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GALLERY // Stabs ‘Keep It Simple’ @ Backwoods Gallery | April 18 – 28

The frenetic tribalism of Stabs’s artwork is a key element of Melbourne’s visual landscape, especially around Collingwood, where his slaps and posters are omnipresent. One thing that a lot of people haven’t realized when looking at Stabs’s work is that, over the years, his art has developed its own language of glyphs. There is a complex system of logograms…

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GALLERY // ‘Gold Bloods, Magic Weirdos’ Group Show @ Backwoods Gallery | March 7 – 16

Backwoods Gallery is proud to host Gold Blood, the third and final gathering of the Magic Weirdos, an international group of acclaimed artists, illustrators and cartoonists.  Curated by Melbourne’s Sean Morris, the Magic Weirdos represent an eclectic collection of world builders, divided by their unique styles and visions but united by the honesty and humanity…

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GALLERY // Backwoods Retrospective and Book @ Backwoods Gallery | February 8th – 26th

Opening this Saturday (2pm – 8pm) and on display for the rest of February. New work from Shida, James Reka, Jun Inoue, Stabs, Stephen Ives, Miso, Fred Fowler and two new collaborative pieces by TwoOne and Ghostpatrol. We are also presenting a collection of unseen artwork and prints from past exhibitions by Shohei Otomo, Yuske Imai,TwoOne, Shohei Takasakiand Usugrow. Open Thursday to Sunday and by appointment. Curated by…