OPENINGS AND THE ARTS IN SYDNEY 06/06/2011 – 12/06/2011


Welcome to winter weather, cold nights, where openings become a place to enjoy art and to keep close to each other while having a glass of red wine to keep warm.

Emails should be sent to us at sydneygalleries@gmail.com if you have any questions and infomation to share.

THIS WEEK

Check out Matthew Allen @ Tight space

Check out Vivid and creative Sydney (Spaces going very quickly)

Check out their webiste http://www.creativesydney.com.au/

Sadly..

Oh Really Gallery are saying goodbye…Yes Yes, the rumours are true..
As we all know them as a humble little gallery, which will be gone,
Doors open on Thursday at 6pm to go and say goodbye
We will be doing this proper Oh Really style, with live music
featuring, Ungus Ungus Ungus, along with other assorted musical flavours and a wall to wall

install of mural work featuring some of sydney’s finest street artists.
Oh ReallyGallery + Grolsch = 20 Chump-printed Tee’s up for grabs to celebrate Oh’s One Last

Night Party!
To win – Go to Grolsh’s facebook page and tell them why you want an Oh Really tee! First 20 best entries win!

Finally have a great week, enter our competition, see next post, so many great answers so far.

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Monday 6th June
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Entries must be post-marked by Monday 6 June.
JOHN FRIES MEMORIAL PRIZE 2011 CALL FOR ENTRIES – $10,000 cash prize
For conditions and an entry form visit www.viscopy.org.au
The John Fries Memorial Prize is an emerging artist non-acquisitive award of $10,000.

This annual prize is open to all visual artists resident in Australia and New Zealand who are not

enrolled students and whose work is not represented in the collection of a regional, state,

territory or national public art gallery. Artists of all ages and disciplines, whether members of Viscopy or not, are eligible to enter.
The prize has been donated by the Fries family in memory of former Viscopy director and honorary

treasurer, John Fries, who made a remarkable contribution to the life and success of Viscopy.
t +61 2 93102018 e viscopy@viscopy.org.au w www.viscopy.org.au
When: Entries close 5pm today
@ Blackfriars off Broadway – 1 Blackfriars St Chippendale NSW 2008 Australia.

Alex Davies in conversation with Andrew Frost
When: 6-7pm
@ UTS Gallery – Level 4, 702 Harris Street, Ultimo

when I Grow Up I Want To Be An Artist: Creative Sydney Recommends


When: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
@ Studio 10, FraserStudios – (10-14) Kensington Street, Chippendale, Sydney

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Tuesday 7th June
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ANDREW SULLIVAN
When: 6-8pm
@ Flinders Street Gallery 61 – Flinders Street, Surry Hills

Lyndal Hargrave – Constructs of Love and Logic


Fiona Fenech – A Marvelous Transformation
When: 6-8pm
@ Brenda May Gallery – 2 Danks Street, Waterloo

Jack Mundey: The Green Bans 40 years on
When: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
@ Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts – 280 Pitt Street, Sydney

Matthew Allen
When: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
@ TIGHT PROJECTS – 33 Roslyn Street, Kings Cross, NSW 2011

Cliftons Sydney Art Prize Award Evening
Follow the link below to register for the event.
http://www.cliftons.com/cliftons-art-award
When: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
@ Cliftons Sydney – Level 6, 190 George Street, Sydney

BUNYIP and PRINTED MATTER


When:  6:00pm – June 25 at 5:00pm
@ The Paper Mill – Gallery and Studio –  1 Angel Place (Cnr Ash St)
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Wednesday 8th June
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Unknown Familiar –
Korean born, Sydney-based artist Yiwon Park presents a series of drawings and installations that

explore the representation of the rabbit across Eastern and Western cultures
When: 6-8pm
@ Somedays gallery – 72B Fitzroy st. Surry hills

A human life in its course
When: 6-8pm
@ general store for contemporary art – level 1, 77-83 William St, Sydney

Firstdraft: Four New Shows (Benton, Locke, Arnot & Dennington, Bruce)
When: 6-8pm
@ firstdraft gallery – 116—118 Chalmers St, Surry Hills

Cameraman Cinema Screening
http://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/calendar/sam-smith-video-screening/
Alternate screenings:
Wednesday 13 July 2011, 7.45pm
Wednesday 10 August 2011, 6.00pm
When: 7-8pm
@ Art Gallery of New South Wales, Centenary Auditorium
Art Gallery Road, The Domain 2000

un Magazine 5.1 Launch & Party


Performances by Ana Nicole and East Link. (Entry FREE Magazine FREE)
For back issues or more information about un Projects: unmagzine.org
When: 7-10pm
@ BUS Projects Basement Level, Donkey Wheel House 673 Bourke St Melbourne

