Photos: ‘Curses’ – Black Canyon, Melbourne

Really nice photo recap of the ‘CURSES’ show which opened in Melbourne a couple of weeks back – presented by Black Canyon and hosted by OKLA, a beautiful warehouse space in Collingwood.  A big crowd came out for the Friday night opening to check out new work by Georgia Hill, Sean Morris, Melissa Grisancich, James McKenna and Nathan Alexis Brown. (Pics by Tom Groves, Sinead Kennedy and Lauren Crockett.) OHCURSES1OHCURSES2OHCURSES20 Continue reading

Opening: ‘Curses’ group show at OKLA – Melbourne

CURSES brings together the work of 5 prolific young graphic artists – Nathan Alexis Brown (Canada) Georgia Hill (Sydney) James McKenna (Perth) Sean Morris (Melbourne) and Melissa Grisancich (Melbourne.) It’s a celebration of both grim and delicate art spanning painting, prints, sculpture, animation and murals. One week only – Opening drinks at 6pm on September 4.

‘Curses’ group show featuring Melissa Grisancich, Georgia Hill, James McKenna, Sean Morris & Nathan Alexis Brown. Curated by Black Canyon
Where: OKLA, Melbourne
Opening: Friday 4th September

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Curses group show

Curses group show

Curses group show

Curses group show

Shida x Black Canyon Projects

The guys over at Black Canyon have stayed busy since collaborating on the new issue of Kingbrown Mag – today they’re kicking off a new print series (Black Canyon Editions) with a release from the mighty Shida, who is currently based in Poland. It’s a super affordable, super limited riso print and it’ll go fast – get ’em HERE.

To mark the occassion Mik Shida put together the photo diary below, featuring recent snow covered European painting adventures…

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Photos: Kingbrown Issue 10 Perth Launch

The 10th issue of Kingbrown mag dropped on the West Coast with a huge 60-artist show last week at FORM Gallery, co-curated by Black Canyon.

Check out some opening night shots after the jump, courtesy of Carolyn Karnovsky, Tom Groves, Rabbithole and FORM.


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Opening: Kingbrown Issue 10 Perth Launch

The brand new issue of Kingbrown Mag launches next week in Perth – back where it all began – with this monster show at FORM Gallery.

Put together with Issue 10 co-curators Black Canyon (Sean Morris and Tom Groves) the launch features 60 artists from 11 countries, working on brown paper and painted denim vests.

If you’re lucky enough to be in Perth, get down from 6-8pm on March 4 to grab a copy of the new issue and some free beers from the good dudes at Feral Brewing. Should be a fun one! KB_issue10_PerthFORM 640


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

Opening: “Welcome To Black Canyon” – Melbourne

The first venture from new Australian arts project Black Canyon opens in Melbourne next Friday, August 29. ‘Welcome To Black Canyon’ is set to feature large-scale print work by a strong lineup of artists from Spain, France, England, Canada, Germany and the USA (many of whom have never shown in Australia before) alongside a slew of local favourites.

Launching on the night will be the limited run risograph publication ‘Black Canyon Vision Quest 1’. A collection of bold, aggressive illustration and design, Vision Quest 1 Is Black Canyon’s statement of intent. No frills, no filler, just 16 artists making uncompromising work. Check the full lineup and a taste of the work below.

Opening night: 6-9pm, Friday 29th of August.

Conduit Arts – 53 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy.

Simon Landrein (Fr) Irkus M. Zeberio (Esp) We Buy Your Kids (Aus) French (UK) Tina Lugo (USA) Chris Yee (Aus) Jasper Dunk (UK) Caitlin Shearer (Aus) James Jirat Patradoon (Aus) Ben Constantine (Aus) Nathan Brown (Can) Maddy Young (Aus) Bene Rohlmann (Ger) Emma Wiesenekker (Aus) Jumbo (Aus) Reginald Pean (USA)


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