Hi guys. Our weekly art wrap is back.
Who LOVE STREET BANDITS’ FEAT. SOFLES, FINTAN MAGEE & SCOTT MARSH
What “Love Street Bandits” is the collective effort of a year’s worth of visual experimentation and general purpose mayhem from a trio of Brisbane and Sydney’s genuine art talents.
When Thursday 2 June 2011 6PM – 9PM
Where Lo-Fi Collective 383 Bourke Street, Darlinghurst NSW (above Kinsella’s)
Who DYLAN QUIRK
What Brisbane’s Nine Lives Gallery, local label Vanguard & James St are teaming up to present “Dreamworld Pt. 2” by “performance artist” Dylan Quirk who works across a range of media including sculpture, video, drawing, painting and performance. His work focuses on the creation process and his performance of action painting is not to be missed.
When Opens Thursday 2 June 2011 6:00PM
Where James Street Location – 49 James St, Fortitude Valley QLD
Who CHRIS BOOTH
What Chris Booth’s long awaited exhibition “Super-Pop MK3” has opened at Metro Gallery. The show encompasses seven high reliefs and nine works on paper in Booth’s distinct style. Describing his approach as ‘Lichtenstein goes to Osaka’, Booth is a self-proclaimed pop-art and anime fanatic.
When Open til 11 June 2011
Where Metro Gallery – 1214 High Street, Armadale VIC
Who SIDEWAYZ 2011
What With too many contributing artists to mention “Sidewayz 2011” is an annual charity exhibition hosted by The National Grid raising cash for earthquake relief in both Christchurch and Japan. The silent auction features snowboards and skate decks designed by the likes of Jimmy Neilly, KON, Ellie Schroeder, Pinky, Stylo, Ben Frost, Dave Kaziro and E.L.K among others, so head along with your pockets jingling.
When Saturday, June 4 · 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Where The National Grid Gallery – 24 Chard Road, Brookvale NSW
Who JASPER KNIGHT
What Nouveau-Pop darling Jasper Knight’s latest body of work titled “Sydney Boat Show” unsurprisingly takes its inspiration and subject matter from the annual Sydney International Boat Show – an event that has been running since 1968.
When Til the 18th June 2011.
Where Chalk Horse Gallery – 8 Lacey Street, Surry Hills NSW
Who ENJOY RIDE
What The “Enjoy Ride” exhibition is a photographic and typographic interpretation of “joyride”. It will include images shot by Daniel “Faz? Farrell and Joshua Heath as well as works from Typographic artist Wing Lau. Collectively the images explore the emotion and toil associated with long days on the empty roads of rural Australia.
When 2nd-6th June 2011 (opens Thursday June 2nd 7pm)
Deus Cycleworks – 72 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst NSW
Who A4 PAPER FESTIVAL
What Presented by The Paper Convention, a collective dedicated to the documentation of paper expressionism, the festival will showcase the most extraordinary creations crafted from paper; from small objects & figures, large-scale installations, handcrafted creations, self-published zines, three-dimensional graphic sculptures made by 12 designers/artists from different disciplines. Sounds awesome.
When Opens Tuesday, May 31 · 6:00pm – 9:00pm and continues to 5th June 2011
Where The Paper Mill – Ash St, Shop 2, 1 Angel Pl, Sydney NSW
ALEX GILLIES & MURDOCH at Nine Lives Gallery, Brisbane
SURREALISM: THE POETRY OF DREAMS at Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
DAVE TURLEY at Free Range Gallery, Perth
KIRPY at Thousand Pound Bend, Melbourne
GHOSTPATROL at Backwoods Gallery, Collingwood
ADAM OEHLERS at No Vacancy Gallery, Melbourne
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Main image by Fintan Magee
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