We are excited to hear that Project 5 is back once again in Sydney this September….
What started as an experimental foray into public art that sought to lift the veil on the elusive practice of graffiti has since exploded into an award-winning staple of Sydney’s annual cultural calendar. This year, we will see international artists Vans the Omega, Apeseven, Fintan Magee and Gemma O’Brien transform Darling Quarter’s Village Green into an open-air art studio that challenges the permeable borders of urban contemporary art.
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‘Project 5’ featuring Vans the Omega, Apeseven, Fintan Magee and Gemma O’Brien
Where: The Darling Quarter, Sydney
Opening: Friday 18th September
The team at Ambush Gallery recently brought together a great mix of artists for another round of Project 5. A yearly art project, which features Australian and International artist painting both live and in their studios, for an outdoor exhibit which eventually produces artwork to go to auction in aid of charity. A great concept, and a great way to have artists from outside of Sydney come to town and show new work.
Check out the video recap featuring Askew One, Kyle Hughes-Odgers, 23rd Key and Alex LeHours.
Featuring the work of celebrated contemporary Australian and New Zealand street artists Askew One, Kyle Hughes-Odgers, Alex Lehours and 23rd Key, Project Five Volume Six will transform Darling Quarter’s Village Green into a free open air studio as the artists paint before a live audience. The live painting weekend launches on Friday 26 September from 6-9pm and continues on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 from 12-3pm. The opening night is complimented by the electronic musical ambience created by Sydney-based artist EARS, with DJ Ray Ray behind the decks over the weekend.
Project 5 opening night featuring Askew, Kyle-Hughes Odgers, Alex Lehours and 23rdKey
Where: The Darling Quarter
Opening Hours: Friday 26 Sep, 6-9pm
“In a first for Project Five since its inception in 2009, Volume Five will also feature a month long free public art exhibition in aMBUSH Gallery and Darling Quarter’s popup exhibition space OPEN, located in the precinct’s Civic Connector. The exhibition, which opens on 20 September and continues until 20 October, will feature sixteen original large-scale artworks created by the Project Five feature artists.”
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“OPEN” by Adnate, Jodee Knowles, Numskull and Rone
Opening: 20 Sept – 20 Oct. Open 24 Hours a day. Darling Quarter, Sydney