02 PM | 07 Feb

Falling in love with Frida – Caroline Bowditch #FridaKahlo #Spiegeltent [#geekgirl]

Falling in love with Frida

Falling in love with Frida is an intimate and enticing performance that explores the life, loves and legacy of painter Frida Kahlo (1907-1954).

Winner of the prestigious Herald Angel Award at the 2014 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Falling in love with Frida is a reclaiming of a disabled artist, a love like obsession, and an enquiry into how we shape what we are remembered for and how much can we really control others memories of us. It exposes many little-known facts about the infamous woman, remembered for her art. Where affinities and parallels are drawn, happy distractions are employed and a tale of ‘the great concealer’ is skillfully revealed by and through powerful yet fragile bodies.

Date: 18 Mar 2016 – 19 Mar 2016 Time: Fri & Sat 8pm and Sat 3pm

Tickets are now on sale for Falling in love with Frida at the Spiegeltent! #Melbourne

 

03 PM | 03 Jan

Exceptional #Silo #Art – an #Australian 30 metre high mural by Guido van Helton [#geekgirl]

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It may be a far cry from Melbourne’s bustling street-art covered laneways, but the small northern Wimmera town of Brim, with a population of about 100, is hitting the global scene in a big way.

Internationally renowned Brisbane-based artist Guido van Helten is using regional Victoria’s largest cherry-picker to breathe new life into the town’s disused grain silos with a 30m by 30m artwork.

Four giant figures representing generations of the area’s people will loom over the Henty Highway in a sight sure to join Australia’s big things as a road-trip must.

“I work on photography so when I got here I arranged a small photography project, which sort of documented the people of the town,” Mr van Helten said.

Buildings in cities including Rome, London and Melbourne have already been made-over by Mr van Helten, and he said he had wanted to paint an iconic Australian silo for years.

The group put money towards the $10,000 project, along with Yarriambiack Shire and Regional Arts Victoria.

The work is expected to conclude shortly with Guido battling the scorching hot weather and winds!

Sources: Herald Sun, Facebook and MailTimes.

04 PM | 20 Dec

Seeing #Sound an informal #Symposium exploring #multimedia [#geekgirl]

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Seeing Sound is an informal practice-led symposium exploring multimedia work which foregrounds the relationship between sound and image. It explores areas such as visual music, abstract cinema, experimental animation, audiovisual performance and installation practice through paper sessions, screenings, performances and installations. The organising committee is calling for submissions of papers, fixed media works and performance works and are looking for imaginative proposals for the MediaWall and atrium space of the new Commons building.

Seeing Sound 4 will take place at Bath Spa over the 9th and 10th of April 2016. It represents a move away from the winter months, and a physical move also – although still hosted on our idyllic Newton Park campus, the event will be hosted in our new state-of-the art Commons building. We will make full use of the two-storey Med

iaWall that stands at its centre in a programme which foregrounds video synthesis and expanded cinema.

Submissions are now OPEN!

Source: @__ANAT

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