2016 National Works on Paper prize winner announced
Aug15

2016 National Works on Paper prize winner announced

Twenty-six-year-old Torres Strait Islander Daniel O’Shane won the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery’s National Works on Paper Prize of $15,000 sponsored by Beleura House & Garden.  National Works on Paper was established in 1998 and incorporated the former Spring Festival of Drawing and the Prints Acquisitive which began in 1973. The National Works on Paper is a biennial prize and exhibition organised by Mornington Peninsula...

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Shadowland
Jul04

Shadowland

It’s a dream, it’s a shadow, it’s a spectacle. Frankston Arts Centre and ATA Allstars Artists bring you the exhilarating Shadowland from world-renowned Pilobolus Dance Theatre. This astounding combination of musicality, projected images and acrobatic dance choreography is daringly dramatic and hugely comedic. The thrilling visuals transform the human body into metaphorical themes before your very eyes. A global sensation, Pilobolus,...

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The Storm and the Fury
May05

The Storm and the Fury

By ANDREA LOUISE THOMAS Emily Brontë wrote only one novel in her lifetime, but it left a lasting impression. Published in 1847, Wuthering Heights, a story of obsessive love, jealousy and revenge is a gothic masterpiece. Shake and Stir Theatre Company have created a spectacularly dramatic adaptation that literally brings the storm to the stage. Using state of the art digital projections, sound and ‘the elements’ the special effects in...

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Frank Creates
May05

Frank Creates

By ANDREA LOUISE THOMAS On the occasion of its first anniversary, FRANK Cre8 Inc. (Frankston Regional Artisan’s Network) has a lot to celebrate. Located in a repurposed dental surgery in Frankston’s CBD, this new gallery offers fortnightly rotating exhibitions with affordable art across all mediums. For artists, it’s a place to meet, collaborate and exhibit at a nominal fee to the artist. FRANK also provides a very affordable studio...

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Landscapes and Eventide
May05

Landscapes and Eventide

Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery presents two interesting new exhibitions. Country and Western examines the national landscape from the perspective of both Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists. Eventide is a print exhibition centred on the time between day and night. When the Papunya Tula dot and circle paintings came to prominence in the early 1970s, it was hailed as the greatest art movement of the 20th century. So radically...

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Talking walls and walking on air
May05

Talking walls and walking on air

If These Walls Could Talk brings the best of physical theatre to the stage, but better yet it uses that physicality as a vehicle to convey story in a very affecting way. Combining circus skills, slapstick comedy, dance and breathtaking acrobatics, this production from Dislocate, one of Australia’s leading independent theatre ensembles tells a powerful story without need for words. Set in a single apartment the show sees the lives of...

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