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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!

July

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The Creators Fund – New Program for Victorian Creatives

Damon Kowarsky and Kyoko Imazu. Along the River (2013). Photo: Kyoko Imazu

The Creators Fund will support creative practitioners across all disciplines, and at all career stages, to undertake an extended period of creative development, research or experimentation

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MPavilion Call Out

For the first time ever, MPavilion are welcoming submissions from architecture and design professionals and students to collaborate with them on their public program between

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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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Melbourne Fringe X Forest Fringe

EOIs close 16 July 2017

Melbourne’s West hosts UK-based risk-takers (and risk-chasers) Forest Fringe in a two week long creative residency as part of Fringe 2017. The 10-day Forest Exchange Lab is a space for conversation, deep experimentation and creative exchange between three visiting and three local artists.

Fringe is calling for Expressions of Interest for local artists to participate in the Forest Exchange Lab, an opportunity to exchange ideas with international artists and take over

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MoreArt Applications Open

MOREART PUBLIC ART SHOW

Artists are invited to submit a concept for our annual art in public spaces event along Moreland’s iconic transport corridors.

2017 THEME:  THRESHOLDS

The level or point at which you start to experience

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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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Thinkers and Makers Salon – The Good Room

The Thinkers & Makers Salon is a monthly curated event with special guest presentations, jam sessions, an open mic segment, impromptu readings and performances

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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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Craft Cubed: Craft & Design as a Career

12 & 13 August 2017

It’s back! And bigger than ever! Returning to this year’s Craft Cubed festival, Craft presents their Craft and Design as a Career symposium! Featuring an incredible line-up of guest speakers including The Good Copy’s Penny Modra and Radical Craftivist Rayna Fahey from Radical Cross Stitch, this year’s #CDC  invites you to share in the stories of leading artists and designers as they relate their successes and missteps, advice and unique perspectives on contemporary craft and design practice in Australia and beyond. For more info go here read more

Noir Darkroom Submissions Open

Melbourne Puppetry Festival

4 – 9 July 2017 | La Mama

 The Melbourne Festival of Puppetry is back! And this year, there is an incredible array of puppetry to be experienced from across Australia and across the world. This years program includes special performances from Anino Shadowplay Collective (Philipines), People Who Play With Theatre (New Zealand) as well as performances by the world-renowned Australian puppeteer Richard Bradshaw (NSW, Australia) to mention but a few. For more info go here read more

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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School Holiday Program at Noir Darkroom

Exhibit in Home

Applications close 24 July 2017

Are you an artist who arrived in Australia as a refugee after 1 January 1990? Artists with a refugee or asylum seeker background are invited to apply to exhibit in Home, which

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MoreArt Application Open

MoreArt Public Art Show

MoreArt Public Art Show

Our annual art in public spaces event along Moreland’s iconic transport corridors.

Applications open now!

MoreArt is our annual art-in-public-spaces event that continues to surprise and engage

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Ian Potter Grants

Applications close 12 September 2017

The Cultural Trust is committed to encouraging excellence and supporting a vibrant, world-class arts scene in Australia. The Cultural Trust offers grants up to $7,000 to assist emerging and early career artists of exceptional talent to take up professional development opportunities, usually overseas.

They support applicants who can demonstrate both initiative and exceptional talent, together with an ability to convert their ambitions to reality.

The Trust primarily provides

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Tandum

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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We Work This Shop – Spoken Word

Sunday June 25 at 06:00 pm

Siteworks, 33 Saxon Street, Brunswick

We Work This Shop is a free weekly poetry & spoken word workshop hosted by Melbourne Spoken Word. It?s a space open to anyone

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Round She Goes Market

Yarra Annual Grants

Powershorts Film Competition

Powershop and MIFF are inviting filmmakers (and anyone) in Australia to create a short film for the inaugural Powershorts Film Competition

To enter, you must shoot a film using

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tilde Submissions Open

Applications close 30 June 2017

 tilde: Melbourne Trans & Gender Diverse Film Festival is seeking submissions for their third international festival in October 2017.  tilde was founded in 2014 to showcase the work of trans and gender diverse filmmakers as well as films containing trans and gender diverse content and characters.

tilde is seeking short and feature length entries of all genres from across the globe. Films will be selected in line with the festival values. tilde highlights the stories and perspectives

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DAIR Call Out

Applications close 30 June 2017

Ausdance Victoria Dance Artist in Residence Program (DAIR) invites independent dance artists, collectives, collaborators and companies of any dance genre to submit proposals for the 2017 program.

DAIR is a direct response to the ongoing challenges of access to affordable and appropriate spaces to dance artists for the development of dance making and practice. DAIR activities

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City of Melbourne Grants

Applications close 29 May 2017

Each year the City of Melbourne supports and celebrates its overwhelmingly creative and talented community through its annual arts grants program.

Grants of up to $20,000 are open to artists and creatives across all disciplines – including performance, new media music, dance, theatre and visual art.

Arts grants are available

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New Workshops at the Good Room

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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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

Towla


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

Write a Walking Tour – City of Literature

Applications close 29 May 2017

 In 2018, it will be 10 years since Melbourne was designated a UNESCO City of Literature. As part of the celebrations, the Melbourne City of Literature Office is developing a self-guided walking app for visitors and tourists to use.

The Office is seeking expressions of interest from writers to write one of the three walks that will be hosted within the app.

The Office is looking for a balance between what a tourist

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We Work This Shop – Spoken Word

Sun May 21 2017 at 6:00 pm

Siteworks, 33 Saxon Street, Brunswick

We Work This Shop is a free weekly poetry & spoken word workshop hosted by Melbourne Spoken Word. It?s

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Artist Opportunities at BSG

Call for: Expressions of Interest for Exhibitions in 2017 at BSG

With multiple gallery spaces, we have a variety of approaches for our curatorial platform. Offering space for emerging

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360 Artist Development

Applications close 21 May 2017

The 360 Artist Development is an initiative of Ausdance Victoria in conjunction with Gertrude Street Projection Festival to assist dance practitioners stage works for the virtual

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ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE GRANTS

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE GRANTS NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH CITY OF MELBOURNE ANNUAL ARTS GRANTS PROGRAM

Creative Spaces is thrilled to announce that two new artist-in-residence grants

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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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Boroondara Annual Grants

Applications close 5 June 2017

Each year, the City of Boroondara offers grants of up to $10,000 for not-for-profit community organisations, groups or clubs for new one-off projects activities and equipment

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Maribyrnong Festival City Grants open

Applications close 2 June 2017

Council’s Festival City Grants Program provides financial and in-kind support for festivals that promote Maribyrnong City as ‘Festival City’.

As an applicant to the Festival

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Adhocracy Artist Call Out

Applications close 29 May 2017

Adhocracy is Vitalstatistix’s national hothouse, supporting the creative development of new experimental and multidisciplinary arts projects. Artists from around Australia will create,

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