Maggie Wren’s
(Maggie’s) Art Space

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Speaking about Self Care is a group art exhibition that will be showing at Maggie’s Art Space from November 30th to December 2nd. 
The opening event is Friday, November 30th 6-8pm & we’d love to see you there!

Speaking about Self Care
Curated by Samantha Moss of Mossfolk & Tegan Iversen.
What does self-care mean to you? What are your self-care rituals? Speaking about Self Care is centered around the themes of mental health & self-care. When struggling with one’s mental health it is important to find & hold onto anything that makes you feel better & that works for you. Whether that be meditation, gardening, yoga, taking medication, going to therapy, crystals, tarot, creating art, etc. In this exhibition, fourteen Melbourne based female-identifying & non-binary artists will explore self-care rituals that they partake in their day-to-day life for their own mental well-being in a safe, open & encouraging way.

Exhibiting Artists:
Brooke Van Der Linden
Cassandra Martin
Frances Cannon
Freya Alexander
Gemma Flack
Hilary Green
Isabella Kottek
Katie Brebner Griffin/Ohkdarling
Lucy Hersey
Pey Chi
Plush Magic
Sam Stevens
Sophie McPike
Tegan Iversen

We will have fun & interactive workshops & events during the running of this exhibition that will all be centered around self care. We will be holding a Zine Making workshop with F*EMS on Saturday, December 1st from 10-2pm at the space, you can purchase tickets to this workshop via this link https://www.mossfolk.org/events/zine-making-workshop-with-f-ems. We will also be doing an artist talk on Sunday, December 2nd at the space from 12pm during which some of the artists exhibiting will be chatting about the meaning behind their work, their connection to mental health & art making as self care.

Maggie’s Art Space is located on 178 Johnston St, Collingwood.
Gallery hours:
Friday 30th November 6-8pm (Opening event)
Saturday December 1st 10-4pm (Zine making workshop 10-2pm)
Sunday December 2nd 10-4pm (Artist talks from 12pm)

Openings every friday in Nov and first week of Dec 23rd Nov Qbank 

QBANK PRESENTS

Between Mountains – Neil Tomkins, Alec de Wilt & Dan O’Toole

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Aaron Joseph Russo First Album Launch. Music and Visuals

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Joseph Russo’s first release ‘FIRST’ at Maggie’s Art Space

This wonderful space grants us the opportunity to listen and watch the album in SURROUND sound and SURROUND visuals for the ultimate DOLBY fkn dolby 
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There’s gonna be _ART
There’sa gonna be _MUSIC
There’saa gonna be a _VIDEOS

$5 at the door + $5 optional donation to the Cancer Council

//PROJECTIONS BY PRINOFOUR
//ART BY DNART AND MARCELA ESCUDERO
//PERFORMANCES BY BLASARIUS YONDER AND
//AARON JOSEPH RUSSO

We would like to acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which this event is taking place, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation, and we pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging


MARCELA ESCUDERO: https://www.instagram.com/marcela.vitol/

DNART: https://www.instagram.com/deborah_dnart/

BLASARIUS YONDER: https://blasariusyonder.bandcamp.com

PRINOFOUR: https://www.instagram.com/prinofour/

AARON JOSEPH RUSSO: 

https://www.instagram.com/aaronjosephrusso/
https://www.facebook.com/aaronjosephrusso/

 Transience: Solo Exhibition by Jaimi Joy

Transience is a window into my growth over the past two years as a photographer.
In mid 2016, I travelled by myself around the US to shoot portfolio work and was constantly inspired by the athletes that fell across my path, and the adventurous people I met.
Returning with reignited tenacity in producing new works, with a taste of the life I could create, Transience showcases a range of personal and professional work within sports and adventure photography.
Integrating the simplicity and free spirit of that trip into my everyday life, I have since lived in my van in Melbourne, and am currently focusing on personal projects that share stories of women in sport and the outdoors.

OPENING NIGHT:

Friday November 9th, 2018
6pm – 9pm
Maggie Wren’s Art Space
178 Johnston St, Collingwood

Beer + Wine
Live music by Leelou

EXHIBITION CONTINUES:

Sunday November 10th – Wednesday 14th
Gallery hours: 11am – 6pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/273991256577011/?ti=as

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Noise & Colour Fri  5th Oct Launch Night till Sunday 7th Oct.

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New Artwork by Mortimer Barnett

PLUS

Electro-conspiracy-dub evangelists “BULDABURGERS” 
[ feat Regan Tamanui, Nick Ives, and Pheelix ]

AND 

desert-electro-rock weirdos “Hallandale” [ John KerrensMatt Barnett, Kieran Ruffles]

come get weird to kick off the weekend!
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 THE DIGITAL UNDERGROUND FESTIVAL 13th-30th Sept.

See Full Program details at www.thedigitalunderground.com.au

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 Q Bank Presents

Opening on 27th July 2018 6pm-9.30pm

Shannon Keane & Sean K Hughes

Call Out for exhibitions!

Maggie’s art space caters for contempory art and new media art.

Winter and spring specials to book this 13m by 4m space operates

low cost fri openings, sat, sunday shows. Starting at $450 for the complete space.

Apply Now at email info@maggiesartspace.com.au 

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17th JUNE Intermission Zine Launch 5pm-9pm

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Projection Project @ Maggie’s

The last couple of months an audio/visual collaboration project has taken over Maggie’s. Its a milestone of a custom designed, programmed and created projection and spatial speaker/audio setup. We look forward now the technical development phase is complete to curating content and sharing this truly unique experience with you over the coming months. Below are some shots of the project development.

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Starting the spatial audio process & visual programming the surround projections.

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Surround vision works in progress. Getting one 360 image/video across the 5 projectors in the space.

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Hanging the audio monitors and the wonders of running and arranging the cables and cables and cables…

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F*EMS Issue #10 Launch

23rd March 

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Freya Alexander
Vonne Beyer
Eliza Freeman
Tegan Iversen
Brigit Lambert
Anna MacNeill
Cassandra Martin
Lucy Roleff
Eliza Stribling
Brooke Van Der Linden
Martin Bruce 
16th March
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You are warmly invited to attend the launch of MAGGIE’s Art Space, Collingwood on Friday 9th February 2018 from 6pm – 9pm

The newly built space @ 178 Johnston st Collingwood is ready for creative projects of all kinds including but not limited to

Art Exhibitions

Multimedia Exhibitions

Creative Events

Pop Ups

Screenings

Classes/Lectures

MAGGIE’s will also play home to the Virtual Reality Cinema where Australian and international artists will present brand new VR content.

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Next Up at Maggie’s

THE VIRTUAL REALITY CINEMA PRESENTS

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A Spotlight on VR Director Lester Francois
VR works include Street Artist Doco Rone, Intermission and short stories from South Africa.

Friday 2nd March 6pm till 9pm
Launch and screening night

3rd and 4th March
Screenings all Saturday & Sunday see VR Cineme menu above for details.

MARTIN BRUCE
Solo Show 16th March-18th March

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