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Category : Energy

20 Jun 2021

Flow Roll

Exploring Flow Experiences. Flow can be defined as a psychological experience where one is performing an activity and is fully immersed in an energized focus. In some professions, such as in the case of athletes and musicians, flow is also known as “being in the zone”, characterized by full absorption in what one does. In line with this, research with adolescents has shown that increased flow experiences are associated with increased intrinsic motivation, self-esteem, and time spent doing school work […]

13 May 2021

SoPodcast

Brett Ashby – a Rolling & Flowing Contemporary Artist By John Mckenna on 13 May 2021Melbourne based public, performance and contemporary artist, Brett Ashby talks to John McKenna on ‘So…’ podcast about flowing, ‘rolling’, and growth through art, creation, and connection. In his 15-year journey as both a local and international artist, Ashby opens up about how his artistic practice and connections helped him to discover his own story and healing. Using his childhood love of surfing and skating in a flow-state artistic […]

24 Mar 2020

Intensity

Energy Melbourne Fringe “Energy HAS definition. It can, however, manifest itself in many forms.” Mick Harvey Artist: Brett Ashby Year: 2019 Title: Intensity Medium: Mixed multi-media, acrylic, canvas, resin, digital, performance and HD video. Performance ɛnədʒi artwork painted while skateboarding. Art Assistants: Christine Perera, Liam Rayner + Sam Gratton Sitter: Mick Harvey Audio: Summertime in New York, Four (Acts of Love), Mick Harvey DP: Dimitri Karas Photography: Paul Rogers

28 Oct 2019

Mania

“The force that is within, the feeling we muster to direct at our goals to accomplish our dreams.” Sarah McLeod Artist: Brett Ashby Year: 2019 Title: Mania Medium: Mixed multi-media, acrylic, canvas, resin, digital, performance and HD video. Performance ɛnədʒi artwork painted while skateboarding. Art Assistants: Christine Perera, Liam Rayner + Sam Gratton Sitter: Sarah McLeod, The Superjesus Audio: Manic, Rock Music, The Superjesus DP: Dimitri Karas Photography: Steve Mckenzie

11 Sep 2019
05 Sep 2019

Meet the artist painting Cash Savage and Mick Harvey while on a skateboard- Beat Magazine

Tell us a bit about Energy. What is the premise behind the performance?  The four events are all spontaneous visual representations, from spirit to form. I work extensively as a public artist and a contemporary artist. For this event, I have combined these artforms to deliver a one of a kind experience.  When and how did the idea of combining skateboarding and painting in such a way come to you? I first performed this style of public art skateboarding in 2013 at […]

01 Sep 2019

Forte Magazine- Energy

Brett Ashby brings Energy to Melbourne Fringe Festival, 2019 Energy is contemporary, experimental and performance art from international artist Brett Ashby, where he takes his painting studio to the theatre. Four prominent Australians will be painted on canvas, whilst the artist rides a skateboard on ramps with a focus on the exchange of energy, art and power through physical whole body movement. The on-stage happenings and musical resonance will vibrate your skin, as Brett creates spontaneous energy representations, from spirit […]

03 Aug 2019

Energy

Melbourne Fringe 2019 Gasworks Theatre Energy is contemporary, experimental and performance art from international artist Brett Ashby. The artist takes his painting studio to the theatre, with four prominent Australians as his subjects. The on-stage happenings and musical resonance will vibrate your skin, as Brett creates spontaneous energy representations, from spirit to form through the universe. Energy is a unique radiance of light between artist, audience and his subject. Brett is debuting Energy as part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival […]

01 Jun 2019

Only A Drummer Knows The Feeling

“Everything is energy, swirling around us, through us, changing form. We absorb it, merge with it and release it. It combines and collides with itself.I am in my pure state immersed in it, in the moment when the music fills a room and I become the energy in the space, I express that energy through my performance, I’m lost in the moment, riding the energy.” Richard Lewis Artist: Brett AshbyYear: 2019Title: Only A Drummer Knows The FeelingMedium: Mixed multi-media, oil, […]

01 Jan 2019

Abuse

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