Liveworks - Performance Space
For ten days Performance Space are taking over Chippendale’s Carriageworks with a program of experimental art and performance. The performances vary from 24 hour durational works to short, site-specific works. The programme also includes a number of Australian premiers of international performance artists from the Asia-Pacific region. If this wasn’t enough, on Saturday Oct 28 Liveworks is putting on Day For Night in collaboration with Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. Expect Sydney’s finest queer artists and DJs led by Stereogamus.
Masters – Utopia Art Sydney
This week is the last week to catch Utopia gallery’s exhibition of some of the most prominent artists in its collection. The artworks range from Chuck Close’s screenprinted self-portraits, which you might be familiar with from his major show at the MCA in summer 2014-2015, to the late Emily Kame Kngwarreye whose large scale interpretations of the landscape of Alhalkere, north of Alice Spring, have been exhibited at the Venice Biennale in 1997 and are held in every major public, corporate and private art collection in Australia.
Daylight Saving by Nick Enright – Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
This fast paced comedy by Nick Enright opens this Wednesday for a short run at the multifaceted Casula Powerhouse. Set in Sydney in the 1980s, the play follows protagonist Felicity over two weekends as she reconnects with an old flame while her jet setting husband is away. Produced by the Liverpool Performing Arts Ensemble and directed by Tony Woollams, this restaging of Enright’s classic play will showcase local talent.