With the core team of Hugo Moline, Heidi Axelsen and Adriano Pupilli, The Lot's work is centered on active community participation in terms how places are planned, developed and understood. Here the Rocks Popup will extend the participation of The Lot through to March, in which a display of new public works will be offered to the general public within Shop 2.06 to observe, showcasing rich and unique Australian talent.
Sunday 3rd March | 140 George Street, The Rocks
As part of the Rocks Pop-Up project, Harrie Sengers intends to rejuvenate discarded city banners and transform them into new, smaller artworks – portraits of local heroes. The first subject in Harrie’s portrait series is the local business owner, Hassim, of G’day Café, located right next door to Harrie’s studio.
Next on Harrie’s list is early member of the Rocks Market Hap Hannan and his three dogs, as well as distinguished social activist Jack Mundey.
Harrie will be speaking about his progress on the project in his studio on Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th February | 85 George Street | 12pm-2pm
”’#atwar’ sifts and presents personal wars, cultural wars, militarised wars and the history of wars by way of mapping a collusion of ideas where men are firmly at the centre.”
Cut and Thrust (depicted above) is an example of Josh’s elegant, dark and broody photographic work.
More details here.
Belinda Stinson has launched a Small Business Idea Exchange Centre (Forum) aimed to provide current and aspiring small business owners a chance to connect, share and learn ideas from one another. An exciting opportunity for anyone interested in the dynamics and capabilities of any small business,
13 Cambridge Street, The Rocks, Sydney
Cake Wines have yet another big week of events lined up at their pop-up bar at 77 George Street!
John Polson, the creator of Tropfest, will be speaking as part of the Dumbo Feather Conversation Series on Wednesday the 13th Feb. On the 14th, the special Valentines evening caters to all the lovebirds out there.
Then, start your weekend on a high with the amazing Zé and aBillion playing deep and soulful electronic music on Friday the 15th, and keep on partying ‘til the next night with the feel-good sounds of Lovebombs.
Close the weekend and the world’s biggest and most prestigious short film festival, at the official Tropfest afterparty on Sunday the 17th.
For opening times, tickets, freebies and complimentary wine, visit the Cake Wines Facebook App.
[Photo by Josh Raymond]
The Rocks Pop-Up is proud to host Burley Theatre from mid-January as they develop and rehearse this production. Dress rehearsals have already wowed audiences in anticipation to their opening night Thursday 14th February.
More information and bookings here
Cake Wines' “Archi-bottle” competition of 2012 produced 7 fantastic and unique bottle designs from 7 local artists. Last year’s winner Dan “Ears” O’Toole will be curating a group exhibition featuring other key artists, including Manuela Strano and Hollie Martin. Celebrate another wonderful collaboration with Cake Wines on Friday 22nd February at 77 George St, The Rocks from 5pm
February 2013: Harrie Sengers Local Hero’s Project, Opening Night Friday 1 February
As part of the Rocks Pop-Up project, Harrie intends to rejuvenate discarded city banners and transform them into new, smaller artworks – portraits of local heroes such as distinguished social activist Jack Mundey and early member of the Rocks Markets Hap Hannan to be displayed around the Rocks area. Larger artworks will also be created in collaboration with local artists, residents and visitors.
Opening night will be Friday February 1, from 6pm – 8pm.
Harrie Sengers’ workshop is open to public Wednesday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm Ground Floor of 85 George Street, next door to the Orient Hotel.
Harrie is also happy to create a unique personalised portrait for you. Enquiries are welcome.
[Photo By Damon Cameron]
Cake Wines have a very busy first weekend planned! Opening night is Thursday the 7th February with wine and pizza aplenty, as well as the screening of the best of Tropfest winners since 1992. Friday night features a free wine tasting event, followed by Saturday night’s ‘Culture in The Rocks’ event hosted by Concrete Playground.
The bar opens Wednesday - Sunday, 5pm - midnight at 77 George St.
For tickets, freebies and complimentary wine, visit Cake Wine’s Facebook app.
Submit a poem about a place, space, person or event involving Oxford Street for your chance to win! By entering, you are in the draw to receive a copy of Out of the Box: Contemporary Gay and Lesbian Poets - signed by writers and editors Michael Farrell and Jill Jones. The winning entry will feature on redroomcompany.org, and will be published alongside other celebrated Australian writers.
Whether you’re an amateur or seasoned poet, enter now for your chance to be a part of something wonderful.
Details on The Disappearing website
Experience an augmented reality through the sights and sounds of Saltstream. See art in motion with their latest concept ‘Shadow Blocks’, showcasing their art practice for the general public. Lose yourself in their next outdoor performance on Thursday 31st Jan from 8:30pm at Shop 25, Rocks Square