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Student Filmmakers Competition

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This month Amy Tsilemanis and Julian Potter will be holding two Masterclasses for young filmmakers as part of the Buninyong Film Festival Student Film Competition.

The theme for films is Buninyong/Ballarat Past, Present or Future. In the masterclasses Amy & Julian will be exploring both storytelling and technique. Spaces are limited so please rsvp by emailing a.tsilemanis@gmail.com with some information about yourself/child: age & device most likely to use (phone, ipad, etc)

Primary School Students

  • Venue: Emmaus Catholic Primary School, Mount Clear
  • Date: Friday 13 March 2015
  • Time: 4.00pm to 6.00pm

Secondary School Students

  • Venue: Ballarat Library, 178 Doveton Street North, Ballarat
  • Date: Friday 20 March 2015
  • Time: 6.00pm to 8.00pm

Amy is a cross-artform practitioner and producer currently making works across photography, film, radio and web. She loves a good story and finding the best way to tell it. Julian studied Audio Visual Technology at RMIT and has since worked on indie film sets, theatre shows and corporate events. He loves cinema and animation and is currently a postgraduate student in Sociology. They can’t wait to get creative with these budding young artists!

Film Screening Afternoon

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On Sunday February 15th, an afternoon film screening of Amy’s work will take place at Mitchell Harris Wines Ballarat between 3 & 5pm.

The event will feature film and photography that documents and is inspired by the 37º 48′ S: artists navigate MELBOURNE project including a new collaboration with sound designer and musician Emah Fox. There will also be live music from the fabulous Mick Trembath and delicious snacks catered by Mitchell Harris.

All welcome but please RSVP to a.tsilemanis@gmail.com by February 9th, and don’t forget to check out all the 37º 48′ S: artists navigate MELBOURNE project news including a special artist conversation event on February 19th.

Film Screening Invite

Travels and Projects

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Amy at the Museum of the City of New York

Amy at the Museum of the City of New York

After an inspiring cultural whirlwind through New York, Ireland and Mexico to close the year, Amy is back editing and creating works about New York Print Week and the artist and the city.

BAF award Courier Dec 2014

Amy has recently answered a few questions over here about her work and travels

Amy is also currently working on an exciting digital project for the City of Ballarat which will launch at Ballarat Heritage Weekend 2015…More soon!


Street Art in Dumbo, New York

Arts Award for Travel to New York

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This month Amy was awarded the 2014 Rotary Club South Award from the Ballarat Arts Foundation to assist with her travel to New York as project documenter of traveling printmaking exhibition 37° 48′ S – artists navigate MELBOURNE.

Here is the exciting promo film for the project featuring Amy’s photographs and footage, produced by Peter Corbett at Powerhouse Productions.

Box Space Gallery at Big Space Artist Studio

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Mini gallery in a box ‘Box Space’, has had its first outing in the Big Space  window over the months of July and August. Each mini exhibition was accompanied by a public event where the artist was featured and interviewed.

Stay tuned for more Box Space news!

Trades & Traditions project for ‘Who Made Ballarat’ 2014

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For City of Ballarat’s Heritage Weekend this year Amy has been working on Living Heritage: Trades & Traditions, an exciting project bringing local history to life through collaboration with graphics and performing arts students from Federation Uni’s Arts Academy and the rich resources of local history held by our people, libraries and museums.

Trades & Traditions celebrates Ballarat’s culture of innovation and community, inviting visitors to explore a trail of photographs, history, and stories in shop windows en route between the Ballarat Railway Station, Mining Exchange, Mechanics Institute, and Town Hall, bringing to life the world of some of the city’s early 20th century traders and traditions.

The Space Between Book Exhibition

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The Space Between is a gallery work inviting participation and engagement around the theme of books and reading.

Through visual art, sound, and interactive elements, this show explores how books and knowledge are being experienced, stored, and shared amid technological advancements.

Part love letter to books, part inquiry into the possibilities of digital, people can get involved with workshops, research materials, talks, a pop up library, and evolving artworks in both paper and digital forms.

Backspace Gallery Ballarat
July 13-28th 2013. Open Tues -Sunday 10-4
Opening event Saturday July 13th 2-4
More info @ weavelength.blogspot.com.au