Opening: Project 5 featuring Fintan Magee, Vans the Omega, Ape7 and Gemma O’Brien – Sydney

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.

For more info and specific event times, visit the website.

‘Project 5’ featuring Vans the Omega, Apeseven, Fintan Magee and Gemma O’Brien
Where: The Darling Quarter, Sydney
Opening: Friday 18th September
Project 5 Ambush Gallery Sydney

Project 5 Ambush Gallery Sydney

Project 5 Ambush Gallery Sydney

Project 5 Ambush Gallery Sydney

Project 5 Ambush Gallery Sydney

Opening: ‘Until Next Time…” final show at The Tate Gallery – Sydney

We were deeply saddened by the news of The Tate Gallery’s closing…

It’s been a gallery close to our hearts, and a space that in it’s time, has hosted an incredible mix of both world renown artists, and young emerging artists. All without rent or commission. Something which is so unique in the art world.

We’re excited to be helping The Tate Gallery team with one last show. So we’ve gathered as many available artists on short notice as possible to curate one last group show.

‘Until Next Time…’ group show
Where: The Tate Gallery, Glebe
Opening Hours: Wednesday 4th March, 6pm onwards

Until Next Time

Photos: Wonderwalls Port Adelaide 2015

Firstly, we’d like to thank Joel Moore for directing the biggest Wonderwalls Festival to date, and of course the City of Port Adelaide & Renewal SA for inviting us to bring Wonderwalls to their city, Ironlak, Verb Syndicate and all of our other sponsors, supporters and volunteers. We’d like to also thank the people of Port Adelaide for allowing us into their city to paint both small and (VERY) large murals, which will hopefully stay forever.

Wonderwalls Port Adelaide saw artists from all parts of the world, all over Australia and locally from around the Adelaide region, converge on the Port to decorate and reinvigorate it’s walls. It was an amazing week which hosted an exhibition, an artist panel discussion and of course a series of murals throughout Port Adelaide. Two of which are amongst the biggest murals in the whole country (painted by Etam Cru and Askew One/Elliot Francis Stewart).

Stay tuned for the video recap, however in the meantime click below for the full set of photos. You can also find a great photo recap by photographer Luke Shirlaw, here.

Wonderwalls Port Adelaide

Wonderwalls Port Adelaide

Wonderwalls Port Adelaide

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Wonderwalls Port Adelaide 2015

We are so excited to be presenting the next instalment of WONDERWALLS in 2015! This time, we’re hosting a heap of great local and international artists in Port Adelaide, alongside Renewal SA, together with City of Port Adelaide Enfield and Ironlak.

For more info, please see below or visit the website wonderwallsfestival.com

Wonderwalls Port Adelaide 2015

International street artists Sainer and Bezt of Etam Cru (Poland), Askew One and Elliot Francis Stewart (NZ) will headline a stellar line-up of local, national and international artists who will transform Port Adelaide into a giant, interactive canvas as part of the Wonderwalls festival in January.

Presented by Renewal SA and The Hours, together with City of Port Adelaide Enfield and Ironlak, Wonderwalls the free three day street art festival will run from January 23rd-25th with large scale murals, artist talks and entertainment.

The festival kicks off on Friday night with an official launch party at the recently upgraded Flour Shed at Hart’s Mill. The free event includes live mural painting, guest DJ’s and food trucks and provides an opportunity for festival-goers to meet the artists and purchase exhibition works.

On Saturday, budding photographers can bring their cameras and join one of the two free Canon photo tours to learn professional tips on how to capture the creation of the large scale murals amongst Port Adelaide’s festival atmosphere, followed by a laneway street party on Saturday night which will feature food and drink offerings from local traders Mayfair Bakery and Red Lime Shack.

Artist talks, an art exhibition in the Flour Shed and a walking tour with Verb Syndicate, are presented across the weekend as the large scale works take shape.

All events are free to attend.

For artist biographies and more visit: www.wonderwallsfestival.com

Don’t forget to check in @ourportadl and share your festival photos with us using the official hashtag #wonderwalls.

