02jun6:00 pm10:00 pmNAS NEO PRESENTS: CLOE TERARE, LEO TANOI and BABALA FOR RECONICILIATION WEEK
NAS NEO THE FUTURE OF NOW ON GADIGAL LAND THURSDAY 2 JUNE 6–10PM The National Art School is excited to announce NAS NEO, a new after-hours program that
Sweet, sour, pretty and brash… all at the same time it’s the best way to describe Toowoomba-based artist CLOE TERARE.
Coming out late in 2021 with only her third single ‘Scotty (Beam Me Up)’, a genre bouncing pop number that grabbed the attention of Triple J Unearthed, Spotify and landed in TikToks ‘Emerging Artist’ playlist.
‘Scotty (Beam Me Up)’ laid the groundwork for the CLOEs’ next release ‘Take The Crown’, which came out hammering. The halloween inspired, trap record had its ‘First Play’ on Triple J Unearthed before going onto sit pretty on four Spotify, two Apple Music playlist, as well as earning itself a spin on The New Australia w/Briggs and wetting the appetite of JJJ Unearthed Presenter Claire Mooney who said of her EP title ‘Burn Book 2018-2021’ when she heard it, ‘This EP title alone feels iconic’.
In January 2022 CLOE uploaded ‘Cadillac’ to Unearthed, a country inspired bop written about her grandfather’s Cadillac. The track was instantly picked up by JJJ and received a full ad 3 weeks after first being uploaded. To add to CLOE’s new year celebrations, she went on to be Triple J’s Unearthed Feature Artists as well as as the first Feature Artist on The Music.com for 2022.
Leo Tanoi is a prominent Sydney-based Pasifika curator, DJ, radio broadcaster, cultural worker and community leader. Narrm-based Babala, a.k.a Louis Mokak, belonging to the Djugun people in the West Kimberley, explores his love for soul-jazz, dub and rhythm movement across cultural continuum.
Join FLENK collective educators, Merindah Funnell, Katy B Plumer, Ethan Bell and Emily Lienert, to engage with a selection of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artworks in 23rd Biennale of Sydney rīvus at NAS.
The workshop will engage with artworks in a range of media using artist-centered, artist-led best practice creative engagements. Through interactive activities and discussion-based enquiries FLENK collective will encourage participants to create personal connections to artworks.
This is a free program, but registration is mandatory. To participate, please fill out the form below. Tickets are limited, so please ensure that you will be free for the duration of your elected session.
The Drawing Gallery
Sensory Drawing with Aimee Gardyne *
This workshop will explore different modes of expressive drawing from sensation in the studio, from environmental sounds to the drawers’ internal sense. Participants will collaborate on large scale works in the space.
Heatpress Printmaking with Annabelle McEwan*
Drop in to this exciting printmaking workshop! Learn the heat pressing method of printing onto fabric and walk away with your very own item designed in celebration of the centenary of The National Art School.
*The Art Workshops are open to everyone of all levels of experience. No bookings required.
(Thursday) 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
National Art School
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