Sydney Contemporary, Australasia’s international art fair, returns in 2015 from 10-13 September (Opening Night 10 September) with Australia’s largest and most diverse gathering of Australian and international galleries.
Having attracted over 28,000 collectors, industry professionals and the art-loving public to the inaugural edition in 2013, Sydney Contemporary 2015 is set to be one of the most celebrated events on Australia’s cultural calendar!
Curated by artists and creative enablers Emma Price and Connie Anthes, Performance Contemporary places dynamic and diverse performance art within Carriageworks and the Redfern Precinct during Sydney Art Week!
LONGRAIN POP-UP RESTAURANT
Longrain and it’s new Indian restaurant Subcontinental will create an exciting pop-up restaurant at the Fair serving a seasonal menu from the freshest and tastiest ingredients.
One of the most anticipated events on Sydney’s cultural calendar, the official Opening Night transforms the Fair into an immersive, all-encompassing night of art, music and food with Sydney’s most exciting performers!
Milagro Pop-up Bar and exhibition
The Milagro tequila bar will unveil an exclusive commission by Mexico City based photographer, Mark Alor Powell. Sip cocktails and look at these vibrant works!
This year’s Talk Contemporary features a series of free panel discussions for ticket holders with leading arts figures including artists Fiona Hall AO, Christian Thompson, Sam Leach and Joan Ross; Art Gallery of New South Wales Director Dr Michael Brand and respected Asian gallerist Pearl Lam of Pearl Lam Galleries
Trailblazers Performance Trail
Find performance art in unexpected places as Trailblazers leads you from the Opening Night of the Fair and ping pongs you through Redfern to The Bearded Tit’s stage.
Contribute to something big
Sydney Contemporary is excited to introduce a new micro-philanthropy scheme to assist the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, to each acquire artwork from this year’s Fair.
GLENFIDDICH ARTIST IN RESIDENCY PROGRAM
Glenfiddich are giving Australian artists the chance to win a prize worth in the vicinity of $21,000 AUD which includes a three-month residency to live and work in Scotland. The jury, will also select a shortlist of artists to exhibit at the Fair.