Culture Guide: June 27 – July 3

June 29th 2022
Wednesday - Discord, Interval, Opportunity

Rift 隙

An immersive installation that takes audiences into a world that transcends the earthly and the known. ‘Rift 隙’ by Kien Situ 司徒建 is a multi sensory exhibition that explores cultural identity and displacement through sculptural works, video, audio, and scent.

Artist talk will take place this Saturday 2 July. For more information please see here.

WHO: Tin Shed Galleries
WHERE: 148 City Rd, Darlington
WHEN: 26 May – 2 July 2022
HOW MUCH: Free

Thursday - Painting as Ritual

JUWA

‘JUWA’ is a the first solo exhibition by painter Tiarna Herczeg, whose practice draws upon their dual Kuku Yalanji and Hungarian identity.

The exhibition explores a deep connection to Country and the diversity within both the bubu (land) and jalun (sea).

WHO: HAKE House
WHERE: 1/275 Harbord Rd, Dee Why
WHEN: Show closes 2 July
HOW MUCH: Free

Friday - Multilingual Storytelling Festival

Fireflies

Fireflies reignites the ancient fireside ritual of storytelling across Greater Sydney.

This merging of first nations voices from across Asia Pacific and multilingual voices from our shores celebrates story, connection, cultural sharing and language.

WHO: Merrigong Theatre Company
WHERE: Wollongong Town Hall, Crown St &, Kembla St, Wollongong
WHEN: 1-2 July
HOW MUCH: Tickets starting at $25 per session, for more information please see here

Weekend - (Art) Warriors!

National Indigenous Art Fair

The National Indigenous Art Fair returns with 50 stallholders from remote Art Centres and Sydney’s Blak Market.

Check out cooking demonstrations, participate in workshops and enjoy the live music and dance performances with this art fair, where all proceeds go directly back to the artist and First Nations communities.

WHO: National Indigenous Art Fair
WHERE: Overseas Passenger Terminal, 130 Argyle St, The Rocks
WHEN: 2-3 July, 10am–5pm
HOW MUCH: Gold coin donation to support First Hand Solutions’ Aboriginal youth program

Mel O’Callaghan: All if Life

Responding to the initial split of the first cell billions of years ago, ‘All is Life’ looks at the individual’s connection to the collective. The exhibition encompasses sculpture, performance, sound and film to explore the relationship between life and nonlife.

A performance takes place every Saturday at 11am.

WHO: Carriageworks
WHERE: 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh
WHEN: Exhibition runs 23 June – 21 August Wed-Sun, 10am-5pm. (Performances take place every Saturday at 11am)
HOW MUCH: Free

A Room Full of Hooks

Come by and enjoy a little party on Saturday afternoon hosted by mori.

Mori is a young space for architecture and spatial practice. ‘A Room full of hooks’ records the beginnings of mori through text and drawing: the early ideas that gave way to further unfurling, the space where we anchored ourselves, the fragments of the research and conversations that ground us, and the things we built to hold it all.

WHO: Janelle Woo and Umi Graham (mori)
WHERE: 24 Victoria St, Lewisham
WHEN: 2 July, from 3pm onwards
HOW MUCH: Free

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