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Past Exhibitions // Events // Artist Residencies

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

CAKE INDUSTRIES

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

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.

CAKE INDUSTRIES //
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

EXPERIMENTA RECHARGE: 6TH INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL OF MEDIA ART

6TH INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL OF MEDIA ART

EXPERIMENTA RECHARGE // 6TH INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL OF MEDIA ART

10 JULY 2015 - 9 AUGUST 2015

A national touring exhibition which promotes the work of artists who employ, critique and experiment with media and technology.

EXPERIMENTA RECHARGE //
6TH INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL OF MEDIA ART

Creative Talks with Renew Newcastle

JOHN EVERETT & SOPHIA EMMETT

CREATIVE TALKS WITH RENEW NEWCASTLE // JOHN EVERETT & SOPHIA EMMETT

5 JUNE 2015 -

Renew Newcastle in association with The Lock-Up presents a Creative Talk with Jono Everett & Sophia Emmett

CREATIVE TALKS WITH RENEW NEWCASTLE //
JOHN EVERETT & SOPHIA EMMETT

The Island Could Be Heard By Night

DEB MANSFIELD & BELINDA HOWDEN

THE ISLAND COULD BE HEARD BY NIGHT // DEB MANSFIELD & BELINDA HOWDEN

22 MAY 2015 - 28 JUNE 2015

A collaborative project investigating the island narrative of Nobby’s Head (Whibayganba), Newcastle NSW.

THE ISLAND COULD BE HEARD BY NIGHT //
DEB MANSFIELD & BELINDA HOWDEN

AquaVoltaic

PAUL HOWARD & DAVID MATTHEWS

AQUAVOLTAIC // PAUL HOWARD & DAVID MATTHEWS

15 May 2015 - 17 May 2015

A commentary on the commercial use and abuse of water, and a satire of globalisation and popular media, AquaVoltaic returns to The Lock-Up for the final instalment.

AQUAVOLTAIC //
PAUL HOWARD & DAVID MATTHEWS

Rhiannon Newton

Artist in Residence

Rhiannon Newton // Artist in Residence

8 April 2015 - 30 April 2015

Rhiannon Newton is a dancer and choreographer based in Sydney. Her practice spans choreography, improvisation, lecturing, and a body of research that distills relations between dance and repetition (always nodding to the impossibility of repetition).

Rhiannon Newton //
Artist in Residence

ROBIN HUNGERFORD

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

ROBIN HUNGERFORD // ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

12 MAY 2015 - 17 MAY 2015

Robin Hungerford took part in a residency to develop and install his work Shamanic Organic II performed at The Lock-Up over the 15 – 17 of May 2015.

ROBIN HUNGERFORD //
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

Shamanic Organic II

ROBIN HUNGERFORD

SHAMANIC ORGANIC II // ROBIN HUNGERFORD

15 MAY 2015 - 17 MAY 2015

Artist Robin Hungerford will compress ideas regarding food and culture, authenticity, technology and consciousness into a dynamic performance piece, titled Shamanic Organic II.

SHAMANIC ORGANIC II //
ROBIN HUNGERFORD

ART BENDER at The Lock-Up

ART BENDER //

8 May 2015 - 9 May 2015

Thought-provoking and entertaining, Art Bender 2015 is all about celebrating the Hunter’s creative spirit.

ART BENDER //

STORIES IN OUR STEPS

TANTRUM THEATRE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE LOCK-UP

STORIES IN OUR STEPS // TANTRUM THEATRE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE LOCK-UP

8 - 11 APRIL 2015 - 15 - 18 APRIL 2015

It’s the year 2051 & you’ve booked a ticket for a tour through time.

STORIES IN OUR STEPS //
TANTRUM THEATRE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE LOCK-UP

A Second Shadow, Prelude and Trail

GROUP EXHIBITION

A SECOND SHADOW, PRELUDE AND TRAIL // GROUP EXHIBITION

27 MARCH 2015 - 03 MAY 2015

A multidisciplinary exhibition featuring 10 artists from Melbourne, South Coast NSW and Newcastle.

A SECOND SHADOW, PRELUDE AND TRAIL //
GROUP EXHIBITION

JULIE VULCAN AND ASHLEY SCOTT ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

JULIE VULCAN AND ASHLEY SCOTT ARTIST IN RESIDENCE //

18 March 2015 - 22 March 2015

This residency undertaken by Julie Vulan and Ashley Scott coincides with the performance and installation of ‘RIMA’ which will take place at The Lock-Up over 20 - 22 March 2015.

JULIE VULCAN AND ASHLEY SCOTT ARTIST IN RESIDENCE //

RIMA

SQUIDSILO (ASHLEY SCOTT & JULIE VULCAN)

RIMA // SQUIDSILO (ASHLEY SCOTT & JULIE VULCAN)

20 MARCH 2015 - 22 MARCH 2015

An endurance performance and installation by creative duo SQUIDSILO (Ashley Scott and Julie Vulcan).



RIMA //
SQUIDSILO (ASHLEY SCOTT & JULIE VULCAN)

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.