First 2015 Artist Announce, Second Round 2015 Artist Call-out

November 21, 2014

Underbelly Arts biennial Lab and Festival will return to Cockatoo Island in 2015 presenting some of Australia’s boldest new voices in art. Underbelly Arts will deliver a provocative program spanning visual art, performance, theatre, live art, music, sound, dance and…

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Nick Keys on RN’s Soundproof

October 10, 2014

UA13 alum Nick Keys’ FILIBUST won over hearts and minds with his analysis/ lecture/ filibuster/ durational talk art linking Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Kanye West and Jay-Z seamlessly. It’s a form he continues to explore, which featured as part…

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Jesse Cox wins second Third Coast Award

Three time UA Alum (08, 11, 13) Jesse Cox has bagged his second Third Coast International Audio award. This renowned competition recognises the best audio stories produced annually, as part of the Third Coast International Audio Festival. Jesse won the…

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CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: Tessa Zettel with Making Time at Artspace

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: Making Time with Tessa Zettel As part of the presentation of Tessa Zettel’s work for the forthcoming 2014 Visual Arts Fellowship (Emerging) the artist is calling for volunteers to participate in ‘Making Time’, an open kitchen laboratory…

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Lara Thoms curates MCA’s Artbar

In 2012 we saw The Experts Project, 2013 brought us C3West project Ultimate Vision – Monuments to Us and in 2014 there’s ARTBAR. Socially-interested, site-specific and participation-loving Lara Thoms is your next MCA ARTBARcurator. Lara Thoms was part of UA11’s…

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Zoë Coombs Marr with Is This Thing On at Belvoir

UA07 alum Zoë Coombs Marr brings her irrepressible wit, charm and self-reflexivity to Belvoir’s downstairs theatre this October, with Is This Thing On.  Brianna is a stand-up comedian. This is her life: an unfortunate name, a boring childhood, slow self-realisation,…

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Julian Day at Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music

September 5, 2014

Julian Day (UA13) presents his sculptural intervention, Lovers, at the Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music. Featuring two pairs of matching synthesisers pinned vertically between the floor and ceiling by long metal rods, the rods act as frozen fingers that…

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Spotlight Bunny in Castlemaine

UA alum Squidsolo (Julie Vulcan and Ashley Scott) have spent the last couple of weeks working on Spotlight Bunny, a project which started in collaboration with Friends with Deficits at Underbelly Arts in 2011. Spotlight Bunny is a celebration of…

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Matt Prest and Frances Barrett: Restaging at Alaska Projects

August 27, 2014

Alaska Projects presents a series of double bills across the year, using the 20-minute form across disciplines ranging from visual arts, music, dance and design. The artists have been grouped into four pairs, and this Sunday sees two UA alum…

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