Culture Guide 18/1/16: Sound Art, Transcendental Visions and Traditional Dance

January 19th 2016

Monday 18th

The NOW Now opens at 107 Projects

The NOW Now

The NOW Now artist run festival of experimental sound art kicks off at 107 Projects! The NOW Now aims to present a showcase of diverse exploratory, outsider and generally ‘othered’ forms of music and sound art.

Monday night you can catch combinations of jazz and synth performances, and see installations by Emily Morandini, and a durational performance by Victoria Hunt Movement.

WHAT: Sound art festival
WHEN: 18 January 8pm-midnight
WHERE:  107 Projects
HOW MUCH: $15 / $10 concession

Tuesday 19th

Visions beyond opens at Kudos Gallery

Visions Beyond

A collaborative group exhibition concentrating on notions of transcendentalism.

Artists Jobe Williams, Campbell Henderson, Bronte Hock, Tess Williams, Jonathon Bolitho, Emily Hana and Jennie Feyen explore experiential ideas of spirituality and it’s potential to flow through individual artists and their works.

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: 5pm-7pm
WHERE: Kudos Gallery

Wednesday 20th

Sydney art teachers showcase their creative practices

Practice What You Teach

The first in a series of exhibitions designed to motivate and maintain the creative practices of Sydney based art teachers.

A group of 9 art teachers from Sydney and it’s surrounds will present new work as a strategy to stay in touch with their own artistic abilities and with contemporary art in general. Highly recommended if you’re an art teacher!

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: 6pm-9pm
WHERE: M2 Gallery

Thursday 21st

Dileepa Dayananda – showing in Gaffa’s Gallery 4 this Thursday night

Gaffa Gallery – January Exhibition Openings

Four big exhibitions opening in the same place on the same night! Two solo shows, an emerging curators program, and a showcase of the Gaffa volunteers creative practices.

Expect Australian masculinity politics, all-encompassing water-scapes, and psychological subterranea.

What: Exhibition Opening
When: 6 – 8 pm
Where: Gaffa Gallery, 281 Clarence Street
How Much: Free

Friday 22nd

Moonmilk – performing at The NOW Now festival’s Friday program

The NOW Now continues!

If you haven’t made it down to The NOW Now festival yet Friday is definitely the night to get down there.
Their Friday night lineup is, to say the least, huge with local electronic and sound art kingpins including Michaela Davies, Tim Bruniges, Nina Buchanan and Ela Stiles.

WHAT: Sound art festival
WHEN: 8 pm – midnight
WHERE: 107 Projects
HOW MUCH: $15 / $10 concession

Saturday 23rd

Djuki Mala (The Chooky Dancers) photo by Sean Young

Djuku Mala – last show!

Last chance to see this fusion of traditional culture, contemporary dance and storytelling.

Djuku Mala (In the Yolngu accent meaning ‘Chooky Mob’) will present reinterpretations of contemporary culture through traditional dance, presenting joyous juxtapositions and hefty doses of heart and soul.

WHAT: Dance Performance
WHEN: 5:15pm
WHERE: Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent (Hyde Park North)
HOW MUCH: $45 / $41 concession

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