GALLERY BURLESQUE & HEAD ON PHOTO FEST “BurlyQ from Oz”
When: 7-11:30pm
@ Tone – 16 Wentworth Avenue, Surry Hills

SHUTTERBUGGING
When: 7:30-10:30pm
@ The World Bar And Club – 24 Bayswater Rd Kings Cross

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Thursday 9th June
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‘UNTANGLE THE KNOT’ – Exhibition of finalists, with all artworks for sale
Official Guest  The Hon. Jillian Skinner MP
Entry by $20 donation at door (all proceeds support ASCA programs)
When: 6-8pm
@ Frances Keevil Gallery – Bay Village, 28-34 Cross Street, Double Bay

William Mackinnon – The Black Dog


When: 6-8pm
@ Boutwell Draper Gallery Redfern

BTeach/MTeach and BEd Visual Art Display
When:5-7:30pm
@ Vaucluse House – Wentworth Rd, Vaucluse, Sydney

Urban Realities & Augmented Play | an interactive experience and launch
Exhibition contact – Deborah Turnbull – deborah@newmediacuration.com – 0400 920 761
When: 6-8pm
@ Wilkinson Building, University of Sydney

Farewell Oh Really – One Last Night
When: 6-9pm
@ Oh Really Gallery – 55 Enmore Rd, Newtown, Sydney

VINCENT O’CONNOR – PROVING GROUND: 9/6/11-26/6/11
When: 6-9pm
@ 55 Sydenham Rd Marrickville

FLUTTER LYON PRESSES BLOODWOOD


Flutter Lyon will produce a special collection of ink-pressed
artworks in the private dining room
When: 6-8pm
@ Bloodwood Newtown – 416 Newtown Street

AWARENESS MUSCLE, The Academy of Emergency Art Sydney
When:6-8pm
@ AT THE VANISHING POINT – 565 KING ST NEWTOWN, Sydney

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Friday 10th June
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Edge of Elsewhere: Emerging Critics Workshop & Curatorium
Please note registration for this workshop has now closed –
meet the team we’ve gathered in the following link http://bit.ly/iU5UVt
When: 11am
@ 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art – 181-187 Hay St, Sydney

The Cowboy – Fine Art by Jimmy Willing
When: 5:30pm
@ Caddies – Carrington Street, Lismore, New South Wales

10 YEARS AGO Damien Minton Gallery exhibition in Newcastle
When: 6pm
@ Newcastle Art Space – 246 Parry St, Newcastle

BentArt Exhibition & Competition
When: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
@ Wentworth Falls School of Arts – (217-219) Great Western Highway Wentworth Falls

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Saturday 11th June
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THE DAWNING OF A NEW GENERATION OF MANINGRIDA ARTISTS
When: 2.30–4.30pm
@ Art Atrium, 181 Old South Head Road, Bondi Junction

STUDIO SUNHILLOW
OPEN STUDIO – meet the artist
When: 9-12pm
@ 387 Illawarra Road, Marrickville,Sydney,NSW

World Premiere of WE WERE HERE at the Sydney Film Festival
WE WERE HERE is the first of its kind made in Australia, a film depicting a portrait of the 2011

Australian Summer using only YouTube user generated content uploaded through the Screen

Australia and You Tube initiative, Map My Summer. The resulting film is a darkly moving and raw

collective expression of our cultural identity.
For Ticketing go to http://tix.sff.org.au/session2.asp?sn=WE+WERE+HERE%3A+The+Map+My+Summer+Film
Q & A with the filmmakers and after party
When: 8:30-10pm
@ George Street Cinemas, Event Cinemas 4

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Sunday 12th June
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Samuel Kirby – Important/Forgotten
when: 6-8pm.
Cafe Lounge, 277 Goulburn St Surry hills

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THINGS OF INTEREST
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Thursday 9th June
LATE NIGHT LIBRARY – FOUR ON THE FLOOR
Four solo artists. One stage. One set. After two sold out
performances, Four on the Floor is back. Pattern Clash proudly
presents four of Sydney’s favourite musicians as they morph into
a 4 headed 8 armed singing-songwriting chimera of death, playing
their songs back-to-back til their fingers bleed and their larynx
cramp up. Featuring guaranteed unique performances by the likes
of Jai Pyne (The Paper Scissors), Camilla Hill and Cody Dillon.
PLEASE BOOK AHEAD BY PHONING HERE: 02 8374 6230 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              02

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When: 8:30-11:30pm
@ Surry Hills Library

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