BYO Culture Guide July 23-29

Artists explore their creative disciplines to inquire into their emotions, lives and the world around them. This week’s artists use photography, theatre and other forms to showcase elements of themselves through their work and what they care about.

Above, Below and Somewhere in Between - Jordan Robins

A collection of Robins’ favourite ocean images he captured showcasing the natural beauty of the marine world. All images were captured on Australia’s East coast, this photography aims to re-invigorate audiences’ awareness of marine life and its fragility.

Opening July 26, 6 – 8pm
Balmain Space
79 Beattie St
Mon – Fri, 9am – 6pm

Yawdoesitall - Yaw.

Yaw. is a creative who has worked as an artist, photographer, actor, model and director. In this exhibition he will display works from the different disciplines that he has explored, including his photography, short films and others.

July 25
Goodspace Gallery
115 Regent St

Come as far as the Edge of My Blood and Swim - Samuel Massey

Blending music and art, Samuel Massey creates a story about how art oozes out of life and how important art is. Massey exposes the daunting nature of painting and the devotion it requires. This exhibition aims to answer some major questions that Massey has had regarding art and his own work.  

Until July 30
281 Clarence Street,
Mon – Fri, 10am – 6pm
Sat 11am – 5pm

A Whiff of the Chequered Parlour - Andrew Hagar Exhibition Opening

This is the first solo exhibition of Andrew Hagar’s work at Piermarq. This exhibition is driven primarily by Hagar’s figurative expressions within his works.

Opening 26 July 6 – 8pm
76 Paddington Street,
Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm

Rohingya: Refugee Crisis in Colour by Ali MC

After Ali MC visited the Rohingya refugee and internally displaced people camps in both Myanmar and Bangladesh, he wanted to show the Rohingya as people with pride and determination. The resulting portraits show strength and resilience throughout this adversity.

Opening July 24, 6pm
AIRspace Projects
10 Junction Street,
Exhibition continues until July 28