STREET ART / ‘QUANTUM FLUX’ by Joel Birch

STREET ART / 'QUANTUM FLUX' by Joel Birch

Film, illustration and photography are all area’s in which The Amity Affliction front man Joel Birch shines. Over two weekends in March he went to town on a wall near his home town on the Sunshine Coast. This clip shot and edited by Jaden Marc shows the result of his planning and hours of work, bringing the lyrics of ‘Quantum Flux’ from Sydney band Northlane to... Read More

EXHIBITION / The Boneyard Project: ‘Return Trip’ at Pima Air & Space Museum

EXHIBITION / The Boneyard Project: 'Return Trip' at Pima Air & Space Museum

The Boneyard Project: Return Trip is a large scale exhibition that has just opened at the Pima Art and Space Museum in Tucson, Arizona and will include artists Andrew Schoultz, How & Nosm, Nunca, Retna, and Faile who have all painted their own individual airplanes as well as a cockpit here and there. With the idea behind the show conceived by Eric Firestone, with the help... Read More

INSTALLATION / ‘HOME’ by KID ZOOM

INSTALLATION / 'HOME' by KID ZOOM

Australian born, New York based artist, KID ZOOM (aka Ian Strange) recently returned to Australia to build an ambitious, full-scale replica of his childhood home inside Cockatoo Island’s prestigious Turbine Hall located in Sydney. A reflection on Strange’s upbringing as an isolated teen in the Australian suburbs, KID ZOOM: HOME is complimented by a film that sees Strange... Read More

EXHIBITION / MEGGS ‘Inner Demons II’ at Backwoods Gallery

EXHIBITION / MEGGS 'Inner Demons II' at Backwoods Gallery

Continuing the run away momentum of his last exhibition in London, Australian artist MEGGS is preparing to launch “Inner Demons II” the second chapter of his UK show, featuring new pieces on canvas and paper at his home base in Melbourne, Backwoods Gallery.   ‘Inner Demons II’, featuring a new collection of paintings, collages, screenprints and sculptures... Read More

EXHIBITION / YOUNG & FREE: Contemporary Australian Street Artists

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The YOUNG & FREE exhibition is set to be the biggest ever of it’s kind in America by showcasing the work of 13 very talented young Australian artists. It will be heading to San Francisco in September (and back to Australia early 2012)… Artists include Anthony Lister, Kid Zoom, Ben Frost, Dabs & Myla, Dmote, Meggs, Rone, Reka, Sofles and Vexta. With sprays,... Read More

PHOTOGRAPHY / AMY WINEHOUSE by Hedi Slimane

TRIBUTE / Amy Winehouse by Hedi Slimane

With the tragic passing of the uber talented Amy Winehouse over the weekend, renowned photographer Hedi Slimane has released images from a beautiful shoot he did with Amy. A side that was not always publicized, but a side that reflects her amazing unique talent. R.I.P.  Read More

TALENT CALL / Grolsch Grid 2011

TALENT CALL / Grolsch Grid 2011

Grolsch Grid 2011 is taking over the Collingwood & Fitzroy area and how better to do it, than with work from creative, fresh minded, independent local talent. For those who’ve ever wanted to see their work out there, for all to see, this is the chance. This year Grolsch will be giving a lucky few, a very public canvas and the opportunity to be seen – but before we... Read More

MELBOURNE EXHIBITION / JUN INOUE: ‘New Yellow 01’ at Backwoods Gallery

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Backwoods Gallery has announced ‘New Yellow 01′, the solo show by JUN INOUE. “The negative space surrounding objects, the objects themselves and resulting delicate dialogue between these elements is the focus on Jun Inoue’s latest body of work. A classical theme which characterizing the essence of Ikki the aethetic legacy of the sublime intricate simplicity... Read More