On the weekend of the 1st and 2nd of March I got a quick window amongst breast feeding my new baby to see some of the studios on offer at Marrickville Open Studio Trail. Its a great initative by the Marrickville Council, also partnered with Art Month, which is now currently on in Sydney.
(Number 21 on Map) Airspace Projects, A new artist run gallery, solo and thematically curated exhibitions, with its Inaugural exhibition, ‘The Democracy of Drawing’, lots of interesting work from emerging to established artists. 10 Junction Street, Marrickvillehttp://airspaceprojects.com/about
Right next door there is, (Number 22 on the Map), Squarepeg Studios, Contemporary jewelry studios and workshop area which offers a range of jewellery
making courses. http://squarepegstudios.com.au
Well deserved lunch break at Jewellery course!
(Number 20 on Map) Studio 1A Sydney, Photography studio of Christopher Getts and Pania Newport, practicing in an alternative process of photography, wet plate collodion.
(number 19 on map) Think Negative – Analogue Photographic Arts, studio/ gallery/darkroom based on Analogue Photographic Arts. Artists; Enrico Scotece, Tony Sillavan, Klaus Major, Paul Dorahy.
(Number 18 on Map) Jane Pollard Jewellery, Contemporary jewellery utilizing a mix of recycled materials. “Each piece draws on the inherent qualities of the component objects/materials she finds and receives to create unique wearable objects”
(Number 23 in map) Marrickville Garage, In Riverdale Ave, artists take over the front yards for Garage Yard Installations 2014. A great idea, really enjoyed this, art in the suburban front yard! The video work in the garage was sourced from the national film and sound archive and explores the destruction of Marrickville’s cinemas.
Artworks already existing in the street!
(Number 17 on map) Salmagundi Studios, Salmagundi means a mix of random elements and is the name of a type of stew cooked on pirate ships. A warehouse studio in Arncliffe with twenty artists.