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THE DIDGERIDO’S & DON’TS OF URBAN ABORIGINAL ARTS

THE DIDGERIDO’S & DON’TS OF URBAN ABORIGINAL ARTS

‘ADAMRIGINAL’ // THE DIDGERIDO’S & DON’TS OF URBAN ABORIGINAL ARTS

11AM – 11.45AM SUNDAY 20 MARCH 2016 -

Artist Blak Douglas presents an original, humorous, energetic program of song, puppetry, language, personal stories and Yidaki (didgeridoo).

‘ADAMRIGINAL’ //
THE DIDGERIDO’S & DON’TS OF URBAN ABORIGINAL ARTS

‘PAIN IN THE ARTS’ YOUTH ARTS WORKSHOP

WITH ARTIST BLAK DOUGLAS

‘PAIN IN THE ARTS’ YOUTH ARTS WORKSHOP // WITH ARTIST BLAK DOUGLAS

2PM – 3.30PM SUNDAY 20 MARCH 2016 -

Run by artist Blak Douglas (AKA Adam Hill), ‘Pain In The Arts’ is a Youth Arts Workshop designed for kids 15 years and up which explores Aboriginal music and visual arts.

‘PAIN IN THE ARTS’ YOUTH ARTS WORKSHOP //
WITH ARTIST BLAK DOUGLAS

THE MOST GAOLED RACE ON EARTH

THE MOST GAOLED RACE ON EARTH

BLAK DOUGLAS (AKA ADAM HILL) AND ADAM GECZY // THE MOST GAOLED RACE ON EARTH

19 MARCH - 24 APRIL 2016

The Most Gaoled Race on Earth is a hard-hitting collaborative exhibition by artists Blak Douglas and Adam Geczy that speaks directly to racism and the cultural repression and misrepresentation of Indigenous Australians.

BLAK DOUGLAS (AKA ADAM HILL) AND ADAM GECZY //
THE MOST GAOLED RACE ON EARTH

Barnacle Studio

Barnacle Studio

Artist in Residence // Barnacle Studio

23 FEB - 11 MAR 2016

Barnacle Studio (artist Mignon Steele and architect Morgan Figgis) will use The Lock-Up residency to research and explore their respective practices in visuals arts and architecture.

Artist in Residence //
Barnacle Studio

In Conversation – Damien Frost

In Conversation

Damien Frost // In Conversation

10 February 2016 5.30PM -

Join artist Damien Frost as he discusses his exhibition NIGHT FLOWERS.

Damien Frost //
In Conversation

Neridah Stockley

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

NERIDAH STOCKLEY // ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

9 FEBRUARY - 22 FEBRUARY 2016

Neridah Stockley will utilise her time in the residency at The Lock-Up to produce works responding to local domestic/industrial structures, streetscapes, parks, seascapes and landforms.

NERIDAH STOCKLEY //
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

NIGHT FLOWERS

NIGHT FLOWERS

DAMIEN FROST // NIGHT FLOWERS

6 FEBRUARY - 13 MARCH 2016

Kicking starting 2016, Damien Frost captures London’s underground night life in an exquisite series of portraits.

DAMIEN FROST //
NIGHT FLOWERS

INTRO TO BRUSH LETTERING WORKSHOP

PRESENTED BY LOOK SEE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE LOCK-UP

INTRO TO BRUSH LETTERING WORKSHOP WITH JESS CRUICKSHANK // PRESENTED BY LOOK SEE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE LOCK-UP

1-4PM SATURDAY 12 DECEMBER -

Interested in refining expressive lettering with a brush? Then this one’s for you.

INTRO TO BRUSH LETTERING WORKSHOP WITH JESS CRUICKSHANK //
PRESENTED BY LOOK SEE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE LOCK-UP

VECTORISM: A VECTOR ILLUSTRATION WORKSHOP

PRESENTED BY LOOK SEE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE LOCK-UP

VECTORISM: A VECTOR ILLUSTRATION WORKSHOP WITH TRAVIS PRICE // PRESENTED BY LOOK SEE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE LOCK-UP

10AM – 1PM SATURDAY 12 DECEMBER 2015 -

Are you looking for a digital illustration workshop? Come join us for a hands-on digital illustration workshop with the master of the craft – Travis Price.

VECTORISM: A VECTOR ILLUSTRATION WORKSHOP WITH TRAVIS PRICE //
PRESENTED BY LOOK SEE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE LOCK-UP

GOOD & EVIL // LOOK SEE

PRESENTED BY LOOK SEE AT THE LOCK-UP

GOOD & EVIL // PRESENTED BY LOOK SEE AT THE LOCK-UP

11 DECEMBER 2015 - 31 JANUARY 2016

This year’s LOOK SEE exhibition is titled Good & Evil and will feature a swag of artworks inspired by this theme from the finest creative folk in town and around.

