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Hidden A Rookwood Sculpture Walk 2011

7 MARCH – 8 MAY
OPEN SUNRISE TO SUNSET
STARTING AT NORTHERN END HAWTHORNE AVE
ENTRY IS FREE

With the support of ArtsNSW The Anglican and General Trusts have partnered with Auburn City Council, Sydney Olympic Park Authority and The GroundSwell Project to create the third annual Rookwood Sculpture Walk.

Hidden is an on-site sculpture exhibition revealing artists’ responses to Rookwood, the largest cemetery in the Southern Hemisphere. Rookwood is a place rich in heritage, history and culture, its beauty and splendour distinctive. With such a thought provoking subject matter, Hidden invites
audiences to explore the iconic site whilst admiring the 36 evocative works that feature amongst the graves.

This year’s exhibition will also feature a new media work in the All Souls Chapel and an extensive public program that includes a writer’s workshop, cemetery tours, dusk ceremony and a high school education program.

For the first time since the exhibition started, a $5,000 non-acquisitive award has been given to one of the artists whose work is exhibited in the outdoor sculpture exhibition. Congratulations to Michael Neddham for his ‘haunting’ sculpture!

On top of the $5,000 award, Auburn City Council will have offered Benedict Ernst a one-month residency at the Peacock Gallery and Auburn Arts Studio at no cost.

Sponsored by The GroundSwell Project, this years exhibition also features a $500.00 People’s Choice Award. Go to http://rookwoodcemetery.com.au/hidden/hidden-peoples-choice-vote.html to cast your vote!

ARTISTS

Cathie Alexander
Lee Bethel
Kylie Bowles
Pamela Lee Brenner
Will Coles
Cassandra Daw
Kate Dorrough
Margaret England
Benedict Ernst
Kath Fries
Linda Galbraith
Anne Gaulton
Jenny Green
Serena Horton
Melissa Laird
Ad Long
Dillon MacEwan
Sandra Marker
Nerine Martini
Mills & Morte
Ro Murray
Michael Needham
Miguel Olmo
Kay Orchison
Al Phemister
Stephen Ralph
Celine Roberts
Sue Roberts
Tracy Smith
Petra Svoboda
Jane Theau & Mandy Pryse-Jones
Peter Tilley
Annette Tzavaras
Jacek Wankowski

NEW MEDIA INSTALLATION IN THE ALL SOULS CHAPEL
Jennifer Teo & Shannon O’Neill – Messages

Go to www.rookwoodcemetery.com.au/hidden for more information about the exhibition and the public program.

Thank you to all our sponsors:
Arts NSW
Auburn Council
Sydney Olympic Park Authority
The GroundSwell Project
The Friends of Rookwood
Avant Card
Globe Memorial
Galaxy Funerals
Art of Ice Sculptures
Jewish Cemetery Trust Necropolis
Rookwood Necropolis Trust
Design79

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DRO CAREY // ANGEL EYES // HAIR HOCHMAN // STITCHED VISION

7pm, 10th April

Serial space

33 Wellington St, Chippendale NSW

$10 entry at the door

Spring Break’s first ever Sydney show brings together Not Not Fun released Melbourne artist **Angel Eyes** on his Totally Autumn sideshow with buzzy-as-fuck Sydney producer **Dro Carey**, the first ever appearance of new Jonathan Hochman (Holy Balm, Hochman & Hopkins) synth project **Hair Hochman**, and a rare appearance from Newcastle synthscape project **Stitched Vision**.

http://drocarey.bandcamp.com/
http://dialangeleyes.blogspot.com/
http://holybalm.tumblr.com/
http://www.stitchedvision.blogspot.com/

Spring Break have presented weekly shows in Newcastle since 2008 and present the Spring Every Season Festival Series including Summer Vibes, Totally Autumn, Winter Chills, and Spring Break Festivals.

http://www.totallyautumn.org/
http://www.facebook.com/springbreaknewcastle
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Serial-Space/55884544312


Ladyz in Noyz Sydney

6pm, 10th April 2011

Red Rattler
6 Faversham Street

Daisy Buchanan
Festive Jackals
Kusum Normoyle
Onnie Art
Oranj Punjabi
Rites Wild (SA)

+ Dj Corporal Leper

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.


