5 Ways You Can Protest Through Art This Weekend

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It’s not just people with protest banners who are fighting the good fight – To celebrate the upcoming premiere of notes from the hard road and beyond on STUDIO, here are 5 ways you can join in the protest through art this weekend.

Outpost – Arts from the Streets | Sydney– Sydney’s new festival of street art has hit Cockatoo Island and it’s packed with works from the city’s emerging creatives, including Jumbo and Beastman. Don’t miss an full-size replica of one artist’s childhood home.

Radical Reels Film Festival | Touring Nationally – This film festival celebrates everything in adrenaline thumping action over one massive night. Tonight it hits Katoomba.

Power to the People | Melbourne – This is your last chance to see this interactive exhibition at Melbourne’s Australian Centre for Contemporary Art. Local and international artists present works that engage the viewer through documentation and participation in the work.

Lifestyles of the Neither Rich Nor Famous | Maitland – Artist Lucy Barker uses the colourful webbing of aluminium folding chairs to weave luminous landscapes across the two levels of the Art Factory at Maitland’s Regional Art Gallery.

Alternating Currents – Japanese Art after March 2011| Perth – Six Japanese artists reflect on this year’s tsunami by provoking visitors to take part in their works, by consuming a local delicacy, playing a giant game or walking on charcoal.