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Hiromi Hotel – Mixed Blood

SATURDAY 12 NOVEMBER, 12.00 – 2.00PM

A special ritual Welcome and Closing ceremony for the work performed by Hiromi Tango and others.

This performance will take place in Cleland Bond, 33 Playfair Street, The Rocks

Image: Hiromi Tango Hiromi Hotel – Mixed Blood 2011 installation view, Primavera 2011, MCA Offsite, The Rocks donated personal objects, sheets, wool, embroidery threads, sewing needles, artist books, steel, wood, sound Image courtesy and © the artist Photograph: Alex Davies
Riso Workshop

Riso Workshop

THURSDAY 3 NOVEMBER & 10 NOVEMBER, 6.00 – 8.00pm

Artist Keg de Souza shares her knowledge during two hands on evenings of zine-making and illustration using the Rizzeria Collective’s Riso printer. The Riso is a stencil press which prints one colour at a time. All materials provided.

$20/$17 MCA Members & Concessions
Bookings essential: education@mca.com.au or 02 9245 2484

These workshops will take place at Paper Mill Gallery, 1 Angel Place, Ash Street

EricBridgeman

Eric Bridgeman’s Artist Blog

Eric Bridgeman, a man of many talents and interests, shares short bursts of updates and images in documentation style via his blog. The blog reports on his works in progress, current exhibitions and travels, not to mention his craving for chocolate cake and the contents of his Dad’s garage.

Visit Eric Bridgman’s blog here. You can also follow the artist on Twitter.

WARNING: Colourful language ensues

Eric Bridgeman Boi Boi the Labourer  2008 from the series The Sport and Fair Play of Aussie Rules 2008―09  photographic inkjet print Image courtesy and © the artist

Artist Challenge: Week 8


Inspiration: Tom O’Hern

A series of slightly gruesome, large-scale street murals by Tom O’Hern explore the forgotten histories and characters of The Rocks’ past.

This week we are asking you to send us a snap of you in front of your favourite mural. Bonus points if it’s a work of Tom O’Hern.

The winner will be decked in street cool style from Ontisuka Tiger.
 
The entry deadline is 6pm, 2 November via comp@pv11.com.au and winning images will be showcased on our Primavera 2011 Facebook Page.

 Tom O’Hern Community of thieves  2010 house paint and spray paint on wall Image courtesy and © the artist

Artist Challenge: Week 7

 Inspiration: Tessa Zettel & Karl Khoe

Tessa & Karl have an installation out the back of Cleland Bond (look out the back window). Featuring glow-in-the-dark creatures, it features native animals once found around the area. Send us a picture of your favourite green space in Sydney and one word on why you love it so.

This week one winner will receive Onitsuka Tiger goodies which will quickly become something that you oh so love!

The entry deadline is 5pm Monday, 24 October via comp@pv11.com.au.

Congratulations to Karen for her image of the Rocks Federation Park. The image is showcased on our Primavera 2011 Facebook Page.

Image: Tessa Zettel & Karl Khoe  Make-do Garden City  2010 durational installation edible plants, grow lights, cart, various useful objects, edible water plants, bread bin, dixie, fish, teapots, gas stove, rice paper,  ink, solar-powered radio, solar-powered lights, seeds Image courtesy and © the artists Photograph: Tessa Zettel & Karl Khoe

Artist Challenge: Week 6

Inspiration: Keg de Souza

Keg de Souza looks at urban space and gentrification of The Rocks in her PV11 work.

What’s your favourite ‘secret spot’ in The Rocks? Send us a happy snap during your visit. The lucky winner will recieve a secret stash of Onitsuka Tiger goodies.

The entry deadline is 5pm Monday, 17 October via comp@pv11.com.au.

Congratulations to Gemma for her image of favourite place is nearby her regular coffee haunt.  The image is entitled Appealing History is showcased on our Primavera 2011 Facebook Page.

