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Teaching Sumi-e

Last weekend I facilitated a workshop at Umbrella Studio. We have a Chinese exhibition on at the gallery, and it was Chinese new year, so we decided to hold a public program where people could come in and learn asian

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Reversing Forward with Friends


If you’re someone who enjoys an exhibition that’s interactive, bright, colourful and fun, then get yourself in to Studio 2! In her exhibition “Reversing Forward with Friends” artist Selena Smith invites viewers to bring their own creativity to the gallery.

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In the Japanese Manner: Australian Prints from 1900-1940


The exhibition upstairs at the Perc Tucker Regional gallery right now is something rare and not to be missed. The travelling exhibition organised & curated by the National Gallery of Australia. It features early prints by Australian artists who had

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Zookini: Not a tomato exhibition!


It only dawned on me that the title of this exhibition was a play on the words “Zoo” and “Zucchini” when I was explaining to a friend that I was going to visit it at the Perc Tucker Regional Gallery.

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Elle Graham: “Woods” Album Launch

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On Friday night I attended the launch of Elle Graham’s new album: “Woods”. It was held at the trendy, new, art space: Cereal Box. $5 entry was a small price to pay for the performance and effort that went into

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Mousai: 2st Century Muse


I received an email invite to the exhibition early from the School of Creative Arts at JCU to attend the honours exhibition by Angeline Ignatius. Mousai: 21st Century Muse. The invite spoke of mysticism and the Greek muses so it

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Introspect: JCU New Media Arts Grad Exhibition


On Friday night (26th November) Perc Tucker Regional Gallery opened their doors to the public of Townsville to display the hard work of James Cook University’s New Media Arts graduates. The exhibition culminates 3 years of study in the various

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I have a unique opportunity to visit the eMerge Media Space gallery at James Cook University quite often, due to the convenience of it being located right next to where a lot of my classes are held. Every year the

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“3″ Launch Party at ArtSpaced


What? A launch party for Creative Exchange arts projects. Who? James Cook University New Media Arts students. When? Friday 12th November, 7pm Where? ArtSpaced, Townsville At the launch party, three groups had their creative talent on display, as well has

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Critical Review of “Okami”


Technical Details Title: Okami Format: Video Game for Wii Genre: Adventure Publisher: Capcom (2008) Developers: Clover Studio & Ready At Dawn Okami means literally “Great God” in Japanese. As off-putting as that sounds to a western audience, in fact it’s

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