ABC Hobart Radio Interview with Christopher Lawrence

Christopher Lawrence speaks to James Newitt and Justy Phillips about the write/here book launch and exhibition at Criterion Gallery, Hobart. Broadcast at 2.40pm on Wednesday March 26 2008. Visit

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write/here book and exhibition at Criterion Gallery

We have finally published the write/here project book and will launching soft and hard-cover editions next week at Criterion Gallery in Hobart. OPENING THURSDAY 27 MARCH 5:30 – 7:30PM UNTIL 2 APRIL 2008 JAMES NEWITT & JUSTY PHILLIPS the write/here...

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write/here bags SOLD OUT

Our Christmas bag sale at teh IXL Atrium, Hobart was a sell out success. Thank you to all our friends, supporters and strangers who bought bags. Watch this space for a possible second edition later in the year....

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Four vinyl billboards from the write/here project have been recycled into a series of handmade bags. Cut from separate billboards, each bag features fragments of text from the installed posters. There are 144 one-off bags available for sale. If you're...

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write/here at The National Young Writers Festival 2007

Justy and James will present the write/here project at the National Younf Writers Festival (NYWF) in Newcastle, Thursday 27 September to Monday 01 October. The artists will present an overview of the project in 'From the ground Up: writing,...

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from 10 Days on the Island to 10 days on eBay

24 billboard poster skins go into the unique Ebay May Day auction. Do not miss this. There are only 4 days to go until the write/here project hits ebay for the ultimate May Day auction. Don’t miss your chance to...

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A note from the artists

The artists would like to acknowledge the huge amount of community support the write/here project has received. With the last billboard site being changed back to advertising this week, we have been overwhelmed by the positive (and not so positive)...

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Radio ULTRA 106.5 FM

Tune in to RAdio Ultra 106.5 FM tomorrow morning 29 March 9am, to hear a short interview about the project. Scott Haas interviews James Newitt and Justy Phillips....

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Heart 107.3FM with Brett Marley

Tuesday 27 March, (7.39am) Justy Phillips talks to Brett Marley about 'all these red signs everywhere'. In this short interview they discuss public reaction to the billboards, and Brett tries to delve deeper into the identity of the writer...

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Literary Lunchtime Talk

If you would like to learn more about the development of the write/here project and will be in Hobart tomorrow, Wednesday 28 March, come along to listen to the artists at the Literary Lunchtime talk at the Pacific Crystal Palace....

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write/here launch a great success

The official write/here project launch was held last night at the Pacific Crystal Palace, Princess Wharf. Hosted by Ten Days on the Island, the event was full of friends, collaborators and contributors. There were many thanks to our sponsors,...

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Edge Radio

9AM Thursday 22 March. Edge Radio, Hobart. The artists talk about the idea behind the project and where it all started, discuss some of the more poignant contributions and what's next......

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Mercure Hotel request project maps

An initiative of Ten Days on the Island and the Mercure Hotel, Bathurst Street, has allowed the hotel to embrace the write/here project by offereing their guests a copy of the project map upon arrival. Many of the hotel...

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Installation at Republic Bar & Cafe

Sites 5 and 6 were successfully installed this morning at the Republic Bar & Cafe. This is a double-sided backlit site with a complex installation process involving lane closures on Elizabeth Street, North Hobart. The site is visible from...

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Final site secured at Hobart airport

We have secured the final billboard site for the write/here project at Holymans Avenue, Hobart Airport. The site has been generously sponsored by the Federal Group, and is usually installed with an advertisment for Wrest Point. We would also...

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$1 story shop opens for one day only

$1 Story Shop opens for one day only, Saturday December 16 at 50 Melville Street (Between Jimmy’s Skate Shop and B&B Electrical) Between 11am and 4pm this Saturday, we will install this unique shop in Hobart. Rather than selling...

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Quiz Extravaganza

The write/here project Quiz Extravaganza, held at the Republic bar & Cafe on 30 November was definitely a great night for all. Supported by many friends and generous (and competitive) supporters form the arts community – the winning honours...

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Ten Days on the Island launched

Image credit – Lynda Warner/ Ten Days on the Island The write/here project is extremely proud to be included in Ten Days on the Island 2007. Launched in Hobart earlier this week, the program looks fantastic – we can't...

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sponsors + supporters update

Working to secure funds for a project budget of well over $100,000 AUS, we are delighted (relieved) to announce that we only have $29,852 AUD to go. With five months to go this might seem like a lot of...

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RACT confirm site sponsorship

A huge thank you to David Rose at RACT for working on our behalf to secure the support of this prestigious Tasmanian organisation as a site sponsor of the write/here project. RACT have confirmed their support of two billboard...

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first workshops address youth voice

Our first three workshops have focused on reaching the voice of young people in Hobart. The first workshop was conducted with a group of Visual Communication students at the Tasmanian School of Art in early October with writer Rosie...

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