December 13

HIGH RISE LOW RISE (CANBERRA)

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Monique

Monique Montfroy (it begins)

Claudia and Monique

Claudia de Salvo and Monique

NO need for another write up on High Rise Low Rise but needless to say the expanded show has meet with a very enthusiastic response in Canberra. Explaining the similarities common to Canberra and the Gold Coast proved to be a bit of a challenge at first … but after a while people started to come up with new ones, most importantly both cities are scorned by the rest of Australia, both having the power to make the rest of the country cringe with embarrassment. But on Friday night no one could have cared less what the nation thinks. With a bit more space than The Walls all of the artists showed extra work. The opening also doubled as a Christmas Party and gave us the opportunity to welcome our guests from the Goldie; Monique Montfroy, Claudia de Salvo and Chris Bennie, in typical CCAS style. As it turns out they are very photogenic so may of the photos are of Team Gold Coast with various Canberra folk. The Canberra contingent Kael Stasce, Millan Pintos-Lopez and Anja Loughhead are no strangers to the social pages. Anja had not been feeling so good so we left her alone for an evening.  High Rise Low Rise is open until Saturday 18 December and reopens on 24th January to 11 February. And don’t forget there is an amazing show in the Cube by Anna Madeleine, Its called Currents and will change your view of the Internet as an efficient method of communications …. same opening dates as above. 

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Claudia, Chris and Monique (work by Anna Carey)

Kael and Lim

Kael Stasce and Lim

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Anni and Andrew

Monique and Josh

Monique and Josh

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Enrico, db and Andrew (aka Dook)

 

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Millan Pintos-Lopez and Monique

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Sara and handsome dudes from France and Romania (Alessandro)

Sara, Enrico, ..., Enrico and Giulia

Gli Italiani: Sara, Enrico, Tommaso, Enrico and Giulia

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Sabrina and Chris

Bianca and Claudia

Bianca and Claudia

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Kate and Joel

Monique, Walrus and Claudia

Monique, Walrus and Claudia

Jack, Ben and Chris

Jack, Ben and Chris

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Cat gets a touch up

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Cat

Enrico, Alex and Jay

Enrico, Alex and Jay

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db and Joel

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Tommaso (right)  and a friend from Romania

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Nat and Cat

Enrico, Alex, Alex,db and Jay

Enrico, Alex, Alex,db and Jay

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Anni and Enrico (with work by Anna Loughhead)

And here is a pic of Anna whose show Currents  is running concurrently with High rise Low Rise.

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