Published: Tue, 27 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +1100
Last Build Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +1100Copyright: copyright triple j 2006
Tue, 27 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +1100Darwin Graf artist James Dunlevie get's the whole community involved in his Graf murals. By NT J Arts Crew Reporter Rebecca Arbon.
Tue, 27 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +1100"It's a practical piece. We call them Functional Art (or FART) and all the bikes that I make are definitely functional." This is what Limp Jimmy from Rat Patrol Oz says about his work currently on display as part of the exhibition Art of Moving at the Tuggernong Arts Centre in Canberra. By ACT J Arts Crew Reporter Marianne Mettes.
Tue, 27 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +1100The rolling hills and history-steeped streetscapes of Central West New South Wales provide the backdrop for a whimsical film about family dynamics, cultural identity, a wooden statue and a country kid with a vivid sense of imagination. By NSW J Arts Crew Reporter Claire Frost.
Tue, 27 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +1100Craft works for latter-day ladies facing social isolation. After two years in development, the crochet Biddy Bag is set to launch in Croquet Club style with celebrity support from songstress Sarah Blasko. By Queensland J Arts Crew Reporter Vivian Hogg.
Fri, 16 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +1100Every year a group of Canberra artists get together to produce public works to brighten up Canberra's cityscape for 17 days. Lonely bus shelters and grey parts of buildings are revitalised with sculptures, performance art and reworked landmarks. By ACT J Arts Crew Reporter Marianne Mettes.
Fri, 16 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +1100Textile designer Lara Cameron invites us into her studio to see how she makes her delicious fabrics. By Victoria J Arts Crew Reporter Jennifer Hopper.
Fri, 16 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +1100Watch out for the shoulder pads! NGV International is turning back the clock to 1980 to display its collection of eye popping outfits. By Victoria J Arts Crew Reporter Jennifer Hopper.
Fri, 16 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +1100Down a hidden street in the heart of Paddington, Sydney, a surprisingly large crowd of people gathered at Global Gallery. As the night progressed, the venue overflowed into the street, which turned into a street-party full of excitement in the celebration of art. By NSW J Arts Crew Reporter Marianne Mettes.
Fri, 16 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +1100J Arts Crew reporter Rebecca Arbon caught up with Darwin jeweller Katrina Tyler in preparation for her upcoming exhibition Renovator's Dream.
Fri, 16 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +1100Nerves buzzing. Adrenaline pumping. Crowd cheering. Beats thumping. We're backstage at Port Augusta's Croc Fest and excitement levels are ready to blow the top of this little tent! By SA J Arts Crew Reporter Lachlan Tetlow-Stuart.
Tue, 30 Oct 2007 00:00:00 +1100Are you familiar with the catwalk theorem? Its a complex equation in WA that results in model maths students, with smarts intimidating calculators, good looks intimidating everyone, and a stitched up knowledge of fashion which would even have Alice herself running out of Wonderland to escape her classic white tights faux pas. By WA J Arts Crew Reporter Fiona Nelson.
Tue, 30 Oct 2007 00:00:00 +1100Greed is covered in dripping ink, hatred svowels, lust looks on with reddened eyes and envy desires ever more. The righteous have left the wicked. All within the bounds of a car boot sale. Could you try to find yourself, or a bargain, in this evil on canvas. By WA J Arts Crew Reporter Fiona Nelson.
Tue, 30 Oct 2007 00:00:00 +1100J Arts Crew reporter Jennifer Hopper met sculptor and polystyrene collector Benedict Ernst.
Tue, 30 Oct 2007 00:00:00 +1100Qld J Arts reporter Vivian Hogg talks projections not pirouettes with Chunky Move dancer Kristy Ayre and multimedia maestro Nick Roux.
Tue, 30 Oct 2007 00:00:00 +1100Animal, vegetable or mineral? Artist Dane Chisholm blends all three to create his hybrid creatures. By Tassie J Arts Crew Reporter Jennifer Hopper.
