With more than 80 galleries showcasing over 300 artists from around the world, it could be easy to be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of work on display at Sydney Contemporary this year.
The Rat King Presents: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Rex O’Naugh chronicles the highs and lows of almost every washed up celebrity. Premiering at the Factory Theatre as part of the the Sydney Fringe Festival, it was at times funny, however often the jokes felt contrived and didn’t quite hit the mark.
At the perfect point between art and the market, Sydney Contemporary has consumed the entirety of Carriageworks for its four-day program from September 13-16. The fourth iteration of this event, which is now annual, rather than bi-annual, Sydney Contemporary 2018 …
Co-director of creative studio St O’Donnell with Chinyama Zuze, Jesse is one of the driving forces behind an outfit that is making its mark on Sydney as an incubator for some of the most diverse and forward thinking talent this city has to offer.
Be it techno, drum and bass or dubstep, Big Ting Recordings strives to broaden Australia’s mix of electronic dance music and develop Sydney’s distinct bass sound. For this month’s BTR mix, they’ve collaborated with Sydney’s own Natalia Newling from FBi Radio to deliver a spring mix that’s heavy on the local artists and even heavier on the bass.
What are you doing on Sunday, February 3? Don’t know because it’s too far away? Well fear no more, because you now have plans, and they are Laneway Festival in Rozelle’s Callan Park.
Excuse me? Where did all these massive gigs come from? Cancel all your weekend plans, there are some big names taking place on Sydney’s stages.
From September 17 until October 12, Campari is taking over the ivy precinct for this year’s Campari Red Nights series. Inspired by Campari’s artistic heritage, the versatile Italian aperitif will bring its curious and creative world to the ivy through a series of events.
We were all very sad to see Mr Liquor’s Dirty Italian Disco leave the Tennyson Hotel in April this year. Despite knowing that the raucous combination of music, preserved meats and graffiti was only temporary, it forged its way into our hearts through its smart dishes and cheeky, charismatic style.
Presented by Citi, Good Food Month will celebrate 20 years in October, a gigantic feat for a festival that has left its indelible mark on Sydney’s continuously burgeoning food scene. The talent-filled program aims to do what Good Food Month always does, helping to shine a light on the people that have shaped our culinary landscape and those that will continue to forge its future.
While the memories might have faded, the image remains. To start off our roll of the Week series we take a look back on the weekend that Backyard Opera was transported to North Byron Parklands for the eighteenth instalment of Splendour in The Grass.
You know that thing that happens when you rub your eyes too much? Bright colours and a sparkly sense of vision? Well, for me, that’s Flight Facilities, a band that plays the aural accompaniment to a kaleidoscopic animation – a harmony between vision and sound that is out of this world and indescribable.
My main draw to photography is the profound sense of gratification I get from capturing the perfect moment, the best angle, a beautiful stroke of light.