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ADELINA LARSSON

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

ADELINA LARSSON // ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

6 JUN - 19 JUN 2017

Adelina will utilise her time within as Artist in Residence to develop work for the contemporary dance production, PROPELLED #2.

ADELINA LARSSON //
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

PROPELLED #2

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CATAPULT DANCE

PROPELLED #2 // IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CATAPULT DANCE

16 JUN - 17 JUN 2017

Collaborations by Australian contemporary choreographers, composers and dancers.

PROPELLED #2 //
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CATAPULT DANCE

PRACTICE MATTERS

UNIVERISTY OF NEWCASTLE - SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE & BUILT ENVIRONMENT

WOMEN IN PRACTICE // UNIVERISTY OF NEWCASTLE - SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE & BUILT ENVIRONMENT

1 MAR - 18 OCT 2017

Showcasing a wide range of projects, global trends and practice styles from local, national and international practitioners.

WOMEN IN PRACTICE //
UNIVERISTY OF NEWCASTLE - SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE & BUILT ENVIRONMENT

CREATE NSW

NEWCASTLE

CREATE NSW ROADSHOW // NEWCASTLE

3.30PM - 5.30PM 17 MAY 2017

Staff from Create NSW (the new combined Arts NSW and Screen NSW organisation) will be at the The Lock-Up to assist people from Newcastle with funding opportunities.

CREATE NSW ROADSHOW //
NEWCASTLE

ARTISTS IN CONVERSATION

UNA REY WITH JAMIE NORTH AND SALLY BOURKE

ARTISTS IN CONVERSATION // UNA REY WITH JAMIE NORTH AND SALLY BOURKE

5.30PM - 7PM 17 MAY 2017 -

Join Una Rey as she chats with artists Jamie North and Sally Bourke.

ARTISTS IN CONVERSATION //
UNA REY WITH JAMIE NORTH AND SALLY BOURKE

BRUTAL

BRUTAL

SALLY BOURKE // BRUTAL

5 MAY - 11 JUN 2017

Newcastle-based artist Sally Bourke will present a large-scale installation made up of portraits for her first solo exhibition since 2009.

SALLY BOURKE //
BRUTAL

JAMIE NORTH

SLIDINGS

JAMIE NORTH // SLIDINGS

5 MAY - 11 JUN 2017

Jamie North’s newly commissioned sculptural installations use living plants and inorganic industrial waste to create works in response to The Lock-Up's spaces.

JAMIE NORTH //
SLIDINGS

THE GHOSTS OF NOTHING

PRESENT

THE GHOSTS OF NOTHING (FEAT. ZACKARI WATT) // PRESENT "JOHNNY ROBBER"

6PM SHARP SATURDAY 6 MAY 2017 -

The Ghosts of Nothing are an artistic collaboration between Sean Lowry and Ilmar Taimre.

THE GHOSTS OF NOTHING (FEAT. ZACKARI WATT) //
PRESENT "JOHNNY ROBBER"

RAISING LOOT FOR THE LOCK-UP

MAYHEM AND MADNESS BALL // RAISING LOOT FOR THE LOCK-UP

29 APRIL 2017 -

For one night only, get your gangster on and help raise some loot for The Lock-Up at our first ever Mayhem & Madness Ball.

MAYHEM AND MADNESS BALL //
RAISING LOOT FOR THE LOCK-UP

Mayhem and Madness

FUNDRAISING AUCTION

MAYHEM & MADNESS // FUNDRAISING AUCTION

12 APRIL - 7PM SATURDAY 29 APRIL 2017

Some of Australia's best artists have come to the table and donated art works all to help raise loot for The Lock-Up.

MAYHEM & MADNESS //
FUNDRAISING AUCTION

COMMUNITY WELCOME DAY

NEW ARRIVALS TO NEWCASTLE AND THE WIDER COMMUNITY

COMMUNITY WELCOME DAY // NEW ARRIVALS TO NEWCASTLE AND THE WIDER COMMUNITY

11.30AM 23 APRIL 2017 -

Join us at The Lock-Up for a welcome day for new arrivals to the Newcastle community.

COMMUNITY WELCOME DAY //
NEW ARRIVALS TO NEWCASTLE AND THE WIDER COMMUNITY

RAVI NAGAVEERAN

WRITER IN RESIDENCE

RAVI NAGAVEERAN // WRITER IN RESIDENCE

31 MAR - 11 APR 2017

Ravi Nagaveeran will take part in The Lock-Up's residency program as a Writer in Residence in partnership with the Newcastle Writers Festival.

RAVI NAGAVEERAN //
WRITER IN RESIDENCE

ARRIVAL

A DISCUSSION ON MIGRATION, CREATIVITY AND CREATIVE SPACES

ARRIVAL // A DISCUSSION ON MIGRATION, CREATIVITY AND CREATIVE SPACES

1.15PM - 2.15PM SUNDAY 9 APRIL 2017 -

Arrival: A discussion on migration, creativity and creative spaces in partnership with Newcastle Writers Festival

ARRIVAL //
A DISCUSSION ON MIGRATION, CREATIVITY AND CREATIVE SPACES

Curator Call Out

CRITICAL ANIMALS 2017

PROJECT CURATOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST // CRITICAL ANIMALS 2017

1 APRIL 2017 - DEADLINE - 30 APRIL 2017

The Lock-Up are and The Critical Animals Creative Research Symposium are looking for a Project Curator for 2017.

