2019 | EXHIBITIONS + EVENTS

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St. O'Donnell's Concept Store

The Concept Store is a celebration of St.O’Donnell’s contribution to the arts, music and fashion scene in Sydney and now Melbourne by showcasing our past /future collaborators in art, music via a week long pop up shop front.

MELBOURNE
30th April - 5th May
RSVP → https://bit.ly/2CphnnP

Art / Photographic Theme - IDENTITY
EXHIBITION

Luisa Cavalieri
Felix Atkinson
Ben Amando
XXFLOS
Misklectic

PLUS Exclusive St.O'Donnell Merchandise

Presented by Young Henrys & Jameson Irish Whiskey


PAST EXHIBITIONS + EVENTS 2019

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TUNE IN TOON OUT
EVIL KEANEVIL X CAPER

Kicking off BSIDE Gallery's 2019 program we have our studio resident and homie Evil Keanevil joining forces with Caper for a collaborative exhibition filled with colour and nostalgia.

Take a trip down memory lane and see iconic cartoon characters recreated in the contemporary styles that both artists have honed over the years, from acrylic paintings and stencils, to intricate woodcuts.

Join us for the opening of Tune In Toon Out from 6-9pm this Friday 18th January, proudly supported by Young Henrys!

The exhibition runs from Tuesday 15th - Sunday 20th January 2019, for all enquiries please contact the Gallery Manager Ariana - info@bsidegallery.com

Exhibition hours:

Tuesday 11am - 5pm
Wednesday 11am - 5pm
Thursday 11am - 5pm
Friday 11am - 9pm
Saturday 11am - 5pm
Sunday 12pm - 4pm

Caper

Caper has been an active street artist for over 12 years, creating illustrations and paintings that parody mass media and popular culture. His use of multi-layered imagery in his works at times appear idiosyncratic and quirky, whilst acting as typical by-products of American superabundance and marketing.
Caper's works are saturated with mental inertia, cliches and bad jokes, and by their nature question the coerciveness of the superficial.

Evil Keanevil

Evil Keanevil's work is a dynamic and bold exploration of entropy and deconstruction of reality. Pop culture icons, as well as original characters are deconstructed to reveal their core components, usually by liquefying or melting the subject.
Questions and themes have risen through the meltingly matter, bubbling through the muck and surfacing in the paintings themselves - which components can be stripped away, and by what measure before the subject becomes unrecognisable? When the subject is melted down, is it their perception of reality being manipulated, or the viewer's?


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WHORE’HEY PRESENTS:
CANDY SHOP OF HORRORS

"Appropriation comes natural to me, my awareness of conventional and pop art reflects into my life creating a space for appropriation and the art of copying. The underlying aspect of "I am not unique within my individuality" John Bauldessari (https://youtu.be/eU7V4GyEuXA) being a major influence, assisting with my structure of non-ground breaking art. My delivery and process of creation is sporadic and fuelled by my mental illness and traumatic past. Evident in my works which you will read soon. I am reaching for the title of "Mistress of Appropriation"

My maladaptive personality and artwork conflict together creating a harmonious environment for my expression.

Topic of works: sex, sex work, strippers, coffee, drugs/candy, alcohol, sleep, yoga, vegan, divorce/prison, pregnancy, abortion, rape, borderline personality disorder, money, debt, suicide, hip hop."
- Whore’Hey

Join us for the opening of 'Candy Shop of Horrors' from 6pm on Friday 15th February at BSIDE Gallery, Level 1 121 Brunswick St Fitzroy.

The exhibition runs from Thursday 14th - Sunday 17th February 2019.


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SCRAPS
MICHAEL CAIN

"A trip back to those memorable moments, objects and interactions that ultimately blur, fade, and dissolve as time passes."

Join us for the opening of Michael Cain's solo exhibition 'Scraps' from 6pm on Friday 8th March, proudly supported by Gage Roads Brewing Co!

The exhibition is open for viewing from Wednesday 6th - Sunday 18th March 2019

For all enquiries please contact the Gallery Manager Ariana - info@bsidegallery.com


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BANGARANG
[DIRECTOR’S CUT]


JESWRI

BANGARANG is JESWRI’s second solo exhibition.
A show exploring all the distractions that a kid from the 90’s would use as a too escape a cold, chaotic world.

BANGARANG was a commonly used word throughout the 90’s hit movie Hook. ‘Bangarang’ is a Jamaican word that loosely translates to disturbance. JESWRI is an Australian-Artist who has worked along some names like Young Henrys, Audio Technica, New Japan Pro-Wrestling, Vans and Mattel.

BANGARANG was first held in Sydney, last December - where JESWRI showcased 12 flash sheets of twisted and alternate realities of famous pop-culture references, such as The Simpons, Toy Story, WWE and various cartoons that everyone grew up with.

BSIDE Gallery in Melbourne has the joy of experiencing the 'DIRECTORS CUT' with additional (never-seen-before) artworks that were created exclusively for this event. One night only.

*Catalogue released 21/3

Proudly Supported by:
Young Henrys & BSIDE Gallery


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CUT OFF YOUR HANDS JEWELLERY LAUNCH PARTY

Hard lines, fractured oxidised recesses and bold lines. The time has finally come to unleash my brutaLUST designs into the world. Come celebrate the launch of Cut Off Your Hands Jewellery with a few beers from the legends at Young Henrys at BSIDE Gallery.


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BSIDE GALLERY
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MATT BLATT FURNITURE

Join us for an evening of art, furniture and design as BSIDE Gallery takes over the walls of Matt Blatt Furniture for one night only this Friday 12th April!

Featuring selected works from the BSIDE Gallery stockroom by both local and internationally-acclaimed artists Said Dokins, Will Coles, Gus Eagleton, Indie184, Tuyuloveme, Jack Fran, Michael Cain, Caper, Silk Roy, James Wilson, Steve Hamilton and many more.

The exhibition will be open from 5-8pm, with beverages provided by Gage Roads Brewing Co and 15% off all Matt Blatt products store wide!

For more details or to enquire about available artworks please contact the Gallery Manager Ariana at info@bsidegallery.com