Sheila Autonomista Festival 2010

Sheila AutonomistaSheila Autonomista is a massive indie, non-profit, queer women’s art and music festival held across 6 days in 3 venues – Alpha House, Kudos Gallery and The Red Rattler in Marrickville, Australia. The art exhibitions, Scabaret, Film Night, and Scooter are open to everyone. All workshops and Gurlesque are open to women / trans only. The festival starts today and I have high lighted a few of the art events below.
Women In Piracy
Exhibition of women artists using found, adapted and stolen media and ideas. Bronwyn Bailey-Charteris, Penelope Benton, Tara Cook, Brown Council, Tina Fiveash, Chloe Hughes, The Kingpins, Vicki Papageorgopoulos and Elizabeth Reidy. Curated by Marcel Cooper.

Tues March 30, 2010
Kudos Gallery 6 Napier St. Paddington.
11am – 6pm Wed to Fri 11am – 4pm Sat, continues to 10 April.
closed Good Friday.

women & trans multimedia exhibition soundscapes, performances, happenings curated by REadbEaRd Shannon Johnson & Rosanna Eid

Wed March 31 and Mon April 5, 2010
6pm – 8pm
Opening night drinks and performances InREal: Alpha House Artist Coop.
Alpha House, Lvl 1, 226 Union St Erskineville.
Exhibition hours: 4-6pm daily, 31 March to 5 April.

Late Beats & Bleeps 
Featuring: Press Eject, Kate Carr, Agent Autochord
DJ Huckleberry Spin, plus more tba projections by female new media/video artists

Thurs April 1, 7pm
6 Faversham St

Workshop: An introduction to digital photography
This Course provides an Introduction and overview of photographing, processing and retouching of digital images. The emphasis is on the investigation of digital photographic techniques pushing your camera to get the best results possible.
Please RSVP to Bring along a digital SLR camera & a laptop if you have one. Not essential.

Sun April 4, 2010
1pm – 3pm
6 Faversham St
Related Links
Further details and the full programme of Sheila Autonomista Festival 2010 at the Red Rattler’s website.