QUARTERBRED #5!

The first Quarterbred for 2008 begins later this month with a new batch of artist residencies and events. June Quarterbred will showcase the unique practice of more than 15 artists and collectives who are inspired by ideas of hybridity, experimentation and exchange. June 16 through 29 at Pact Space.


OUT OF THE WINTER DARKNESS COMES QUARTERBRED #5!

Now in its second year, this June sees the Quarterbred collective showcase some of the best emerging musicians, writers, performers and visual artists from NATIONWIDE!

Wack on your ugboots and waddle on down to PACT SPACE for two hectic weeks of residencies, B.B.Q’s, thrash metal, live zine making, performance, collaboration, improvised sound, installation and-

Not to be missed!! Come relive your childhood of prepubescent flirting at:

A HUGE ROLLER DISCO!
YES THAT’S RIGHT A HUGE ROLLER DISCO!

Tai Snaith and Narinda Reeders (Melbourne) bring you What's my name, fool! with a residency culminating in a giant roller-skating party!

Other residencies for QB#5 include:

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Maniac: Andrew Piggott and Joel Woolf present bent TVs, destruction and mayhem.

Some Film Museums I Have Known
… A new show concocted by Eddie Sharp the man who shook Sydney with 'WONKA! A Live Cinema Remix'’.
Peepshow A visual art installation that will grow over the PACT space during QB#5 by Laura Castagnini (Melbourne).

QB#5 Events calendar include:

Tuesday 17th June LIVE ZINE Zine makers unite! An infotainment printacular, with audience and presenters creating zine content live to be published on the spot! A fundraiser event to purchase a RISO print machine for affordable and unique inependent publishing. $7 from 8pm

Thursday June 19th TAC/TIC A sound night featuring local experimental acts Onani and Knitted Abyss (Anna John from Holybalm and Lucy Cliche from Naked on the Vague/Intense Nest experimental music program) andfrom Sydney and Brassskulls from Newcastle. Curated by Emma Ramsay of Holy Balm fame. $5 from 7pm



Friday June 20th SEMAPHORE:
Collaborations. Co-creations. Get the dialogue started. Discussion and performance co-curated by Jessica Tyrrell & Kathryn Gray, featuring the talented Nick Keys & Astrid Lorange. $7/$10 from 7pm

Saturday June 21st OL MAN WINTER CHOOCH-A-BAHN: Sydney's famously all ages underground music event! Chooch-a-bahn events promote emerging music you will never hear on commercial radio AND they will feed you with a BBQ! $5 from 6pm ALL AGES EVENT

Sunday June 22nd: (Afternoon) NEXTWAVE TSUMAI: Artist talks/Show and Tell from Sydney’s top emerging artists fresh from their seasons at the Melbourne’s Nextwave 2008. Nextwave is the biennial festival of genre-busting new work by the newest wave of Australian artists. Featured panelists will include: Spat and Loogie and co, Brown Council, Post, Eddie Sharp, Clare Britton and Matt Prest (The Tent), Keith Lim, James Brown and Kenzee McKenzee. 2pm A FREE event!!

Sunday June 22nd: (Evening) THE TIME IS NOW A night of short works from some of Sydney's most exciting young performance makers. Team Mess present KILLING DON and bring their signature, erm, mess. Katherine Beckett has a story that needs to be told; COLOURED DIGGER and Amity Yore presents a new solo work beginging with the idea of mindfullness. Laura Castagnini our artist in residence will have open studio time. $7 from 7pm

SATURDAY 28th GIANT ROLLER DISCO PARTY Melbourne artists Tai Snaith and Narinda Reeders present the fruits of their residency and host a roller party..bring your skates and roller manouvres, roller blades welcome as are the roller-skate challenged...! 8pm FREE EVENT/CLOSING OF JUNE QUARTERBRED!

QUARTERBRED #5
Presented at PACT SPACE
With help from City of Sydney Council and 2ser 107.3 community radio!

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The first Quarterbred for 2008 begins this month with a new batch of artist residencies and events. June Quarterbred will showcase the unique practice of more than 15 artists and collectives who are inspired by ideas of hybridity, experimentation and exchange. June 16 through 29 at Pact Space.