On the 10th of April 2021 – this Saturday I will be showcasing a selection of creative portraits as well as interactive Instagram-worthy backdrops encouraging you to get creative and take selfies.
I’ll also be giving a bespoke photoshoot experience away to the best three selfie entries as well as discounts on the day for my photoshoot sessions.
It will be a simple selfie #hashtag social media competition. Register on the day and all instructions will be provided on the day.
Entry is only $11
There’s also a plethora of activities and things to see throughout the entire space.
Here are the full details of all that is happening on the day!
After 2020, we are returning to real life at Joynton Avenue Creative Centre with an open afternoon of creative activities, dj sets and bevvies.
There’ll be drop-in workshops suitable for all experience levels presented by Joynton Avenue’s creative residents including Red Room Poetry, Rizzeria, Other Worlds Zines, The Bench, The Story Mill and me of course!
Plus Art Somewhere will be hosting an open creative hangout all afternoon, including beats and beers in the sunshine.
There are limited spot, so book in quick! Grab your tickets here.
Your entry includes access to the following workshops and experiences:
Art Somewhere Creative Hangout
Drop in at anytime to experiment and learn creative practices in a non-structured teaching environment. Art materials are supplied and you can either learn from our artist facilitators or bring your own craft project to expand on! We’ll have a very special guest artist Maddie Gibbs joining us to take you through activities and take part in a collaborative community artwork.
Risograph exhibition and Printmaking Demos with The Rizzeria
Explore an exhibition of Risograph printed posters, zines and cards created over 12 months of iso workshops, and print your very own riso print to take home on the day.
Poetry Workshops with Red Room Poetry
Join Red Room poetry alongside 107 resident Nadeena Dixon, for a reflective poetry and art experience.
Exhibition with Jamie Gray
Explore Jamie Gray’s Instances project, and hear local stories from the people behind the portraits. You’ll be able to reflect on your own local story with a postcard installation on the day.
Jewellery Demos with The Bench
Catch a series of live jewellery demos, and explore the tools and space of our very own jewellery lab The Bench, and what courses are on offer.
Exhibition & Photo Studio with Melissa Katherine Photography
Peruse some of resident photographer Melissa Katherine’s gorgeous portraits, and interactive photo experience.
Mindfulness with Sonder
Join some early sessions of mindfulness and relaxation techniques with Sonder Psychology, to prep you for the year ahead and take care of your creative mind.
Get down at Joy Town with beats with Soph, filmmaker at Story Mill by Day, DJ with Pineapple Pineapple by night. Plus live music from Harry Tompsett to get you moving. Grab a drink from the bar – brews from our pals at Yulli’s or G&T’s, and enjoy the grooves.
Creative Office Tours
Tours of the creative office spaces will be running throughout the day so you can explore the gorgeous building, and ask any questions you have about being a creative resident at Joynton Avenue Creative Centre!
This Open Day is sponsored by 107 Projects, Yulli’s Brews, Mountain Goat, My Community Project and the City of Sydney.