Melbourne a couple of weeks back, with the epic “Gold Blood”. A huge crowd, amazing art and live music saw the Weirdos saga end with some great vibes. James Jirat Patradoon’s crazy painted racing jacket took centre stage, in front of a mural by Ghostpatrol and Sean Morris.

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Photos: Tonee Messiah “Sorrow’s Breakfast” at Gallery 9 – Sydney

Sorrow’s Breakfast presents a new visual language that layers tension and equilibrium on the painted surface. Messiah’s works show a harmonious but not exclusively complimentary spectrum of colour and with unpredictable representational and abstract forms she blends background to foreground shifting focus to the opposing corners of the picture plane.

‘Sorrow’s Breakfast’ by Tonee Messiah

12 Mar – 5 Apr 2014

Wed-Sat :  11am-6pm

Mon-Tue by appointment

Address:
9 Darley St, Darlinghurst
Sydney NSW 2010
Australia

Words courtesy of Gallery 9.

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OPENING: WED 26.3.14 / WANE COD ‘Product Of New York’

WANE COD ‘Product Of New York’
New Paintings And Drawings By Wane COD (NYC)

‘Wane COD is undoubtedly one of the best writers of the graffiti subculture still to date. He has put in years of work and has definitely cemented himself amongst the graffiti greats. From smashing the subways during the heyday of New York City graffiti, to doing remarkably fresh and technical masterpieces and productions in the most exotic locales, Wane has done it all. He continues to push his style to new heights while still maintaining that classic New York flava and flow.’ -12 OZ PROPHET

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Opening night / Wednesday 26 Mar 6-9pm
Show runs 12-4pm Thursday 27 & Friday 28
11am -3pm – Saturday 29

The Tate Gallery
345 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe (Sydney)
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East Editions / Roach and Thomo & Coach

East Editions have just dropped their latest Edition and it’s a beauty! Edition 004 is a collaboration with Melbourne based bespoke furniture maker Thomo & Coach, and Sydney based Graffiti artist Roach. The result is a limited edition of just 5 multi functional Timber Boxes hand crafted and designed by Thomo & Coach, custom painted by Roach with 1 Shot Sign Painters Enamel. Each Timber Box is painted with a unique design featuring words and terms affiliated with traditional sign painting.

If like us, you like what you see, don’t sleep on these as there are only 5 of them available!

Enquire about purchasing and get more info and images over at easteditions.com

You can also view more images of the entire process of how these were created on their blog here












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Opening: French ‘Black Veil’ in Melbourne

These intricate drawings take reference from historical photographs of the protective masks soldiers used while working with and testing chemical weapons in the First and Second World Wars. Often referred to as Black Veils, these primitive masks included canvas and rubber technologies far surpassed in this day and age. Alongside the exhibition, Mild Material has released a limited run publication, available on the night.
Opens Thursday 20th March 6-9pm. 
Then remaining open Friday / Saturday 11am – 6pm 
True East
82 Stanley St (Corner of Wellington St)
Collingwood. Victoria
 

 

 

 


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Opening: Cam Scale ‘Iron Oxied’ – The Tate, Sydney

Melbourne based artist, Cam Scale, bring his meticulous blend of paint artistry to the Tate gallery for his solo show, ‘Iron Oxied.’ In the artists’ own words, the show explores “the elements around us, our human interaction with nature and existence within the universe.” Get down to the opening tonight from 6pm – the show runs 12-5pm daily from Thursday 20th March – Sunday 23rd March.

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