Sat, 13 Oct 2007 00:00:00 +1100NSW J Arts reporter Marianne Mettes met fashion designer Holly Chalmers at the Sydney Powerhouse, where she exhibited her work at the last Young Blood Market, as part of Sydney Design 2007.
Sat, 13 Oct 2007 00:00:00 +1100VIC J Arts Crew reporter Jennifer Hopper looked deeply into a crystal ball...
Sat, 13 Oct 2007 00:00:00 +1100Rallying against traumatic childhood experiences, Gifted and Talented is a show about institutionalised control, the psychology of abuse, and political injustice. By NSW J Arts Reporter Claire Frost.
Fri, 05 Oct 2007 00:00:00 +1100In 10 minutes, models will strut down the catwalk. In five minutes, someone had better organise how. This is fashion's underground. By WA J Arts Crew Reporter Fiona Nelson.
Wed, 26 Sep 2007 00:00:00 +1100Curator and sound artist Tristan Louth-Robins gives an experimental-sound-guide-for-idiots lesson on avant garde sound in pop music. By SA J Arts Crew reporter Lahclan Tetlow-Stuart.
Wed, 26 Sep 2007 00:00:00 +1100Can an artist's drawing style and technique be narrowed down to a set of rules, to the extreme that other artists or even a machine can follow those rules and mimic that style? Benjamin Forster has been investigating precisely that, but in the first place only to analyse his own drawing practice. By ACT J Arts Crew Reporter Marianne Mettes.
Wed, 26 Sep 2007 00:00:00 +1100Pip Stafford wants you to open up online. She wants you to divulge your secrets, to share your beautiful moments and see a snapshot of your world. The Tasmanian based artist is the creator of iwishicouldshowyou.com, an Internet site that is seeking videos made using mobile telephones to create a database of user-made creativity. By Tasmanian J Arts Crew reporter Jennifer Hopper.
Mon, 10 Sep 2007 00:00:00 +1100The mere touch of a pinkie toe would crush footwear designer Emma Greenwood's paper shoes. The designer has used playing cards, photographs, stamps and more to create delicate boots, slippers and sneakers.
Mon, 10 Sep 2007 00:00:00 +1100An unsolicited DIY surgery lies in a dirty basement providing intrusive bloody operations to cure love-lorn heartache.
Mon, 10 Sep 2007 00:00:00 +1100J ARTS CREW Reporter Rebecca Arbon spoke to Darwin artist Emma Stocker about her recent performance work, Cage.
Mon, 03 Sep 2007 00:00:00 +1100The iPod is the new lyre according to prominent post-minimal composer William Duckworth and new media innovator Nora Farrell. By QLD J Arts Reporter Vivian Hogg.
Mon, 03 Sep 2007 00:00:00 +1100Scott Northover wrote a political play when he was 21, now, two years on, Scott will finally see his words brought to life. With the debut performance of, 'Enmity', taking place in mid-September, Scott will make present some scandals of the past!
Sat, 25 Aug 2007 00:00:00 +1100Benjamin Harlow is a Canberra based animator. He is currently working on a project entitled Interference and plans to enter it in film and animation competitions across the globe. By ACT J Arts Reporter Marianne Mettes.
Sat, 25 Aug 2007 00:00:00 +1100Prehistoric pre-school with Brisbane soft sculptor David Spooner.
Sat, 25 Aug 2007 00:00:00 +1100Walking into this dark, smoke-filled theatre, with no chairs and a fluro halo-ring on top of your head, you may evoke the need to cry: "oh god, what have I gotten myself into". Apart from that, the touring interactive show Emergence is much more then just being forced out of your comfort zone. By NSW J Arts Crew Reporter Marianne Mettes.
Sat, 25 Aug 2007 00:00:00 +1100Victorian J Arts Crew reporter Jennifer Hopper found out there's more to Britney Spears lyrics than you think.
Sat, 25 Aug 2007 00:00:00 +1100Renee Glastonbury kills acrylics, but creates new life for wooden and steel jewellery. By WA J Arts Crew Reporter Fiona Nelson.
