The Lock-Up’s innovatively curated program promotes current, experimental and diverse practices from local, national and international creatives.
CAKE INDUSTRIES // ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
10 JULY 2015 - 14 JULY 2015
Cake Industries (Jesse Stevens and Dean Petersen) will produce 3D portraits of members of the Newcastle community in their project 'Simulacrum' to be exhibited in Experimenta Recharge: 6th International Biennial of Media Art.
LOOK SEE 2015 // LOOK SEE 2015
11 DECEMBER 2015 - 31 JANUARY 2016
Look See is an annual exhibition featuring a premium selection of contemporary artists and designers from around the globe, each offering up a very special kind of art that packs a punch.
EXHIBIT A // GROUP EXHIBITION
30 OCTOBER 2015 - 6 DECEMBER 2015
Exhibit A examines the topic of crime and criminality while presenting a fertile conceptual ground for artists.
CRITICAL ANIMALS // PRESENTED BY OCTAPOD AND THE LOCK-UP AS PART OF THIS IS NOT ART (TiNA)
2 OCTOBER 2015 - 25 OCTOBER 2015
Critical Animals brings together students, researchers, writers, artists, academics, and thinkers who are critically engaged in creative and experimental art practices.
NEXT TO NOTHING: PERFORMANCE STRIPPED TO THE BONE // SYMPOSIUM
26 SEPTEMBER 2015 - 27 SEPTEMBER 2015
A two-day generative performance and symposium event in partnership with the School of Creative Arts, University of Newcastle.
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
The Lock-Up offers a dramatic setting for your next event in the heart of Newcastle’s heritage precinct.Read More
Re opening 5th September, when we will be open from 10am to 4pm, Wednesday to Saturday, Sunday 11am-3pm. Drop in and say hello!
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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