Category Archives: News

Autumn All Aboard!

Autumn has well and truly arrived and the Octapod Team has dusted off the winter woolies in ready for the creative, chilly seasons ahead. New staff members have now nestled in – we’ve such a dynamic, fun team with plenty of vision and excitement moving forward. Key projects are well underway including plans for This is Not Art […]

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New Life at Octapod

After an exhaustive (and exhausting) recruitment drive, Octapod has the pleasure of introducing three new members to the family including David Cranswick, Strategic Business Planner; Sarah Thrift, This is Not Art (TiNA) Festival Coordinator; and Andrea Pugh, Marketing Coordinator. The fresh faces and new directions have generated a distinct buzz in the Octapod office and the […]

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You, Yew, Ewe, U

It seems to be all systems go at Octapod at the moment – we’re recruiting new staff and volunteers, PODspace are opening a new exhibition this Thursday and we’re gearing up again for the This Is Not Art Festival. TWO, TOO, TO, 2 A new exhibition at PODspace Gallery. This week the second exhibition for […]

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It Never Rains But It Pours

Octapod as an organisation is just kind of rubbing its eyes and going “Mmm, 2012, eh?” but the staff are already busy with so much change. Two positions are changing, one is starting for the first time and more is afoot for the near future.   Another Position Available It’s the season for starting new […]

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This Is Your Brief

Octapod has two new paid positions available! Applications are now being received. Community Liaison Officer A part-time position – 6 hours per week – producing media content such as a weekly blog, social media posts, and media releases as well as undertaking community liaison such as online surveys. For a full position description, see http://octapod.org/news/position-available-community-liaison-officer. […]

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Welcome Back!

We say welcome back although, in fact, it’s Octapod that’s been away for the break and you’ve been still there, inhabiting your body in that characteristic way that flesh and blood living creatures have. And maybe you’ve been checking your inbox or the blog at hourly intervals to see if Octapod has risen again and […]

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Happy New Year

Octapod would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year !! Octapod is closed for the holiday period and some of us have gone out to play. With tales of waterfalls and bubbly filtering back into the workplace the time for rest is coming to an end. 2012 brings exciting new opportunities, one of them […]

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All is calm, all is bright

It’s our first Christmas in our shiny new location! The street frontage at 401 Hunter St is an exciting opportunity for meeting new friends passing by and PODspace has already made great use of the window in two exhibitions. Octapod will close for more than month in the Summer. The holidays here start on Friday […]

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Constellations

PODspace Update The FUNDRAISER exhibition has come down to make way for the next.  It has been an exciting and successful start to the new gallery.  We have had many compliments on the new space and positive feedback about the move to Hunter Street. Art critic, Jill Stowell from the Newcastle Herald commented on PODspace  […]

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Making Art Accessible

PODSpace Launches in New Space This week the first exhibition at our new space opened on Thursday nightto a packed gallery!  Jonathan Carroll from The Herald came along and took several snaps for the social pages.  If you missed out spotting yourself or a friend in Monday the 21st of November’s paper check out page […]

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