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  • Sophisticated Simple Living

    Nishi is Australia’s most radically sustainable mixed-use building and apartment complex and represents the third and final stage of the NewActon precinct and responds to our more communal, more cosmopolitan and more world-wise ways of being. Nishi is the new beacon for more responsible, sustainable living in Canberra because it brings together the notions of community and environmental positivism in the one place.

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    For more information call

    Charles Crowther 0408 868 511
     

  • Make Your Move

    NewActon South is the striking centrepiece of NewActon precinct; a sensuous glass, steel and concrete curvilinear apartment tower that transcends the everyday through its quality of thought, exacting craftsmanship, distinctive materiality and ever-present integration of contemporary art.

     

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    For more information call

    Charles Crowther 0408 868 511

     

  • Wednesday October 8
    Weekly Yoga at NewActon

    Join Odona Farska for some Hatha yoga at NewActon, suitable for all levels. Every Monday and Thursday at 6pm in the Nishi Gallery, and Saturdays at 8am in the Mosaic Room at Hotel Hotel. For more information or to book, see here

  • Wednesday October 8
    Nishi Gallery

    The Nishi Gallery showcases exhibitions by day and private events by night. 

    Exhibitions are on show daily: weekdays 11-3pm and weekends 11-4pm (except for a few installation days - check the What's On for show details)

    The gallery is nestled between the John Avery Gardens, Parlour Wine Room and Nishi, and was designed as a contemporary exhibition space able to host a colourful array of events. 

    Exhibition applications for 2015 now closed. Information for 2016 exhibitions can be found here

    Corporate and other private events are carefully facilitated by Hotel Hotel. Enquiries can be made here

  • Saturday November 1
    Poke Something That Bites

    The first solo exhibition from Cohen Gum

    Cohen is an Australian designer and artist, with a particular interest in mental illness. His work draws people in with bright, almost cheerful colours, before leaving the viewer with a feeling of ice-cold dread once they truly absorb the content.

    ‘Poke Something That Bites’ is an attempt at visualising the mental and physical symptoms of an anxiety disorder through the mediums of illustration, character design and sculpture/object design.

    Influences behind Cohen’s bold illustrative style can be traced back to cartoons like Rocko’s Modern Life, Aaahh!!! Real Monsters and Invader Zim, where the lines between what was appropriate for children but was humorous for adults were often blurred. These conflicting themes continue to be a consistent undercurrent in Cohen’s work, with his art skipping from adolescent optimism to late-stage adult pessimism so quickly, you’d be forgiven for missing the subtle nuances as he attempts to tackle this often difficult subject matter.

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    Launch  Friday 31st October
    Open daily  1 - 18 November
    Weekdays  11am - 3pm
    Weekends  11am - 4pm

     

  • Tuesday November 4
    Monster and the Mare

    It’s Melbourne Cup time at the Monster kitchen and bar (well Australia wide actually). We are pretending that we are Melbournians for the day and really have the day off (no obligatory showing your face at work and faffing around on the email for an hour or so before heading out to ‘lunch’).

  • Friday November 21
    Crafted '14

    For more than three decades, students studying at the ANU School of Art Furniture Workshop have celebrated the end of each teaching year with an exhibition … 2014 is no exception.