Culture Guide January 15-21: Xerox, On the Border of Things Part One, MCA Artbar, Equal Area & more

January 17th 2018
Wednesday 17th January

Xerox - An Exhibition of Laser Printed Posters

The humble “xerox”, otherwise known as a photocopy, is being reimagined by seven local artists through this exhibition.

WHAT: Art Exhibition

WHEN: 12-3pm

WHERE: Goodspace Gallery, 115 Regent St, Chippendale.

HOW MUCH: Free, info. here

Openings: Special January Exhibitions

Airspace Projects opens its doors with three new exhibitions. Opening this week, experience “Nostradamus: A January Offering,” “FLEX,” and “Happy New Year,” curated by Seb Henry-Jones and Nanette Orly, with collaborative co curation by Upasana Papadopoulos.

WHAT: Art exhibition

WHEN: 6-8pm

WHERE: Airspace Projects, 10 Junction Street, Marrickville.

HOW MUCH: Free, info. here

On the Border of Things Part One

For the first instalment of PACT’s Afterglow series, James Nguyen presents a bilingual performance that explores the movement of people, industry and culture. After the performance ends, catch DJ sets on PACT’s foyer stage.

WHAT: Art exhibition/Performance/Party

WHEN: 7-9pm

WHERE: PACT Theatre Co., 107 Railway Parade, Erskineville.

HOW MUCH: $12-$15. More information here

Thursday 18th January

January-February at Verge

Verge is opening two exciting new exhibitions, showing over the January-February period. Gallery 1 features a studio based practice, whilst Gallery 2 is home to Documents, Alternatives #2. Opening night features a special performance by artists Morrad + McArthur performing live sound work including saxophone improvisation, the first time in their collaborative history.

WHAT: Art exhibition

WHEN: 5:30-8pm

WHERE: Jane Foss Russel Plaza, City Rd, University of Sydney.

HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Friday 19th January

Open (VR) Studio - Joan Ross

Have a go at learning the process of tactical art making in VR, with guest artist Joan Ross co-facilitating the workshop with Tactical Space Lab.

WHAT: Art/Learning Program

WHEN: 1pm-4pm

WHERE: Tactical Space Lab, 4 Lackey St, St Peters.

HOW MUCH: Free, info. here

MCA Artbar: Curated by Kate Beynon

Kat Beynon kicks off 2018 with a show that contemplates ‘mixture’ across cultural identity. From transformations, the supernatural and shapeshifting to hybridity, in-between states, fluidity and the fantastical.

Expect video works, dance classes, panel discussions, rooftop DJ’s and so much more.

WHAT: Art exhibition

WHEN: 7-11pm

WHERE: MCA, 140 George Street, Sydney

HOW MUCH: $24 General Admission, $18 concession. Get more information here

Saturday 20th January

Opening: Lee Kun Yong: Equal Area

Lee Kun Yong’s influential career in performance art has been recognised globally since the 1970s. This weekend he will appear for a solo show at 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art.

WHAT: Art exhibition

WHEN: 4-6pm

WHERE: 181-187 Hay Street, Haymarket

HOW MUCH: Free, RSVP required. Details here.

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