Archive for January 2010

Re/Gendered art exhibition presented by Midsumma 2010 opening tonight!

Re / Gendered Platform Artists Group Inc. Artists: Monika Tichacek (Sydney), Tejal Shah (India), Jake Wotherspoon (Melbourne), Drew Pettifer (Melbourne), Fran Barrett, Kate Blackmore & Anastasia Zaravinos (Sydney), Liam Benson (Sydney), 4evamore (Melbourne), Michelle Tran (Melbourne), Gerard O’Connor & Marc Wasiak (Melbourne). Opening Monday 25th January 2010, 6 – 8pm Presented by Midsumma 2010 &…

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New No Frills Scanning Service Now Available

The Colour Factory is now offering a no frills scanning service. This is a cheaper service for those willing to retouch their scans themselves. The Colour Factory team will remove dust prior to scanning with an anti-static air gun and clean with alcohol if necessary, but will leave spotting and adjusting to you. Charged at…

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New Latex Ink Printer at the Colour Factory

We have a new printer at the Colour Factory! It is a latex ink printer that uses biodegradable and non-toxic consumables. Primarily for commercial applications this printer compares in quality to our fine art ink jet printer. The latex inks are designed for shorter term, outdoor usage and are not museum quality archival. However, they…

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How to Determine the Best Way to Print Your Art

At the Colour Factory we specialise in printing. Many photographers and artists debate camera versus camera, lens versus lens, film versus megapixel, and which process creates the best picture. This is often a digital assessment. However, an image is not complete until it has been printed, and it is then that we should make our…

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Finding Space

MIDSUMMA is upon us! The annual festival celebrating queer culture has just begun with loads of visual art to entertain and inspire. Pick up a copy of the Midsumma Visual Arts Catalogue or check out www.midsumma.org.au to see the list of exhibitions and events. TRANSMASCULINITIES Red Gallery 157 St Georges Rd Fitzroy North Artists: Jacqui…

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New Media Art + Neuroscience + Computer Technology = The Global Mind Project

Global Mind Project Federation Square Karen Casey in collaboration with: Jill Orr Stelarc Domenico De Clario Friday 15th January 2010 Launch 8pm, Performances 8.30pm – Midnight Global Mind project is a unique creative venture combining new media art, neuroscience and computer technology. The project was conceived by Karen Casey and undertaken in partnership with software…

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A Camera on the Somme Exhibition Touring Australia

Late in 2009, the ‘A Camera on the Somme’ photographic exhibition visited the Bendigo Art Gallery. This extraordinary exhibition showcases images taken by two Australian soldiers, Jack and Bert Grinton, during the First World War between 1916 and 1919. The exhibition reveals the development and artistry of amateur photography as the images, previously lost for…

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Become a Bus Projects Volunteer

Bus Projects is an independent art space which exhibits sound art, performance art, installations, video art and more. It also plays an active role in the professional development of artists and curators, offering a range of workshops and forums. Bus Projects, supported by the City of Melbourne and the Australian Council for the Arts, and…

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