Monday, November 14, 2011

Asiik City Melbourne wrap-up...

It has been a momentous month for Asiik City Festival in Melbourne. Exhibitions, puppet shows, performances, mural collaborations, and workshops! With our final Melbourne event -Ride Bersama and Puppet Show- finishing last night, we thought it would be good to take a breath and look back on what we've done...  (see the full round-up on Flickr here)

Starting with a prelude on the 9th of October, ILP artists Tuff Guts, Snotrag, LoveHateLove, Tom Civil, George and Bayu Widodo and others collaborated on a mural along the back of Junkies warehouse on Cocoa Jackson Ln in East Brunsiwck:

Asiik City Festival kicked off in full with our exhibition AYO MIX FUN - Survive Garage & Friends exhibition at Disco Beans on 13th of October:
This included a mural collaboration by El Kampretto, Stewart Cole, Bayu Widodo, George, and LoveHateLove:

George, Snotty, Tuffy, Bayu, El Kampretto and Bayu were invited by the builders arms to paint up the inside for their re-launch:

Builders Arms relaunch mural colab

ILP and Seed Factory artists Hamishi, Tom Civil, El Kampretto, Bayu Widodo, Snotrag, Tuff Guts, Georg, Will, LoveHateLove, plus friends of the Seed Factory painted its walls together on the 23rd of October:

Woodcut printing with Bayu Widodo kicked off our series of workshops for the festival on the 30th of October:

Kamprett showed us how to make tall bikes at Loophole Community Centre. And those brave (foolish?) enough got to have a ride around!!

LoveHateLove finished up his residency at  Blender street-art studios in style with a closing exhibition and market:

LoveHateLove put a contemporary twist on traditional Wayang puppets at his workshop:

Melbourne artists Emily, Bidi, and Snotrag showed us how easy it is to make our own screenprints:

El Kampretto takes the last in our series of Melbourne workshops - this one on DIY tattoo machines and maintenance:

and check out our full album of photos here on Flickr

!!!!next stop Sydney.....

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