INVURT http://www.invurt.com Australian, New Zealand, SE Asian & Melbourne Street Art, Graffiti, Urban, Lowbrow and Underground art Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:58:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://www.invurt.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/cropped-invurt-logo-sticker1_small512x512-450x300.jpg INVURT http://www.invurt.com 32 32 EXHIBITION – Tom Gerrard and Aeon – In This Together – RVCA Corner Gallery – Collingwood http://www.invurt.com/2017/02/23/exhibition-tom-gerrard-aeon-together-rvca-corner-gallery-collingwood/ http://www.invurt.com/2017/02/23/exhibition-tom-gerrard-aeon-together-rvca-corner-gallery-collingwood/#respond Thu, 23 Feb 2017 02:42:15 +0000 http://www.invurt.com/?p=38139 Over the past couple of months I’ve been able to occassionally get a glimpse of work in progress for an awesome show coming up this week – one produced by two very different artists, who just happen to inhabit the same body. The duality that is Aeon/Tom Gerrard is one of those interesting things that occurs when you have a guy who loves graffiti, but is also exploring the world of fine art – often, artists who work in this way will settle on a single aesthetic and combine both aspects, but in Aeon-TG’s world, the two are exploring  their


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Exhibition – Insert Edgy Title Here – Melbourne CBD http://www.invurt.com/2017/02/23/exhibition-insert-edgy-title-melbourne-cbd/ http://www.invurt.com/2017/02/23/exhibition-insert-edgy-title-melbourne-cbd/#respond Thu, 23 Feb 2017 02:15:14 +0000 http://www.invurt.com/?p=38120 That rad group of ccreatives Legion of Ninjas is putting on a pop-up group show somewhere in the CBD this Saturday, and it looks like a lot of fun will be had – with a bunch of fun art to boot! “Artists are often like Tigers- it’s always better to see them in their natural environment. This is a show where the artists are to be found in their natural envrionment, Pay no attention to the surrounds- we rarely do- it’s in this envrionment that the art happens. There’s no middle men, just you and the artists For only two


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Exhibition – Ladies First – Bside Gallery – Fitzroy http://www.invurt.com/2017/02/21/exhibition-ladies-first-bside-gallery-fitzroy/ http://www.invurt.com/2017/02/21/exhibition-ladies-first-bside-gallery-fitzroy/#respond Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:56:13 +0000 http://www.invurt.com/?p=38115  Here’s something rad coming up this week! Bside gallery will be putting on an awesome all female show this coming Thursday, with some grand names in the line-up!  “We are ending summer on a high and celebrating with some of the most talented ladies in graffiti, from Melbourne to NYC! Get on down to BSIDE Gallery this Thursday evening from 6pm to check out the vibrant artworks by Indie184, Sear, Toofly, Dirty Bandits, Poise, Muriel Ann Ricafrente, Paper Jam Press, Toots McGee, Mishap, and IshK. Big thanks to the legends at Young Henry’s for stocking us up with their tasty Natural Lager


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Exhibition – Michael Porter – Yarra Sculpture Gallery – Melbourne  http://www.invurt.com/2017/02/18/exhibition-michael-porter-yarra-sculpture-gallery-melbourne/ http://www.invurt.com/2017/02/18/exhibition-michael-porter-yarra-sculpture-gallery-melbourne/#respond Sat, 18 Feb 2017 00:19:26 +0000 http://www.invurt.com/?p=38069 You’ve seen Mick Porters work – they’re the massive colourful faces on the edges if the railway lines that have seemingly been there since time immemorial. They are so. Much a part of the fabric of the Melbourne commute that if they weren’t there, you’d automatically know something was missing.  Mick Potter returned to Melbourne a few months ago, and started doing some painting around the traps, but mostly he was sequestered away at Yarra Sculpture Gallery creating a mass of huge and brilliant sculpture,whuch are now on display for you to get down and check out!  “Michael Porter has


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Exhibition – Goodie – Make Yourself At Home – Melbourne http://www.invurt.com/2017/02/08/exhibition-goodie-make-home-melbourne/ http://www.invurt.com/2017/02/08/exhibition-goodie-make-home-melbourne/#respond Wed, 08 Feb 2017 03:38:31 +0000 http://www.invurt.com/?p=38042 Back when we interviewed Goodie last year  she mentioned that she wanted to keep playing with the concept of art and space, and reading the release for her upcoming show at Juddy Roller, it looks as if she has done exactly that – and in a grand way. “‘Make Yourself At Home’ explores notions of comfort, safety and routine – ideas commonly associated with ‘home’.  Processes are perpetually underway to render things familiar, form habits and configure certainties, in order for us to feel comfortable. We are continually coming to terms with the relationship between our bodies, other’s bodies and the


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Sunshines Top 10 Melbourne Graffiti & Street Art – January 2017 http://www.invurt.com/2017/02/05/sunshines-top-10-melbourne-graffiti-street-art-january-2017/ http://www.invurt.com/2017/02/05/sunshines-top-10-melbourne-graffiti-street-art-january-2017/#respond Sun, 05 Feb 2017 08:50:43 +0000 http://www.invurt.com/?p=38017 Well, its the new year, and it’s already February! How did that time pass so quickly? As always, we have another collection this month from the man himself, Dean Sunshine, of all the rad work he’s seen up on Melbournes walls in the past month. For a while bunch of cool shit, just check it out below – already looking forward to next months set! 1. SHIDA – Melbourne 2. DSCREET – Collingwood 3. CAPTAIN KRIS – Sunshine Lane, Brunswick 4. CARATOES & JARUS – Coburg 5. RONE – Coburg 6. MAYONAIZE – Fitzroy 7. VEXTA & ELLE – Melbourne


