BYO Culture Guide April 15 - 21

Check out all the art on in Sydney this week. We dive into the most intriguing new artworks and exhibitions happening.

Opening: Timothy Phillips & Ella Ballhausen + Phoebe Taylor

Across two spaces, artist Timothy Phillips and Ella Ballhausen and Pheobe Taylor will each mount their own exhibitions. With a common theme of the body incorporated into these exhibitions the works will be thought provoking and intriguing.

April 17, 6 – 8pm
Wellington St Projects
Studio 8, 19-23 Wellington Street, Chippendale

Half Baked

Showcasing the progress of works, bringing together the bits and bobs that eventually lead to a finished work this exhibition demonstrates the creative process behind making art. This exhibition features works from: Mika Benesh, Diana Bui, Madeline Golden, Ali Chalmers Braithwaite, Kristelle De Freitas, Jenny Du, Rebecca Hall, Tim Bussutil, Neva Hosking, Sunny Lei, Naomi Segal, Shanni Sun, Rachel Vosila and Connor Xia.

April 17, 6 – 9pm
Goodspace Gallery
115 Regent St, Chippendale, Sydney

Opening: Tom Polo - I still thought you were looking

Tom Polo explores conversations, doubt and gesture through the painted environment and portraiture. His works draw on his observations, encounters, personal history and imaged personas.

April 18, 6 – 8pm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
8 Soudan Lane, Paddington

All Cats Have Nine Lives - Alexandra Jonscher

Jonscher has considered our attraction to screen lights and plastic goods and the ramifications that has on our global politics and environment. This series of paintings and installations using recycled materials explores humankind ephemeral existence and eternal trance and asks what it is to be valuable.

Until April 22
Gaffa Gallery
281 Clarence Street, Sydney