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City of Sydney’s Oxford Street Cultural and Creative Spaces

I had a great night, representing Create, Innovate Gosford City, mingling with some great people within the Creative Industries of Australia, as well as key government staff, that can make such a difference to arts and culture. There were live paste-ups happening whilst The Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore MP, addressed the floor. It’s excellent to see businesses, council […]

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Theatre Lane and Bodhi Festival

This weekend Perkins Street will be closed off from traffic for The Bodhi Festival. This is a great time to visit the Hunter Street Mall to see our artworks, whilst being part of a very special and unique event. We have given our donation and are looking forward to visiting the ‘Abode of Peace’, which many will know as the […]

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Theatre Lane – Round Two

The Theatre Lane (paste-up) Project Continuing the Hunter’s leading, and most ambitious Public Art Program, Pride of Place is seeking to undertake a first in contemporary art. In collaboration with Street Art Walking (SAW), there will be a six month ‘paste-up’ project ran in Theatre Lane, Newcastle (Australia). International, National, and local artists have submitted theatre poster inspired designs online […]

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Theatre Lane Project Commences

The photos above were taken during the first installation of the Theatre Lane (paste-up) Project. It was a little rainy, so we hope the posters have stayed up over night! There is a huge amount of spaces for more designs and we are hoping the visuals will give you some inspiration. Help us fill Theatre Lane with more (and more) […]

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THEATRE LANE – IMPORTANT UPDATE – What are we looking for?

THEATRE LANE PROJECT We have received a number of amazing submissions, yet there have been a number of entries that have not completely met the brief for the ‘Theatre Lane’ project. We hope this post can clarify the design brief for you. “What are we looking for? An original/humerous/ironic/streetart versions of the posters for plays and musicals (not movies) E.g. […]

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Theatre Lane Project

The Theatre Lane Project will run for six months, with a monthly up-date, from October 2011 until April 2012. This means you can keep sending Simone (Project Coordinator) images over the next twenty-six weeks but first in, gets the best place, so send them early!The aim is to have the project evolve over time, layering over each poster (with an […]

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Look Hear

It is that exciting time of the year again, thanks to the clever and sexy kids at Zookraft, for Look Hear and Look See. What is Look Hear and Look See? Well, only the most exciting art and design event in Newcastle, since, ever! Zookraft have gone all-out to produce an amazing program, showcasing the best of today’s art and […]

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Everything You Can Imagine Is Real by Stu McDonald

Congratulations to Stu McDonald for the long-awaited completion of his amazingly bright and inspiring artwork on ARThive in Morgan Street (Hunter Street Mall) in Newcastle. It was an exciting project from the start! We learnt how to operate BOOM lifts, only to discover they were not ideal for the site, due to an incline in the street. So then we […]

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This Is Not Art Funding Crisis

Keep the Lights and Sound on This Is Not Art Festival Posted on July 6, 2011 by Octapod Arts Culture According to Festival Coordinator Eliza Adam, TINA has been notified that its current triennial funding would not be renewed.  This means with just 12 weeks until the annual arts festival is scheduled to kick-off the TINA operational budget is $18,000 short […]

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