Words - J Forsyth Photos - Courtesy of Supergraph, shot by Joel Tettamani
Supergraph 2015 is back for a second year opens tonight, tonight, thats Friday night at the Royal Exhibition Buildings. This graphic design festival, is part art, part fair, part food trucks and Pimms. Prints by emerging and mid-career artists will be for sale, workshops to teach you stuff, a mass drawing table, 'So You Think You Can Draw' and Face-o-mat aka Tobias Gutmann drawing peeps!
WHAT: Supergraph; Australia’s Contemporary Graphic Art Fair celebrating design, print and illustration.
Where: Royal Exhibition Buildings, 8 Nicholas Street Carlton.
When: 13-15 February. Friday 13, 6pm - 10pm. Saturday 14 - Sunday 15 10am - 5pm.
Who: Friday night, DJ Yo'Mafia is playing the opening party. Enter a ballot to have Face-o-mat draw you, masterclasses with Angie Rehe from Patsy Fox , Drawing Olympics Pictionary featuring Laura Blythman, Pete Cromer,Baker & Bailey, Frankie Ratford, Spencer Harrison, Andy Matsinos, Angie Rehe, Jeffrey Phillips. The Jacky Winter Group, Frankie, Trophie Wife Nail Bar, Tarli Bird and loads loads more.
The Redbubble Truck Stop hosts Round the Way Bagels, All Day Donuts, Lil’ Nomnoms, Gumbo Truck, Taco Truck and a roaming trolley bar with jugs of pimms.
Why: because you like graphic art and illustration, you want to buy shit hot prints and visit the 1 million booths of artists and bidness folk lined up to woo you with their super straight lines and fancy dot placement.