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May 2018
FREE EVENT

Adrift

1 May - 30 June

An exhibition by SAC Resident Artist Melanie McCollin-Walker “To be lost is nothing to fear, for everything that is lost is on the path to being found” – author unknown “Since moving to Tasmania in 2017, I have struggled at times. Perhaps trying to force the ‘settling in’ period and not letting it happen naturally. I know it takes time, but there is always that in-between phase where you feel completely lost and lacking a sense of purpose or place. The more…

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June 2018
FREE EVENT

The Night Gobblers

1 June - 30 June

In this installation, Donna Ritchie explores how we illuminate the dark constantly. And at what cost. The Night Gobblers are the monsters that steal our darkness. They are the lights themselves, the monster machines that generate the light and the monster money munchers that make us pay for the light. The Night Gobblers represent the ever expanding sources of light pollution, that diminish our perception of the night skies, increasingly in our cities and suburban areas. This “gobbling up” of…

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FREE EVENT

Immersion

2 June - 29 June

Salamanca Arts Centre presents the works of Julie Todd, recipient of the Salamanca Arts Centre Emerging Artist Scholarship 2018. Emerging Printmaker Julie Todd examines the personal effect of a life time spent by Tasmania’s moody coastal waters. “I go into nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put into order.” – John Burroughs “Ephemeral effects created by sunlight, wild waves, gentle zephyrs, hidden objects or currents on water’s surfaces continually fascinate me. I am drawn to…

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FREE EVENT

TohuVBohu

14 June - 25 June

Presented by Dark Mofo and Salamanca Arts Centre. An INVISIBLE HOUSE event, curated by Brendan Walls for Dark Mofo 2018 Light, music, sculpture, ritual, sound and performance are brought together to celebrate encounters with the numinous, memory, time, coincidence and the transcendent. The site-specific installation will be regularly transformed by an unfolding series of private and public rituals and performances culminating in a 24-hour performance of a musical score for strings and percussion, formed from recordings made in Mexico and Italy…

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FREE EVENT

Barry William Hale + NOKO

14 June - 25 June

BARRY WILLIAM HALE | ENOK 21 + NOKO | HYPRKUB 210 Presented by Dark Mofo and Salamanca Arts Centre. An INVISIBLE HOUSE event, curated by Brendan Walls for Dark Mofo 2018 “Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heav’n” – John Milton Barry William Hale and Scott Barnes use the Enochian alphabet – the script ‘revealed’ to John Dee and Edward Kelley by angels in the sixteenth century – to conjure esoteric art, live music and an unfolding series of audio-visual artworks. This is a continuation of a decades-long research…

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William Mortensen

14 June - 25 June

Presented by Dark Mofo, Salamanca Arts Centre, and Stephen Romano Gallery An INVISIBLE HOUSE event, curated by Brendan Walls for Dark Mofo 2018 Grotesque and visionary photographic creations from William Mortensen, the man Ansel Adams once called ‘the Antichrist’. Loaned to us by the Stephen Romano Gallery, these thirty works have never been exhibited before. Presented by Stephen Romano Gallery (New York). This is an exhibition of 30 photographic works by William Mortensen to be exhibited in a purpose-built temporary gallery within the Long Gallery at Salamanca Arts…

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FREE EVENT

Rektango

29 June @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Friday, repeating until 28 December, 2018

Rektango is a weekly live music event held in Salamanca Art Centre’s enchanting Courtyard. Hemmed in by a cliff face stretching up to Battery Point, people from all walks of life gather for live music every Friday evening between 5:30pm – 7:30pm. It’s a FREE EVENT event run by the musicians themselves, with lots of dancing, catching up with old friends or meeting new ones. There’s hot mulled wine and fires in the winter, sangria in the summer, plus beers, ciders and wine – and it…

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July 2018
FREE EVENT

Where To Now

2 July - 31 July

Images of refugees bombard us – on the television news; through our online news sites; while flicking through a newspaper. But how much do we look and what is it we see? Emerging artist Tania Price sources her paintings from media photographs intended to report on the global refugee crisis and related issues, asking the viewer to consider what happens when these ubiquitous images are translated through paint and through the hand of the artist. As part of a PhD…

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Angry Underwear

2 July - 31 July

In 1988, before Madonna’s pointy bra, Tania Ferrier started a business making feminist underwear for strippers in New York. ANGRY UNDERWEAR NYC. from Tania Ferrier on Vimeo. It began after an incident at the club when a customer sexually abused a dancer and Tania painted Angry Pussy Pants for her to wear on stage in a show of retaliation. Tania went on to become a media sensation with the project, Angry Underwear and sold her artwork at an exclusive lingerie…

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FREE EVENT

Rektango

6 July @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Friday, repeating until 28 December, 2018

Rektango is a weekly live music event held in Salamanca Art Centre’s enchanting Courtyard. Hemmed in by a cliff face stretching up to Battery Point, people from all walks of life gather for live music every Friday evening between 5:30pm – 7:30pm. It’s a FREE EVENT event run by the musicians themselves, with lots of dancing, catching up with old friends or meeting new ones. There’s hot mulled wine and fires in the winter, sangria in the summer, plus beers, ciders and wine – and it…

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