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Published by artHIVES for the first time on the occasion of the exhibition Moth Song at Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London in January 2012.
Allyson Reynolds | moth song
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an interdisciplinary collaboration between visual artist Allyson Reynolds and composer Heinz Riegler.
score for a mineral landscape
12" Black Vinyl recording
100 page full colour hardcover book.
Unique Heinz Riegler drawing
Handcrafted embossed clam-shell soldander box
New artHIVES Publication
Ross Booker | Out from Alice
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News

Adrienne Williams wins Residency in the USA

Adrienne Williams is one of two Wide Bay artists chosen to undertake an Artist in Residence opportunity in New Mexico, USA, later this year. The residency is part of the larger project Wide Bay High Desert II where 6 Wide Bay artists and 6 New Mexican artists will exhibit artworks in each other’s regions and spend the year sharing their techniques and work practices on a communal Blog.

Commemorations of World War I

Helen Malone's artist book Back to the Front, made in an edition of four, will be displayed at four venues in the coming months. It will be included in the exhibition Between the Sheets at Gallery Central, 12 Aberdeen Street, Perth, WA from 7 March to 2 April 2015.

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Hong Kong Transition

Fiona Kennedy Altoft has recently moved to Hong Kong to take on the Head of Art at an International School there. Originally she was going to of as an Artist-in-Residence but the school loved the fact she was a practicing artist and teacher.

It has seen some exciting changes in her outlook on her work. It has been an easy transition for her work continuing with her hybrid birds as her subject matter, her work soon turned to themes of migration and small elements have indicated her move overseas.

Jen Conde in Water

Jen Conde's WaveJumper paintings have been included in WATER, an exhibition curated by Debbie Mackinnon and Julia Roberts which is part of Art Month Sydney. The exhibition is spread over two venues in St Leonards, Sydney, me artspace, (25 Atchison Street) and T1 Art Terminal (9 - 11 Atchison St).

Scientia | Art + Science

Nicola Moss' hand cut paper works are on show in Scientia, a group exhibition presented by Art Est. Gallery in conjunction with Art Month Sydney and LOST (Leichhardt Open Studio Trail). Curated by Lisa Woolfe, Scientia features seven artists whose work is informed by one or more of 'the Sciences' - including James Blackwell, Claude Jones, Laura Jade Hindes, Rachael McCallum, Nicola Moss, Meaghan Potter, Jane Theau.

HyperSigns Solo Show

Sydney artist Elliott Nimmo exhibited his solo exhibition, HyperSigns, at the National Art School this February. The body of work, developed over the course of his MFA, is an exploration into advertising and fashion imagery as a subject for painting.

David Hayes Hong Kong bound

David Hayes will be represented by The Gallery Eumundi at the spring edition of the Asia Contemporary Art Show Hong Kong 2015 along with work by David Hinchliffe, Di West, Rhonda Cao, Wesley Denic and Rowley Drysdale.

Susan Buret exhibits Axis

Susan Buret's installation Axis will be exhibited in the Mercury Gallery, Wollongong Art Gallery from 28 February until 10 May with the official opening on Friday 6 March 2015.

Pattern has the ability to dazzle, delight, welcome, make cultural claim, give human scale end act as a navigating tool in space. Extending the picture plane to include wall and floor, Buret uses painted tessellated triangular, ply working with colour, form and fragmentation to explore some of these characteristics.

con/struct: Celebrating Queensland Sculpture

Stephen Newton’s large scale wood and stone sculpture are inspired by material and place and informed by nature. His work is included in con/struct: Celebrating Queensland Sculpture which features eleven artists that represent the scope and depth of contemporary sculpture across Queensland and who have a sustained practice working in the sculptural realm.

AJ Taylor Botanica

AJ Taylor is exhibiting alongside Tim Maguire and Neil Frazer in Botanica  which opens Thursday 5 February at Martin Browne Contemporary in Sydney. Taylor has contributed ten new works to the exhibition, including three large rainforest paintings continuing his popular and highly acclaimed Paynter Creek series as well as five smaller landscapes of Wild Horse Mountain near the Glasshouse Mountains on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.

Jimmy Rix's recent commission

Jimmy Rix recently installed his third public commission in Sydney. This time he was commissioned by New South Wales Transport for a large scale sculpture for the newly opened Light Rail Network in Sydney's Inner West. Rix's sculpture titled "Whistle Stop", stands at the entrance of the Hawthorne stop in Leichhardt. Constructed of steel and recycled railway tracks from the old goods line from the area, it is a collossus which stands 7 meters high and 8 meters in length. The sculpture represents the old goods train on its way to deliver wheat to the Mungo Flour Mill from a by gone era.