The Silent Hour: Session V with HelloSquare Recordings

8pm, April 9th 2011
general store for contemporary art
1st floor,77-83 William St
Sydney, Australia

HellosQuare is a small DIY label based in Canberra, Australia that began in 2004. We are delighted to present a live showcase of what hellosQuare Recordings has to offer “The SIlent Hour”.

Shoeb Ahmad (live)
+ 3ofmillions
Ahmad / Klumpes

$10

Coming soon to your local general store!

Kind Regards
Chris, Ben & Jasmine


TOTALLY AUTUMN FESTIVAL

11am – 11.30pm, saturday 9th April 2011

CROATIAN CLUB, NEWCASTLE AUSTRALIA

TIckets $25 from Oztix, Vox Cyclops, Emma Soup and the Croatian Club;

or $30 at the door if available (you wanna gamble that?!)

 

SPRING BREAK’S SPRING EVERY SEASON SERIES PRESENTS

WWW.TOTALLYAUTUMN.ORG | TOTALLY AUTUMN FESTIVAL 2011

EAT SKULL (USA) + SLUG GUTS (QLD) + ANGEL EYES (VIC) + HOLY BALM (SYD) + THE LAURELS (SYD) + ELECTRIC JELLYFISH (US/VIC) + ALPS + TV COLOURS (ACT) + DEAD FARMERS (SYD) + SECRETS (NZ) + THE HOLY SOUL (SYD) + WHORES (SYD) + CRAB SMASHER + WOOLLEN KITS (VIC) + RITES WILD (SA) + BARE GRILLZ + RAT KING + SLEEPWALKS (QLD) + COCK SAFARI + THE FIGHTING LEAGUE (ACT) + THE NUGS + CISTERN CORRUPT + PHOBIAC + BAT YOGHURT + DJ ANGELA BERMUDA (CIRCLE PIT) + “LADYZ IN NOYZ” SHOWCASE FEAT: | DAISY BUCHANAN | FESTIVE JACKALS | ONION | ONNIE ART | ORANJ PUNJABI | BONNIE MERCER |

TICKETS EXTREMELY LIMITED $25 + BF BUY NOW: http://tickets.oztix.com.au/?Event=19894

Yeah, you probably enjoyed Summer Vibes, so we’re gonna do it again in the new season. Spring Break!! are proud to announce the second installment for 2011 of the Spring Every Season series:

www.totallyautumn.org


DORKBOT-SYD : GROUP SHOW


Opening 6-8pm, Tuesday February 22nd
Open 12-5pm, Wednesday 23rd – Saturday 26th February
Artist Talk / Sausage Sizzle – Sunday 27th February 12pm

Serial Space – 33 Wellington St, Chippendale (www.serialspace.org)

Who: Luke Calarco, Jiann Hughes, David Kirkpatrick, Ross Manning, Wade Marynowsky, Michael Petchkovsky.
Curated by Dorkbot Syd ‘Overlord’ Pia van Gelder

What: An exhibition of different people doing strange things with electricity


Auraltered State Finale

7pm – Saturday, 26th February, 2011

Performance Space @ Carriageworks

245 WILSON STREET EVELEIGH, Sydney
The performance space in association with dualpLOVER invites you to The finale of the Auraltered State NSWentric music series, the seventh and last in a series free concerts focussing on the music of New South Wales as heard through the ears of Lucas Abela. These performances focus on presenting evenings of wildly contrasting music’s from some of our more irreverent, innovative, unusual and original artists from now, then and th…e future. All shows will be held at the new Performance Space Clubhouse, with a limited capacity of 100 patrons so please come early. This series has been kindly supported by the NSW ministry of the arts.

