Culture Guide: 2-8 September

September 4th 2019
Monday 2 September

The Lover Circles His Own Heart: MCA Collection

These artists explore emotional connections between people and relationships to country.

WHAT: Exhibition
WHEN: Monday 2 September, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Museum of Contemporary Art
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Michael Armitage: The Promised Land

The artist’s first exhibition in Australia, presenting recent work with a suite of new paintings.

WHAT: Exhibition
WHEN: Monday 2 September, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Museum of Contemporary Art
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Tuesday 3 September

Shaun Gladwell: Pacific Undertow

A survey exhibition spanning two decades of the artist’s practice.

WHAT: Exhibition
WHEN: Tuesday 3 September, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Museum of Contemporary Art
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

The Fig Tree: AD Space x Tributary Projects Gallery Swap

“From the tip of every branch, like a fat purple fig, a wonderful future beckoned and winked …I saw myself sitting in the crotch of this fig tree, starving to death, just because I couldn’t make up my mind which of the figs I would choose.” – Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Tuesday 3 September, 6-8pm
WHERE: AD Space
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Wednesday 4 September

Warburdar Bununu (Water Shield): Community Screening and Fundraiser

Climate Justice Collective is hosting a community screening of Warburdar Bununu / Water Shield by Garrwa and Barunggam man Jason de Santolo. It tells a story of resistance and struggle against the devastating consequences of mining and of hope and strength in story, family & culture.

WHAT: Film Screening
WHEN: Wednesday 4 September 6-8:30pm
WHERE: Pink Flamingo Cinema
HOW MUCH: $10 donation, more details here

Things I Wanted to Say but Never Did

A group exhibition showing the work of both emerging and established artists, all working in a range of mediums. The words, Things I Wanted To Say But Never Did, has elicited a response that is nostalgic, cathartic and deeply personal.

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Wednesday 4 September, 6-9pm
WHERE: Contact Sheet
HOW MUCH: Free, RSVP here

Thursday 5 September

Symphony of a City

We cordially request the pleasure of your company at the Stepping Into Tomorrow Institute School and Museum groundbreaking.

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Thursday 5 September, 6pm
WHERE: 329 South Dowling Street
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Higher Degree Research Exhibition

Please join us at the Higher Degree Research (HDR) Exhibition to celebrate the achievements of our students completing degrees in September 2019. A special viewing of their examination work will be held on Thursday 5 September, 6-8pm. It will be hosted by SCA Director, Andrew Lavery and HDR Coordinator, Julie Rrap.

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Thursday 5 September, 6-8pm
WHERE: University of Sydney College of the Arts
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Friday 6 September

Several Interventions by Tim Marvin

‘Several Interventions’ examines the liminality and objecthood within spaces like the waiting room, through a multidisciplinary utilisation of documentary photography, painting and ready-mades.

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Friday 6 September, 6:30-8pm
WHERE: The Waiting Room Project
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

AIRSpace Projects: September Exhibitions

AIRspace Projects acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which the gallery operates today, the Gadigal and Wangal people of the Eora Nation. We acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded and pay our respects to Elders past, present and ever emerging.

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Friday 6 September, 6-8pm
WHERE: AIRSpace Projects
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Saturday 7 September

Rochelle Haley: Interval

Interval is a series of new abstract works by Rochelle Haley exploring the tension between concrete form and the pull of movement. The works comprising acrylic, dye and resin are made with an innovative technique of layering translucent and opaque pigments, building the illusion of representation into a material thickness.

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Saturday 7 September, 3-5pm
WHERE: Galerie pompom
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Hidden Rookwood Sculptures Launch

Join us at the LAUNCH of the HIDDEN Rookwood Sculptures! Mingle with the artists, indulge in food, beverages, good music and come together in celebration of all things art!

WHAT: Public Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Saturday 7 September, 3-6pm
WHERE: Rookwood Cemetery
HOW MUCH: Free, RSVP here

Sunday 8 September

Christo: Wrapped Coast + Islands

In association with the exhibition ‘Making art public: 50 years of Kaldor Public Art Projects’ at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

WHAT: Film Screening
WHEN: Sunday 8 September, 2pm
WHERE: Art Gallery of New South Wales
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Spring 1848

JASMINE GUFFOND
MICHELLE NIKOU
ELIZABETH PULIE
MARGARET DAVIDSON

TEXT BY TANYA PETERSON

WHAT: Exhibition
WHEN: Sunday 8 September, 12pm
WHERE: KNULP
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

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