Image: Keg de Souza Impossible Utopia  2011 offset printed map on perspex lightbox, inflatable architecture, umbrella fabric, blower Image courtesy and © the artist Photograph: Alex Davies

Artist Challenge: Week 5

Inspiration: Jess Olivieri and Hayley Forward with the Parachutes for Ladies

Their work sits at the juncture of visual art, dance, sound and performance, and includes elements from humming choirs, to self-help audio guides, large-scale pseudo musicals, and video installations.

What are some combinations that sound crazy but work well? Your post could be food, drinks, travel… stuff generally. Bonus points if you can send us a cool image! Become a Mixmaster in Week 5 of the PV11 Artist Challenges.  The lucky and talented winner will be rewarded with a mixed bag from our friends at Onitsuka Tiger.

The entry deadline is 5pm Monday, 10 October via comp@pv11.com.au.

Congratulations to Anika for her crazy combination. Her image is showcased on our Primavera 2011 Facebook Page.

Image: Jess Olivieri and Hayley Forward with the Parachutes for Ladies “I thought a musical was being made”  2010 type C photograph Image courtesy and © the artists

Artist Challenge: Week 4

Inspiration: Eric Bridgeman

Eric Bridgeman’s work about race relations and stereotypes are pasted up around The Rocks in unexpected locations and surfaces. Email us a picture of a weird/absurd/unexpected scene from your life lately. It might be of a sign, an object in a weird context… use your imagination.

Send in your entry to comp@pv11.com.au by 5pm on Monday, 3 October. Winners of Onitsuka Tiger goodies will be announced on Tuesday.

Congratulations to our Week 4 Artist Challenge winner Miss Helen! In the true spirit of Eric Bridgeman’s work her image conjures notions of race relations, stereotypes and the unexpected. To view our winning images, visit the Primavera 2011 Facebook Page.

Image: Eric Bridgeman Joey/ Baby (don’t get crazy) 2011  installation view, Primavera 2011, MCA Offsite, The Rocks photographic inkjet prints on poster paper Image courtesy and © the artist Photograph: Alex Davies
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‘Joey/Baby (Don’t Get Crazy)’

Primavera Open Late

As part of Art & About’s Friday night opening party, Primavera 2011 is open late til 8 in The Rocks this Friday, 23 September.

There’s lots of art about: come and join us as we play in Rebecca Baumann’s glittering, rainbow shower of confetti from 6pm at the DFS Galleria building on George Street; take up our latest Artist Challenge and be photographed with Brown Council as part of their work Photo with the Artist; also in The Rocks Square, Eric Bridgeman is showing a special film screening of his work and nearby the Cleland Bond building will also be open late! Phew.

Check our Primavera 2011 map for details of locations, or login to PV11.com.au on your mobile smart phone on the night for an interactive map.

And remember, if you’re tweeting please use #PV11 and say hello!

Image: Rebecca Baumann Confetti International  2007/2011 installation view, Primavera 2011, MCA Offsite, The Rocks conveyer belt, industrial fan, coffee table, 12kg confetti Image courtesy and © the artist Photograph: Alex Davies

 

Artist Challenge: Week 3

Inspiration: Brown Council

Brown Council are staging ‘pop up’ performances in which they pose for instant photos with you in the style of buskers. They’ll be performing this Friday night, 23 September from 6-8pm in The Rocks Square as part of Art & About’s opening night party.

 Your challenge: have your photo taken and send us a picture of your picture! Everyone to send one in will win a prize – yey!

Get your entry in by emailing your snap to comp@pv11.com.au by 5pm on Monday, 26 September. Winners will be announced by Tuesday.
 
Image: Brown Council Photo With The Artist 2011 installation view, Primavera 2011, MCA Offsite, The Rocks performance: wood sandwich board, wood sign, digital SLR camera, tripod, photo printer  Image courtesy and © the artists Photograph: Alex Davies