Culture Guide: Lockdown Edition

September 13th 2021
Online Exhibition

Exhibitions from ACP

“Over the past 45 years the ACP has presented hundreds of photo-media exhibitions. Featuring local, national and global artists these exhibitions demonstrate a diversity of creative practice and genre, from documentary and long narrative to portraiture and landscape.”

View any of the many online exhibitions held by the Australian Centre for Photography with the link here!

Author Talk

Liane Moriarty - Apples Never Fall

“To celebrate the release of her highly anticipated new book, internationally bestselling Australian author Liane Moriarty will appear in an exclusive conversation with Annabel Crabb, streamed directly to your living room. Apples Never Fall is a deep dive into tranquil suburbia, following a pair of retired tennis coaches, Joy and Stan Delaney, their children and Joy’s mysterious disappearance. In her signature style of thrilling domestic drama, Moriarty expertly peels away the layers of a family to reveal heartfelt truths, deeply felt wounds and moments of humanity. Liane will reveal intimate insights into her personal writing process, sensational characters and riveting storylines that have been adapted for television several times over starring the likes of Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon and Meryl Streep.”

Livestream this author talk here on Tuesday the 14th of September, 7pm! Tickets are $15.

Talks & Ideas


“Talks & Ideas is a series of FREE events that take on big questions. It’s a chance to hear from leading artists, thinkers, scientists, agitators and local heroes. Wrapped up as a tight 60-minute experience, each Talks & Ideas event includes a keynote introduction, a panel discussion and a chance to ask questions.”

Click here for more info on this free event on the 16th of September here!

Online Stream

Jon Bennet: How I Learned To Hug

“Not a love story but a story of love, loss, sex and hugging told to an airport security guard resembling a combination of the rapper Jay-Z and Beyonce while detained as a suspected terrorist in the Montreal Airport…

Stream this comedy show online for $15! Monday 13th of Sep to Sunday 19th of Sep, click here for more information.

Artists & Practice

Video for Year 12 Visual Arts

“In 2020, our annual schools event Artists & Practice is reshaped as a multi-part video resource for students beginning the first term of HSC visual arts and undertaking their Body of Work.

With insight from professional artists Aunty Verna Barker (Kunja), Merindah Funnell (Wiradjuri) and Dennis Golding (Kamilaroi / Gamilaraay), alongside a panel with recent HSC graduates, Artists & Practice provides inspiration, insight into artistic process, conceptual grounding as well as practical advice across a range of artforms.”

View free artist and practice programs catered to this year’s HSC Visual Arts students, click here for more info!

Panel Discussion & Q&A

Going to the Bar Panel

“Do you want to learn more about the steps required to become a barrister? Are you curious about what a typical day of work looks like? This event will be a panel discussion followed by a Q&A session where we will discuss how to become a barrister, what you should be aware of early in the process, what work barrister’s typically do, and much more. Please come with questions ready, as this will be an invaluable opportunity to network and meet an interesting team of panellists!”

View more information on this event with the link here, free.


Humanitarian Engineering Conference 2021

“HEC 2021 is an inter-university conference in collaboration with the EWB Chapters of UTS, USYD, UNSW, MQ and WSU. This 2 day conference is annually organised by EWB in the hopes of developing deeper understanding of the concepts of Humanitarian Engineering and Human-centred design to university students, in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.”

Click here to register this free event or for more information click here!


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