The Lock-Up’s innovatively curated program promotes current, experimental and diverse practices from local, national and international creatives.
Nicola Hensel, Cherie Johnson, Emma van Leest and Shan Turner-Carroll // Ash Island and its Transformations
05 Sep - 28 Sep 2014
Ash Island and its Transformations features new works by artists Nicola Hensel, Cherie Johnson, Emma van Leest and Shan Turner-Carroll.
Professor Pieter Spierenburg // The History of Murder
8 Oct 2014 - 6pm
The University of Newcastle’s Centre for the History of Violence and The Lock-Up present Professor Pieter Spierenburg // The History of Murder.
Possible Futures Events // Critical Animals
03 Oct - 05 Oct 2014
The Future's Knot is the official exhibition presented by Critical Animals in 2014.
Critical Animals Presents // The Future's Knot
03 Oct - 26 Oct 2014
The Future’s Knot is a group show provoked by the question of whether or not it is possible to use the very technologies employed by institutions of power to create points of resistance.
Peter Johnson //
01 Oct - 07 Oct 2014
Peter is an emerging curator and cultural producer living and working in Sydney. He works as an Assistant Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.
Visiting residents engage with the community, schools and tertiary institutions through lectures, in-conversation events, workshops, open studios and exhibition/performances.Read More
In September 2014 The Lock-Up re-launched as a dedicated contemporary art space as a place for exchange, ideas, exploration, information and cultural endeavour.Read More
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Located in one of Newcastle’s most significant heritage buildings, The Lock-Up is a multidisciplinary contemporary arts space and inner city hub for creative thinking and doing.
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