GOOD & EVIL //
PRESENTED BY LOOK SEE AT THE LOCK-UP

MIXT BIZNESS

PRESENTED BY LOOK SEE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE LOCK-UP

MIXT BIZNESS CREATIVE CONFERENCE // PRESENTED BY LOOK SEE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE LOCK-UP

9.15AM – 4PM FRIDAY 11 DECEMBER 2015 -

Are you a recent grad wanting to burst into the professional creative world? Are you currently freelancing and want to power-up your skills? Well this may be your ticket to ride.

MIXT BIZNESS CREATIVE CONFERENCE //
PRESENTED BY LOOK SEE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE LOCK-UP

TRAVIS PRICE

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

TRAVIS PRICE // ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

11 DECEMBER - 13 DECEMBER 2015

Travis Price is respected internationally for his evolution and experimentation of vector illustration and seen as a leader in the field.

TRAVIS PRICE //
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

CREATIVE TALKS WITH RENEW NEWCASTLE - PETER LEWIS

CREATIVE TALKS WITH RENEW NEWCASTLE

PETER LEWIS // CREATIVE TALKS WITH RENEW NEWCASTLE

8.30AM FRIDAY 4 DECEMBER 2015 -

Renew Newcastle, in association with The Lock-Up, is excited to announce that Peter Lewis will join us for Creative Talks on Friday 4 December 2015.

PETER LEWIS //
CREATIVE TALKS WITH RENEW NEWCASTLE

CREATIVE TALKS // ANGELA HAILEY AND SUZY MANNING FROM STUDIO MELT

CREATIVE TALKS WITH RENEW NEWCASTLE

Angela Hailey and Suzy Manning from Studio Melt // CREATIVE TALKS WITH RENEW NEWCASTLE

8:30AM FRIDAY 6 NOVEMBER 2015 -

Renew Newcastle, in association with The Lock-Up, is excited to announce that Angela Hailey and Suzy Manning will join us for Creative Talks.

Angela Hailey and Suzy Manning from Studio Melt //
CREATIVE TALKS WITH RENEW NEWCASTLE

EXHIBIT A SYMPOSIUM

EXHIBIT A SYMPOSIUM //

31 OCTOBER 2015 -

A free event exploring topics of crime, criminality and the criminal subject.

EXHIBIT A SYMPOSIUM //

LURKING IN THE SHADOWS – GHOST TOUR

LURKING IN THE SHADOWS – GHOST TOUR //

5.30pm - 7.30pm SATURDAY 31 OCTOBER 2015 -

Explore some of Newcastle’s dark and hidden past… a collaboration with Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle Ghost Tours and The Lock-Up.

LURKING IN THE SHADOWS – GHOST TOUR //

EXHIBIT A

GROUP EXHIBITION

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.

EXHIBIT A //
GROUP EXHIBITION

Tina Havelock Stevens

Artist in Residence

Tina Havelock Stevens // Artist in Residence

29 October 2015 - 1 November 2015

Tina Havelock Stevens is a multidisciplinary artist whose work features in the Exhibit A exhibition.

Tina Havelock Stevens //
Artist in Residence

CRITICAL ANIMALS

Re:Location

CRITICAL ANIMALS // Re:Location

2 OCTOBER 2015 - 25 OCTOBER 2015

Re: Location, an exhibition presented by Critical Animals as part of This is Not Art (TiNA)

CRITICAL ANIMALS //
Re:Location

SIMON HIPGRAVE FROM THE HUNGRY WORKSHOP // CREATIVE TALKS WITH RENEW NEWCASTLE

CREATIVE TALKS WITH RENEW NEWCASTLE

SIMON HIPGRAVE // CREATIVE TALKS WITH RENEW NEWCASTLE

2 OCTOBER 2015 -

Renew Newcastle, in association with The Lock-Up is excited to announce that Simon Hipgrave will join us for Creative Talks at 8.30am on Friday 2 October 2015.

SIMON HIPGRAVE //
CREATIVE TALKS WITH RENEW NEWCASTLE

NEXT TO NOTHING: ART AS PERFORMANCE

SYMPOSIUM

NEXT TO NOTHING: ART AS PERFORMANCE // SYMPOSIUM

26 SEPTEMBER 2015 - 27 SEPTEMBER 2015

A meeting of art and philosophy in the age of post-dematerialisation

NEXT TO NOTHING: ART AS PERFORMANCE //
SYMPOSIUM

MIDPOINTNESS

STEVE DUTTON

MIDPOINTNESS // STEVE DUTTON

23 SEPTEMBER 2015 - 27 SEPTEMBER 2015

An exhibition coinciding with Next to Nothing: Art as Performance Symposium in partnership with the School of Creative Arts, University of Newcastle.