Rev Kriss Hades
http://www.revkrisshades.com/

Origami Girls
http://www.lesstalkrecords.com/origami/

FUKNO
http://www.667u.com/fukno.htm

Chris Abrahams (the necks/ laughing clowns)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Abrahams

Louis Burdett + Patrick Kavanagh
http://www.abc.net.au/arts/adlib/stories/s862629.htm

Jamie Leonardo (Mu-Mesons)
http://www.mumeson.org/

PERFORMANCE SPACE CLUBHOUSE : BAY 20
CARRIAGEWORKS 245 WILSON STREET EVELEIGH
music begins 7:00PM sharp til 11PM
FREE *LIMITED CAPACITY* ALL AGES (bar service available to 18+)
http://www.performancespace.com.au/

Set Times

7:10 Origami Girls
7:30 Chris Abrahams
8:15 Rev Kriss Hades
9:05 Louis Burdett + Patrick Kavanagh
9:50 Jaime Leonardo
10:30 Fukno


Avantwhatever Presents … Alex White

8pm, 19th February 2011

Serial Space

33 Wellington St, Chippendale, Sydney
Avantwhatever presents Alex White, Justice Yeldham, Knife Crimes & Kusum live at Serial Space, 33 Wellington St Chippendale in Sydney from 8pm on Saturday February 19. The show is a launch for Alex White’s release Genuine Instability, which is the next in our series of limited edition releases. Entry to the show is $10 and you’ll be able to purchase the CD, packaged in beautiful 100% post consumer recycled wallet and labeling, printed with recycled toner cartridges and hand numbered, on the night before anyone else gets a chance.

Sophie Hutchings with Raven & Tony Gorman

8pm – 18th February 2011

Ravel – 1st Floor Macquarie Hotel

42 Wentworth Ave, Sydney

Sydney’s Sophie Hutchings made a lot of best-of lists in 2010 for her exquisite debut Becalmed – the biggest coup being a top 5 spot on music bible MOJO Magazine’s lists of best releases for the year. The pianist returns to Raval after performing over two nights there in October with a full band that includes her brother Jamie Hutchings.

Special guests on the night will be Raven, otherwise known as cellist Peter Hollo for FourPlay performing solo, and in a rare appearance, jazz legend Tony Gorman (Clarion Fracture Zone) begins what is sure to be a fabulous night of beautiful music.

**Get tickets here! Limited capacity (very limited, in fact) so get in quick!**

http://www.moshtix.com.au/event.aspx?id=44163


Holy Balm/Mark Barrage/Angel Eyes

8pm, 4th February 2011

Serial Space

33 Wellington St, Chippendale, Sydney

 

Take a trip down the eternal dance floor sculpted by harbour city natives Holy Balm. You’ll find it difficult not to cut a rug as this self proclaimed psychedelic, dance, jam, band pull us audience types down onto their perpetual thudding planet. Wavering and woozy synths cut in and out of the mirror balls in our minds, while a strutting drum machine metrically thumps out, syncing with the slightly clanging percussion. Out of th…is world, full tilt into the night with Holy Balm.

http://holybalm.tumblr.com/

Melbourne’s own urban lurker Mark Barrage blazes out a path of crafty numbers that sound born out of future machines, and conjure images of a radio play on some loner ship out there in the cosmos. Sometimes pointillist, sometimes swelling, the icy synths cover the sharp end of the spectrum, while processed bass and jilted (sometimes phat) beats cover the smooth and the deep. Somewhere in between are the embedded vocoded melodies that sing like a mournful robot, once human. R&B&SCI FI

http://home.iprimus.com.au/barrage/

Another lone creator of the Melbourne sort is Angel Eyes. His heavily refracted guitar lines twang and echo in the foreground while tranced keyboard tones shimmer like the northern lights above a plodding, rusted minimalist drum machine march. Eventually stepping to the mic, the vocals boom out, low and somber and smeared across a shadowy reverb chamber dome.

http://dialangeleyes.blogspot.com/

Be there, with them.

Performing @ Serial Space on the 4th day of Febuary