Sat, 25 Aug 2007 00:00:00 +1100NT J ARTS CREW Reporter Rebecca Arbon spoke to The Australian Feedback Orchestra founder Kris Keogh about why feedback isn't such a bad thing.
Sat, 25 Aug 2007 00:00:00 +1100Tasmanian J Arts Crew Reporter Jennifer Hopper had a smashing time catching up with shattered-glass sculptor Matt Calvert..
Sat, 25 Aug 2007 00:00:00 +1100Luke Batten is the president of the Industrial Design Club at the University of Canberra. The club is made up of a collective of final year Industrial Design students and accordingly called IDzeroseven. The club has recently initiated a travelling exhibition of all the final year students' work to expose themselves to potential employers in the industry.
Wed, 22 Aug 2007 00:00:00 +1100Natalie Holtsbaum is a Tasmanian jeweller who sees the potential to shine in the dusty, the dirty and the unloved. By Tasmanian J Arts Crew Reporter, Jennifer Hopper.
Wed, 22 Aug 2007 00:00:00 +1100Standing inside a freezing cold gallery in Northbridge, WA, is photography student and Dare to Bare exhibition organiser, Nikki Mauri. By WA J Arts Crew reporter, Fiona Nelson.
Wed, 22 Aug 2007 00:00:00 +1100Bonnie Dowling has pushed aside the painstaking hours of metal manipulation and gone back to kindegarten crafts to fashion her uniquely styled jewellery. By SA J Arts Crew reporter, Lachlan Tetlow-Stuart
Wed, 22 Aug 2007 00:00:00 +1100Steampunk is that turn of the century fantasy genre that shines a gaslight on the past to illuminate our modern lives. For fashion/clothing/costume designer Sonia Heap that means strapping Victorian era fashion in for a ride to the future. By Victorian J Arts Crew reporter, Jennifer Hopper.
Wed, 22 Aug 2007 00:00:00 +1100It's not everyday you get to meet a local toymaker, but these Bad Bunnies and Other Mysterious Creatures go way beyond any average toy. Serena Kuhl's very colourful new show is a collection of her smallish, doll-like creations.
Wed, 15 Aug 2007 00:00:00 +1100Quandary: The owner of the property rocks up directly after you've beautified the dwellings walls and floors with an array of stencils and graffiti. Included in James Dodd's latest exhibition Speakeasy, at Adelaide's Experimental Art Foundation, is a video documentation of just such an event. By SA J Arts Crew Reporter, Lachlan Tetlow-Stuart.
Wed, 15 Aug 2007 00:00:00 +1100NT J Arts Crew reporter Rebecca Arbon recently met up with Darwin artist Kaye Rintel to discuss the latest Gallery Sometimes! project.
Wed, 15 Aug 2007 00:00:00 +1100The accused is staring straight ahead, he's got reddish hair and he's wearing a grey jumper. His eyes are wide and worried, staring out from behind bars. We don't know what he's been accused of and we don't know if he's guilty or innocent. That's exactly how court artist Wendy Black wants it. By VIC J Arts Crew Reporter Jennifer Hopper.
Tue, 24 Jul 2007 00:00:00 +1100Graphic designer, Yolanda Stapleton, had one week to create a solo exhibition. Her characters are angry. Very angry. By J Arts Crew Perth Reporter Fiona Nelson.
Tue, 24 Jul 2007 00:00:00 +1100"One of my mum's mottos when she's teaching is: 'Calm down, you don't have to dance to save the world' says Tyler Ayres, dancer and aerial artist. By J Arts Crew A.C.T. Reporter Marianne Mettes.
Tue, 24 Jul 2007 00:00:00 +1100German painter Katharina Grosse at the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane. By J Arts Crew Queensland Reporter, Vivian Hogg.
Tue, 24 Jul 2007 00:00:00 +1100Watch out for the murderous monsters created by Tasmanian artist Catherine Badcock, they're cute but creepy.
