Culture Guide :: Art Prize, Concrete Wonderland & Romance Was Born

April 11th 2014

FBi's Weekend Culture Guide

When the lure of comfortable pants and reality TV threatens to maroon you on the shores of mediocrity, FBi’s culture guide has got you sorted…



Friday :: Redlands Konika Minolta Art Prize

The annual Redlands Konika Art Prize pairs 19 established artists paired with 19 emerging artists to create new work for a prize valued at $36,000. The result, two rooms full of awesome contemporary Australian art. Check out giant helium balloons, relive the childhood days of making music with old coke bottles and support the artists involved.

WHAT: Redlands Konika Minolta Art Prize
WHEN: Today until 15 May, gallery open 11am – 5pm
WHERE: National Art School Gallery, Forbes St Darlinghurst

Tully Arnott

Tully Arnott – ‘A Bottle Song’

Friday :: The Chasers Empty Vessel

Tonight on the Empty Vessel, The Chasers team will be chatting with former Premier Kristina Keneally and Norrie May-Welby, who last week won a High Court case to be the first Australian recognised as “non-specific” gender

WHAT: The Chasers Empty Vessel
Giant Dwarf Theatre, 199 Cleveland St Redfern
Tonight 8pm
$20 + bf. Tickets here. 


Friday :: Hollow Scene

The father-son duo of Jeff and Kasper Raglus have some new works to show you in an exhibition that blends minimalism, music, 70s surf art and design. Check it out.

WHAT: Jeff Raglus and Kasper Raglus present new work ‘Hollow Scene’
WHERE: Outre Gallery, Shop 7, 285 Crown St Surry Hills
WHEN: Friday 11 April

Hollow Scene

Sunday :: Concrete Wonderland

The team behind The Projects are bringing local, Inner West artists together for a Sunday of art and design. Show some support for your local artists and peruse the typography, illustration, textiles and ‘non-pompous’ hipster arts and craft around.

WHAT: Concrete Wonderland – an art show and market
WHEN: Sunday 12pm – 4pm
WHERE: Vic on the Park, 2 Addison Rd Marrickville
HOW MUCH: Various

Concrete Wonderland



Saturday:  Romance Was Born and Rebecca Baumann

Carriageworks has been overrun with fashion the last few days. But as the weekend arrives, Australian designer duo Anna Plunkett and Luke Sales, AKA Romance Was Born (they are responsible for the multi-coloured, glitter-bombed designs that look like wearable candy) are teaming up with artist Rebecca Baumann and Carriageworks for an exhibition that says fuck fashion, do what you want.

WHAT: Reflected Glory – an exhibition of Rebecca Baumann with Romance Was Born  // In Conversation with Carriageworks Visual Arts Curator Beatrice Gralton
WHERE: Carriageworks, 245 Wilson St Eveleigh
WHEN: Until 11 May 10am – 6pm // In Conversation Saturday 12 April 3-4pm

 Romance Was Born // Rebecca Baumann


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