Opening today at 140 George Street, Shop 2.03.
A collaborative work by photographer Noel McLaughlin and sculptor Michael Donohue.
Today the new media artist Josh Harle will join The Rocks Pop Up community!
Over this week he will be holding an open studio at 140 George Street - Shop 2.05 to showcase the creation of his latest work 'Gamespaces: MCA', a photo-realistic recreation of the MCA as a playable video game.
Visitors will be able to check out the time-lapse documentation of the reconstruction process, and play the game in its current state.
The final work will be exhibited this Friday (28th of June) at the MCA, as part of this June’s Artbar event 'Unreal!'.
Following the exhibition, the work will be on display and available to be played at The Rocks Pop Up space until the 9th of July.
The collective of self publishers and print makers THE RIZZERIA will bring their Open Print Sessions to The Rocks this July.
Prolific zine-maker / writer Vanessa Berry and stencil printing collective The Rizzeria will run a 2-day masterclass, on July 27 and July 28 from 12pm to 4pm, at The Rizzeria’s new pop-up space in The Rocks.
The workshops are suitable for both beginners and experienced zine makers, visitors can produce their own unique printed projects using a variety of tools and techniques (including The Rizzeria’s spot-coloured stencil press, Gocco, typewriters, collage, bookbinding and rubber stamps). You’ll discover zine-making tips and tricks, learn how to distribute your own zine and how to get involved in the zine community. All materials will be provided.
Rizzeria - Shop 5/80 George Street.
May 24 - June 20 | 11am - 6pm
Presenters: Vanessa Berry, Jo Ellis
Details cannot be revealed yet, but it promises to be seriously unique!
Here is some of his previous installation work:
Deconstruction - The Crossing, Christchurch:
Unwin’s Install - The Rocks, Sydney: VIDEO
The panel discussion "Making Social Media Work for Business" is the latest event in the She Inspires Social Media Seminar Series. Participants will learn from successful business owners, such as Catriona Pollard, Mat Beeche, Meredith Collins and Suzy Jacobs, how they are making Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest & Instagram work.
The event will take place at the pop-up She Inspires Small Business Exchange Centre, located on Level 2, 40 Gloucester Street, The Rocks.
Early bird, Friday 28th June
Event, Wednesday 10th July from 5:30pm-8:30pm.
After one week of outstanding interactive media works displayed by international artists, we’re glad to announce that the following artists will stay at our pop-up spaces a bit longer:
Theta Lab | George Khut and James Brown | Shop 2.05, 140 George Street, until the 20th of June
Temple of Din | Lucas Abela | Shop 25 Rocks Square and Shop 2.06, 140 George Street, until the 19th of July
Unhomely | Kate Richards, Ross Gibson and Aaron Seymour | Reynolds Cottage, 28 Harrington Street, until the end of June.
ISEA, the 19th International Symposium on Electronic Art, seven of the following outstanding interactive media works by international artists will feature in our pop-up spaces from June 7 - 18.
Arrivals | Marco De Mutiis | 85 George Street
Theta Lab | George Khut and James Brown | Shop 2.05, 140 George Street
It’s a Jungle In Here | Isobel Knowles, Van Sowerwine and Matthew Gingold | Shop 2.03, 140 George Street
Temple of Din | Lucas Abela | Shop 25 Rocks Square and Shop 2.06, 140 George Street
Please Smile | Hye Syeon Nam |Shop 2.03, 140 George Street
Unhomely | Kate Richards, Ross Gibson and Aaron Seymour | Reynolds Cottage, 28 Harrington Street
A Walk Through Deep Time | Trudy Lane and Halsey Burgund | Sunday 9th & Monday 10th June | Shop 2.03, 140 George Street
See ISEA2013’s official website for more information on these works.
In association with Vivid Sydney, artist George Khut presents ‘Theta Lab’. This exhibition explores the dynamic interactions between brainwaves and electronic music. In this unique project, Theta Lab facilitates the use of Alpha and Theta brainwave activity to control electronic soundscapes. Be a part of this unconventional and fascinating exploration of consciousness and creativity.
Shop 2.04, 140 George Street, The Rocks
May 24 - June 20 | 11am - 6pm
A photography exhibition from Reportage, in partnership with Vivid.
"Tim Page, renowned photographer who produced many of the iconic images taken during the Vietnam War, has gathered thousands of pictures taken by those who were killed or went missing. The Requiem exhibition is a selection of those photos.
Captured by both Cambodian and foreign photographers, Requiem documents Cambodia in its last death throws, before the country fell to the Khmer Rouge on April 17th 1975.”
85 George Street, The Rocks
24th May to 5th June
The Arts Northern Rivers Pop-up space was officially launched on Thursday 9th May. A great night that celebrated the talent of creatives from the Northern Rivers Region of NSW, it featured a presentation by NSW Local Government Minister Don Page and a live music performance by Ilona Harker.
Throughout May and June, Arts Northern Rivers will showcase leading fashion designers, artists, musicians, jewellery makers, print makers and furniture designers in their pop-up shop.
See our Pinterest page for photos of the launch.
Presented by Word Travels, and supported by The Rocks Pop-up, is a unique event as part of the Sydney Writers Festival. Pied Piper-esque musicians instruct you to ‘follow the music’ through alcoves, underpasses and secret corners of The Rocks to reveal four poetry performance spaces. Spoken word artists feature Anis Mojgani, CJ Bowerbirt, Jo Sri, Eleanor Jackson and The Word Travels Quartet.
Saturday 18, Sunday 19 May and Sunday 26 May | 12-1 pm | The Rocks Square
This is a free event. However bookings are essential.
Book now at http://tandm.eventbrite.com.au/
CATC students, in collaboration with The Rocks Pop-up and commercial traders of The Rocks Centre have developed creative installations throughout the space. Titled ‘Underneath The Windmill’, the installations celebrate the rich history of The Rocks precinct.
The Rocks Centre is located on Playfair Street, The Rocks.
See our Pinterest for images of the installations.
Photo: AGB Events
Who could forget the stunning light installation on St Mary’s Cathedral over Christmas? AGB events, the artists behind that masterpiece, are back for Vivid Sydney 2013. Throughout May, celebrate Sydney icons through this festival of light, music and ideas, showcasing the best of the creativity this city has to offer. AGB joins the Rocks Pop-up in association with Vivid Sydney in May.
May 24 - June 10
Shop 5, 80 George Street, The Metcalfe Arcade, The Rocks
Photo: Vivid Sydney
Ten Commandments: Co-Create the Experience
Johnny Cupcakes began his business selling t-shirts from the back of his car in Boston, America. From humble beginnings, he has grown his brand across the States, one of Inc Magazine’s Top 500 Fastest Independent Businesses and was named America’s #1 Young Entrepreneur by Business Week.
In an Australian exclusive, Johnny will be a key note speaker at 'Ten Commandments: Co-Create the Experience', where he will share his experiences and how he built his fan base; with thousands adopting tattoos of the Johnny Cupcakes Logo.
Johnny Cupcakes will be popping up with a faux bakery T-Shirt space in The Rocks next week!
May 24 - June 4
Shop 2.03, 140 George Street, The Rocks
More on Vivid Sydney here