Culture Guide: 30 September – 6 October

September 30th 2019
Monday 30 September

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
WHEN: Monday 30th September, 6-9pm
WHERE: 6 Bourke St, Woolloomoolo
HOW MUCH: FREE, more info 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.

WHAT: Exhibition
WHEN: Until Sunday 10 November, 9am-4pm
WHERE: Casula Powerhouse
HOW MUCH: FREE, more info here

Tuesday 1 October

Queer Tour

Join artist Sarah Rodigari and the UTS Queer Collective for a tour of the UTS campus that re-examines our relationships to its spaces and architecture.

WHAT: Tour
WHEN: Tuesday 1 October, 1pm and 6pm
WHERE: UTS
HOW MUCH: FREE, more info here

2019 Tim Olsen Drawing Prize

Tim Olsen has been encouraging and supporting young and emerging artists to build careers as professional practicing artists since 2001. Now in its 19th year, the Tim Olsen Drawing Prize at UNSW Art & Design encourages excellence in drawing and features a myriad of fantastic finalists.

WHAT: Art prize
WHEN: Tuesday 1 October, 6-8pm
WHERE: AD Space
HOW MUCH: FREE, more info here

Wednesday 2 October

Farewell Show

Functional Sculpture, a sculpture studio in Alexandria are saying bye bye to their studio space with a goodbye show and sale. Head along to see some great work and pick yourself up a ceramic, artwork or ephemera by the artists.

WHAT: Exhibition and sale
WHEN: Wednesday 2 October, 5pm
WHERE: 152 Lawrence St, Alexandria
HOW MUCH: FREE, more info here

The Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship

The Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship supports an SCA graduate to continue the development of their practice through international travel. The $28,000 prize is awarded on the basis of an application and visual assessment by a panel of judges. Head along to check out all the amazing finalists!

WHAT: Exhibition
WHEN: Wednesday 2 October, 6-8pm
WHERE: Sydney College of the Arts
HOW MUCH: FREE, more info here

Thursday 3 October

Eugene Choi - Clothing Store Workshop

Discover intimate connections between people through a series of movement practices and sculpture making in this workshop with The Clothing Store Artist Studios resident Eugene Choi. Suitable for anyone with an interest in performance (with no necessary training), build honest and vulnerable connections through multiple exchanges between each person.

WHAT: Workshop
WHEN: Thursday 3 October, 10am-2pm
WHERE: Carriageworks
HOW MUCH: FREE, rsvp necessary

Kaylene Whiskey | 'Wonder Women'

In this exhibition, Kaylene Whiskey will present eight new paintings together with her first ever video work. ‘Wonder Women’ will also showcase the largest painting Whiskey has ever made.

WHAT: Exhibition
WHEN: Thursday 3 October, 6-8pm
WHERE: Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
HOW MUCH: FREE, more details here

Friday 4 October

4A A4 2019

Challenging local and international, emerging and established artists to create works of A4 size, 4A’s new and existing networks will come together to support the institution. This is your opportunity to expand your collection with unique pieces from leading international artists and the next big thing, all for the price of $200. What will catch your eye?

WHAT: Fundraiser
WHEN: Friday 4 October, 6-10pm
WHERE: 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art
HOW MUCH: FREE, more info here

Romy Groth: colour harmonics

Rendered in soft pastels and metallic paints, acrylic ink and marker pen, Romy Groth’s gestural, expressive abstract paintings in ‘colour harmonics’ are a record of the artist’s research into shape and colour; an instinctive, spontaneous exploration of an innate visual language.

WHAT: Exhibition
WHEN: Friday 4 October, 6:30-8pm
WHERE: The Waiting Room Project
HOW MUCH: FREE, more info here

Saturday 5 October

FILM FESTIVAL_Garden Reflexxx presents The Talkies Challenge

Garden Reflexxx Presents is back for its second event celebrating independent film-making from across the globe. These premieres, never-befores and back-for-mores are free from hype production, made with soft hands, AND we they have an intl DVD player giveaway for someone lucky!

WHAT: Film
WHEN: Saturday 5 October, 7-11pm
WHERE: Pink Flamingo Cinema
HOW MUCH: $5-$10, more info here

Foraging Tour

Spring foraging time! Step through the community gardens at the Addison Road Community Centre and discover the abundant seasonal and locally avaliable produce grown organically and by the community. Also discover the free ecological and medicinal services of the plants often referred to as “weeds”. Included are demonstrations on preparing edible weed salads, herbal salts and infusions.

WHAT: Tour
WHEN: Saturday 5 October, 11am-1pm
WHERE: Addison Road Community Centre
HOW MUCH: $30, more info here

Sunday 6 October

Dark Fantasy

Dark Fantasy plays with the narrative tropes, visual aesthetics and ideologies explored within the umbrella genre of Fantasy as a method of navigating the potential crisis of identity. The works of Gerald Leung and Louise Zhang are uneasily Fantastical, simultaneously drawing upon cyberpunk and body horror and personal experiences to construct imaginary scenes of unhinged otherness.

WHAT: Exhibition
WHEN: Sunday 6 October, 11am
WHERE: 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art
HOW MUCH: FREE, more info here

JFF Classics at AGNSW - Grief & Vengeance

#JFFClassics2019 returns to the Art Gallery of New South Wales with a #free 35mm film program. This year’s program, GRIEF AND VENGEANCE: OTHERWORLDLY TALES, presents a selection of films that unveil age-old ghost stories and chilling tales from the spirit realm.

WHAT: Film
WHEN: Sunday 6 October, 1:30-4:30pm
WHERE: AGNSW
HOW MUCH: FREE, more info here

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