Massive thank you to everyone who came down to the opening of A STUDY OF EYES at Backwoods Gallery last Friday. The exhibition is on display until Sunday the 22nd of December. Thursdays and Fridays from 3pm – 6pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 12pm – 6pm. Email us to organize a private viewing any [...]
New 48 page Lush zine. Featuring cartoons from The Evolution Of a Graffiti ShitCunt exhibition at Backwoods Gallery Only $30.00 BUY IT HERE. lush zine from Alexander Mitchell on Vimeo.
graffiti don’t belong in the gallery from Zonk Vision on Vimeo.
Jun Inoue at Backwoods Gallery 1 of 3 from Alexander Mitchell on Vimeo. Jun Inoue at Backwoods Gallery 2 of 3 from Alexander Mitchell on Vimeo. Jun Inoue at Backwoods Gallery 3 of 3 from Alexander Mitchell on Vimeo.
Jun Inoue during his residency at Backwoods Gallery, November 2013. Kuh opens Friday 15th.
“A Study Of” is a decade-long project by curator Alexander Mitchell aiming to create an archive of anatomical and artistic studies by the world’s leading contemporary artists. The project was launched last year with “A Study Of Hands.” This year, Backwoods Gallery will present the second installment,“A Study Of Eyes”, an exhibition consisting of 45 pieces of original artwork [...]
KUH at BACKWOODS GALLERY Jun Inoue was raised in regional Kanagawa, Japan, where he studied Shodō (traditional Japanese calligraphy). His grand father, a Zen Monk, became a major influence on his philosophy and aesthetic vision. Upon moving to Tokyo, the energy of the city’s underground – jungle, hip-hop and most importantly, graffiti – played [...]
Interview and profile with MISO leading up to Bright Night Sky at Backwoods Gallery. Shot by Louis Mitchell. Music by Psychic Ills. BRIGHT NIGHT SKY by MISO (STANISLAVA PINCHUK) from Louis Mitchell on Vimeo.
COALESCENCE. Otis Chamberlain and Drewfunk have a long history in Australian street art as leading figures in a movement that has expanded across the continent. This month they will be bringing their visions together for a collaborative exhibition titled COALESCENCE. Opening Friday 20th of September, 6pm-10pm Backwoods Gallery, 25 Easey Street, Collingwood, Victoria. [...]
The full video from Kami and Sasu’s exhibition at Backwoods. Check the other artist videos on our VIMEO Channel. HITOTZUKI KAMI & SASU ‘OMNI’ from Louis Mitchell on Vimeo.
SHOHEI TAKASAKI Through the expressive force of his work and his integral connections to Tokyo’s underground, the thirty-two year old Shohei Takasaki has become a leading name of Japan’s emerging contemporary art scene. Artist, curator and publisher. Shohei Takasaki is at the centre of an ambitious group of promising young Tokyo artists, who are changing [...]
The first in a new series of videos by LUSH and Rhys Day.
Otis Chamberlain and Drewfunk first met back in 2008 when Chamberlain relocated to Melbourne from New Zealand. United by a mutual attraction for expressive character art and fried chicken, the pair have collaborated frequently over the last 5 years for public murals, live-painting at festivals and youth workshop programs, a period in which both have [...]
Opening this Friday at Backwoods Gallery. Email email@example.com to request a copy of the catalogue.
Takasaki has landed in Melbourne and will be working out of Backwoods leading up to TAKE ME TO YOUR LEADER. Unpacking crates of work. Here is a preview.
Allot of people were flipped out by Fridays Butoh performance, so Sunday we’ll be trying something different. Hiroyasu will be live painting along side Shiro Murakoshi at the gallery, starting 5pm. It could be totally fucked up, or it could be total magic. We’ll see Sunday.
The opening of Define Nothing by Hiroyasu Tsuri. Botuh performance by Shiro Murakoshi. Thank you to everyone. Black Lake acrylic and aerosol on paper fixed on board 150 x 130 cm Other Side of the Cave acrylic and aerosol on paper fixed on board 150 x 130 cm Higher Mountain acrylic and aerosol on paper [...]
All is revealed. Ian Stange (KIDZOOMS) latest exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria.
The details of this major project being undertaken by the National Gallery of Victoria are as shadowy and mysterious as the enigmatic artists and director himself. SUBURBAN: a new body of work by Ian Strange July 26th – September 15th, 2013 NATIONAL GALLERY OF VICTORIA Melbourne, Australia