Monday, October 5, 2009

WELL, it's been an AMASSING week. Check out Melbourne’s Fringe for some action on the streets and the Take of Your Skin’s project created by Dario Vacirca and the creative team of Well Theatre. This is really the tops story for the week and the rest of this year. (if you look closely you may see Bek running around in a tiny blue tunic. Yes, it was fucking freezing)

Other little tiny event things happening in our little space.

FILM SCREENING Tuesday 13th October KANTANTA TAKWA – the incredible story about Indonesia’s most popular band SUAMI and its leader Iwan Fals. Recently screenned at the Brisbane International Film Festival. We open the doors at 7pm

And its time for smoochy smoochy with KISS CLUB pashing its way onto the faux stage at Bill+george on FRIDAY 16TH OCTOBER. 730PM for an 8pm start.

Meanwhile TUK in Salatiga is getting ready for an invasion of Australian artists. Check out Festival Mata Air which happens this weekend. Sik yo!

Other things of importancy:

1. Locksmith publication deadline: 9TH OCTOBER


3. Artspace seeking volunteers for a major project in January next year. Download info below.

4. 2042 art on the street looking for artists/volunteers.

5. Performance Space call out for CLUBHOUSE applications/proposals/wishlists


Submissions due Friday 9th October, 2009.

Locksmith Project is an independent, curated publication of local, national and international artists? ideas and writing. Locksmith Project provides artists and writers with the opportunity to experiment with works in progress, initial ideas, research, sketches, plans and basically anything that constitutes making art work.

Each issue of Locksmith Project is a limited edition of five hundred copies and is printed in Australia on 100% recycled paper using soy based ink.

Please go to to download an application form and to view submission guidelines. Submissions must be postmarked by Friday October 9, 2009. We do not accept applications via email.

For any enquiries please email:

The Locksmith Directors


Exhibition and launch party for an exciting new creative space in Arncliffe, Sydney.

Free Exhibition from 6pm - 8pm featuring work from Salmagundi artists-in-residence as well as a number of guest artists from the wider artistic community, Followed by launch party and fundraiser, 8pm til late, with Live music, performance, DJ's and video installations,

Live Music from: My Good Sauce/White Knuckle Fever/Le Gato Gruff/Liz Martin + more

Exhibiting artists:Jasmin Poole, Kay Orchison, Kassandra Bossell, Cecile Knowles,Justin Henderson, Lou MacDonald, Jamil Stone, Gawaa,Pierre Cavalan, Dillon MacEwan, Paul Raymond, Matt Fawl, Stefaen Day, Sitt Sitlakone, Dean Sewell, Terry Archer, Rachel Flannery, Brian Paisley, Pete Strong, Pirate Photography, Mike Turner, Dirk Kruithof....more TBA Recommended donation $10

4. Like to help make ‘2042: art on the street’ Happen?

2042: art on the street is a free annual art event presented by Inner West Cultural Services. To be held in Newtown Square 10am-4pm Saturday 24 October and 10am – 9pm Sunday 25 October.

This year, for one weekend, we are turning the heart of Newtown into a giant colouring-in book just waiting to be coloured in and filled with photos, stories, drawings, paintings, poems…. by Newtown’s creative community.

We are looking for creative people to help straight away to create wallpaper paste-ups.

Tasks – screen printing; cutting paper stencils; arranging and gluing shapes onto paper to create wallpaper.

Work with Collider and Makeshft in a workshop environment (just off King St).
If you can spare a couple of hours or a day, every little bit helps; we’d love to hear from you!

Workshop times:
Wednesday, 7 October 11am – 5pm
Saturday, 10 October 10am – 5pm
Sunday, 11 October 10am-3pm

Send your contact details, a brief line about yourself to Camilla at or phone: 9550 4156.

We value your support. Your contribution will be posted on the 2042 website and you will go into the draw to receive an original and unique 2042:art on the street T’shirt.

STAY POSTED.. we have a number of other VOLUNTEER AND PAID POSITIONS AVAILABLE during the festival weekend ... for more details email