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‘Made in Melbourne’ – Auguste Clown Gallery

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Melbourne is a city that is constantly celebrating art, from the streets to the big galleries – at the core of their culture is a passionate love of art and all things creative and quirky. Some of them are born and raised there, many go for visit and never leave, others travel from far and wide to be able to call Melbourne home. This patchwork of experience weaves together a magnificent spectrum of diversity, giving the city a truly unique creative perspective.

On show at Auguste Clown Gallery this February, “Made In Melbourne” showcases outstanding work from the city’s best and brightest. Featuring artwork by both established and upcoming artists across various artistic mediums, the exhibition is a brilliant collection of paintings, drawings and handmade sculptures.

Opening on Friday 19th February from 6.00pm – 8.00pm at Auguste Clown Gallery; 52 Johnston Street, Fitzroy. The exhibition is on view until 6th March.

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Goma – ‘Kioku – Flashback Memories’

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In his youth, the Tokyo born Goma traveled to the Northern Territory in order to study the didgeridoo under master Djalu Gurruwiwii. During his stay, Goma lived with the Yolngu people and was adopted into the Galpu clan. Under the tutelage of Djalu, Goma became the first non-indigenous person to win the Northern Land Council prize at the Barunga didgeridoo competition.

Upon returning to Tokyo, Goma founded the Jungle Rhythm Section, a highly respected musical outfit which blends Jungle and World Music with Goma’s contemporary interpretation of the didgeridoo.

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New! Steve Cross x VNA Tees!

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Earlier in the year, we teamed up with Steve Cross – a world class artist based in Melbourne – to produce these 6-colour screen-printed tees. Cross is an incredibly talented drawer, sketcher, painter, tattoo artist, muralist and illustrator amongst other things – check out stevecross-artist.com/

This process video was put together by the legends from Paste Studios, it’s how the printing for 6 colour spot process T-shirts by the guys at Sydney’s Aisle 6ix Industries.

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Shouts to the Aisle6ix crew for all the hard work and Alex from Paste Studios for putting the video together – pick up your super limited tee while stocks last, sizes S to XL!

www.verynearlyalmost.com/shop/steve-cross-t-shirt

www.stevecross-artist.com

www.mrstevecross.blogspot.com.au

www.aisle6ix.com

Cam Scale – ‘To The Unknown Mariner’

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Recently, Melbourne-based painter Cam Scale completed a huge mural in Geelong, 75km south-west of Melbourne, Australia. Whist he painted, the entire process was documented by issue 32 featured instgrammer @p1xels. Cam chats with us, while @p1xels generously provided some dope images.

Can you talk us through your mural and the inspiration behind it?

The piece is titled ‘To The Unknown Mariner’ and is dedicated to sea farers past and present. It’s painted on the side of the old Port Authority Building in Geelong and looks out over the bay.

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DEB – Calendar Launch- Melbourne

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After a tour spanning the United States, Australia welcomes back one of our favourite exports, Melbourne-born artist Deb to her hometown for the launch event of her new 2016 Calendar.

Showcasing 12 original works created exclusively for the calendar, as well as a number of original sketches and studies for the project, don’t miss your chance to pick up a limited edition Deb calendar just in time for Christmas (and even get it signed)!

Come along on Friday 18th December and partake in the radness with Deb. This is one event you don’t want to miss!

Head on down to Work-Shop Melbourne at 195 Argyle Street, Fitzroy from 6pm.

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Facter X Uppercup X That One Shot

TONIGHT! Don’t miss That One Shot x Uppercup exhibition!

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Name / tag:
Facter (Fletcher Andersen)

Where are you from / based:
I grew up in Perth, Nhulunbuy (Arnhem Land In the Northern Territory) and Cairns (Australia). I’ve spent time living in Boston, London and Singapore – but Melbourne is home.

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Mike Watt X Uppercup X That One Shot

That’s right folks. Chasing Ghosts’ That One Shot X Uppercup exhibition opens TOMORROW NIGHT! To get you in the mood for some rad art, here’s the last interviews in our series focusing on some of the contributing artists. Introducing…. MIKE WATT!

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Name / tag:
Mike Watt

Where are you from / based:
Sydney, Australia

Describe your work or style:
Ugly characters with character.

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Crisis X Uppercup X That One Shot

That One Shot X Uppercup is getting closer and closer…. What better way to celebrate with a few more artists profiles!

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Name / tag:
Crisis

Where are you from / based:
From Sydney, based out of the Arts Hole Studio in Melbourne.

Describe your work or style:
Analogue digital.

The Uppercup event is raising money for animal welfare, why is this a cause that you wanted to support?
Humans have got highly evolved brains and opposable thumbs and they cant even look after the welfare of humans properly, what chance do animals have?

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