Culture Guide: 4-10 March

March 4th 2019
Monday 4 March

Akiro Isegawa in Conversation

Join us for an exclusive evening in conversation with Akira Isogawa. Known for his fusion of Asian tradition with Australian ease, Akira Isogawa is one of our country’s most loved and celebrated designers.

WHAT: Talk
WHEN: Monday 4 Mar, 6-8pm
WHERE: Powerhouse Museum
HOW MUCH: $25-$35, get tickets here

Where to From Here

Where To From Here is an opportunity for emerging designers and final year students to have their most common questions, about entering the industry, answered.

WHAT: Discussion Panel
WHEN: Monday 4 Mar, 6:30-8:30pm
WHERE: Powerhouse Museum
HOW MUCH: $10-$20, get tickets here

Tuesday 5 March

No Room for Romance? Talk Series: Barriers to Love

This talk by researcher Debbie Chan brings Japanese masculinities into focus by exploring the structural and ideological barriers to romance and marriage that exist for men.

WHAT: Talk
WHEN: Tuesday 5 Mar, 6:30-7:30pm
WHERE: Japan Foundation
HOW MUCH: Free, RSVP here

Future is Art

Please join us as we celebrate our historic news! The National Art School has a 45 year lease and ongoing funding. Dog Trumpet and The Current will be performing.

WHAT: Party
WHEN: Tuesday 5 Mar, 6-9pm
WHERE: National Art School
HOW MUCH: Free, RSVP here

Wednesday 6 March

Weird Flex But Ok

Drawing from a curated collection of drawings, painting, and ephemeral artworks, Dionysos’ exhibition displays anecdotes from the artist’s own tragicomedy life and creative turbulence.

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Wednesday 6 Mar, 6-9pm
WHERE: Down/Under Space
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Making Space I: Bodies, Space and the Anthropocene

This even picks up on the conversation started with the event Talking Dance: Hacking the Anthropocene, that asked artists and academics to respond to the idea of the Anthropocene. This time the choreographers are included to reflect on the experience, and suggest directions as to where this kind of creative collaboration can lead us in making space.

WHAT: Talk and Musical Performance
WHEN: Wednesday 6 Mar, 6-8pm
WHERE: 107 Projects
HOW MUCH: Free, RSVP here

Thursday 7 March

Artist Talk with Erina Kashihara

Japanese artist Erina Kashihara will discuss her contemporary wearable light art practice alongside digitally fabricated art and design within Japan.

WHAT: Talk
WHEN: Thursday 7 Mar, 6:30-7:30pm
WHERE: Japan Foundation
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Heroine: Celebration and Protest in Women’s Art

This exhibition brings together emerging and established Australian artists with a series of renowned international names, each a daring and adventurous identity in women’s art.

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Thursday 7 Mar, 6-8pm
WHERE: M Contemporary
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Friday 8 March

Reflecting on the Michael Hobbs Collection and Future Collection

Join Artspace Executive Director Alexie Glass-Kantor, Firstdraft General Manager Georgia Hobbs, and a panel of industry professionals to hear about how to build a biographical collection, what makes a collection unique, and the importance of bequests for cultural institutions.

WHAT: Panel Discussion
WHEN: Friday 8 Mar, 5-8pm
WHERE: Artspace
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Loop.pH Keynote

Celebrate International Women’s Day with a keynote lecture by Loop.pH co-founder Rachel Wingfield and gain insight into an exciting experimental and multi-disciplinary design practice. Based in London, Loop.pH is a spatial laboratory that experiments across the fields of design, architecture and the sciences.

WHAT: Lecture
WHEN: Friday 8 Mar, 6-8pm
WHERE: Powerhouse Museum
HOW MUCH: $25-$35, get tickets here

Saturday 9 March

Move Symposium

The MOVE Symposium is a one-day symposium and showcase that will bring together creative technologists, interaction designers, artists and other professionals from academia, the arts and industry to discuss how critical emerging technologies are changing creative practices and the design of experiences, discussing challenges and opportunities facing these fields.

WHAT: Symposium
WHEN: Saturday 9 Mar, 12:30-9pm
WHERE: UNSW Art and Design
HOW MUCH: $15, more details here

ADC Makers Market

With a distinctly Darlinghurst vibe this is a friendly local street market that emerges in the morning and is gone by nightfall returning the streets to local people.

WHAT: Market
WHEN: Saturday 9 Mar, 10am-4pm
WHERE: Australian Design Centre
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Sunday 10 March

All About Women

Designed to make you think and push your boundaries, All About Women is a vibrant day that asks questions about gender, justice and equality.

WHAT: Talks, Panels, Podcasts & Workshops
WHEN: Sunday 10 Mar, 10am-8pm
WHERE: Sydney Opera House
HOW MUCH: Varying costs, get tickets here

Art Month Discussion Panel

Art Month Presents: ‘Why I opened an art gallery’, a panel discussion with artists Ron Adams, Ralph Hobbs, Madeleine Preston, and Jonathan Dalton.
Moderated by Vanessa Berry.

WHAT: Panel Discussion
WHEN: Sunday 10 Mar, 3-4pm
WHERE: Galerie pompom
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

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