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So much on at Sussex House

We have lots to offer in Semester 2 with some great new programs! Please take a minute to read the complete guide and share with your friends, family and neighbours!


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Luke Duncan King – Open Circuit

Opening Thursday 13 July, 6pm
13 – 30 July

Luke Duncan King’s practice continually considers the virtues of the biro drawing on paper. Obsessive repetition of line work expresses the tension between what is dangerous

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The Story So Far

The Story So Far…

Selected Indigenous works from the Moreland Art Collection

Curated by Kate ten Buuren

In conjunction with NAIDOC week the Counihan
Gallery In Brunswick presents the

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Poppy Elixir – Citrus Knightshade – Sarah Jäckle

Soma – Brunswick, 421 Sydney Road, Brunswick

Poppy Elixir
Citrus Knightshade
Sarah Jäckle

Poppy Elixir?s paintings explore the fluctuations and variance of intimacy through the depiction of intense human interaction and

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Dale Frank at Neon Parc

June 30 – August 12

Opening Friday 30 June 6.00pm

Neon Parc is delighted to announce the opening of new work by one of Australia’s most critically acclaimed and widely respected contemporary artists,

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Wendy Korol – Present Tense

Opening Thursday 29 June, 6pm

29 June ? 9 July
The heroes of Wendy Korol?s making are overlooked, commonplace objects such as handles and knobs. We

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Tandum is a NGO who support a variety of initiatives in third world countries.  This collaboration is to provide reusable sanitary packs for young girls in Kenya so they can

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Noah Spivak – eigengrau

8 ~ 25 JUNE
Opening Thursday 8 June, 6pm

Born and raised in Vancouver, Spivak’s works offer no personal autobiography. They do not reference photography’s most commercially

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Noir Darkroom opening

Chris Moses displays a collection of his contemporary photography in his inaugural exhibition titled ‘Koi Baat Nahi’.

The works transport us to a new viewpoint from

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On now at the Honeymoon Suite

Perceptual Abstraction

Christopher Day Elizabeth Newman John Nixon Nick Ryrie Antonia Sellbach Esther Stewart Fairy Turner Lydia Wegner

Exhibition Friday 2 June – Saturday 1 July  2017

Perceptual abstraction was traditionally devoid of narrative, instead placing an emphasis on the clarity and precision

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New shows at Counihan Gallery

Towla & Identity Intersection

1 June until 25 June.

Gallery One


Deanna Hitti 

Deanna Hitti’s arts practice concerns the nuanced relationships between East and West and the place from which we look and construct

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Sensory Garden at beinArt Gallery

Autumn at Noir Darkroom

May 17 – June 4
Opening on the 19th of May at 6pm for ‘Autumn’.

The theme “AUTUMN is all about change, shedding the past and making way for the new”.

The lineup includes several local artists (including Jessie Scott, who?s

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Frances Cannon – Niceties

18 MAY ~ 4 JUNE
Opening Thursday 18 May, 6pm

ni·ce·ty noun plural noun: niceties a fine detail or distinction, especially one regarded as intricate and fussy. accuracy or precision. a minor aspect of polite social behaviour; a detail of etiquette. This exhibition centres around themes of the body, sexuality, the mind and anxiety, and the pressures placed on contemporary women to act or look a certain way that is socially acceptable. Cannon’s work depicts the human condition and aims to draw an emotional response from the viewer by depicting personal and intimate images. Through the lens of personal experience, the works explore the pressures placed on contemporary women to live up to an unrealistic and outdated standard. Using a variety of aqueous media to create drawings, incorporating figuration, abstraction and text. Cannon uses playful and intuitive imagery, often with a sense of chaos, and has approached each drawing with honesty and vulnerability. read more

Counihan Gallery Artist Talk

Image: Bridget Hillebrand. Floodlines 2017. Linocut, dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist

Artists Respond: Critical and Creative Responses to a Changing Planet
Wednesday 17 May, 6.30 ? 8 pm

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Sky Country: Our Connection to the Cosmos

Blak Dot Gallery in partnership with Monash Country Lines Archive, is proud to present Sky Country: Our Connection to the Cosmos, as part of the Yirramboi Festival 2017.


