Newtown ArtSeat

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The Newtown ArtSeat presents art to the local community and gives artists and community groups a public space for the purpose of artistic outcomes.

The Newtown ArtSeat can be used for exhibitions, collaborative work, photography, multi-media or any other form of cultural expression.

The Newtown ArtSeat is brought to you by Inner West Council, with support from Arts NSW and the City of Sydney.

Applications for Newtown ArtSeat 2017 programs

Applications for the Newtown ArtSeat 2017 program closed 5 October 2016.

The Newtown ArtSeat can be used for, but not limited to, the presentation of experimental work, commercial work, socio-historical exhibitions, collaborative work, art, sculpture, folk art, font/text based artwork, photography, curated exhibitions, installations, community arts, the display of poetry, writing, multi-media, new technology and/or any other form of art or cultural expression suitable within to the existing structure.

Read the Newtown ArtSeat Guidelines here.

Now at Newtown ArtSeat


Booby Dinosaur
By Mog&Mog (Kate Fennell & Alexandra Edmondon)

Booby Dinosaur is a playful exploration of female sexual identity. The image confounds identity and defies it, refusing to fit neatly in a box. In a broader sense Booby Dinosaur is a celebration of sexual and gender fluidity and the spectrum of queer experience. As artists who choose to embrace fluidity, rather than trying to fit the constructs of identity, the image speaks to us in a way that isn’t easily defined but is powerful all the same.

Further Information

For further information about ArtSeat, please contact the Arts and Cultural Development Coordinator (02) 9335 2280 or email


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