Super Mario Ninja Town, Melbourne based artist and graphic designer

Tuesday, 18 July, 2017

Collage by Super Mario Ninja Town

Super Mario Ninja Town, yes, that’s the name I have here, is a Melbourne based graphic designer and visual artist, is also a dab hand when it comes to collages.

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Melbourne, in a light you may not have seen the city in before

Wednesday, 21 May, 2014

No filters, no Photoshop, what you see, you see in the cold light of day… a vast collection of photos of Melbourne’s western suburbs, by Warren Kirk, aka the “Westographer”.

If you didn’t know better, you’d think some of these pictures were taken fifty years ago. The question, though, will we be able to photograph these exact same places in fifty years time?

Via Seeker of the Lost Arts.

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Melbhattan, when Melbourne meets Manhattan

Monday, 28 January, 2013

Melbhattan, by Melbourne based illustrator Oslo Davis, is a homage to the opening sequence of Woody Allen’s 1979 film Manhattan, that – as the title suggests – swaps the streets of Manhattan for Melbourne.

Via Lost At E Minor.

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Around Winston Street, by Serana Hunt, No Vacancy, Melbourne

Monday, 23 January, 2012

Around Winston Street flyer

Whose work is on show?

Serana Hunt, a photographer from Shepparton, Victoria.

What’s it all about then?

Around Winston Street is a series of photos taken around the block from where Hunt lives in Shepparton. It offers an insight into life in regional Australia, and documents characters from her immediate community.

Where is it and when is it on?

The show opens at the No Vacancy Project Space, Tenancy 32, The Atrium, Federation Square, Melbourne, on Monday, 23 January, 2012 and continues until Sunday, 5 February, with opening night drinks taking place on Friday, 27 January, at 6pm.

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In The Gardens, Group show, Utopian Slumps, Melbourne

Monday, 5 December, 2011

In The Gardens flyer

Whose work is on show?

A group of international artists being Christian Hidaka, Misha Hollenbach, Chris Johanson, Misaki Kawai, Barry McGee, Keegan McHargue, and Constanze Zikos.

What’s it all about then?

Curated by Misha Hollenbach, “In The Gardens” will feature a series of rugs woven in Tibet from designs.

Where is it and when is it on?

The show opens at the Utopian Slumps, Ground Floor, 33 Guildford Lane, Melbourne, on Thursday, 8 December, at 6pm, and continues until Saturday, 24 December.

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Pop, by Cathyann Coady, No Vacancy Project Space, Melbourne

Monday, 28 November, 2011

Pop flyer

Whose work is on show?

Sydney born artist Cathyann Coady.

What’s it all about then?

Pop features giant oversized packets of pills, the contents of which hold not only plastic sheep, Smurfs and other wonderful surprises, but also a context and comment about humanity and the continual role in which pharmaceuticals have played in our ever changing world.

Where is it and when is it on?

The show opens at the No Vacancy Project Space, Tenancy 32, The Atrium, Federation Square, Melbourne, on Tuesday, 29 November, 2011 at 6pm and continues until Sunday, 11 December.

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Silent Observer, by Marc Martin, Lamington Drive, Melbourne

Tuesday, 22 November, 2011

Silent Observer flyer

Whose work is on show?

Melbourne based illustrator and graphic designer Marc Martin.

What’s it all about then?

Silent Observer: set to the backdrop of a hand-drawn cityscape enveloping the gallery walls, the exhibition features a series of limited edition, hand signed prints from the book, as well as animals from Martin’s “Curious Explorers Illustrated Pocket Companion to Exotic Animals A-Z” (2011) book, and various illustrations completed throughout the year.

Where is it and when is it on?

The show opens at Lamington Drive, located at The Compound Interest Centre for Applied Arts, 15-25 Keele Street, Collingwood, Melbourne, on Thursday, 24 November, 2011 at 6pm, and runs until Friday, 23 December.

For more information please visit the show’s Facebook page.

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Kubota Fumikazu at No Vacancy Project Space, Melbourne

Wednesday, 16 November, 2011

Between these things and those things flyer

Whose work is on show?

Japanese born, Melbourne based artist Kubota Fumikazu.

What’s it all about then?

Between these things and those things: even though are minds are already exhausted by our thoughts, they can’t stop producing more complex patterns. These new thoughts then physically start controlling our mind, proving to be an endless repeating process.

Are we able to stop this cycle? However, what if we don’t have this process? Does that mean are we free from our complicated thoughts or just left standing in a room full of emotional emptiness?

Where is it and when is it on?

The show opens at the No Vacancy Project Space, Tenancy 32, The Atrium, Federation Square, Melbourne, on Thursday, 17 November, 2011 at 6pm and continues until Sunday, 27 November.

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The Landing, by Michael Peck, Metro Gallery, Melbourne

Tuesday, 15 November, 2011

The Landing flyer

Whose work is on show?

Melbourne based Michael Peck.

What’s it all about then?

The Landing features works dedicated to Peck’s late grandfathers, both of whom fought in World War II. The paintings feature a fragile, nostalgic light captured within a them, giving his landscapes and subjects a luminescent glow.

The sepia hues he uses enhance and almost exaggerate his technical prowess, the canny ability to capture vivid texture, and create a timeless nature to his subject matter in their evocative surroundings.

Where is it and when is it on?

The show opens at Metro Gallery, 1214 High Street, Armadale, Melbourne, on Wednesday, 16 November, 2011 at 6:30pm, and continues until Saturday, 3 December.

For more information check out the show’s Facebook page (login required).

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Threads, by Eveline Tarunadjaj, No Vacancy Gallery, Melbourne

Tuesday, 8 November, 2011

Threads flyer

Whose work is on show?

Eveline Tarunadjaj, an Indonesian born, Melbourne based, artist.

What’s it all about then?

Threads presents a new body of work based on the characters from a self written story. Toying with the nature of the human psyche, innocence and child’s play, Eveline’s characteristically delicate and detailed illustrations are woven together with strands of a dark yet mischievous style of storytelling.

Where is it and when is it on?

The show opens at the No Vacancy Gallery, 34-40 Jane Bell Lane, Melbourne, on Friday, 11 November, 2011 at 6pm, and runs until Sunday, 20 November.

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