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THE WIRED LAB is an artist led organisation evolving interdisciplinary art practices in rural Australia. We create opportunities for the research, production and presentation of projects that connect international and local artists with communities in new ways. Our curated programs and projects involve artists working from a regional context whilst producing outcomes of local and global relevance. Our activities range from skills development for young people, seniors, emerging and mid career artists, to the creation, presentation, publication and promotion of new works and major live arts projects.

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WIRED OPEN LABS 2018 Workshop Series
February 19, 2018

Offering a range of creative opportunities our 2018 WIRED OPEN LABS workshop series will be sure to inspire while developing new skills and social networks.

WIRED OPEN LABS continues the significant expansion of The Wired Lab’s community workshop programs, and throughout 2018 will provide the Eastern Riverina and South West Slopes region with access to outstanding creative specialists with workshops to suit every creative appetite.

At each workshop participants will meet like-minded people and be provided with delicious snacks and refreshments including coffee and herbal teas.
The majority of our workshops cater to adults and teens, from beginner through to experienced artists.
Bookings are essential and note that places for our workshops fill very fast.

Click the links below to find out more detail, and book your tickets.

28 APRIL 2018
COFFEE CONNOISSEUR
- WITH ADRIAN CAPRA, ART OF ESPRESSO

6 MAY 2018
PHOTOGRAPHY – PORTRAITURE

- WITH DAVID FERGUSON, DAVID FERGUSON WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY

19 & 20 MAY 2018
BOTANICAL DRAWING WORKSHOPS
WITH JESSIE ROSE FORD

Botanical Art – Flowers
Botanical Art – Foliage

2 JUNE 2018
SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOPS
WITH AMBER PACE – SOCIAL MEDIA PHOTOGRAPHERS

Build Your Online Business With Images
Social Media Video Workshop

16 & 17 JUNE 2018
TAXIDERMY & BUTTERFLY ENTOMOLOGY WORKSHOPS

WITH NATALIE DELANEY-JOHN, REST IN PIECES

Taxidermy for Beginners
Butterflies + Bubbles

28 JULY 2018
CHUNKY KNITTING
WITH SAMANTHA LONGMORE, OHHBULLDUST

5 AUGUST 2018
PHOTOGRAPHY – ARCHITECTURE + BUILDINGS
WITH PATRICK RONALD, THE RONALDS

10 SEPTEMBER 2018 
WILD YEAST ARTISAN BREAD MAKING
WITH KIM GAMBLE + SEBASTIAN WUEST, THE SIR GEORGE

27-28 OCTOBER 2018
SHIBORI DYEING WORKSHOPS

WITH KAREN DAVIS, SHIBORI PTY LTD

Shibori Dyeing for Beginners
Heat Set Shibori Dyeing

3-4 NOVEMBER 2018
RESIN WORKSHOPS

WITH NADINE SHARPE, OWN SWEET TIME

Resin Jewellery Mould Making + Casting
Resin Art

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST TO BE INVOLVED IN THE FOLLOWING WORKSHOPS
Once you have registered interest The Wired Lab will be in touch as soon as dates and workshop details have been confirmed.

Bark Tanning and Leatherwork
WITH AARON DOUGLAS WALES, dhupunuru

Intermediate Taxidermy
WITH NATALIE DELANEY-JOHN, Rest in Pieces

WIRED OPEN DAY FESTIVAL + the ‘agri(culture)’ project
September 26, 2017
WIRED OPEN DAY FESTIVAL + the ‘agri(culture)’ project

SATURDAY 21st OCTOBER 2017
THE WIRED OPEN DAY FESTIVAL is our signature all ages event featuring some of Australia’s most notable visual and performing artists. Explore the land and discover specially commissioned projects as we premiere …

THE WILD LAB – KOSCIUSZKO
September 25, 2017
THE WILD LAB – KOSCIUSZKO

ENVIRONMENTAL SOUND RECORDING MASTERCLASS WITH CHRIS WATSON (UK)
Wednesday 25th – Sunday 29th October, 2017

Image Credit: M Vanderveer/OEH
The Wired Lab presents leading field recordists and sound artists Chris Watson (UK) and David Burraston as part of …

An Evening on the Art of Taxidermy
July 18, 2017
An Evening on the Art of Taxidermy

An Evening on the Art of Taxidermy
Join The Wired Lab for a talk that educates attendees on the gothic and exotic art of taxidermy, it’s history, and some of the practicalities on how it’s …

WIRED OPEN LABS 2017 Workshop Series
February 24, 2017

 
Offering a range of creative workshops for all ages throughout communities in the Eastern Riverina and South West Slopes, ‘WIRED OPEN LABS’ will be sure to inspire while developing new skills and social networks.
‘WIRED OPEN LABS’ is a …

The Edge
November 18, 2016
The Edge

The Edge
The Edge, Cootamundra & Tumut, 2016 & 2017
Tamara Dean documents the informal rites of passage that young people create for themselves in nature.  Recently this was realised in ‘The Edge’ an acclaimed photographic series. …

‘2017 Wired Open Day Festival’ & the ‘agri(culture)’ project – SAVE THE DATE
November 17, 2016
‘2017 Wired Open Day Festival’ & the ‘agri(culture)’ project – SAVE THE DATE

SAVE THE DATE, Saturday 21st October 2017, because the 2017 Wired Open Day Festival is going to be a big as these thar hills! Featuring the ‘agri(culture)’ project, this years festival will feature collaborations with the …

Box Gum Grassy Woodlands, Listening Post
November 17, 2016
Box Gum Grassy Woodlands, Listening Post

A commission for the ARTLANDS Dubbo festival, these audio field recordings of Box Gum Grassy Woodlands – an endangered habitat endemic throughout much of South Eastern Australia, invites you to close your eyes and listen …

Radio Roulette
November 17, 2016
Radio Roulette

ARTLANDS, 27th-30th of October 2016
Commissioned for the ARTLANDS Dubbo festival and projected to tour nationally in 2017/18. Radio Roulette is a wild, live non-stop event that attempts to understand the entire world through amateur radio. It …

David Burraston Awarded 2017 Regional Artist Fellowship
November 13, 2016
David Burraston Awarded 2017 Regional Artist Fellowship

The Wired Lab’s, David Burraston has been awarded a prestigious NSW Regional Arts Fellowship by Arts NSW : read more

David will embark on an intensive mentorship on location and in the studio with internationally renowned …

‘The Edge’ Cootamundra, Tumut & Temora, 2016-2017
October 11, 2016
‘The Edge’ Cootamundra, Tumut & Temora, 2016-2017

‘The Edge’ – Phase 1 in Tumut NSW has commenced
‘The Edge’ is a twelve month skills development project for young people (aged 13 -17 & 18-25) living in the small rural communities of Tumut, Temora …