Posts Tagged ‘Firstdraft’

Untitled (Doorway/Dance #1), 2012. Installation view.

HE BLINKED BACK, 2012

March 5, 2012

He Blinked Back @ Firstdraft Gallery What goes up must blow up. He Blinked Back was a show of three inflatables, the next a series of adventures inside the expanded field of drawing. Working with wind as a material for creating, breaking and shaping line, these inflatable “drawings-in-space” conjured new kinds of gestural movements, patterns [...]

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Untitled (The Disappearance of Static), 2012

He Blinked Back opens at Firstdraft

March 1, 2012

Show runs: 22 Feb – 10 Mar Artist Talk: Sat 10 March, 2pm Firstdraft Gallery: 116-118 Chalmers Street, Surry Hills Gallery Hours: Wed – Sun, 12-6pm You can also watch an interview with FBI Radio’s Megan Garret-Jones here or see pics of the opening by Strobed Blog. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ [photo by Dara Gill]

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Untitled (Inflatable #1), 2012.

Art Month Sydney

February 6, 2012

This month, as part of the “do-all-the-things!” extravaganza that is Art Month Sydney, a new show He Blinked Back opens at Firstdraft Gallery. It’s still coming together so I can’t tell you exactly what will show up on the night, but let me just say it involves big, inflatable somethings. Opening Wednesday, 22nd February 6-8pm [...]

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2012 shows

September 27, 2011

Two upcoming exhibitions in early 2012 will showcase new work in development. Watch this space for news of Sydney shows at Firstdraft Gallery as part of Art Month (Feb 22 – Mar 08, 2012) and Damien Minton Gallery (Apr 17 – May 5, 2012). +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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D.I.A (performance detail), 2011. Installation with donkey, theatre curtains, pulleys, weights, rig and ropes. Dimensions variable. Photograph by Dara Gill.

D.I.A. @ MOP, 2011

July 17, 2011

D.I.A. D.I.A. was a collaborative project commissioned by MOP Projects as part of showcase of work by artists-directors of artist run galleries (or ARIs) in Sydney; in this case Firstdraft Gallery, where I was a Director in 2009/10. Conceived and developed as a performing installation, the show took the form of an elaborate stage curtain [...]

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D.I.A. @ MOP PROJECTS

June 16, 2011

A new collaborative work will be launched tonight at MOP Projects in Chippendale from 6pm. As a Firstdraft Director 2009-10, I had the privilege of running the gallery alongside a great group of artists (Grace Archibald, Lionel Bawden, Debbie Pryor, Georgie Meagher, Dylan Quirk, Kate Scardifield, Jessica Tyrrell) and, happily, I have now been able [...]

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VIDEO ARCHIVE

March 22, 2011

Video Archive Below you’ll find a selection of process documentation capturing recent sound, installation and spatial projects. UNTITLED (MAKESHIFT #3), 2010. Video documentation of construction of the Makeshift series of “drawings-in-space”.   UNTITLED (THE DISAPPEARANCE OF STATIC), 2012. Shown at He Blinked Back, one of a series of inflatable drawings comprised of erased VHS tape [...]

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In the studio at Bundanon

BUNDANON MEETS FIRSTDRAFT

February 26, 2010

Firstdraft Directors 2010 were invited in January to spend 2 weeks as artists-in-residence at Arthur Boyd’s property on the Shoalhaven River, NSW. Thanks to Bundanon Trust, we were able to get working on an upcoming collaborative project that will be shown at MOP Projects in June 2011. Artist-directors involved in the project are Grace Archibald, [...]

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