PROJECT CURATOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST //
CRITICAL ANIMALS 2017

Bike Tour

NEWCASTLE ART GALLERY BIKE TOUR

THE LOCK-UP // NEWCASTLE ART GALLERY BIKE TOUR

FRIDAY 5PM 31 MAR 2017 -

Join us for a bike ride starting at The Lock-Up and finishing at Newcastle Art Gallery...

THE LOCK-UP //
NEWCASTLE ART GALLERY BIKE TOUR

KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR

GROUP EXHIBITION

KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR // GROUP EXHIBITION

18 MARCH - 23 APRIL 2017

A group exhibition considering the migratory condition and experience in new places.

KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR //
GROUP EXHIBITION

CONTROL

CONTROL

SHAUN GLADWELL // CONTROL

4 FEBRUARY - 12 MARCH 2017

Shaun Gladwell’s works of art are contextualised within The Lock-Up’s history as a police station and lock-up in his first solo exhibition in Newcastle, CONTROL.

SHAUN GLADWELL //
CONTROL

INEKE DANE

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

INEKE DANE // ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

6 JANUARY - 20 JANUARY 2017

Curator Ineke Dane will utilise her time as Artist in Residence to research and develop ideas around the upcoming exhibition KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR, an exhibition on arrival.

INEKE DANE //
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

POST

POST //

8 FEBRUARY - 18 FEBURARY 2017 (various dates and time)

Upstage Theatre in partnership with The Lock-Up presents a brand new work, POST.

POST //

JOANNA CALLAGHAN

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

JOANNA CALLAGHAN // ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

20 JANUARY - 13 FEBURARY 2017

Joanna Callaghan will utilise this residency to develop a film about Australian identity that weaves together fact and fiction.

JOANNA CALLAGHAN //
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

CALL OUT - KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR

KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR

CALL OUT // KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR

PROPOSALS CLOSE 20 JANUARY 2017 -

The Lock-Up is looking for temporary spatial or structure proposals for its upcoming exhibition KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR.

CALL OUT //
KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR

EVERY BREATH

EVERY BREATH

GROUP EXHIBITION // EVERY BREATH

10 DECEMBER 2016 - 29 JANUARY 2017

Using air as an artistic medium, a motif or as the starting point for artistic research, this exhibition project explores the concept of air and its wider connections.

GROUP EXHIBITION //
EVERY BREATH

Contemporarry Printmaking Demonstration

CONTEMPORARY PRINTMAKING DEMONSTRATION //

10AM - 4PM 3 DECEMBER -

A demonstration day with UK printmakers Tracey Hill, Jason Hicklin and Greg Fuller.

CONTEMPORARY PRINTMAKING DEMONSTRATION //

Contemporary Printmaking Forum

CONTEMPORARY PRINTMAKERS FORUM //

2PM 11 DEC 2016 -

A special event exploring approaches to printmaking within contemporary art practice.

CONTEMPORARY PRINTMAKERS FORUM //

Madison Bycroft Performance Lecture

MADISON BYCROFT //

6PM WEDNESDAY 9 NOVEMBER 2016 -

Join artist Madison Bycroft as she presents her Performance Lecture 'Theorising a Mollusc.'

MADISON BYCROFT //

GESTURE & PRESENCE: Jacobus Capone & Madison Bycroft

Jacobus Capone & Madison Bycroft

GESTURE & PRESENCE // Jacobus Capone & Madison Bycroft

4 NOVEMBER - 4 DECEMBER 2016

Installation, performance documentation, photography and live performance with two of Australia’s contemporary art dynamos.

GESTURE & PRESENCE //
Jacobus Capone & Madison Bycroft

Madison Bycroft

Artist in Residence

Madison Bycroft // Artist in Residence

7 OCT - 7 NOV

Madison Mycroft will undertake a research and production residency at The Lock-Up in preparation for the exhibition GESTURE & PRESENCE which opens at The Lock-Up in November 2017.

Madison Bycroft //
Artist in Residence

REFERENCE POINTS

REFERENCE POINTS

GROUP EXHIBITION // REFERENCE POINTS

1 OCTOBER - 30 OCTOBER 2016

This annual exhibition is in tandem with the Critical Animals Research Symposium as part of This Is Not Art Festival.

GROUP EXHIBITION //
REFERENCE POINTS

JUDO-HOUSE PT. 6 (THE WHITE BIRD) 2014 – 2016

JUDO-HOUSE PT. 6 (THE WHITE BIRD) 2014 – 2016

NIGEL MILSOM // JUDO-HOUSE PT. 6 (THE WHITE BIRD) 2014 – 2016

20 AUGUST - 25 SEPTEMBER 2016

A solo exhibition by award-winning artist Nigel Milsom which explores pain and joy, loneliness and hope, life and death through painting, video and sculpture.

NIGEL MILSOM //
JUDO-HOUSE PT. 6 (THE WHITE BIRD) 2014 – 2016

MADNESS OF MANY

Critical Animals Creative Research Symposium

MADNESS OF MANY // Critical Animals Creative Research Symposium

29 September - 2 October 2016

Octapod and The Lock-Up present the Critical Animals Research Symposium
as part of This is Not Art (TiNA).

MADNESS OF MANY //
Critical Animals Creative Research Symposium

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.