Culture Guide: 23-29 September

September 24th 2019
Monday 23 September

Australian Life Photography Exhibition

Join us and take a journey through fire and serenity with this year’s Australian Life photography prize finalists. From heart-achingly intimate portraits to sharp observations, the 28 finalist images paint a unique picture of Australian life at our current juncture in time.

WHAT: Exhibition
WHEN: Monday 23 September, 6pm
WHERE: Hyde Park
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

September at Firstdraft

Firstdraft acknowledges and pays respect to the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, the traditional custodians of the land on which Firstdraft is built and operates.

WHAT: Exhibition
WHEN: Monday 23 September, 10am-5:30pm
WHERE: Firstdraft
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Tuesday 24 September

The Displacement of Ghosts

An exhibition in two archives

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Tuesday 24 September, 5-8pm
WHERE: Kudos Gallery
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Drawing Nature

Drawing Nature features the culmination of Eva Nolan’s Master of Fine Arts Research. Her body of work explores the abiding relevance of Linnaean taxonomy on our awareness of human/nature relationships

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Tuesday 24 September, 6-8pm
WHERE: AD Space
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Wednesday 25 September

Kudos X Cement Fondu: Indefinite Valley

Kudos Gallery presents Indefinite Valley an evening of performance and sound by UNSW students during the final week of VALLEY by Heath Franco at Cement Fondu.

WHAT: Performance
WHEN: Wednesday 25 September, 5pm
WHERE: Cement Fondu
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Nicholas Eckhardt

Compromising a mixture of sculptural elements interacting with 2D works, Eckhardt’s site specific installation continues his examination of text and expanded two-dimensional representations.

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Wednesday 25 September, 6-9pm
WHERE: The Cube
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Thursday 26 September

Alessia Sakoff

A new exhibition.

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Thursday 26 September, 608pm
WHERE: Flinders Street Gallery
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Sexy Thoughts Were A Symptom

After being awarded an exhibition by the National Art School Morus Quin and Alessia Britti exhibit at Studio W with their show ” Sexy Thoughts Were a Symptom”.

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Thursday 26 September, 6-9pm
WHERE: 6 Bourke Street, Woolloomoolo
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Friday 27 September

The Big Anxiety Festival Launch

Join us for the Launch of The Big Anxiety 27 September 2019 to celebrate and officially open our 2019 program at UNSW Galleries.

WHAT: Festival Launch
WHEN: Friday 27 September, 6-8pm
WHERE: UNSW Art & Design
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Aliens: 70mm Screening

There are some places in universe you don’t go alone.

WHAT: Film Screening
WHEN: Friday 27 September, 9-11pm
WHERE: Ritz Cinemas
HOW MUCH: $12-$15, get tickets here

Saturday 28 September

FOMArt September

This month, we’re exploring the Gallery’s rich and diverse archive collection, in conjunction with #MakingArtPublic, an exhibition exploring the history of Kaldor Public Art Projects using artworks, archival materials and reconstructions of past projects.

WHAT: Art Talks
WHEN: Saturday 28 September, 12:30-4pm
WHERE: Art Gallery of New South Wales
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Tracey Moffatt: Body Remembers

Tracey Moffatt: Body Remembers presents the artist’s photographic series, Body Remembers (2017) and video work, Vigil (2017), from her critically acclaimed 57th Venice Biennale exhibition. Curated by Natalie King for the ‘My Horizon’ exhibition, these works were commissioned by Naomi Milgrom AO for the Australia Council for the Arts, Australian Pavilion at the 2017 Venice Biennale and loaned to Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre by the Balnaves Foundation.

WHAT: Exhibition
WHEN: Saturday 28 September, 9am-4pm
WHERE: Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Sunday 29 September

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears is the 1980’s Oscar winning film that’s regarded as one of the most prominent Soviet Era Films and has become a part of Russian pop culture.

WHAT: Film Screening
WHEN: Sunday 29 September, 3:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Event Cinemas George Street
HOW MUCH: $14-$19.50, get tickets here

Pain

PAIN is a show by Joannie Baumgärtner and Clementine Edwards that emerges from their long-term research project on pain. Going beyond the wound, they take up pain as a lens through which to look.

WHAT: Exhibition
WHEN: Sunday 29 September, 12-5pm
WHERE: KNULP
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

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