MIDPOINTNESS //
STEVE DUTTON

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION IN MIDPOINTNESS

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION IN MIDPOINTNESS

STEVE DUTTON // CALL FOR PARTICIPATION IN MIDPOINTNESS

18 SEPTEMBER 2015 - 23 SEPTEMBER 2015

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION IN MIDPOINTNESS

“Newcastle I need your help.” – Prof. Steve Dutton

STEVE DUTTON //
CALL FOR PARTICIPATION IN MIDPOINTNESS

LUCY TWEED FROM COOL EDIES // CREATIVE TALKS WITH RENEW NEWCASTLE

CREATIVE TALKS WITH RENEW NEWCASTLE

LUCY TWEED FROM COOL EDIES // CREATIVE TALKS WITH RENEW NEWCASTLE

18 SEPTEMBER 2O15 -

Renew Newcastle, in association with The Lock-Up, is excited to announce stylist Lucy Tweed will join us for Creative Talks on Friday 18 September 2015.

LUCY TWEED FROM COOL EDIES //
CREATIVE TALKS WITH RENEW NEWCASTLE

STEVE DUTTON

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

STEVE DUTTON // ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

14 SEPTEMBER 2015 - 27 SEPTEMBER 2015

Steve Dutton will complete an Artist in Residence at The Lock-Up as part of his research and installation of the exhibition Midpointness at the Lock-Up from 23 – 26 September 2015.

STEVE DUTTON //
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

Brett McMahon Bike Riding Tour

Bike Riding Tour

Brett McMahon Bike Riding Tour // Bike Riding Tour

29 AUGUST 2015 -

2pm – 4pm

Join local artist Brett McMahon for this special collaborative event - a unique opportunity to explore his works of art on a bicycle riding tour visiting three venues: Newcastle Art Gallery, Courthouse facade and The Lock-Up.

Brett McMahon Bike Riding Tour //
Bike Riding Tour

In Conversation - Brett McMahon and Ed Wright

In Conversation

In Conversation - Brett McMahon and Ed Wright // In Conversation

12 SEPTEMBER 2015 -

Join local artist Brett McMahon 'In Conversation’ with writer and cultural critic Ed Wright as they discuss the exhibition HIDDEN NATURE.

In Conversation - Brett McMahon and Ed Wright //
In Conversation

HIDDEN NATURE

BRETT McMAHON

HIDDEN NATURE // BRETT McMAHON

14 AUGUST 2015 - 20 SEPTEMBER 2015

Brett McMahon’s exhibition seeks to explore the poetic space between what we encounter and expect, and what is felt, intuited and eluded.

HIDDEN NATURE //
BRETT McMAHON

CREATIVE TALKS WITH RENEW NEWCASTLE – Brett Piva from Pocket Design

CREATIVE TALKS WITH RENEW NEWCASTLE

Brett Piva from Pocket Design // CREATIVE TALKS WITH RENEW NEWCASTLE

7 AUGUST 2015 -

Renew Newcastle, in association with The Lock-Up, is excited to announce that local creative practitioner Brett Piva will join us for Creative Talks on Friday 7 August 2015 at 8.30am.

Brett Piva from Pocket Design //
CREATIVE TALKS WITH RENEW NEWCASTLE

EXPERIMENTA – IN CONVERSATION

EXPERIMENTA – IN CONVERSATION

JONATHAN PARSONS WITH MATTHEW TOME // EXPERIMENTA – IN CONVERSATION

11 JULY 2015 - 11 JULY 2015

Join Jonathan Parsons ‘In Conversation’ with Matthew Tome, as they discuss Experimenta Recharge: 6th International Biennial of Media Art

JONATHAN PARSONS WITH MATTHEW TOME //
EXPERIMENTA – IN CONVERSATION

Program

The Lock-Up’s innovatively curated program promotes current, experimental and diverse practices from local, national and international creatives.

The Lock-Up spaces, including a purpose built gallery and artist in residence apartment and the visually remarkable heritage listed cell block and former exercise yard are brought to life with a program that includes contemporary art exhibitions, events, site specific installation and performances, artist residencies, creative talks workshops and a variety of activities designed to engage the public and promote the sharing of ideas and creative vision.