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May 2017
$288.37

Transistor Film Weekly Workshops – Term 2

2 May - 27 June

Participants will learn all aspects of the filmmaking process from professional filmmakers, screen writers and actors and then apply the skills learnt to make short films and/or a short dramatic web series. During term 1 the workshops focused on screenwriting, screen directing and producing. Participants developed the outline of short films and worked together to create the outline of a web series. In term 2 participants will work together to complete scripts for the web series and film these scripts…

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FREE

Against the Dark

3 May - 31 May

A photographic exhibition exploring our collective relationship and understanding of visual symbols. Following in the tradition of psychoanalysis, Carl Jung asserted that many of his patients displayed an uncanny repetition of ideas and motifs within their thought processes. He reasoned that ever-present symbols had been passed down genetically, one generation to another, as humankind’s ‘collective unconscious’. Inspired by this observation, Against the Dark by emerging artist Rebecca Robinson brings together a thoughtfully assembled series of antique vernacular photography. Each image…

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FREE

Blood Moon :
Stranger With My Face International Film Festival

6 May - 31 May

Melbourne-based artist and Girlie Werewolf aficionado Jazmina Cininas presents Blood Moon, her first solo exhibition in Tasmania. Cininas’ lush and technically complex reduction linocut portraits feature a roll call of female werewolves from throughout the centuries, spanning early modern werewolf trials, hirsute wonders, furry femme fatales and the recent generation of cinematic PMS werewolves. EXHIBITION DATES:  Saturday 6 – Wednesday 31 May 2017 OFFICIAL OPENING EVENT:  Saturday 6 May 2017 @ 4:00pm Join us for The Girlie Werewolf Hall of Fame, part of…

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FREE

Rektango

26 May @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Friday, repeating until 22 December, 2017

Rektango is a weekly event held every Friday in Salamanca Art Centre’s own 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 and 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…

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FREE

Art from Trash

27 May - 4 June

Art From Trash is an annual exhibition that encourages the reuse of discarded materials in the production of amazing visual art. Established in 1994, the Art From Trash exhibition has become an iconic and much loved exposé of creativity, attracting over 120 artists 160 works of art and 5000 visitors annually. Resource Work Co-Operative is committed to maintaining Art From Trash as a launching pad for cultural, ecological and social exchanges around the issues of waste, consumption and re-use. Art From Trash…

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$20

Sitar & Bharatnatyam

28 May @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

An evening of Indian Classical Music and Bharatanatyam dance Mr Sugato Nag is a Sitar maestro from India and world renowned for his style and presentation. Accompanying Sugato Nag on the Sitar is Mr Sri Venkateshwaran Narayanan on the Tabla, and Mr Nag’s daughter, Miss Sohini Nag, with a dance performance in the traditional Indian dance style of Bharatanatyam. This is  a unique opportunity for Hobartians to attend a feast of India classical music and dance – not to be…

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June 2017
FREE

Rektango

2 June @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Friday, repeating until 22 December, 2017

Rektango is a weekly event held every Friday in Salamanca Art Centre’s own 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 and 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…

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FREE

Window to the Soul:
Tintype portraits of Tasmanians in the Arts

3 June - 28 June

A technique from the dawn of photography captures compelling portraits of the contemporary Tasmanian Arts community. The mystical ability of artists to see more deeply into the world around us seems to lend their gaze a striking clarity. Window to the Soul captures those eyes using tintype portraiture, a 160 year old photographic process experiencing a global revival by artists including Tasmania’s Phillip England. Tasmania has become a centre for artistic, artisanal and cultural endeavour. Window to the Soul celebrates 30 or…

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$25 - $40

Episodes 2 & 3 by Radio Gothic | DARK MOFO 2017

7 June - 11 June

Presented by Dark Mofo and Radio Gothic in association with Salamanca Arts Centre. EPISODE 2: THE HANNIFORD TAPES As a psychiatrist obsesses over the murder committed by her client, a voice consumes her mind… Written by Carrie McLean, directed by Briony Kidd, sound design by Heath Brown EPISODE 3: THE ILLUSTRATED GIRL A woman wakes up to find a sinister tattoo on her hand. Who put it there and why? Written by Alison Mann, directed by Alison Mann, sound design…

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FREE

Products of Conception

9 June - 29 June

The inaugural Salamanca Arts Centre Emerging Artist Scholarship 2017, featuring the work of Emma Magnussen-Reid. Natural versus unnatural, much of the time we are surrounded by things that perplex us, physical anomalies and contradictions that are outside of our control. “My life so far as a white female in her early twenties, has been just that. Existing in this physical form perplexes me, it is at times intimidating, but provides an endless absurdity that I embrace. My work generally gives…

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