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Call for 2018 Proposals for Counihan Gallery

Coinciding with our call for exhibition proposals for 2018 the Counihan Gallery In Brunswick will conduct a free information session outlining the gallery profile and history,

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In Black and White – Noir Darkroom

Level Playing Field 2017

Sheena Mathieson is seeking participants for Level Playing Field 2017;  a project involving 200 people of all abilities, each creating a unique artwork in

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Clay Art Classes at Sussex Neighbourhood House

We love our creatives.
Did you know that we run 3 separate clay art programs? They all start next Tuesday with Ceramic Artist Ursula Utkiewicz

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Tinning Street Presents – Freedom/Uncertainty


27 APRIL ~ 14 MAY
Opening Thursday 27 April, 6pm

Adrian Carmody (

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Flow – Counihan Gallery

We are pleased to invite you to the opening of our new exhibition FLOW

Colleen Boyle | Clara Brack | Garth Henderson
Heather Hesterman | Bridget

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10 Minute Dance party project

Oxygen Youth Space, 4-8 Gaffney St, Coburg

Come along and work on this exciting new event and collaborate with JOF (Joseph O?Farrell: internationally acclaimed musician

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Thea Bates – Art School for Autumn

Oak Park resident and artist Thea Bates presents the second in her Seasonal Art School Series 2017  at the glorious Abbotsford Convent from 27-29 April. Truly Autumnal!


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Daydream Believer – Belinda Wiltshire

6 – 23 APRIL

“Maybe it’s a rose in the suburbs at night, or fingertips lit up by the sun, glowing against the sky, but these little snapshots of a life, my life, they lure me in. And while

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Of everything that disappears there remain traces

Dan Arps
Samantha Barrow
Jeremy Eaton
Kate Hill
Georgia Kaw
Seala Lokollo-Evans
Kate Newby
Charlie Sofo
curated by Lauren Ravi
Opening Thursday 6 April, 6-8pm
Exhibition Friday 7 – Saturday 29 April 2017

The Honeymoon Suite is pleased to announce the opening of Of everything that disappears there remain traces on Thursday 6 April 2017, 6-8pm. The exhibition is curated by board

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Winner Announced for New Public Art Commission at Jewell Station

Local artist Fleur Summers has been selected for a new public art commission at Jewell Station in Brunswick, which is being transformed by developer Neometro and State Government

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Two Islands – Renuka Rajiv and Tama tk Couture

Opening Sat 25th March 2 to 4pm 22nd March to 9th April

Brunswick Arts

15A Union st, Brunswick. Enter from Jewell Station car park

Tama and Renuka will share a collections of works across drawing, printmaking and painting using paper and

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Creatives + Makers

Explore Creatives+Makers today to find a special gift, commission one of Melbourne’s  finest creatives or discover what’s happening across our creative industry.

Creatives+Makers is a directory and resource designed to promote, support and inform residents, creative people and creative businesses living and/or working in Melbourne.

We offer

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Atom Smasher – Ross Vaughan



Ross Vaughan makes paintings informed by his interests in paradoxes, parallel realities and infinite loops, as

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Artist Intensive – Art / Politics / Action

Image: Amy Spiers & Catherine Ryan, Closed to the Public (Protecting Space), Freiburg Germany 2016. Photo: Marc Doradzillo

Applications close 26 March 2017

At this critical juncture in history, artists work to not only reflect and comment, but shape the way in which we deal with environmental and humanitarian crises. Over one week,

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Wear Me – Kate V Sylvester

2 – 19 MARCH


Kate V M Sylvester’s contemporary textile work was included in the 2016 VAMFF Cultural Program as a part of Fabrik;

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Brunswick Studio Walk This Weekend

When is it?
Saturday February 25, 12-5pm

Where is it?
Various locations between Jewell and Moreland Stations, situated near the Upfield bike path.


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Loads on at Home-Work

Home-work have an action packed line up of workshops planned for the first half of 2017.

The ever popular Screen Printing 101 is back this March, April & May. For anyone

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Applications open for Makers & Shakers Market

Last year we aimed to create an alternative shopping experience that satisfies the growing thirst for locally-produced, distinctive and individual homewares and food.

From ceramics,

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Applications now open for Markit@FedSquare

Federation Square – Sunday 7 May 2017


Now in its 9th year, Markit@FedSquare continues to bring

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Shadow at beinArt

Tomasz Alen Kopera | Sandra Yagi | Karl Persson | Matthew Levin


beinArt Gallery presents Shadow, an exhibition of new paintings & sculptures featuring Sandra

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Anomalous – Hilary Dodd

9 – 26 February


Anomalous, a new exhibition by Hilary Dodd, consists of paintings which utilise unconventional substances. Through

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Counihan’s first for the New Year

The Counihan Gallery In Brunswick is pleased to invite you
to opening of two new exhibitions:

As Above, So Below

Opening Celebration: Thursday 2 February, 6

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Kitiya Palaskas – ‘Wish You Were Here’

A nostalgic collection of felt-based collages and soft sculptural memorabilia of happy vacations.

Exhibition Opening Night
Friday 3rd February, from 6pm
Outré Gallery

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