Wed, 18 Jul 2007 00:00:00 +1100NT J ARTS CREW Reporter Rebecca Arbon asked Darwin based puppeteer Sol Hard, How do you skin a puppet?
Wed, 18 Jul 2007 00:00:00 +1100Artist Yvette Watts wants you to imagine what life is like for the animals we breed to die for our dinner. By Victorian J Arts Crew Repoter, Jennifer Hopper.
Wed, 18 Jul 2007 00:00:00 +1100Nathan takes the glamour out of the theatre and replaces it with his own brand of madness. By South Australian J Arts Crew Reporter Lachlan Tetlow-Stuart.
Mon, 09 Jul 2007 00:00:00 +1100Globe-trotting retiree returns to Townsville to find his house infested with tropical art plague. By Vivian Hogg.
Mon, 09 Jul 2007 00:00:00 +1100Jo Willers explores the pathways between university art, professional art and Northbridge to Yokine. By WA JARTS Reporter Fiona Nelson.
Mon, 09 Jul 2007 00:00:00 +1100Jewellery artist Danyka van Buuren uses all the equipment and technology around her to create beautiful, wearable pieces of new-age art. By ACT J ARTS Reporter Marianne Mettes.
Fri, 06 Jul 2007 00:00:00 +1100There's A Hole In My Bucket is the name of a new project that's pointing the finger at the ill conceived, the illogical and the unsustainable in Melbourne's design landscape. By Jennifer Hopper.
Thu, 31 May 2007 00:00:00 +1100By WA reporter Fiona Nelson. Ben the builder, can he fix it? Maybe he can, maybe he can't. I guess we'll never know because the Ben we have in question is a props and construction student at university, not a builder... if you really want to get technical.
Tue, 22 May 2007 00:00:00 +1100By NT reporter Rebecca Arbon. In between customers, J Arts Crew Reporter Rebecca Arbon spoke with local Graf artist Dave Collins about art, tourists and his love of Posca Pens.
Tue, 22 May 2007 00:00:00 +1100By NSW reporter Claire Frost. Artist Anthony Bartok ventures out to indie clubs from time to time, but describes himself as more of a pub kind of guy - "Like, just give me a jug of beer."
Thu, 17 May 2007 00:00:00 +1100By QLD reporter Vivian Hogg. The Cosmonaut, the Martian queen and the contemporary musician Mike Cooper.
Thu, 17 May 2007 00:00:00 +1100By VIC reporter Jennifer Hopper. J Arts Crew reporter Jennifer Hopper found a frock for two in Bendigo.
Mon, 07 May 2007 00:00:00 +1100By ACT reporter Marianne Mettes. There were many workshops at the National Folk Festival in the Exhibition Park in Canberra from 5-9 April 2007, such as ukulele for beginners, painting and arts, circus skills, beat boxing, the list goes on.
Tue, 24 Apr 2007 00:00:00 +1100By NSW reporter Claire Frost. 28 year old graphic designer and illustrator, Ainslie Fletcher, likes to keep herself busy.
Wed, 11 Apr 2007 00:00:00 +1100By TAS reporter Josie Hurst. After walking off stage from her performance Mercy: A Dance for the Forgotten, I caught up with dancer Trish Dunn about the show.
Sun, 01 Apr 2007 00:00:00 +1100By NSW reporter Claire Frost. Jo Lancaster, Simon Yates and Mozes are acrobat: an edgy trio from Albury-Wodonga on the NSW and Victorian border, who aren't afraid to let it all hang loose while they perform gravity defying tricks involving trapezes, tightropes... and rollerskates.
Tue, 27 Mar 2007 00:00:00 +1100By ACT reporter Marianne Mettes. The Secret of Canbr'Argh was the winning film at the annual film festival Lights! Canberra! Action!, which was part of the festivities to celebrate Canberra's 94th birthday.
Tue, 13 Mar 2007 00:00:00 +1100By WA reporter Fiona Nelson. It's time to stand up for dancefloor politics!