Culture Guide: 25 May – 31 May

May 24th 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!

To keep bringing you the best of Sydney now and into the future, FBi needs your support. Right now, things might feel beyond your control but you can help secure a bright future for Sydney music, arts & culture. Click here to become a supporter or make a donation to FBi Radio.

Monday 25 May

Revealing and Concealing

Art has brought us together. Artist Ghasan Saaid uses his creative instinct to raise awareness of trauma and kick-start a healing process. WHAT: Online Exhibition
WHEN: Monday 25 May, 3-4pm
WHERE: Cumberland NSW Website
LINK: Here

Tuesday 26 May

IRL 2 URL

Submissions are still open for Arc @ UNSW’s program to help YOU get your work online. All you need to do is send them the info, and they’ll help you make it digital.

WHAT: Callout
WHEN: Closes 29 May
WHERE: Online
LINK: Here

Wednesday 27 May

(do it) Australia

More artist instructions have been released as part of quarantine-themed Kaldor Project! Khaled Sabsabi offers a way to ground yourself in these chaotic times.

WHAT: Artwork
WHEN: Always
WHERE: Home
LINK: Here

Thursday 28 May

Biennale of Sydney Instagram

The BoS Insta has been popping off for the past two months. Follow them to see what they’ve been up to, and get notified about live shows.

WHAT: Instagram Page
WHEN: Always
WHERE: Online
LINK: Here

Friday 29 May

We Are One: A Global Film Festival

Support theatre! 20 international film festivals, including Sydney Film Festival, have come together in this gargantuan event. Three weeks of online programming at your fingertips. We’re so excited.

WHAT: Film Festival
WHEN: Friday 29 May – Sunday June 7
WHERE: Youtube
LINK: Here

Saturday 30 May

SFF Reverse Shot: Warwick Thornton

Warwick Thornton sheds light on the making of his documentary, ‘We Don’t Need A Map’. The inspiration for making the film was to interview as many people as possible to explore the meaning of the Southern Cross to Australians.

WHAT: Podcast
WHEN: Always
WHERE: Sydney Film Festival Website
LINK: Here

Sunday 31 May

Richard Glover: The Land Before Avocado

Hilarious boomer Richard Glover reflects on what Australian society was like for women and workers, before you could get avocados at your local supermarket.

WHAT: Book
WHEN: Always
WHERE: Purchase through Harper Collins
LINK: Here

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