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OCTOBER EXHIBITIONS @ AIRspace

OPENING AND STREET FESTIVAL SATURDAY 6 OCTOBER 6 - 9pm

Exhibition runs 6 - 21 October

Preview from 11am Saturday 6 October

Artist talks Saturday 20 October 3 - 5pm

 
 Image credit: Jacqui Mills

Image credit: Jacqui Mills

IN MOTION 2018: RHYTHM  STREET FESTIVAL & EXHIBITION
Curated by Jacqui Mills and Bailee Lobb.

On the last night of darkness, as daylight savings comes to an end, Junction Street, Marrickville will be transformed into a colourful and eclectic art space filled with light and video installations, kinetic sculptures, and performance art. This festival kicks off a three-week exhibition at AIRspace Projects that showcases a diverse and inclusive range of artists: Allan Giddy, Amy Claire Isobel, Ara Dolation, Bailee Lobb, Bronwen Williams, Celine Cheung, Emma Bartik, Jacqui Mills, John Gillies, Kieran Butler, Lucas Christian, Michelle Kelly, Moonis Shah, Nicki Brancatisano, Ondine Manfrin, Peter Wildman, Sascha Mishkin, Show Us Your Teeth

In Motion is supported by Creative Partnerships Australia through the Australian Cultural Fund.

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 Image credit: Kath Fries and Katy B Plummer,  Familiars , 2018, digital collage

Image credit: Kath Fries and Katy B Plummer, Familiars, 2018, digital collage

KATH FRIES & KATY B PLUMMER
Familiars
Familiars delves into close relationships with other beings, from the human to the non-human, the material and the immaterial. Katy B Plummer and Kath Fries have found a synergy in their practices that resonates between darkly strange and seductively sweet. Such conjuring and co-creating with the familiar, accidental and uncanny involves embodied processes that unfold and enfold into open-ended narratives. 

Traditionally ‘familiars' were associated with witches, such beings were companions and spies who assisted with enchantments and divining knowledge. Indeed, as female artists, Plummer and Fries draw on various feminist legacies of active creative knowledge, which differ from the masculine alchemist traditions seeking perfection; rather these women nurture, seduce, heal and enchant fictional and folkloric narratives into textured and mesmeric performative scenarios of aspiration, desire, mysteries and failings.

 
 Photo by Ellen Dahl

Photo by Ellen Dahl

FLAGspace September/October

Paula Do Prado Flag-work Re-work

 
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AIRSEUM: SEASON 2 
Human/Nature II
3 August - 22 December 2018 
Curated by Catherine Polcz