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‘Tree Spirits’ – Ears

One of Australia’s most iconic street artists, Ears, presents his first Melbourne solo show in over 4 years.

Tree Spirits is a culmination of work that Ears has produced during a month long residency at Juddy Roller, using the entire gallery space as his studio to produce a mix of large format and smaller mixed media paintings on canvas and wood panel.

Tree Spirits delivers of a series of imagined landscapes that reference mountainous Australian bush lands, accompanied by floating portraits warped by playful line work offset by sparse graphic elements.

Ears uses bold colours and geometric lines to create compositions born of a street context yet taken further into ideas of symmetry and form, utilising the tension between the man made world and the natural environment.

Ears is a multi-disciplinary artist working in sound, painting, video and photography. Ears’ work was born in the street and has matured into a successful fine art career, with many solo shows under his belt and multiple curatorial projects.

Opening 3 July 2015

The Paterson Project

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The Paterson Project will be one of Melbourne’s most exciting and important street art events in 2015. Elite talent from all over Australia will be painting together under one roof to raise money for The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation. Housed inside the ‘jewel of Smith Street’, the Patersons building’s top three floors will be transformed into one giant canvas for more than 100 artists. The Paterson is a heritage building that is to be demolished soon and redesigned as apartments. The history of the building spans over a century, and for the past forty years has remained a home to artists and musicians.

The project comprises of the top street artists, graffiti artists and stencil artists from around Australia. The event seeking to build a positive profile by giving back to the community, raising $20,000 for The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation through the auction of art created as part of The Paterson Project. In one week, up to 100 Artists will create vast collaborative murals and site specific installations over all three floors of the heritage listed Paterson Building.

This type of inspiring event has no precedence; never before has so many top street artists gathered and collaborated to give back to the community.

http://www.thepatersonproject.com/
@thepatersonproject

Houl – Interview

Our man in Canberra, Damo, caught up with local legend, Houl, for a few words on his crazy characters, the creative process and, dare we say it, why Canberra is becoming cool…

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New Hunting Ground Pop Up

Jaws, (Da Mental Vapourz), Adnate (AWOL), E.L.K. Taylor White, Does (Love Letters), Ears, Max Berry, John Aslanidis & more recently exhibited at the New Hunting Ground pop-up in Melbourne, this went down…

www.newhuntingground.com

SMC3 – Upside-Down Underground

Sydney-based artist, SMC3 opens his latest show, Upside-Down Underground, at M2 Gallery, Surry Hills on Friday 3rd May.

Part book launch, part art show, the event is an exploration of the Rat Race through geometry, imagery, symbolism and icons, accompanied by a 36-page black & white zine.

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Opening at:

M2 Gallery,
4/450 Elizabeth St,
Surry Hills,
Sydney,
NSW

6pm Friday 3rd May

Soundscape provided by Ears.

smc3.net