Culture Guide: 18 May – 23 May

May 17th 2020

In light of mass event cancellations due to the COVID-19 crisis, Culture Guide as you know it is on a temporary hiatus.

Creative communities across the country are facing devastating loss and uncertainty in this time, but we’ll continue to do the work to support a vibrant and creative Sydney. That means looking into new and innovative ways to bring arts & culture content to you, inviting artists to create exclusive content, and continuing to provide a platform for emerging culture.

In the meantime, keep scrolling for your guide to new all-digital culture initiatives, ready for you to engage with from the comfort of your own home!

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Monday 18 May

Back From Outer Space

Artereal Gallery presents an online exhibition of ceramics by Luke Ryan O’Connor. You’re in for some gorgeous colour combos and hard-to-define textures.

WHAT: Online Exhibition
WHEN: Until 26 May
WHERE: Artereal Wesbite
LINK: Here

Tuesday 19 May

NOT YOUNG OR FREE!

Indigenous Australian artists respond to the 250th anniversary of Cook’s landing in this virtual exhibition by Boomalli. The oldest culture in the world meets the newest way to view art!

WHAT: Virtual Exhibition
WHEN: Indefinitely
WHERE: Bomalli Website
LINK: Here

Wednesday 20 May

I HOPE I WIN $500

Casula Powerhouse is hosting a talent show! If you’ve been using isolation to channel your creative juices, and you live, work or study around Liverpool this is for YOU!

WHAT: Callout for Talent Show
WHEN: Applications close June 30
WHERE: Online
LINK: Here

Thursday 21 May

Male Model Life Drawing Class

Even life drawing is going virtual! Learn how to capture the male form in this online class run by Darlinghurst Life Drawing.

WHAT: Life Drawing
WHEN: Thursday 21 May, 7pm
WHERE: Online
LINK: Here

Friday 22 May

Belvoir in Concert

The good folks at Belvoir are putting their best musical performances online for your quarantine comfort. Hosted by Virginia Gay, they’ll only be online this weekend.

WHAT: Online Concerts
WHEN: Friday 22 – Sunday 24 May
WHERE: Facebook and Youtube
LINK: Here

Saturday 23 May

Wicked Women to Club Kooky

A musical monument to queer icons: UNSW Art & Design presents a mix by DJ Gemma. It’s groovy and bound to get you moving and singing.

WHAT: DJ Set
WHEN: Always
WHERE: Online
LINK: Here

Sunday 24 May

NIRIN: Virtual Tour

What we’ve all been waiting for: virtual tours of the Biennale. Check this out for an amazing exhibition at Campbelltown Arts Centre from artists all around the world and featuring some powerful photographs out of Kashmir, India.

WHAT: Virtual Exhibition
WHEN: Always
WHERE: Campbelltown Arts Centre
LINK: Here

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