Culture Guide: Jan 25-31

January 25th 2016
Tuesday 26th

Yabun Festival 2016

A one-day festival celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, art, dance and music held annually in Victoria Park.

It’s free and always shows a great lineup of artists and musicians. Great way to get out and enjoy the holiday!

WHO: Yabun Festival
WHAT: Arts, music and culture festival
WHERE: Victoria Park, Camperdown
WHEN: 10am – 7pm
HOW MUCH: FREE! More info here

Wednesday 27th

The Golden Promise | Samuel Hodge

Samuel Hodge presents a new body of work entitled The Golden Promise.

Hodge manipulates found images and discarded slides to construct an imagined history beginning in a fictional USA town in 1969, which extends and unfolds to the present day.

WHO: Samuel Hodge
WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHERE: Alaska Projects
WHEN: 6-8pm
HOW MUCH: FREE. More info here

Thursday 28th


Artspace’s first exhibition of 2016!

See site specific works recently developed within the gallery space specifically for the Dämmerschlaf exhibition.

These new works explore the states of consciousness present in creative practice,  including notions of the occult, the supernatural and alternative spiritualities.

WHO: Mikala Dwyer, Clare Milledge, Nick Dorey
WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHERE: Artspace
WHEN: 6pm
HOW MUCH: FREE. More info here

Friday 29th

MCA ARTBAR - Rosie Deacon

Rosie Deacon keeps bringing the good stuff!

Expect bushrangers, bush tucker, bush animals, in fact a lot of Australiana in general. Brought to you by some great artists, all curated by Rosie herself.

WHO :: Rosie Deacon + many more
WHAT :: Performance , music, exhibition, party.
WHERE :: Museum of Contemporary Art
WHEN :: 7pm
HOW MUCH :: $21 / $16 Tickets available here

Saturday 30th

Adrian Paci - The Column

An epic video installation which is definitely worth heading down to. The Column traces the path of a massive block of marble as it is quarried, transported via land and sea, and shaped along the way.

It’s big, immersive and breathtaking and it’s only on for a couple of weeks so head down if you get a chance.

WHO: Adrian Paci
WHAT: Video art
WHERE: UNSW Galleries
WHEN: 10am – 5pm
HOW MUCH: FREE more info available here

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