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FRIDAY 23 JANUARY

EXHIBITION PUBLIC OPENING:

Live mural paining and guest DJ’s
Food and drink trucks
Art exhibition with work available for purchase
Meet the artists

WHERE: Flour Shed, Hart’s Mill Mundy Street
When: 6pm – 10pm
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SATURDAY 24 JANUARY

Murals in progress all day.

CANON PHOTO TOURS
WHEN: 9am – 11.30am OR 3pm – 5.30pm
WHERE: Leaving from 27 North Parade. Book your free spot through the visitor info centre on 8405 6560.

EXHIBITION
WHERE: Flour Shed, Hart’s Mill Mundy Street
WHEN: 10AM – 5PM

ARTIST TALKS
Panel discussion with selected artists, led by Verb Syndicate
WHERE: Flour Shed, Hart’s Mill Mundy Street
WHEN: 3pm

LANEWAY STREET PARTY
Food and drink available for purchase from Red Lime Shack and Mayfair Bakery.
WHERE: Rear lane off Robe Street
WHEN: 5pm – 9pm
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SUNDAY 25 JANUARY

Murals in progress all day.

EXHIBITION
WHERE: Flour Shed, Hart’s Mill Mundy Street
WHEN: 10am – 5pm

WILD AT HART MARKETS
WHERE: Mundy Street
WHEN: 9am – 5pm

ARTIST WALKING TOUR
Take a free tour of the festival sites with Verb Syndicate
WHERE: Leaving from Flour Shed, Hart’s Mill, Mundy Street
WHEN: 11am

Video: Gemma O’Brien for Kirin Cider

If you’re a fan of type, fonts, words, signage, or anything else letter related, then by now you should know Gemma O’Brien. One of Australia’s most recognized typographers.

She recently got together with Kirin to launch their new cider by painting a heap of billboards all over Sydney. Check out this great short video which documents the process and also gives a look into how she works.

More info on Gemma here.

kind of — gallery and Bespoke Laser present: ‘BROADSIDE’

kind of — gallery and Bespoke Laser present ‘BROADSIDE’.
Co-curated with Doctor Dboe.

Opening Thursday August 29th, 6pm.
118 Oxford St, Darlinghurst.

‘BROADSIDE’ is a poster design exhibition featuring:
Nanami Cowdroy, Georgia Perry, Dboe Oner, Gemma O’Brien, Chris Yee, Aldous Massie, Ben Brown, James Jirat, Pigeonboy, Nathan Pickering, Will Lynes, Mark Drew, Days One, Ken Taylor, Ben Frost, Pudler, Wing Lau, Filfury, Cam Scale.

Broadsides or street literature is a type of printing on large printed sheets of paper, designed to be plastered onto walls as a form of mass communication.

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Poster design by Wing Lau.

Sponsored by: Magners Cider, Mtn Colours, Strange Love, Sailor Jerry

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Sign Language at Lower-Fi

Lower-Fi went out with a bang! A group exhibition showcasing some utterly delicious sign painting skills brought to you by some of the best in the biz. The talent was broad and the executions superb thanks to Edward Woodley, Dave Frey, Chow Cracker, Roachi, Gary MSK, Gemma O’Brien, Kaone, Lance Corlett, Numskull and Will Lynes.

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Sneak Peek: Sign Language at LOWER-FI

TONIGHT is yet again, filled with a handful of really great exhibition openings.

We really recommend getting around to all of them, as they are ALL equally as worthy as the other.

Last (but definitely not least) on the list of show to see tonight is ‘SIGN LANGUAGE’ at Lo-Fi’s temporary gallery, LOWER FI. A group show focusing on the art of SIGN-PAINTING.

Thursday 6 December from 6-9pm. More info on the Facebook event here.
Featuring the work of EDWARD WOODLEY, DAVE FREY, CHOW CRACKER, GARY MSK, GEMMA O’BRIEN, KAONE, LANCE CORLETT, NUMSKULL, ROACHI & WILL LYNES.

7 – 9 LITTLE BOURKE ST, SURRY HILLS
THIS SHOW IS ONE NIGHT ONLY…

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