OPENINGS AND THE ARTS 16/08/2010 – 22/08/2010


Hello there guys and girls of the arty world
Congrats to Michael Zavros who won the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize 2010
Check out Fleur MacDonald / Three Places – Medical,Musical, & Personal
@ James Dorahy Project Space, also Spinning Tops: Greg Hodge @ Firstdraft Gallery.
There are is a also a special show this week. Watters Gallery is showing the Paintings of
the late Jasper Legge, a must see.
Take it easy and thankyou for all your email, we are here for you, so please email us at Sydney galleries@gamil.com, with any questions, also please let your friends know about our group.

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Monday August 16th
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Tuesday August 17th
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DISLOCATION
When: 5:00pm
@ Kudos Gallery – 6 Napier Street Paddington, Australia

NSW Minister for the Arts
When: 6pm- 8pm
@ Damien Minton Gallery
The Hon. Virginia Judge MP opens the ISABEL GOMEZ exhibition.
ISABEL GOMEZ was the winner of the 2010 NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize and presents a new body of work.
NICK COMINO also opens in the PROJECT ROOM, a new suite of paintings, titled ‘Places of Resolution’.

@ Tim Olsen Gallery – 63 Jersey Road
Christine Johnson – Afterglow
When: 6:00pm – 8pm
“The paintings explore the metaphorical possibilities and beauty of nature in the ornamental garden. Light reveals its forms and is the central concern in these new paintings.

The Rock show
When: 6:00pm – 8pm
@ Meyer Gallery, 269 Bourke Street, Darlinghurst, Thur-Sat 11am-6pm, Sun Noon-4pm
Drawings by Renee French, Paintings by Shelley Burnham

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Wednesday August 18th
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@ Watters Gallery
Jasper Legge – Paintings
Peter Poulet – Recent Paintings
When: 6 – 8 pm

@ Tim Olsen
When: 6 – 8pm
CHRISTINE JOHNSON – Afterglow

Fleur MacDonald / Three Places – Medical,Musical, & Personal
When: 6 – 8pm
@ James Dorahy Project Space – 111 Macleay Street, Potts Point.

@Firstdraft Gallery – 116 – 118 Chalmers Street
When: 6-8pm
Gallery 1 & 2 – Unwish | Dara Gill
Gallery 3 – Spinning Tops: Greg Hodge
Gallery 4 – Infra-ultra: Paul Greedy

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Thursday August 19th
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@ MOP
When: 6pm – 8pm
Gallery 1 – BRENT GRAYBURN,
Gallery 2 – TIM SILVER

@ DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY
When: 6 – 8pm.
GIACOMO COSTA’s exhibition ‘ARENA’

@ Breenspace
VANILA NETTO | Solace,
MITCH CAIRNS | Man Rose
When: 6–8pm

Das Superpaper Issue 14 + Das 500 Launch
When: 6:00pm – 8:30pm
@ The Paper Mill, Angel Place
Das Superpaper launches Issue 14 ‘The Critical Issue’ alongside Das 500, a new online platform for critical writing on the arts.

Kirin Presents… GO FONT UR SELF* Chapter 5 / SYDNEY
When: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
LO-FI COLLECTIVE –
@ Above Kinselas – LV 3 / 383 BOURKE ST / TAYLOR SQUARE
An Exhibition of Type Based Artworks

Stef Mitchell
@ Sugarmill stairwell Gallery – 33 – 37 Darlinghurst Road, Downtown Kings Cross
When: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

ADAM ADELPOUR & MIRIAM CHATT
Serial Space
6 – 8pm

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Friday August 20th
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“Heavenly Creatures and Paper Monsters” New works by Cesar Cheverri and Stefan A. von Reiche
When: 6pm – 8pm
@ The Chauvel Cinema Archetype Gallery Concept Space – Corner Oatley and Oxford Streets, Paddington

