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0305

ARTBURN#II

Blackburn High School

Exhibition

21.11.18 - 24.11.18

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Blackburn High School
0305
21.11.18 - 24.11.18

All ages
Wednesday November 20 - Saturday November 25
Opening event: 5 – 7pm Thursday Nov 22

ARTBURN #II is an exhibition that documents the high calibre of art works produced by Studio Art and Media students from Blackburn High School. Art works range from ceramics, interactive sound art, sculptures made from resin, ceramics, soap and found objects, digital collage, tattoo design, photography, video and animation.

Artists: Izzy Kinrade, Joy Bongco, Yuuri Fujimura, Madi Killeen, Roy Lo, Susan Xu, Cassie Yardley, Breyanna Gaudion, Shanice Weatherly, Annika Lad, Tyler Smith, Faith Yong, Georgia Burley, Michael Nette.

Image by: Resistance of (the Abyss) - Cassie Yardley - Video still - 2018

installation ][ student ][ video art ][ visual art ]

All ages
Wednesday November 20 - Saturday November 25
Opening event: 5 – 7pm Thursday Nov 22

0304

Raw Canvas: From Object to Body to Structure

Collective

Residency

21.11.18 - 08.12.18

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Collective
0304
21.11.18 - 08.12.18

All ages
Testing Grounds Opening Hours:
Wed-Sat, 10-6

‘Raw Canvas: From Object to Body to Structure’ tests the physical connections between object, bodies and structure, and the transfer from one to the other. This site residency and exhibition involves 10 makers who will be making on site and immediately displaying the works within the superstructure. Each day there will be a small group of artists cutting, shaping, bending, folding, carving, stringing, taping, gluing, drilling, riveting, hammering, etc. in their makeshift, open air studio.
The objects created will adorn the site, but have means of attaching themselves to bodies as well. Visitors are invited to adorn themselves with the wearable objects whilst they are there.
Artists will open up their practices to the public, and will be on site demonstrating playful and creative ways of wearing, and documenting them via instagram using the hashtags #rawcanvas #fromobjecttobodytostructure

Image by: Ruby Aitchison

All ages
Testing Grounds Opening Hours:
Wed-Sat, 10-6

0248

Wildly Oscillating Molecules of Unanticipated Momentum

Andrea Rassell

Exhibition

22.11.18 - 30.11.18

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Andrea Rassell
0248
22.11.18 - 30.11.18

All ages

Opening Event
Friday 23 November, 6pm

How do we interact with the world that falls outside of the human sensory range? Humans rely on complex scientific technologies to engage with the nanoscale — a realm 50 000 times smaller than the width of a human hair. Wildly Oscillating Molecules is an engagement with nanoscale phenomena that presents new modes of multi-sensory mediation with sub-molecular scales.

Made with the generous support of CIART and the Micro Nano Research Facility at RMIT University.

Image by: Andrea Rassell

black box ][ exhibition ][ media art ][ visual art ]

All ages

Opening Event
Friday 23 November, 6pm

0296

Dumpling Boy Temple

UBtopia

Mapping Melbourne

06.12.18 - 08.12.18

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UBtopia
0296
06.12.18 - 08.12.18

All ages

Paper charm distribution, 2-6pm

A pseudo-shaman space on steroids where the kitsch-o-meter is set to full on.

Dumpling Boy Temple is an art installation space which provides a unique, kitsch shamanistic experience. The temple space takes inspiration from shamanism cultures in contemporary Asia, with a mix of traditions and symbols combined with manufactured objects.

Members of the public can enter the space, inspect the objects and pray to the Dumpling Boy for their good luck. Audiences can also take temple tours by UB (Youbi Lee), who will be adorned in quirky Asian shamanic costume and interact with members of public in a performative manner. This will be an accessible and family friendly space, where a mix of traditions and symbols combine with manufactured objects and kitsch cultures in contemporary Asia.

Presented as part of Mapping Melbourne 2018.

Image by: UBtopia

event ][ exhibition ][ grounds ][ performance ]

All ages

Paper charm distribution, 2-6pm

0285

Shadow’s Light

Tony Yap Company (Melbourne) & Surya Kencana (Java, Indonesia)

Mapping Melbourne

07.12.18 - 08.12.18

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Tony Yap Company (Melbourne) & Surya Kencana (Java, Indonesia)
0285
07.12.18 - 08.12.18

All ages
Friday 7 December @ 8pm Shadow's Light | Saturday 8 December 2-5pm Light-works

Short solo and group work by local and international artists occupy spaces within Testing Grounds, responding to the Shadow’s Light theme. Come for a few minutes or stay for the whole. 

Tony Yap Company (Melbourne) and Surya Kencana (Java, Indonesia) join forces to create powerful contemporary trance ritual, for one night only. Arresting and uncompromising, ‘Shadow’s Light’ is also a deep meditation on basic elements for living – quietude alongside the ecstatic.

Shadow’s Light draws on traditional Javanese trance practices from the Royal Court of Central Java (‘Scrimpi’) and the unbridled ecstatic trance practices of East Java (‘Bantengan’, Bull-Trance) and a hybrid of disciplines including contemporary dance and improvised music.

Artistic Director/performer – Tony Yap
Master vocalist, dancer – R. Ay Sri Kadaryati Ywandjana
Featured guest performers – Agung Gunawan & Sagitama Krisnandaru
Shaman, performer – Agus Riyanto
Dancers, TYC: Brendan O’Connor, Kathleen Gonzalez, Takashi Takiguchi, Adam Forbes, Rodrigo Calderon, Lee Kien Fei
Musicians: Reuben Lewis (trumpet) & Scott McConnachie (saxophone)

Image by: Tony Yap & Brendan O'Connor | Image by Senghong

dance ][ performance ][ shadow ][ site-specific ]

All ages
Friday 7 December @ 8pm Shadow's Light | Saturday 8 December 2-5pm Light-works

Short solo and group work by local and international artists occupy spaces within Testing Grounds, responding to the Shadow’s Light theme. Come for a few minutes or stay for the whole. 

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