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Through The Lens January 2017- David Russell Photography http://www.invurt.com/2017/02/05/lens-january-2017-david-russell-photography/ http://www.invurt.com/2017/02/05/lens-january-2017-david-russell-photography/#respond Sun, 05 Feb 2017 02:07:43 +0000 http://www.invurt.com/?p=38011 Welcome to 2017 and my first Through The Lens post of the year, I thought what better than to start the year with a dope selection of  some of Melbourne’s finest graffiti. This year already looks to be an amazing year of street art and graffiti, I can’t wait to capture it with my lens and share it with the rest of the world. I already know of some pretty talented artists from around the globe who will be staining our streets with some pretty amazing aerosol art, you will just have to wait and see what is coming up


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Event – Blender Biennale aka Farewell Franklin St – Melbourne http://www.invurt.com/2017/01/23/event-blender-biennale-aka-farewell-franklin-st-melbourne/ http://www.invurt.com/2017/01/23/event-blender-biennale-aka-farewell-franklin-st-melbourne/#respond Sun, 22 Jan 2017 23:57:02 +0000 http://www.invurt.com/?p=37932 This is a sad post to write, for many reasons. One of the last bastions for independant art in the Melbourne CBD, Blender Studios, is closing its doors and moving to new digs down in Docklands. For fifteen years, their space at Franklin st supported hundreds of artists from all mediums and materials in their journeys, and now is the time to say a final seeya to the current incarnation with a massive art and market blowout this Wednesday night. “After fifteen years on Franklin Street, The Blender Studios will be relocating. While bigger and better adventures and challenges await


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Exhibition – Awakening – Openhand Slaps – Bside Gallery http://www.invurt.com/2017/01/23/exhibition-awakening-openhand-slaps-bside-gallery/ http://www.invurt.com/2017/01/23/exhibition-awakening-openhand-slaps-bside-gallery/#respond Sun, 22 Jan 2017 23:12:08 +0000 http://www.invurt.com/?p=37927 This week sees of the first shows of the year down to Bside Gallery, which has taken our Fridays nights by storm over 2016, with the launch of Awakening, a celebration of all things stickered and slapped as Melborunes own sticker company Openhand Slaps celebrates is launch! “Get down to BSIDE Gallery from 6pm on Australia/Straya/Invasion Day Eve to check out the wildest sticker exhibition Melburn has seen in years! Co-curated by OpenHandSlaps and the new owner/manager of BSIDE Gallery Ariana Leane, this exhibition is sure to turn a few heads, so if you would like to view a pre-sale catalogue


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Exhibition – LACRIMA – David Lee Pereira – Off The Kerb Gallery http://www.invurt.com/2017/01/18/exhibition-lacrima-david-lee-pereira-off-kerb-gallery/ http://www.invurt.com/2017/01/18/exhibition-lacrima-david-lee-pereira-off-kerb-gallery/#respond Wed, 18 Jan 2017 05:49:17 +0000 http://www.invurt.com/?p=37922 Looks like the crew down at Off The Kerb Gallery are going to have another great year with a with another stellar line up of amazing artists. Shini definitely has one of the most diverse galleries in Melbourne, bringing a diverse selection of established and up and coming artists. So get down and support artist David Lee Pereira with his show called “LACRIMA”, starts this Friday.   LACRIMA by DAVID LEE PEREIRA I sat quietly and closed my eyes I listened to the silence I was consumed by the sound My eyes stayed still My quiet was close I was


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Sunshines Melbourne Street Art & Graffiti Top 10 – December 2016 http://www.invurt.com/2017/01/10/sunshines-melbourne-street-art-graffiti-top-10-december-2016/ http://www.invurt.com/2017/01/10/sunshines-melbourne-street-art-graffiti-top-10-december-2016/#respond Tue, 10 Jan 2017 09:47:48 +0000 http://www.invurt.com/?p=37865 … and we’re back! First post of the year, and what better way to start everything off than with Dean Sunshines picks of all that was rad and cool for the final month of last year, December! This is the 69th edition of Deans Top 10, and this one is just as great as all the rest – lots of talent on display, as we have come to expect every month from the man .. take a look below and check it out! 1. Lush – Sunshine Lane, Brunswick 2. Senekt – Sunshine Lane, Brunswick 3. Caper – Lanes End,


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Exhibition – Subject To Approval – Melbourne http://www.invurt.com/2016/12/16/exhibition-subject-approval-melbourne/ Thu, 15 Dec 2016 22:45:38 +0000 http://www.invurt.com/?p=37826 The good folk from the people who brought us Art Of The Mill, NFA Gallery, return with another pop up show, this time in the heart of the city at Collins Place. With a really stellar lineup, this show looks at a bit of the darker side of politics and issues, with reactions from some of Australia finest artists to some of the more serious topics that have been surrounding us. “A group exhibition exploring some of our society’s most hard-hitting issues, particularly those avoided by mainstream media and corporate advertising. Featuring works by Will Coles, ELK, GoonHugs, Lucy Lucy,


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