‘REFORM’
When: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
‘Hellen Rose Laboratorium’, Level 1, 17 Waterloo St. (crn Kippax & Sophia St, underneath red ‘mode’ sign), entry through garage door & up ramp into Gallery
An exhibition of paintings by Ben Cahill, Bess O’Malley, Chas Glover, James Roberts & Polly Williams.Performance by Hellen Rose & Jeffery Wegener
B.Y.O. alcohol

Exhibition Opening
When: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
@ Balmain Watch House – 179 Darling Street
Helen Alker, Vanessa Ashcroft, Stephen Coburn, Robert Dujin, Joanne Katsiaris, Marie Schlederer, and Belinda Williams.

THIS IS HOW WE ROLL
@ China Heights Gallery
When: 6 – 8pm
China Heights is proud to present ‘This Is How We Roll’, a group exhibition by 24 Australian and international artists who share a common love for skateboarding and it’s culture and lifestyle.

Shifting Sands: Botany Bay Today
When: 6:00pm
@ Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre – 782 Kingsway, Gymea, Australia
celebrate the opening of Shifting Sands: Botany Bay Today. Each artist immersed themselves directly in the site during an artist residencey at Hazelhurst and examined many of the often contested narratives about Botany Bay including Aboriginal dispossession and marginalisation, migration, urbanisation, industrialisation, and the associated ecological and environmental costs

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Saturday August 21st
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Huang He’s latest exhibition.
When: 2.30-5.00pm
@ Art Atrium – 181 Old South Head Road. Bondi Junction. NSW 2022

Marrickville Womens Salon Opening
When: 3:00pm – 6:00pm
@ ESP Gallery – 228 Illawarra Rd, Marrickville, Australia

The Great Donkey Debate
@Serial Space – 33 Wellington Street Chippendale, NSW
When: 7:30pm – 10:00pm
Following the phenomenal success of the Great Gaga Debate, we invite all members of our diverse electorate to join Serial Space and 6 of Sydney’s most informed and impassioned debaters in the second of our Great Debate Series. This debate will provoke, engage, enrage and entertain.

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Sunday August 22nd
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THINGS OF INTEREST
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Art Club – meet on a Tuesday evening once a month in the Eastern Suburbs/City. They take turns to choose an exhibition or other arty event to go to, and then meet up over drinks to discuss it. This is for anyone, artists and non-artists. If you’re interested please email alisonglocke@gmail.com for more info.
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FREE! Sunday Screenprinting Demos at Monstrosity
August 22 · 12:00pm – 1:00pm
@ 93 Bourke St (Monstrosity) Woolloomooloo
Want to watch t-shirts being printed, and stencils being cut?
I’m going to do this anyway, so I might as well have company!
Come and have a chat, ask questions, find out what you need to get started at home. If you can’t make it, here’s one I prepared earlier! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k25u0Od3olM
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Mirror Mirror – Shoots 1, 2, 3 & 4
Hey everyone I’m looking for models/subjects/participants to be in my new Mirror project for 2010. I’m looking for people of ANY look, age, gender & ethnicity and would love it if you could be involved!
WHAT IT INVOLVES:
The Mirror project is about voyeurism and spectatorship and essentially involves participants sitting in front of a one-way mirror for half an hour while they’re photographed from behind the glass. It is very easy… – you’ll like it 🙂
WHEN:
The Shoots are going to take place over 4 days:
Sat 21st
Sun 22nd August
Sat 28th
Sun 29th August
– NOTE THE FIRST SHOOT WILL NO LONGER TAKE PLACE ON THE 14th/15th BUT HAS BEEN CHANGED TO THE ABOVE DATES (28th/29th).
PLEASE SEND ME A FACEBOOK MSG OR EMAIL WITH YOUR 3 PREFERRED TIMES (ie: 9:45 Sun 15th)
If you know of anyone else that would be interested please invite him or her to this event. I need a total of 48 people.
Please let me know if you have any questions! My email is mirror_mirror2010@hotmail.com.
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=140671955945315
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