Sydney Contemporary celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of contemporary art with art-inspired events and activations held across the city.
The 2017 program will present a showcase of the very best visual art, current trends and emergent practices, as well as the cross-cultural dialogue it inspires with five days of curated exhibitions, ambitious installations, engaging conversations and cutting-edge performances that appeals to collectors and the art-loving public. The Program 2017 will be announced in June.
SYDNEY CONTEMPORARY OPENING NIGHT
The Opening Night of Sydney Contemporary is one of the most anticipated events on Sydney's cultural calendar. Live performances, DJ's and Sydney's hottest eateries transform the Fair into an immersive, all-encompassing night of art, music and food.
Curated by Chief Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia, Rachel Kent and Assistant Curator Megan Robson, Installation Contemporary presents an exhibition of innovative, site-specific and interactive installations ranging from the minute to the monumental throughout the Carriageworks precinct. Click here to read more
Talk Contemporary features four days of free panel discussions and conversations that explore topical and controversial themes in contemporary art by leading figures across the creative industries.
Video Contemporary showcases a ground-breaking and diverse selection of video works by artists at the forefront of their field. The curator for 2017 is Serena Bentley, Assistant Curator for Australian Centre for the Moving Image. Click here to read more.
Performance Contemporary places dynamic and diverse performance art within Carriageworks and the Redfern Precinct.
Kid Contemporary offers an interactive and fun introduction to contemporary art for kids of all ages.