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GALLERY SPACE

New Moon Collective proudly offer support for emerging creatives across all disciplines to exhibit their work.

PAST EXHIBITING ARTISTS

Nov 2020 - Bitch Quilt by Amy Mills 

Oct 2020 - From the window to the street, Jacqueline Larcombe and Laura Carey

Sept 202 - Apricot and Lime Pop Up Project, Rosell Flatley and Eleni Christou

March 2020 - Breaking Bread as part of Nirin, Biennale Of Sydney

Feb 2020 - Things We Miss, Eleni Christou and Kim Siew

Feb 2020 - Meet & Play Seniors Festival, Curated by Rosell Flatley

Oct 2019 - Screening of Reimagined Landings, New Moon Collective

Sept 2019 - Martina Galarza

May 2019 - Zine Exhibition, feat. Lizzie Nagy, Mike Watt, Safdar Ahmed, Average Cabbage and Mona Moradevisi

May 2019 - Joi Murugavell

Nov 2018 - Interwoven, Paula Do Prado and Kylie Walsh

Oct 2018 - Fairytales, Digby Webster and Rosell Flatley

Sept 2018 - Of Land And Mind, Peta Morris and Ainsley Warner

Aug 2018 - Embodied, Safdar Ahmed and Samuel Luke

July 2018 - Good Food Crap Drawing with podcasts by Lee Tran Lam of The Unbearable Lightness Of Being Hungry and knitted sausages by The Sausage Queen - Chrissy Flanagan




 

~BITCH QUILTS~

Amy Claire Mills
Interactive Textiles Exhibition
17 - 29 November 2020

Tactile, bright and playful this text-based quilting exhibition aims to deconstruct and recover words negatively associated with disability experience. By reclaiming and amplifying all the cliché and ill-informed expressions disabled people are accustomed to hearing. 

Highlighting their absurdity and switching the power dynamics. 


The exhibition creates a soft and safe space within which the audience can emotionally engage and breakdown their own preconceived bias. Using only recycled and reclaimed materials, every quilt contains scraps of cloth which are treasured and hold within them their own histories. ‘Bitch Quilts’ Brazenly encourages the viewer to come into a dreamy soft space and dismantle ableism.

Artist: Amy Claire Mills
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Diseased Bitch - Quilt
 

Jacqueline Larcombe | Laura Carey


Jacqueline and Laura's practices meet in the street. In the familiarity of a stroll through local neighbourhoods or a walk along the unwalkable, in these urban spaces lies many layers of visual repetition and in the repetition, rhythm.

Each rhythm tells a story or makes a declaration. This show operates as a chink or glimpse into some of these stories, reconfiguring interesting urban fragments together in new assemblages using, paint, objects and print. 

Our making and walking happens on the lands, sky and waters of the Gadigal, Wangal & Bediegal peoples. We pay our respect to elders past and present. This always was and always will be Aboriginal land.


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Nirin, Biennale Of Sydney 2020

Cape Town (South Africa) collective, Breaking Bread, hosted a series of gatherings and exchanges with local and international artists and the wider community as part of Nirin.

Photos by Breaking Bread Collective

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THINGS WE MISS

Eleni Christou and Kim Siew
Durational Kitchen Installation
13 - 16 March 2020

Kitchens, traditionally the centre of domestic life, served as innate sites of cultural, social and knowledge production. It is in the kitchen where habitually, the universal and essential ingredient of all meals was utilised; time.

Yet time is progressively a fundamental element missing from our everyday kitchen and food encounters. Approaches to cooking and eating are increasingly mobilised, with a preference for food that is quick to make and consume. In reducing time from our kitchen activity, complex recipes involving multiple processes, often embodying familial, cultural and sentimental value of preceding generations, are at risk of disappearing. The kitchen becomes a thoroughfare, a temporal relationship.

Things We Miss is a durational performance by Kim Siew and Eleni Christou, concerned with the artist’s experience of ephemeral culinary exchanges with place and time in the past and present. Using domestic objects from their own homes, Kim and Eleni will recreate the intimacy of the domestic kitchen at Thirning Villa, where they will prepare a variety of time intensive dishes. During this period, visitors are invited to add their own temporal element to the installation by joining the artists at the kitchen table, observing or participating in the preparation, culminating in a communal feast.

 

MEET & PLAY SENIORS FESTIVAL


Curated by Rosell Flatley


As part of Inner West Council's Seniors Festival, the New Moon Collective is hosting 'Meet & Play at Thirning Villa'. There will be a series of free workshops, free activities and live music.

The Event revolves around providing a cultural exchange of foods, arts, crafts, and activities in a casual setting delivered by local residents and local businesses.


New Moon has partnered with Pratten Park Bowling Club, Western Suburbs Lawn Tennis Club, Ashfield & District Historical Society, the Refugee Art Project, local business owner Yogi Town, Aire Colombian Rhythms and artists Paula do Prado, Kafe As Poume and more.


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X5

Exhibition by Marte
Opens 19 September 2019

Argentinian artist Martina Galarza showcases her new body of work X5, reflecting on time, memories and meaning.
Our observation of the world is constantly rewriting memories and intertwining the notions of past, present and future. Thus, the power to create new worlds is inherent to all of us.
X5 is a graphic exhibition that explores these realities using the aesthetics of videogames, sci-fi comics and mystic ephemera.

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ZINE EXHIBITION

11 - 31 May 2019, Thirning Villa

Group Exhibition showcasing the talents of 5 leading zine artists:
Average Cabbage, Mike Watt, Lizzie Nagy, Mona Moradveisi, Safdar Ahmed
Featuring a zine library with work from local zine makers.

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Safdar Ahmed
Zine Exhibition
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YANADA ROOM GALLERY

July - November 2018

New Moon had a 5 month residency at The Yanada Room in Lewisham, where alongside a program of monthly events and workshops, they invited emerging artists to exhibit their work.
Exhibiting Artists
Good Food Crap Drawing, Lee Tran Lam, The Sausage Queen - Christine Flannagan, Safdar Ahmed, Samuel Luke, Peta Morris, Ainsley Warner, Digby Webster, Rosell Flatley, Paula Do Prado, Kylie Walsh

Interwoven
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FairyTales
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Embodied
Of Land & Mind
Of Land & Mind
Good Food Crap Drawing
The Sausage Queen
 

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