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 email@example.com 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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 email@example.com.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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 email@example.com 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Inspiration: Hiromi Tango
Hiromi Tango’s large-scale installation explores the processes of collaboration and exchange with you, the audience. Her work will continue to evolve over the course of the exhibition, with trinkets, memorabilia and sentimental items added by the artist and visitors to the space. See Hiromi’s colourful sculpture in Cleland Bond on Playfair Street.
Are you a collector? Email us a picture of your collection (preferably with you in the shot) & one lucky winner will be rewarded with a collector’s item: a pair of limited collector’s edition shoes and apparel.
Email your response to email@example.com by 5pm on Monday, 19 September. Winners will be announced by Tuesday.
Congratulations to Frances & her collection of hubcaps. We’ll get your prize pack out to you shortly. We also loved pics sent in by Harriet, Bei and Grace. Thanks for sharing your collections!
Image: Hiromi Tango Garden 2010 collaborative project with local artists, Carclew Youth Art, Adelaide Railway Station Image courtesy and © the artist Photograph: Craig Walsh
Inspiration: Rebecca Baumann
Inspired by the Indian Festival of Colour, Rebecca Baumann’s event-based, colourful smoke work Improvised Smoke Device looks at the role of happiness and celebration. And let’s be frank, it’s also really cool. What’s not to love about a fleeting, temporary display of rainbow smoke drifting through the sky around you?
Recreate a moment of celebration in your life and send us a photo. We’ll choose the 5 entries we think looks the most festive and celebratory and reward it with a colourful goody bag of Onitsuka Tiger product.
Email your response to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on Monday, 12 September.
Congratulations to Elaine, Jen Jen and Michael our Week 1 winners. Their images are showcased on our Primavera 2011 Facebook Page.
Image: Rebecca Baumann Improvised Smoke Device 2010/2011 installation view, Primavera 2011, MCA Offsite, The Rocks 25 smoke canisters,1375m3 coloured smoke, aluminium, electric detonator Image courtesy and © the artist Photograph: Alex Davies